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    Map of the country contiguous to the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Scale ca. 1:500,000. Prime meridian: Washington. From the 6th general report of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Co. Accompanied by: Sixth general report of the president and directors of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company : June 6, 1825. (12 p. ; 22 cm.) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company
    • Date: 1825
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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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    Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.17 Another edition. Map, extends from Frederick, Maryland, west to Winchester, Virginia, and Hagerstown, Maryland, south to Front Royal, Virginia. Depicted are roads, railroads, canals, drainage, houses, cities and towns, and relief by hachures. In some areas, countryside is described by terms such as "hilly & wooded country," "open country," etc. Includes border. Inset: Strasburg ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Strother, D. H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the Battle of Antietam, Maryland. Shows the location of troops stationed around Sharpsburg, Md. The locations of Antietam Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of part of Maryland and Virginia : showing the probable theatre of the war. From: Harper's weekly, May 4, 1861, p. 275-276. 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. Aug. 1946, Book & Print Shop, cf; Feb. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00097. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, ...
    • Date: 1861
  • 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 battlefield of Antietam, Scale ca. 1:13,300. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 252 Handwritten inscription in the upper right-hand corner reads "Lieut Crawford with compts of Lt. Wm. H. Willcox." Shows roads and streets, houses, fences, vegetation, drainage, hachures, and troop positions. Inset: [Map of the environs of Sharpsburg] 12 x 10 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Caroline County, Maryland Scale 1:42,000. Landowners identified. Includes illus., table of distances, statistics and 5 insets. LC Land ownership maps, 286 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Isler, John
    • Date: 1875
  • Map
    Map of part of Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware : from the best authorities Scale ca. 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 13.4 Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by E. & G.W. Blunt in the ... Southern District of New York." General map of the Chesapeake Bay region showing cities and towns, state and county boundaries, railroads, roads, canals, drainage, lighthouses, forts, and soundings. ...
    • Contributor: Heyne, Chas. (Charles) - Bien, Julius - Fillmore, Millard - E. & G.W. Blunt (Firm) - Heyne, Chas
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    [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 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. Annotated in red ink. Includes statistical tables of population according to the census of 1820 for Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. LC copy imperfect: On tracing paper, missing section of left border repaired with tape, torn and ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1832
  • Map
    Theatre of operations, Maryland Campaign, September 1862 Relief shown by hachures. The numerous red and blue ink troop position symbols are believed to have been added by hand to the photocopy base maps by Genl. Ezra A. Carman. Statement at foot of base-map title is lined over in black ink: Taken from atlas accompanying war records. The base maps cover central Maryland including the regions of Baltimore, Washington D.C., Harper's Ferry, ...
    • Contributor: Mattern, H. W. - Carman, Ezra Ayers
    • Date: 1862

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    Map of the state of Virginia
    Map of Virginia
    "August 1863." "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Accompanied by cover: Map of Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison : 15 x 10 cm. Also covers Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and parts of adjacent states. Shows cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Map has concentric circles centered on Richmond, ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    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
  • 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
    [Longitudinal sections of Washington Aqueduct, Washington D.C. portion] "To accompany report of Board of Experts on Washington Aqueduct Tunnel, etc." India and col. inks, watercolors. Watercolored on verso to show thru to recto. Soiled, stained, and fold-lined. Plate 1 includes note: Note, showing work up to November 1, 1888. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Wilson, Joseph M. - Flad, Henry - Graff, Frederick - Board of Experts on Washington Aqueduct Tunnel
    • Date: 1889
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    Map of Monocacy, Md., and vicinity. In this section of an unidentified printed map, Sneden shows just how close Early's men got to the Federal capitol. Several skirmishes are indicated, including Early and McCausland's cavalry battle on July 8th and the position of Confederate forces south of Rockville, Md., July 11-12, 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the city of Baltimore, Maryland Includes index, population chart and view of Washington Monument. Shows wards. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sidney & Neff - Van Derveer, Lloyd
    • Date: 1851
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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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    New map of the seat of war in Virginia and Maryland [Scale ca. 1:360,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 478 Another issue. This issue contains the following additions: a) Washington is described as being "Surrounded by forts, batteries, and redoubts." b) Fredericksburg is labeled "H. 2 Rebel forces, Dec. 1862." c) "Explanation" contains the statement that "Washington City is the centre of the circles of measurement, 10 miles apart" d) Town and country names ...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1863
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    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
    Part of map of portions of the mility. dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia
    Map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis and north eastern Virginia
    Relief shown by shading. 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. Acquired in 1948 with the purchase of the papers of Maj. Jedediah Hotchiss. Endorsed in ink: For Head Quarters, Maj. Genl. McClellan. Sun print on two sheets of paper pasted together with grid added in black ...
    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau - McClellan, George (George Brinton)
    • Date: 1862
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    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) Cadastral map showing property lines, householders' names, buildings, and woods. Relief shown by hachures. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Pen-and-ink. Sheet no. 1 oriented with north toward the upper left. Accompanied by reduced-size (ca. 1:16,000) photocopy of sheet no. 2. 1 sheet : mounted on ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Jacobsen, C. - Bootes, Samuel - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1871
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    [Diagrammatic map of real property condemned in favor of the Potomac Company in Washington D.C. for the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal]. Shows "Canal" and "River Potomac" between "Dam" and "Old locks." Title devised by cataloger. Typewritten in lower margin of the original: (From) "A statement of facts, shewing why the bill reported by the D.C. Committee in favor of the Potomac Company ... should not be passed," Wm. Roberts & others, Georgetown, W.A. Rind & Co., 1816, at end. Photostat copy of col. ms. map. ...
    • Contributor: Roberts, Wm. (William) - Potomac Company - W.A. Rind & Co.
    • Date: 1816
  • 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