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    Map of eastern Virginia Scale ca. 1:875,000. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Maryland, and southeastern Pennsylvania. Shows radial distances from Richmond and Washington, D.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 481.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. In right lower corner: August. AACR2
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Bacon's new map of the seat of war in Virginia and Maryland. Showing the interesting localities around Richmond, Washington, Baltimore &c. Scale ca. 1:804,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 484.2 At top of map: Bacon's new shilling war map. "No. 4" is printed in the lower margin. General map. Cover title: Shilling series-no. 4. Bacon's seat of war in Virginia designating minutely over 3,000 names of towns, streams &c., around Richmond and Washington. The most elaborate ever issued. London, Bacon & Co. Covers include ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Pictorial map of the seat of war, showing parts of the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and North Carolina, and also the coast line from Cape Henry to Fort Pickens, with the ... From: Harper's weekly, June 8, 1861, p. 360-361. Relief shown by shading. 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. c. 1 Mar. 2002; Mrs. Cora Wilson, 1941, i; Map Cataloging Team; c. 2 Nov. 2002; Mrs. ...
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Montgomery County, Maryland General-content military map; also shows rural buildings with householders' names and extensive delineation of ravines (only in Montgomery County in the immediate vicinity of the District of Columbia). Also covers the western end of Prince George's County (Md.). Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. "Autographic Transfer printed at the Coast Survey Office, June 24th 1863." Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: United States. Bureau of Topographical Engineers - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay, Scale ca. 1:40,960. Hand colored. Depths shown by shading and soundings. Includes notes, "Description of ranges," and insets of "Annapolis Harbour & roads" and "Survey of the harbour of Baltimore and the waters adjacent." Maps for an Emerging Nation, #44. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Brantz, Lewis - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1819
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    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
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    Sketch book of Jed. Hotchkiss, Capt. & Top. Eng., Hd. Qrs., 2nd Corps, Army of N. Virginia : [Virginia].
    Sketch book of Jedediah Hotchkiss, Captain and Topographical Engineer, Headquarters, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
    Shows general maps of northwestern Virginia and parts of Montgomery County, Maryland, with some showing roads, troop movements, and the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "This volume is my field sketch book that I used during the Civil War. Most of the sketches were made on horseback just as they now appear. The colored pencils used were kept in the places ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862

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    Military map refering [sic] to the campaigns of the Army of the Potomac in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania Relief shown by hachures. Indicates location and date of battles, county names and boundaries, roads, railraods, drainage, and towns. 1864 edition is listed as entry no. 486. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 502 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: H.H. Lloyd & Co.
    • Date: 1865
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    Map showing the connection of the coal-field of Allegany with the canal and rail-road improvements of the Potomac. Outline map of western Maryland showing drainage, major roads, cities, and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and Canal. A shaded area indicates the coal field.
    • Contributor: Edward Weber & Co.
    • Date: 184?
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    Section of the northern course of the canal from the tide in the Elk River at Frenchtown to the forked [oak] in Mr. Rudulph's swamp : [Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, Maryland portion] Relief shown by shading, hachures, and spot heights. Shows elevation of water levels at points along the canal route. Also shows "Practicable southern course". Oriented with north toward the upper right. Pen-and-ink, lead pencil, and watercolors. Sheet imperfect: torn at left and right sides, brittle, missing small sections in margins. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ...
    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Date: 1803
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    Antietam Sharpsburg and vicinity. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South" Scale ca. 1:26,700. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 246.3 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867, v. 2, between p. 426 and 427. Signed (facsim.): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. This issue lacks the copyright notice in the lower margin. Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of the battle field at Antietam from an actual survey ...
