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    The March from Hampton to before Yorktown, Va., April 1862. Map showing route of 3rd Army Corps. A.P. from Howard's Bridge to the sawmill, April 5 and 6th, 1862.

    Illustrates a portion of Isle of Wight County, Va., showing headquarters camps of the various generals of the U.S. Army of the Potomac in the Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-05
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    Map of Falls Church and vicinity of Lewinsville, Virginia : shewing [sic] Union picket lines October 30th 1862.

    Map shows the area surrounding Falls Church in Fairfax County, Va. The Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-10-30
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    Map of Spotsylvania

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward upper left. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer. Presented to the West Point Military Academy by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Savannah, Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1354 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - United States Military Academy
    • Date: 1863
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    Map showing the economic minerals along the route of the Chesapeake & Ohio Rail Way to accompany the geological report of Thomas S. Ridgway.

    Covers area from Richmond, Va., to the Ohio River along the route of the railroad and shows the geological sections in which minerals are found. Consolidated from the Virginia Central and Covington and Ohio Railroads in August 1868.

    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine - Ridgway, Thomas S. - Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company
    • Date: 1872
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    Map of Stafford County, Va.

    "Commenced July 19[,] 1863[.] Last field work done Aug. 14[,] 1863."--handwritten note on map. "It is impossible to designate definitely the exact character of the roads in this county, especially in the lower part. Some public roads seem to be altogether disused, and almost [effaced], and many farm & private roads have become thoroughfares. This is especially the case along the River -- The ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (benjamin Lewis) - Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry)
    • Date: 1863
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    Amelia County

    "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Henderson, D. E.
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862]

    Concerns Union and Confederate pickets positioned north and south around Pohick Church and Accotink in Fairfax County, Va., in January 1862. Includes a balloon pictured near Pohick Church and labelled as "Decr. 1861," but as noted in Sneden's diary text on pp. 374-376, he indicates that Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe also was using the surveillance hot-air balloons in the same area in January ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of the Battle of Chancellorsville, Va].

    Accompanies letter, 1885 December 14 [copy], of Samuel Sprigg Carroll to Francis Amasa Walker, giving an account of Carroll's attack on the Confederate left at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Va., 1863. Walker appears to have sent the copied letter to Jedediah Hotchkiss. Removed from Jedediah Hotchkiss's personal copy of his Battlefields of Virginia (Rare Books E475.35 .H83). Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Carroll, Samuel Sprigg - Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Walker, Francis Amasa
    • Date: 1863-05-03
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    Orange County, Va.

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Date and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and ink and pencil, drawn on a 1 1/2-inch grid on 9 sheets of paper pasted together, sectioned in 3, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H51 LC Land ownership maps, 1317 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Izard, Walter
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of Virginia : showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860

    "Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1861 by Henry S. Graham..." "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded of the U.S. Army." "Washington, June 13th, 1861." Includes census table for 1860. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 919 ...

    • Contributor: Graham, Henry S. - Graham, C. (curtis ) - Hergesheimer, E. (edwin)
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the Battle of Dranesville Va Decr 20th 1861.

    Shows Dranesville, Fairfax County, Va., and the area to the north. The locations of the Leesburg Turnpike, Centreville Road and Chain Bridge Road are indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-12-20
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    Hughes topographical military map of Richmond and Petersburgh [sic] cities with adjacent country in perspective showing the rebel fortifications

    Scale ca. 1:220,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.1 Copyright no. 27521. Deposited July 23, 1864. Stamped in lower left corner: Copyright Library Mar. 1865. This appears to be the work map for "Hughes military map of Richmond & Petersburgh [sic]. Va" (entry no. 632). A portion of Adolph Lindenkohl's "Military map of southeastern Virginia" (entry no. 463) has been used as a ...

    • Contributor: Hughes, William C.
    • Date: 1864
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    Bacon's large print war map showing 50 miles round Washington and Richmond.

    Scale ca. 1:480,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 484 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland, showing engagements by crossed swords, fortifications surrounding Richmond, routes of the opposing armies to Petersburg, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. A few important Civil War sites are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Mecklenburg County, Virginia

    LC Land ownership maps, 1299 Shows names of some residents. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. In upper left corner: (207). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H299 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ink on red label on verso: 158. In ink on verso: 157. In pencil on verso: ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 186?
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    Map illustrating General Grant's campaign in Virginia.

    Scale ca. 1:900,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 492.5 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, July 9, 1864. p. 438. This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Map of central Virginia showing place names, roads, railroads, and rivers. Troop positions are not depicted. Includes on verso of map ...

    • Date: 1864
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    Troop movements in Richmond, Petersburg, Appomattox area, April 1865

    Drawn on tracing paper. Shows towns, rivers, roads, railroads, troop movements and proposed parks at Five Forks and Appomattox. 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. April 2003, Conservation Commission (1949), gift; Map Cataloging Team. Civil ...

    • Contributor: Oakley, J. J.
    • Date: 19??
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    [Preliminary sketch of a portion of the Belle Grove or Cedar Creek battlefield area].

    Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on sheet of paper from notebook, lined on right recto and left verso, and mounted on cloth. Watermark: Coat-of-arms. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H197 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    Johnson's Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, and Maryland

    Includes ill.: "University of Virginia," "Dismal Swamp," and "City of Baltimore." Plates 29-30. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes the counties in Virginia which became West Virginia 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 ...

    • Contributor: Johnson & Browning
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of the James River Valley from the vicinity of Richmond to Chesapeake Bay : including parts of Henrico, Chesterfield, Charles City, and James City counties, Va.].

    Shows both Confederate and Federal fortifications in the area of Malvern Hill and shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on irregularly shaped sheet of tracing paper sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H100 Imperfect: Holes in bottom right and left side of ...

    • Date: 1862
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    [Sketch of a portion of Orange County, Va. showing roads between Orange Court House, Gordonsville, and Liberty Mills].

    Relief shown by hachures. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on an irregularly cut and torn piece of brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H103 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. On pencil on verso: 304.

    • Date: 186?
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    The attack on Harper's Ferry Va., by Jackson, September 14th and 15th, 1862

    Shows the area of convergence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers that marks the border of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Details include the location of Union forces in the town of Harper's Ferry and Confederate forces on Maryland Heights across the Potomac.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    Topographical sketch of a portion of the North Mountain Range & the Valley of Virginia

    Shows northern part of the Shenandoah Valley. Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on graph paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H149 Imperfect: Top left corner lacking. In pencil on verso: 21. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1863
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    The Union army encampment at Hampton, Virginia Showing picket lines and Fortress Munroe [sic].

    Shows the landmarks in the area around Union-occupied Hampton, Va., including the Poor Farm, the Female Seminary, Buckrow's house, Hickman's farm, and "Fox Hill," the home of J. Fox.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Alleghany Co. 780 A.

    Shows land located on Peters Mountain in Alleghany County, Virginia and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pencil (some col.) and crayon on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. In pencil on verso obscured by mounting: Peters Mtn. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H311 Includes notes. In pencil on verso: 416 or 418? Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Huddleston, A. J. - Huddleston, D. Y. - Biers, J.
    • Date: 187?
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    A map of the western parts of the colony of Virginia

    Shows forts, trails, waterfalls, general locations of Native American tribes. Covers from Lake Ontario southwest to the New River. Relief shown by contours and pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. From The London Magazine or Gentleman's Intelligencer (June, 1754), vol. 23. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1426 In pencil in lower left margin: 35. Includes distances between some settlements. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Gibson, J. (john) - Baldwin, R. (robert) - Gibson, J.
    • Date: 1754