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    Map of Botetourt County, Va. "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 - Coyle, John M. - Hutchinson, W. - Izard, Walter
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of portions of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, centering on Harpers Ferry and including Winchester, Hancock, Emmitsburg, and Ridgeville, Maryland.] Shows roads in red, and railroads, place names, etc. in black. Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Following the statement "Engineer Office" is an effaced inscription "[illegible] Corps". Drawn on a 1/2-inch grid. Ink with pencil annotation on tracing linen mounted on paper. Originally folded, with water damage along fold lines. ...
    • Contributor: Nauck, Chas. G. - Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Engineer Office
    • Date: 186?
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    Skeleton map of battlefield of Bull Run Virginia : showing 1st battle at Blackburn's Ford. Shows area between Sudley Springs to the north and Manassas Junction to the south. Locations of railroads and Warrenton Turnpike are indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of enemy's battery no. 5 in front of Petersburg before the advance of U.S. Forces, June 1864 Ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 613 Includes a cross section of the battery at scale 1:120. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Thompson, Gilbert
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of part of the Potomac River, from the head of tide water to Alexandria : with its lateral canals, soundings, and topography Relief shown by hachures. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Includes "Profile of the Alexandria Canal" and distance list. LC copy annotated in pencil: From a manuscript in the Office of the Chief of Engineers. LC copy originally printed on 6 sheets, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1835
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    [Map of the Chaffin's Bluff area of Henrico County, Virginia] Additional annotations made in pencil. Map shows federal and Confederate positions September 28, 1864. One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 18??
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    Leesburg's Old and Historic District Gift; Charlotte Houtz; March 18, 2014. Includes text, 2 insets, vicinity map, and color illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Parry, Debi
    • Date: 2013
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    Map of eastern Virginia Shows railroads and radial distances from Richmond. Also covers parts of Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Relief shown by hachures. Inscribed in pencil inside front cover: Geo. W. Lay to Genl. Beauregard. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.35 LC copy imperfect: Worm holes on left side of map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Spotsylvania C.H., Virginia : fought May 8th to 21st 1864. Shows the Confederate forces located around and to the north of Spotsylvania Court House, with the Po River at their back. The Union forces were positioned along the Ny River so as to attack on both the Confederate left and right. Several landmarks are indicated, including houses used as headquarters by various officers, and the "mule shoe" salient known as the "bloody angle" because ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-08
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    Seat of war in America, 6d. Scale ca. 1:820,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 453 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland showing batteries, towns, roads, railroads, and rivers. McClellan's position on the Peninsula is shaded red. Names of Union and Confederate generals, "Exports in 1860," and "Colton's seetl [i.e., steel]-plate maps of the United States of America" are listed at the top of the map. See entry ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland & Delaware : and portions of other adjoining states Relief shown by hachures. Cover title: Colton's map of the states of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia. Greenwich and Washington meridians. Publisher's map list on cover endpaper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 91-25
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1876
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    [Map of mineral lands in Culpepper County, Virginia, on the Rapidan River]. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, pencil (some col.), and watercolor, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H236 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 229. Imperfect: Holes throughout. Mended tear in bottom left corner.
    • Date: 188?
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    Position of Union and Rebel forces, Oct. 14, 1863 Map shows Union troops on the road running parallel to the Orange and Alexandria railroad. Just past Bristoe Station, as Union troops crossed Broad Run, a Confederate battery emerged from woods north of the railroad. Next, Confederate skirmishers appeared on a hill overlooking the Union column. Finally, there were several Confederate charges. Union forces were able to return fire and, after several hours of ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Map of the city of Richmond shewing its defences. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H177 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 69.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Orange
    Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V., Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer
    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "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, Savannah, Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1321 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Izard, Walter - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 1864
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    A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Sketch of the River Elk, at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Scale ca. 1:72,000 and ca. 1:30,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in handwriting of Admiral Lord Howe: By Mr. Hunter, master of the Eagle. Depths shown by soundings. Navigable channels outlined in pale red wash. Shows landing of the King's troops, opposite Cecil Court House, and Head Qurs. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1413 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Hunter, John
    • Date: 1777
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    Battle fields of Fisher's Hill [22 Sept. 1864] and Cedar Creek [19 Oct. 1864], Virginia Relief shown by contour lines, hachures, and spot elevations. Detailed map indicating earth and wood entrenchments, troop positions and movements, names of commanders and some unit numbers, roads, "Manassas Gap Railroad," houses, names of inhabitants, fences, vegetation, drainage, fords, street pattern of Middletown and Strasburg. Union and Confederate troop positions are hand-colored blue and red respectively. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War ...
    • Contributor: Gillespie, G. L.
    • Date: 1873
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    Sifton, Praed's new map of Virginia and Maryland to illustrate the campaigns of 1861 to 1864. Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 499.5 General map with place names associated with the war indicated. Troop positions are not indicated. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Sifton, Praed & Company, Ltd
    • Date: 1912
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    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
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    Map of Dinwiddie County, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. "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, Savannah, Ga." Two sheets joined to form 1. LC Land ownership maps, 1245 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Entered ...
    • Contributor: Keily, James - Scott, James D.
    • Date: 1854
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    Map[s] exhibiting part of the operations of the Army of Virginia under the command of Major General John Pope. Battlefield of Cedar Mountain, Aug. 9th 1862. The positions of the troops on ... Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 577 Maps from "Report of Maj. Gen. John Pope to the Committee on the Conduct of the War." Each map gives troop positions, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Cedar Mountain and vicinity - and battle. Shows the area of Cedar Mountain, Culpeper County, Va., to the north and Gordonsville to the south. Fredericksburg and Stannardsville are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-09
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    Plan of the Battle of Fair Oaks or Seven Pines, Va. Fought 31st May 1862. Shows the distribution of troops during battle, with majority of McClellan's forces northeast of the Chickahominy River and the Confederates under Joseph E. Johnston attacking the two Union corps on the south side of the river. Map indicates locations of 9 Mile Road and Old Williamsburg Road, the Richmond and York River Railroad, and Confederate defenses, chiefly felled trees. Edwin V. Sumner's route of ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Totopotomoy [1864] Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 663.2 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the Pamunkey River colored green. Detailed map giving Union works in blue and Confederate works in red, roads, "Virginia Central R.R.," houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Myers, J.E. - Theilkuhl, F. - Strasser, J. - Thompson, Gilbert - United States Army of the Potomac - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Battle of Kernstown, Sunday, 23 March, 1862 Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H90 Includes an index to the locations of regiments and brigades in the Valley Division and a pencil annotation at the lower edge which reads, "Hd. Qrs. of Maj. Gen. Jackson in a fence corner, Sunday night." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862