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    Petersburg Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Official [signed] N. Michler, Major [of Engrs.]. LC copy annotated in pen-and-ink, watercolor, crayon and pencil to show picket lines of the 2nd, 5th, and 6th Union corps situated between Fort Wadsworth and Billup's P.O. on the Weldon and Petersburg R.R. "Gilbert Thompson" stamped on lower right corner, annotated in pencil. Sun print. LC Civil War maps...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
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    Fredericksburg to Petersburg, Va. The purpose of this map is uncertain; it may have been to identify the rail lines within the corridor between Fredericksburg and Petersburg. Included (as phrased by Sneden) are the Richmond and Danville Railroad, Lynchburg Railroad, Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, Virginia Central Railroad, and the Richmond Fredericksburg (Railroad). A few key events in the entire war are indicated such as the surrender of Lee...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Bacon's topographical map of the seat of war in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania "July 1863." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. 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. Mar. 2002; D.H. Newhall, 1926, c; Map Cataloging Team.
    • Contributor: G.W. Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the Battle of Ball's Bluff Va. Fought October 21st 1861. Shows the Potomac River in the area of Loudoun County, Va., and Montgomery County, Md., where Union troops under Col. Edward D. Baker faced Confederate troops commanded by Evans. What was meant to be a "a slight demonstration" against the Confederate forces guarding the fords quickly became a rout. Col. Baker was one of the casualties.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-10-21
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    Surveys & reconnaissances in the vicinity of Budd's Ferry, Charles Co., Md. Relief shown by hachures. In upper lefthand corner: 211, L. Sheet 5. In lower righthand corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jan'y 1866. Shows roads, drainage, houses, names of residents along the Potomac River, "Hd. Qrs. Genl. Hooker's Dvn.," "Hd. Qrs. Sickles Brgd.," breastwork and battery at Budd's Ferry, and the location of batteries in Prince William...
    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton) - Williamson, R. S.
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan shewing [sic] battle ground and cavalry fight, 17th March 1863, Kelly's Ford, Va. Map shows the area surrounding Kellysville, Va., and Kelly's Ford on the Rappahannock River. On March 17, 1863, this was the site of a cavalry skirmish between Confederate forces under Fitzhugh Lee and Jeb Stuart, who were trying to defend the route to Brandy Station, and Union forces under Gen. W. W. Averell.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-03-17
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    Map [of] central Virginia showing the movements of the Tenth New York Cavalry in the campaigs [sic] of 1864.
    Map central Virginia showing the movements of the Tenth New York Cavalry in the campaigs of 1864
    Covers Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Petersburg city regions extending from Rappahannock Station southward to Dinwiddie C.H. and from Trevillian Station eastward to King & Queen C.H. Shows troop movement routes, encampments, battle sites, roads, railroads, streams, and settlements. Relief shown by hachures. Printed version appears in N.D. Preston's History of the Tenth Regiment of Cavalry, New York State Volunteers, August 1861 to August 1865 (New...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D.
    • Date: 1864
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    [Three sketches on one sheet of fortifications, roads and streams in the vicinity of Salem Church and Banks Ford in the battle of Chancellorsville, May 1863]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on ledger paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H141 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 280.
    • Date: 1863
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    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing the battle fields, fortifications etc. on & near the Potomac River "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1861, by John Disturnell, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Lithograph of P.S. Duval & Son, Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions, battlefields, cannon use, railroads, turnpikes, common roads and canals. This item is in the Map Collection of the...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1862
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    Sketch of the country occupied by the federal & Confederate armies on the 18th & 21st July 1861 Inset: [Sketch of the environs of Bull Run from Washington to Fredericksburg]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown by hachures. Shows confederate and federal troops, notes on battles, roads, homes and names of homeowners, and vegetation. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, Samuel P. - Bornemann, F. W. - White, W. Hargrave
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the Battle of Rappahannock Station November 7th 1863. As part of the Bristoe Campaign, while Union troops fought to cross the Rappahannock River at Kelly's Ford, Ewell's Confederates defended the pontoon bridge at Rappahannock Station approximately four miles away. This image gives details of the terrain, the elaborate Confederate fortifications, burnt buildings, and destroyed bridges.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-07
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    Map of Hampton to Howard's Bridge, Virginia. The area depicted includes the York River to the north, the James River to the south and the Hampton/Five Points area to the east.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-27
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    Map of Cumberland Co., Virginia : surveyed and drawn under direction of Capt. A.H. Campbell Chf. Topogl. Dept. Div. No. 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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs....
