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  • Map
    Part of map of portions of the milit'y dept's of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth, mounted on paper. Holograph beneath title: "A.L. Rives., Col. & asst. to Chf. Eng." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H15 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau - Early, Jubal Anderson - Rives, Alfred Landon - Sheppard, William Ludwell - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the town of Alexandria in the District of Columbia, 1798 Relief shown by hachures. Authorship attributed to George Gilpin in P.L. Phillips' A list of maps of America. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 97 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 21 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and notes. Phillips. Washington 2 DCP Vault
    • Contributor: Gilpin, George - Clarke, Thomas - Thomas, John V.
    • Date: 1798
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    Perspective map of the city of Roanoke, Va. 1891. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 962 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus., index to points of interest, and map. AACR2
    • Contributor: American Publishing Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.)
    • Date: 1891
  • Map
    Route of troops and wagon trains from Warrenton Jnct. to Kettle Run Shows the area of Fauquier County, Va., between Greenwich and Bristoe to the north and Warrenton Junction to the south on the eve of 2nd Bull Run. The location of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-27
  • Map
    [Map of Henrico County, Va. : showing fortifications around Richmond, north and east of the James River]. LC Land ownership maps, 1281 Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/8-inch pencil grid. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper composed of many sheets pasted together. Sectioned in 3 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H41 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    [Map of Fauquier County, Va.]. LC Land ownership maps, 1254 Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink over pencil grid, with hachures and some names also in pencil. Irregularly shaped piece of paper, lacking upper right corner, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H32 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    Plan of the battle of Chantilly, Virginia. Fought Septr. 1st 1862, 5 to 10 PM. This engagement, known as the Battle of Chantilly, or Ox Hill, was the last action in the 2d Bull Run Campaign (June-September 1862). This map focuses on western Fairfax County, Va. Stonewall Jackson's forces occupy both sides of the road from Centreville to Chantilly, with additional forces based on Ox Hill overlooking the town from the north. There is also a substantial force located ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    [Sketch of the Rapidan River Valley, covering parts of Madison, Greene, Orange, Culpeper, Spotsylvania, and Stafford counties, Virginia]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on lined paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H172 Imperfect: All four corners lacking. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes notes. In ink on red bordered label: 318.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of Fortress Monroe, Virginia, March 6, 1862. Shows in close view the area surrounding Fort Monroe.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-06
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    Highland Co. & notes at foot of North Mt.
    Highland County and notes at foot of North Mt.
    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil and pen-and-ink over pencil grid on paper, mounted between transparent paper. Ink blotch on upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H83 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ink on red bordered label in upper right ...
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    [Map of Craig, Giles, Montgomery and Pulaski counties, Va.]. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. Jeremy Francis Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--map. "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 ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Survey of Culpeper and a part of Madison counties, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of many residents. Drawn on a 3/4-inch grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H27 LC Land ownership maps, 1241 Pen-and-ink on pencil grid on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. In holograph beneath title and scale: "Approved April 8th, 1863, Albert H. Campbell, Capt. P. Engrs. & Chief. Top. Dep. D.N.Va." In upper left corner, "No. 8" ...
    • Contributor: Dwight, C. S.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    [Map of Lee's retreat from Petersburg to Appomattox Court House, Va.] This undated map shows the route of the Army of Northern Virginia's retreat from Petersburg to Appomattox Court House, Va., during April 2-9, 1865.
    • Contributor: McIntosh Family
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va. Shows the area between the Warwick River and Yorktown to the north and Wormsley Creek to the south that was the Confederacy's first line of defense against McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula. The location of the road to Warwick Court House is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-12
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    Map of King William County Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward upper left. At head of title: Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer Chief Engineer. "Property of Mrs. J.F. Gilmer 126 State Street Savannah Geo To be returned to her." "Approved March 7, 1865 Albert H. Campbell Maj Engrs in chge Top Dep D.N.V." Blueprint. LC Land ownership maps, 1286 Available also through ...
    • Contributor: Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - United States Military Academy - Blackford, L.
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    [Fauquier Co., Va. : northwestern part].
    Fauquier County, Virginia
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward right. Each sheet pasted together in 6 sections, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. "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, Savh, GA." LC Land ownership maps, 1253 Available ...
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    Military reconnaissance of Virginia
    Head Qrs. Dept. N. E. Virginia
    Shows Fairfax County and parts of Loudoun and Prince William counties, Virginia. Also shows fortifications in the environs of Washington and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In upper margin: 211, L. Sheet 19. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Sun print annotated in pen-and-ink roads (red), railroads (blue), and a few additional place names ...
    • Contributor: Young, J. J. - McDowell, Irvin - Whipple, Amiel Weeks - Putnam, Haldimand Sumner - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va., conducted by the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, U.S.A., April 5th to May 3rd 1862 Scale ca. 1:13,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 673 "This plan shows about half the line, including the point of attack. The Rebel works are laid down from reconnoissances [sic] made immediately after the evacuation, and are correctly, but very incompletely represented, owing to want of time for sketching minor details.-Our works of siege, including the approaches in the ravines of Wormley Creek, ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of operations at Bermuda Hundred and Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, 10th May 1864. In this map Sneden attempts to show several engagements that took place between Butler's Army of the James and Beauregard's Confederates, May 6th through May 13th, 1864. He includes Port Walthall Junction, where Union forces first engaged Beauregard's Confederates; the Confederate defense of Fort Darling at Drewry's Bluff; and the Union entrenchments astride the Appomattox River at Bermuda Hundred and City Point, where they ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-10
  • Map
    [Preliminary field sketches of parts of the Chancellorsville battlefield, May 2-4, 1863]. Shows positions and movement of troops and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H134 In pencil on verso: Notes, troop names, and a small drawing. In ink on red bordered label on verso: 309. Available also through the Library of ...
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Manassas National Battlefield Park, Virginia. Scale ca. 1:48,000. Printed on both sides of sheet. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 572.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes descriptive index, text, and illus. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1971
  • Map
    Metomkin Inlet, Virginia. Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 584.4 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 16. "No. 16" is in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    [Map of Royal Land Company of Virginia lands in Rockingham, and Augusta counties Virginia, and Pendleton County, West Virginia] Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil over pencil grid on 3 sheets pasted together sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H269 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 330 crossed out.
    • Contributor: Oltmanns, C. W. - Royal Land Company
    • Date: 1877
  • Map
    Rappahannock, Madison, and Greene counties, Virginia Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on 2 sheets pasted together, mounted on cloth. In crayon in upper left corner: 233? In pencil in upper left corner: 232. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H304 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 155.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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    Fredericksburg. [Dec. 1862] Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 553.6 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the Rappahannock River colored green. Detailed map of the environs of Fredericksburg giving Union entrenchments in blue and Confederate entrenchments in red, roads, "Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Rail Road," street plan of Fredericksburg and Falmouth, houses, fences, names of residents in rural areas, ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867