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  • Map
    [Maps of the Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary used as trial exhibits in the 1735 court suit brought by the Penns against Lord Baltimore to determine the official interprovincial boundary line]. The maps also cover the Lower Counties (now the State of Delaware) which at the time were part of Pennsylvania. The "Virginia" map shows lines of latitude (identified) and longitude (unidentified). Common title devised by cataloger. Annotated in ink handwriting on recto by Ferdinand J. Paris (attorney for the Penn Family). The "Virginia" map is oriented with north to the right. Hand col. (light ...
    • Contributor: Senex, John - Paris, Ferdinand John
    • Date: 1732
  • Map
    [Preliminary field sketch of part of the Antietam battlefield, in the area north of Sharpsburg]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, colored pencil, and pencil on note paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Printed in upper right border: War Department, Antietam Battlefield Commission, Washington. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H118 Oriented with north to the right. Watermark: Crane's distaff linen with ...
    • Date: 1895
  • Map
    Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper Potomac River. Concerns an area of Maryland and Virginia between the towns of Cumberland, Md., on the west and Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.], on the eastern side of the map. Sneden details the mountainous topography highlighting rivers, especially the Potomac River, and including the rail system through this area. Just north of Winchester, Va., there is a line of unidentified Confederate troops. The only other ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Plan of the Battle of Antietam, Maryland. Sept 1862 Shows the area between Keedysville, Md., to the north and the Potomac River to the south. The locations of Sharpsburg, Md., and Antietam Creek are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-16
  • Map
    Map of the United Cities cottage sites Cadastral map showing lot numbers and areas. Covers vicinity of Annapolis Junction (Md.). Selected buildings shown pictorially. Includes distance list. LC copy annotated in pencil and ink, stained, and worn at fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 26-84 Vault
    • Contributor: Martenet, Simon J.
    • Date: 1866
  • Map
    Map of the battlefield of Antietam. This map shows the position of each of the forty-two different commands of the regular army engaged in the battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862. Battery ... Scale 1:14,080. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250 Legend lists Union commands and the names of the commanders. Each unit is keyed by number to a position on the map. Confederate positions are not indicated. Shows roads, railroad, houses, fences, names of residents, "Burnside Bridge," "Bloody Lane," "Dunker's Chapel," "National Cemetery," towns, vegetation, drainage, fords, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published ...
    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board - Friebus, Theo
    • Date: 1893
  • Map
    A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ... " "Printed for Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, & Thos. Jefferys at the corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross, London." From Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1775. Includes distance chart. On verso: 20--21. LC Maps of ...
    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Sayer, Robert - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1775
  • Map
    Bird's eye view of Oakland, Maryland 1906. Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Copyright ... by Thadeus [sic] M. Fowler." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 262 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Fowler & Kelly - Fowler, T. M. (Thaddeus Mortimer)
    • Date: 1906
  • Map
    Map of Virginia and Maryland : constructed from the latest authorities.
    Virginia & Maryland
    "J.H. Young Sc." Prime meridian: Washington. Cover title "Virginia & Maryland." Population data for counties in Virgina and Maryland pasted on verso of front cover. Signed inside cover: M. Fillmore, Buffalo N.Y. Includes statistical tables of population according to the census of 1820. Inset: Plan of Washington City & Georgetown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1834
  • Map
    Battle-field map showing field of operations of the Armies of the Potomac and James Scale ca. 1:508,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 520.5 Title when folded: 26th annual encampment, G.A.R., Washington, D.C., September 20th, 1892. Battlefield map, Maryland & Virginia. Location of battle fields of 1861 to 1865, furnished by Gilbert Thompson, Topographical Engineer, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac. Map of Virginia and Maryland showing engagements, railroads, rivers and streams, place names, and relief by hachures. "Dates ...
    • Contributor: Van Hook, J. C. - Van Hook, C. G.
    • Date: 1892
  • Map
    Map of the State of Maryland. Scale ca. 1:350,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Includes tables. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Lucas, Fielding - Warr, John
    • Date: 1841
  • Map
    Surveys & reconnaissances in the vicinity of Budd's Ferry, Charles Co., Md. Relief shown by hachures. In upper lefthand corner: 211, L. Sheet 5. In lower righthand corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jan'y 1866. Shows roads, drainage, houses, names of residents along the Potomac River, "Hd. Qrs. Genl. Hooker's Dvn.," "Hd. Qrs. Sickles Brgd.," breastwork and battery at Budd's Ferry, and the location of batteries in Prince William ...