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1864
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    The heart of the rebellion: scene of the late Seven Days battles near Richmond; new base of operations of the Army of the [P]otomac. Scale ca. 1:138,000. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650.2 From the Philadelphia Inquirer, Saturday, July 19, 1862, p. 1. Map indicates battle sites, "Union redoubts abandoned," "batteries," "line of Union retreat," and the "present Rebel picket lines." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine pier, &c., June 30th, 1860 "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, by Cassell (G3884 .N6S5 1861 .C3). Also shows, vegetation, vegetable...
    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E. - Browne, C.
    • Date: 1860
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    Map showing portions of the Federal and Confederate forces at the battle of Five Forks, fought April 1, 1865 : it also shows the country over which was fought the Battle of ... Wall map of part of Dinwiddie County (Va.) showing Civil War troop positions, roads, railroad, settlements, buildings, farms with occupants' names, and streams. Does not show troop positions or movements for battles of Quaker Road or Dinwiddie Court House. Title from typewritten label affixed at upper left corner. Gift; Mr. A.S. Perham; 1920. Pen-and-ink (black and red) and lead-pencil guidelines. LC Civil War maps...
    • Contributor: Perham, Aurestus S.
    • Date: 1865
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    [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland]. Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso obscured by mounting: From Capt. James W. Abert, U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. LC copy annotated in ink: Capt. James W. Abert, Capt. U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil...
    • Contributor: Abert, J. W. (James William)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the seat of war in Virginia, Dec. 1, 1862. Relief shown by hachures. Covers Fredericksburg/Alexandria/Harpers Ferry region. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 457 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Duncan - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the country in the vicinity of Todds Tavern, with the position of the 2nd Corps Army of the Potomac, May 8th, 1864
    Country in the vicinity of Todds Tavern, with the position of the 2nd Corps Army of the Potomac, May 8th, 1864
    Relief shown by hachures. LC copy 1 from the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Includes notes. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 662 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 annotated in pencil on verso: Map of the country in the vicinity of Todd's Tavern, Duane.
    • Contributor: Howell, C. W. - Duane, James C. (James Chatham) - Bien, Julius - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of the Battle of Savage's Station Va. Fought June 29th 1862. Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., that includes Savage's Farm to the north and the Williamsburg Stage Road to the south. The Richmond and York River Railroad is also indicated. The Battle of Savage's Station was one of the Seven Days' Battles.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-29
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    Position of Union Army 30th June 10 1/2 a.m. and 2 1/2 p.m. Concerns the Battle of Frazier's Farm, 30 June 1862, also known as the Battle of Glendale and the Battle of White Oak Swamp. It was one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862. Includes the Confederate positions as well as the Union positions.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-30
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    Map of Warrenton Junction, Orange and Alexandria R.R., Virginia shewing destruction of R.R. by enemy, October 1863. Illustrates the position in October 1863 in Fauquier County, Va., of the Union 3rd Army Corps under General William Henry French. The Union troops were near Warrenton Junction along the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. This was part of the Bristoe Campaign, 9 October-9 November 1863, during which the rail line was destroyed by the
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Official map of the lower Potomac River picket lines Jany 1862. Shows area of Fairfax County, Va., between Pohick Church and Accotink to the north and Colchester to the south.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Sketch of the battle of Belle Grove or Cedar Creek, Wednesday, Oct'r 19th, 1864 Shows fortifications but no troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil over 3/8-inch pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H195 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 426.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia the seat of war
    Seat of war
    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by W. Schaus in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the Southern District of New York." Insets: [Lower Mississippi Valley] -- [Richmond]. Relief shown by shading. Shows railroads, forts, cities, towns, and principal roads. Similar to no. 17.3, LC Civil War maps (2d ed.). This is a map, not...
    • Contributor: Schedler, J. - Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith - William Schaus (Firm)
    • Date: 1861