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1864
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    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
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    Birds eye view of Maryland and Virginia. Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.5 Panoramic map looking south from southern Pennsylvania showing relief, rivers, place names, and railroads. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: S. N. Gaston and Company
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the Anacostia River or Eastern Branch region D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gl├╝mer, J. V. - T. Sinclair & Son
    • Date: 1880
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    Map of the seat of war Covers Virginia and Maryland and portions of Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Shows some fortifications. Relief shown by hachures. Sewn on to and mounted on cloth backing. "Entered by Evans & Cogswell according of the act of Congress of the Confederate States in the Clerks Office of the Distr. Court of the District of South Carolina." Confederate imprint. Includes inset. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Date: 1861
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    Antietam Relief shown by hachures. "General direction of Confederate line of battle, Sept. 16th 1862" and "(General direction of) Confederate line of battle, Sept. 17th 1862 (evening)" are hand-colored in red. Union troop positions are not indicated. Detailed map of the environs of Sharpsburg showing roads, the "Washington Co. R.R.," fences, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, villages, the "Burnside Bridge," "Bloody Lane," "Dunker's Chapel," ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Antietam battlefield : preliminary map no. 3 Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H113 On verso: 237. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1895
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    The harbor of Annapolis Scale 1:60,000. Triangulation by James Ferguson and Ferd. H. Gerdes, assistants ; the hydrography under the direction of George M. Bache, lieutenant U.S. Navy ; typography by F.H. Gerdes, assistant. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Covers Annapolis region including Severn River and adjacent part of Chesapeake Bay. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Cutts, R. D. (Richard Dominicus) - Ferguson, James - Gerdes, F. H.
    • Date: 1846
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    Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Maryland & Delaware : showing also eastern Tennessee & parts of all the fortifications, military stations, railroads, common roads, and other internal improvements
    Colton's map of Virginia
    Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Publisher's map list on cover endpaper. Includes population statistical tables. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 91-37
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1862
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    Chevy Chase, Section 2, adjacent to Washington D.C.
    Chevy Chase, adjacent to Washington D.C., Section 2
    Cadastral map of planned residential subdivisions in what is now the inc. town of Chevy Chase Village (Montgomery County, Md.). Shows lot lines, lot/block numbers, individual trees, and landscaped areas. Does not show buildings or landowners' names. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, halved to enable folding, and hemmed at left/right sheet edges. ...
    • Contributor: Thos. J. Fisher and Co. - Schoepf, W. Kesley - Gray, Samuel M. (Samuel Merrill)
    • Date: 1890
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    Map of the seat of war : [Virginia and Maryland] / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available General map. Few place names in Virginia south of Richmond and Lynchburg (with the exception of Norfolk and the Virginia Peninsula) are given. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on cloth. Imperfect: Originally folded into eighths, with losses along fold lines, and fading overall. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.7 Confederate imprint.
    • Contributor: Grant, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the Battle of Monocacy, Maryland, July 9th, 1864. The map shows the location of troops on either side of the Monocacy River and north into the city of Frederick, Md. This engagement, part of "Early's Washington Raid" took place on July 9, 1864. Early's troops met Federal forces near the river. The Union troops were routed and retreated to Baltimore.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-07-09
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    Battle of the Antietam. Conveys the placement of Union and Confederate forces in Washington County, Md., around Sharpsburg during the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-17
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    Sketch of the march of the British Army under Gen'l Ross from the 19th to the 29th August 1814 : [central Maryland between Benedict and Washington D.C.] Relief shown by hachures. Published: Military Depot ... Oct'r 10th 1814. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset "Sketch of the engagement on the 24th of August 1814 between the British and American forces" [Bladensburg vicinity] with indexed "Reference." DCP
    • Contributor: Evans, D., Lt. - Wyld, James - Great Britain. Army. Royal Regiment of Horse. Quarter Masr. Genl. Office. Military Depot - Evans, D.
    • Date: 1814
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    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) Covers territory of present-day Rock Creek Park and adjacent areas. Cadastral map showing householders' names. Relief shown by shading. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Watercolor on photocopy base. Label inscribed "2" affixed in upper right corner. Accompanied by letter from Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867