    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton) - Williamson, R. S.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Head of navigation of the Potomac River Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, thirded, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by negative photocopy, and annotated in pencil: From negative transferred from War Department. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Abert, S. T. (Silvanus Thayer) - Graham, Campbell - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1849
  • Map
    Antietam Battlefield. Scale ca. 1:24,000. Folded title: Antietam Battlefield Site, Maryland. "1972-515-975/3." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 250.7 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and index to points of interest. Text and illus. on verso. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1972
  • Map
    The State of Maryland from the best authorities. Scale ca. 1:770,000. LC copy annotated in black ink. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially. "Engraved for Carey's American edition of Guthrie's Geography improved." Inset: Continuation of the Potowmac River, from Fort Cumberland. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 700/2; 700/3
    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Barker, W. (William) - Carey, Mathew - Guthrie, William
    • Date: 1795
  • Map
    Plan of "Cantonment Sprague" near Washington D.C. : occupied by 1st Regiment R.I. Detached Militia
    Cantonment Sprague
    Shows temporary military encampment grounds and internal facilities near Bladensburg (Prince George's County, Md.) during the American Civil War. Also shows individual trees pictorially, building locations, and shooting range. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy imperfect: Darkened, brittle, fold-lined, missing small sections along sheet edges, annotated in lead-pencil, tears taped on verso. Includes index of barracks (occupants' group names given for each), illustration of ...
    • Contributor: De Witt, H. A. - Burnside, Ambrose Everett - Goddard, William - Knowles, Anthony & Co.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3. Detail from a printed map of the Potomac River region of Maryland and Virginia, and including Washington, D.C., which Sneden has annotated to show the locations of Union forts and picket lines.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
  • Map
    [Map of Loudoun County, Va., and parts of Fairfax County, Va., Jefferson County, W.Va., and Washington and Frederick counties, Md.]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H44 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: Spotting throughout.
    • Date: 186?
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    [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland]. Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso obscured by mounting: From Capt. James W. Abert, U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. LC copy annotated in ink: Capt. James W. Abert, Capt. U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil ...
    • Contributor: Abert, J. W. (James William)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    To the American Philosophical Society, this map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys is [humbly] inscribed by ... Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Churchman, John - American Philosophical Society
    • Date: 1778
  • Map
    Pocket war map of Virginia, with portraits of Scott & his generals. Also views and plans of the principal places of note connected with the war Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Bufford." "No. 76, Deposited [for copyright] Sept. 27, 1861. Recorded vol. 36, page 503." General map. Decorative border includes portraits of Scott, Harney, McClellan, Sprague, Fremont, Butler, Banks, Dix, Lyon, McDowell, Mansfield, and Wool. Insets: Cairo. 4 x 6 cm.-Charleston. 4 ...
    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of the Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C. & Alexandria Va. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Copied from the tracining [sic] of original and sent to Com'd'r J.A. Dahlgren U.S.N., M.S. Smith, Cap't of Top'l Eng'rs Asst. C.S. in charge of Office, Coast Survey Office, Washington, February 17th 1857." Blue-line print of ms. map. Includes note. "P.W. 1832. Antique." LC copy accompanied by typewritten text of note by "RS 5/9/77." Available also ...
    • Contributor: Young, William S. - Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker) - Whiting, William - Smith, M. S. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1842
  • Map
    [Base map of Maryland]. Shows names of counties, major cities and towns, and rivers. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H205 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1893
  • Map
    Map of Talbot County; with farm limits. Landowners identified. Includes illus., inset of Easton, and statistics. LC Land ownership maps, 303 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Dilworth, William H. - Smith, Rae
    • Date: 1858
  • Map
    [Topographic map of portion of Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, and topographical and architectural examples and exercises] Relief shown by contours. Gift; Nancy Miller; 2012. Pen-and-ink and pencil maps, drawings and exercises, drawn on paper and tracing linen. Accompanied by brief biography of Vivian V. Goddin and two photographs (21 x 28 cm) of her at work with two other members of the Army Signal Corps. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Goddin, Vivian Virginia Johnston
    • Date: 1943

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