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    Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia the seat of war
    Seat of war
    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by W. Schaus in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the Southern District of New York." Insets: [Lower Mississippi Valley] -- [Richmond]. Relief shown by shading. Shows railroads, forts, cities, towns, and principal roads. Similar to no. 17.3, LC Civil War maps (2d ed.). This is a map, not...
    • Contributor: Schedler, J. - Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith - William Schaus (Firm)
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Chesapeake Bay, Sheet no. 1, York River, Hampton Roads, Chesapeake entrance.. Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.5 At head of title: Coast chart no. 31. Printed in the upper margin: "No. 131" and "Electrotype copy no. 2 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." General chart indicating soundings, lighthouses, buoys, and coastal vegetation. Includes sailing directions. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Union forts on Maryland shore
    [Contours of Union forts on the north side of the Potomac, 1862] :
    Shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Maryland side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases the name of the regiment that built the structure. This appears to be a companion piece to the image on p. 43.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    A new and accurate map of Virginia & Maryland Scale ca. 1:1,150,000. "No. 61." From the author's A complete atlas or distinct view of the known world. 1752. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1379 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Bowen, Emanuel
    • Date: 1752
  • Map
    No. 1. County land from N.E. mile stone & John C. Rives' farm : [Washington D.C. and Prince Georges County, Md.] ; No. 2. Part of "Long Meadows" : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral survey maps. Relief shown by hachures. Orientation differs. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined, torn, missing sections at fold lines and edges, and faced with rice paper. Includes computations. Titles in ink and lead pencil computations on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1840
  • Map
    Part of Washington County, Md. "September 1862." Positive brown line print from original manuscript. Shows the area from Sharpsburg, Md. to Williamsport, Md. along the Potomac River. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Oct. 2002; source unknown (1969); Map Cataloging...
    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862] Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 254 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect.
    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
    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
    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. LC copy annotated in ink. 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: 1786
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    Map and directory of Camp Patterson Park [Baltimore, Maryland] One Hundred and Tenth Regiment of New York Volunteers. Col. D. C. Littlejohn, commanding LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 256 Detailed map indicating position of tents, principal buildings, wagon roads, and "earthwork intrenchments of the War of 1812." Tents are keyed by number to a list of occupants printed at the sides and bottom of the map. Includes portraits of nine officers of the regiment. Differs from G3844.B2:2P3 1862 .B81; includes coloration of cartouches around title, addition...
    • Contributor: Butler, J.
    • Date: 1862
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    Youghiogheny River Lake Shows recreational features. "*U.S. Government Printing Office: 1992-611-361." Includes text, table of recreation facilities, and col. ill. Text, location map, statistical tables, and col. ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Pittsburgh District
    • Date: 1992
  • Map
    Johnson's Virginia, Delaware and Maryland. Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe, Va." Plates 33-34. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes some counties of West Virginia, created in 1863. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web...
    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett)
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Sketch of the manoeuvres [sic] on Antietam and Sharpsburg, Maryland. Septr 1862. Shows the area from Sharpsburg east to Frederick, Md., and the positions of Lee's Confederate army as it faced McClellan's forces. The map also shows Hagerstown south to the Potomac River. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of the state of Virginia : containing the counties, principal towns, railroads, rivers, canals & all other internal improvements. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Maryland (without relief). Military features not shown. Confederate imprint. "Copyright secured by W. & J., May 1, 1862." Prime meridian: Washington D.C. Imperfect: Copy 1 fold-lined, trimmed, torn at fold lines, missing cover; Copy 2 fold-lined, halved, missing small internal sections at fold-line crosses, mounted on paper backing. Includes railroad directory, ill. "View of Capitol Square, Richmond, Va.",...
    • Contributor: West & Johnston
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Field note book of Wm. Luce, Eng. of Capt. J.W. Abert's party of U.S. Top. Engs., with pass from Gen. Banks of Oct. 1861 : [Maryland].
    Field note book of William Luce, Engineer of Captain J.W. Abert's party of United States Topographical Engineers, with pass from General Banks of October 1861 | Captured field notes
    Shows roads and general maps in Frederick and Montgomery counties, Maryland, and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil on lined paper. Folded pass pasted to p. [1]. Bound in brown leather. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H6 Title and the following are written on a slip of paper pasted on the front cover of the notebook: Luce and...
    • Contributor: Luce, William - Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1861

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    A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Date and attribution from On the Map, 1983 (Figure 24). First state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne with the imprint in the cartouche under the title. No longitude lines are given. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated with pencil in bottom margin. Stamped...
    • Contributor: Browne, Christopher
    • Date: 1685
  • Map
    Map of the located route of the Metropolitan Rail Road and the adjacent country comprising the District of Columbia and the counties of Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington in the state of Maryland, ... Topographical map of part of Maryland showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, the Washington Aqueduct, roads, and railroads with mileage on the main survey line. Chartered in 1853.
    • Contributor: Hutton, Wm. R. (William Rich) - Metropolitan Railroad Company (Georgetown, Washington, D.C) - Hutton, Wm. R.
    • Date: 1855
  • Map
    Maryland und Delaware. Scale ca. 1:500,000. Relief shown by hachures. Place names in English and German. In upper right margin: No. X. Includes inset of western section of what is now Garrett and Allegany Counties. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Sotzmann, D. F. - Sander, W.
    • Date: 1797
  • Map
    Plan of Charles Town, Maryland. Cadastral survey map showing lot/tract lines, lot numbers, public lands, street names, and some acreages. Relief shown by form lines. Also shows "The Lord Properiators [sic] two lots." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (dark brown). Original sheet and backing hemmed by cloth strips at the 4 edges. Imperfect: Mottled, fold-lined, missing small sections at sheet edges/fold lines. Includes notes and...
    • Date: 1770
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    A map of Washington Co., Maryland. Exhibiting the farms, election districts, towns, villages, roads, etc., etc. Scale [ca. 1:32,000]. LC Land ownership maps, 304 Landowners identified. Relief shown by hachures. Cut and mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Taggart, Thomas - Downin, S. S.
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    Plan of a portion of the triangles on the western shore of Maryland. Scale not given. Also covers northern Chesapeake Bay region. Issued with 5 other maps. Includes regional triangulation map. Accompanied by: Report of the engineer & geologist, in relation to the new map, to the executive of Maryland. 1836. 89 p. diagr. chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Alexander, J. H. (John Henry) - Edward Weber & Co.
    • Date: 1835
  • 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
    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." Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image....
    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Sayer, Robert - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1775
  • 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