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    The new war map of Virginia, Maryland & Pennsylvania. General map of the Middle Atlantic and Chesapeake Bay regions showing railroads, highways, and selected forts in eastern Virginia. Does not show Civil War battle locations or troop positions. Relief shown by hachures. Printed in brown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined. Acquisitions control no.: 91-52 CW3
    • Contributor: Russell, (Benjamin ) - Russell
    • Date: 1860
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    (No. 2) Map of the battlefield of Antietam Scale 1:14,908. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250.1 Map of the battlefield showing roads and lanes, houses and names of residents, fences, drainage, woodland, and relief by hachures. Troop positions are not indicated. This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board
    • Date: 1894
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    The Battle of South Mountain Md. showing positions at Fox's and Turner's Gaps, Sept. 14th 1862. This very detailed map shows South Mountain, Turner's and Fox's gaps, and their relationships to Boonsboro and Frost town, Md. The locations of roads and buildings, many identified by owner, are included.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    [Plans and sections of the proposed continuation of the Washington Canal from Rock Creek to Little Falls of the Potomac, Washington D.C.] Section III also covers lower part of Georgetown. Drawn by Nicholas King. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Map no. I drawn in 2 sections and oriented with north toward the upper left. Mounted on cloth backing. Some maps include text, inset, or 1 or 2 longitudinal sections of canal. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 74 Vault ...
    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry - King, N. (Nicholas)
    • Date: 1802

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    Map of the practicable routes of a canal from Baltimore to the Potomak Relief shown in hachures and pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bridges, Edward W. - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1838
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    Potomack Covers the Potomac River (estuary and river), its tributaries, and the Rappahannock River. Also covers "The Northern Neck of Virginia". Title from annotation on verso. Gift; Robert Lee Brown, Woodville, Va.; October 1973. Manuscript: pen-and-ink. Condition imperfect: Torn at fold lines, missing small internal sections at fold lines and at sheet edges, formerly taped. Accompanied by carbon-copy of LC letter of acceptance addressed to ...
    • Contributor: Booth, Robert
    • Date: 1770
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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
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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
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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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    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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    Directional commuting, census tract-level approach, Washington-Baltimore and vicinity Covers the region including (at the extremes) York County (Pa.), Queen Anne's County (Md.), Caroline County (Va.), and Warren County (Va.). "County and equivalent area boundaries and place names are as of January 1, 1990." Computer-generated map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Bureau of the Census. Geography Division
    • Date: 1990
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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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    The State of Maryland from the best authorities. Scale ca. 1:770,000. Meridians: Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially. Includes inset "Continuation of the Potowmac River, from Fort Cumberland." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Barker, W. (William) - Carey, Mathew - Guthrie, William
    • Date: 1795
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    Youghiogheny River Lake Shows regional recreational features. "*U.S. Government Printing Office: 1995-609-386." 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: 1997
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    Midland, Maryland Aerial view of village. Relief shown by shading and landform drawings. Purchase; FY '13 Philip Lee Phillips Society purchase; July 2013. Includes inset view of "Ocean" village and illustrations of prominent buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (Thaddeus Mortimer) - Philip Lee Phillips Society - Fowler, T. M.
    • Date: 1905
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    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
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    Lloyd's Baltimore elevated building map : of the five hundred million business district of Baltimore
    Baltimore elevated building map
    Pictorial map of Baltimore city center containing 3-dimensional drawings of numerous office buildings. "Made from actual photographic views at an expense of many thousand dollars and two year's time." Northern-half map oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Copyrighted 1891 by E. Lloyd." Each map printed in 2 segments. LC copies imperfect: ...
    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T. - Friedenwald Co.
    • Date: 1891
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    [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 and pencil on note paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. Printed in upper right border: War Department, Antietam Battlefield Commission, Washington. Watermark: Crane's distaff linen with image of spinning wheel. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H117 Available also through the ...
    • Date: 1895
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    Map of the Reading & Columbia Rail Road connecting New York via the Jersey Central, Reading and Columbia, with Baltimore and Washington, together with Western R.R. connections to Wheeling and Pittsburg [sic]; ... Sketch map of eastern Pennsylvania and northern Maryland indicating the railroad network and the connections with the coal fields. Shows major drainage, cities and towns, and four main coal field areas.
    • Contributor: Kase, S. P. - Reading & Columbia Railroad Company
    • Date: 185?
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    Carte de la Virginie Mari-land &a. Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tome I, no. 35." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1437 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1764
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    S. S. Downin's plat of Joseph Poffenberger
    Plat of Joseph Poffenberger
    Shows property in Washington County, Md. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H122 Conversion chart for perch into feet on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Downin, S. S.
    • Date: 1851
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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