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  • Map
    Map of Maryland showing principal buildings, roads, cities and towns, created or existing prior to 1794 : a few residences are of a later date Relief shown by hachures. Does not cover western Maryland. In left lower margin: Copyright, H. Brooks Price, 1933. Includes col. ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Price, H. Brooks
    • Date: 1794
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    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
    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 ..." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1428 Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye. 1st. 1755." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1755
  • Map
    Map of the battlefield of Antietam. Scale ca. 1:5280 (about 12 inches equals 1 mile, not "10 in. = 1 mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.75 Very detailed anonymous and undated map of the battlefield indicating roads and lanes, drainage, houses, names of residents, grass fields, stubble, corn fields, plowed fields, rock outcrops, rail, post and rail, stone, and pailing fences, "fence[s], kind unknown," hay stacks, and woodland. ...
    • Date: 19??
  • Map
    Battle of Crampton's Gap, Maryland : fought Septr 14th 1862. Shows the area surrounding Burkittsville, Frederick County, Md., as the left wing of McClellan's army moved toward Crampton's Gap to try to prevent the Confederate assault on Harper's Ferry, W. Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
  • Map
    Map of the State of Virginia Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509.2 General map of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads, the state name "West Virginia," and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Printed in blue are concentric circles centered on Washington, D.C. A table of ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, topographical view Scale ca. 1:120,000. From the 5th general report of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company, 1824. Includes "Profile or vertical section." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company
    • Date: 1824
  • Map
    Scott's map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
    Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    General-content county map also showing rural buildings with householders' names, lot lines in rural subdivisions/villages, and election districts. Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1842 ed. in not being hand col., not being shellacked, and in being oriented with north toward the upper right. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1842 by Jos'a Scott, in the Clerks Office of the ...
    • Contributor: Scott, Joshua - Tide Water Canal Company
    • Date: 1842
  • Map
    Map of the seat of war : [Virginia and Maryland] General map. Place names in Maryland north of Baltimore and Frederick, and south of Washington, D.C. (with the exception of Fort Washington), are not given. Few place names in Virginia south of Richmond and Lynchburg (with the exception of Norfolk and the Virginia Peninsula) are given. Mounted on cloth. Copy 2 imperfect: Originally folded, with losses along fold lines, staining along folds at center ...
    • Contributor: Grant, M. - Howell, R. H. - Burke, T. A. (Thomas A.)
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Lonaconing, Maryland
    Lonaconing, Maryland, 1905
    Aerial view of small town. Relief shown by landform drawings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Purchase; FY '13 Philip Lee Phillips Society purchase; July 2013. Includes illustrations of prominent buildings.
    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (Thaddeus Mortimer) - Fowler & Kelly - Philip Lee Phillips Society - Fowler, T. M.
    • Date: 1905
  • Map
    Military map, Baltimore Co., Md. Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 254.5 LC Land ownership maps, 285 At head of title: Middle Department and 8th Army Corps, Major Genl. R. C. Schenck Comgd. Stamped in right corner: Topographer, Post Office Department. "Library of Congress, Maps & Charts no. 4748." Detailed map indicating forts, camps, military hospitals, roads, toll gates, railroads, towns, mills, houses and names of residents. ...
    • Contributor: Kaiser, George
    • Date: 1863
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    The states of Maryland and Delaware from the latest surveys, 1799. Scale ca. 1:1,280,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Engraved for New encyclopedia, published by J. Low, New York." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Anderson
    • Date: 1799
  • Map
    Sifton, Praed's new map of Virginia and Maryland to illustrate the campaigns of 1861 to 1864. Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 499.5 General map with place names associated with the war indicated. Troop positions are not indicated. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Sifton, Praed & Company, Ltd
    • Date: 1912
  • Map
    Johnson's Virginia, Delaware, Maryland & West Virginia "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864, by A.J. Johnson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe," "General post office," "Treasury buildings," "Patent Office," and "University of Virginia." Plates 35-36. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes some ...
    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett)
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    The field of Antietam. Scale ca. 1:48,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 251 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 32, June 1886. p. 290. Shows batteries, troop positions and movements, names of commanders, roads, street pattern of Sharpsburg, drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, names of residents, and fences. Chronology of events appears below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...
    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Date: 1886
  • Map
    Map of Antietam National Cemetery at Sharpsburg, Maryland Scale 1:600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.65 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1867 by the Board of Trustees of the 'Antietam National Cemetary' in the Clerks Office of the U.S. District Court for Maryland." 29 "references" are keyed by number to the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...
    • Contributor: Kahler, Charles P.
    • Date: 1867
  • Map
    Division of part of a tract of land in Washington County D.C. called "Mount Pleasant" : as the same was made by the devisees of Robert Peter deceased, and the allotment thereof ... Cadastral survey map showing landowners' names and "Centre line of tunnel of W.A. extension." Also covers Meridian Hill, Columbia Heights, Howard University, and adjacent tracts. "March 18th 1884." Black ink, red ink, and yellow wash. Soiled, torn, fold-lined, and taped. Includes statistical tables titled "Description of larger lots in Division of Rob't Peters Estate." On verso in ink: Mt. Pleasant, Peter Subd'n. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Carpenter, D.
    • Date: 1809
  • Map
    [Map of portions of Hampshire and Mineral Counties, W. Va., and Garrett County, Md.]. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H68 Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay, Scale ca. 1:40,960. Depths shown by shading and soundings. LC copy annotated in blue pencil and red ink. LC copy imperfect: Torn along fold lines, sections of upper and lower edges missing. Includes notes, "Description of ranges," and insets of "Annapolis Harbour & roads" and "Survey of the harbour of Baltimore and the waters adjacent." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Brantz, Lewis - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1819
  • Map
    Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all the principal waters, public roads, and divisions of the counties therein; describing the situation of the cities, towns, ... Scale ca. 1:300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes "Plan of the city of Washington and Territory of Columbia" and a dedication. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Griffith, Dennis - Thackara, James - Vallance, J. (John)
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    Part of map of portions of the mility. dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia. Compiled in the Bureau of Topographical Engr. War Department &c, July 1861. Washington, D.C., 1862.
    Map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis and north eastern Virginia
    Relief shown by shading. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.25 General map showing the Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. In ink under title: With additions and emedations by John S. Clark, Col. A.D.C. to Gen. Banks. Endorsed in ink: For Hon. W.H. Seward, Sec. of State. Sun print ...
    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau - Clark, John S. - Seward, William H. (William Henry)
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali. Scales differ. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. From the authors' Atlas geographicvs maior, 1753-59 [i.e. 1781, v. 1, 1759] v. 1, no. 141. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Differs from other copies in Long Island boundary coloration. Includes text and glossary. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1759
  • Map
    Map of Virginia, Maryland &c., seat of war, compiled from the latest maps, 1861 Scale ca. 1:760,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451.4 General map. Confederate imprint. Pencil note in the lower margin reads "This map was advertised in the Augusta, Ga. Daily Chronicle, Oct. 27, 1861." Includes "Table of distances." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Paterson, J. T.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Frederick County, Maryland Relief shown by hachures. Signed in ink: Copy no. 7, J.N. Macomb, Lt. Col. A.D.C. Based on Isaac Bond's map of Frederick County, Maryland, published in 1858, this map indicates towns and villages, rivers and canals, roads and turnpikes, and houses. Major rivers have been colored blue and two place names have been added in pencil. Description derived from published bibliography. Sun print. LC ...
    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Date: 1861
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    Battle of Monocacy. Shows Confederate troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Map in pencil showing details of battle on verso. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H181 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ink on ...
    • Date: 1864