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    Chancellorsville, Va. Position of armies 3rd May 1863 at 8 a.m. to 5 1/2 p.m. The map shows Union troops to the east near the Chancellor House and Confederate soldiers under Stuart to the west near Dowdall's Tavern, Va. At daybreak on May 3, Jackson's corps, now under Early's command, seized a low hill overlooking Chancellorsville from which they were able to shell the Union forces. With the Confederate forces attacking on several sides, the Union line formed an ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-03
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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Map shows the area between the Rappahannock and Massaponax rivers including Fredericksburg and Marie's Heights. The location of Confederate troops under Longstreet and Jackson and Union troops under Burnside are indicated. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering, the Confederates were able to use the topography to their advantage, in particular the bluffs overlooking the town and river. After sustaining heavy losses crossing the Rappahannock River, ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-12
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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg. Map is oriented with the Rappahannock River to the top (actually, north/northeast) and the Massaponax River [now Creek] to the right (actually, south). Shows the field of action for the first Battle of Fredericksburg, December 12-13, 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-12
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    Plan of Bull Run Shows 1st battle of Bull Run. Pencil, pen-and-ink, and watercolor on tracing paper. Title in pencil on matte board. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 564.9 Accompanied by fact sheet (1 leaf ; 28 x 22 cm.) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: King, Porter
    • Date: 1861
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    Richmond [1862-1865] LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.8 Detailed topographic map of the environs of Richmond showing Confederate fortifications in red, Union fortifications in blue, roads, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, hachures, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 1.
    Rockbridge County, Virginia.
    "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
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Jackson City opposite the city of Washington at the south end of the Potomac Free Bridge. Shows proposed town of Jackson City in Alexandria County D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Potomac River between Georgetown and Alexandria. Lead pencil on tracing paper. Probably traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original 1843 ms. map. From the Joseph Meredith Toner collection in LC Manuscript Division. Torn, wrinkled, and fold-lined. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1843
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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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    Reconnaissance of the battle field at Bull Run, Va., fought July 21, 1861 Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows names of some residents. Annotations show troop positions and engagements. Oriented with north to the right. Sun print with annotations in red ink, mounted on cloth and under cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 561 Inscribed in ink: With respects of Genl. J.G. Barnard. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Birds eye view of the seat of war around Richmond showing the battle of Chickahominy River, 29 June 1862 Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 621 Perspective drawing. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1862
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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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    [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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    Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia, under the direction of Capt. J. D. Graham, U.S. Top. Eng., 1831 and 1832; surveyed ... Topographic map surveyed in strips along the railroad routes. Shows property owners and covers an area between the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers to Winchester. Includes table showing "a summary of the routes surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia."
    • Contributor: Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - Winchester and Potomac Railroad Company - Humphreys, A. A.
    • Date: 1831
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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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    Fort Monroe and vicinity showing entrance to Chesapeake Bay, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Gosport Navy Yard &c. Scale ca. 1:375,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 546 Shows forts Monroe, Calhoun, Nelson, and Norfolk, Confederate batteries on Sewell's Point, towns, names of features, drainage, roads, and railroads. "View of Fort Monroe" is in the lower left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Dutton, E. P.
    • Date: 186?
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    [Map of parts of Orange, Louisa, and Spotsylvania counties, Va.]. Shows the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on lined paper, mounted on cloth. The signature J.K. Boswell appears in ink twice in lower right corner. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H104 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. On pencil on verso: 308.
    • Contributor: Boswell, J. K.
    • Date: 186?
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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
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    Topographical map showing the location of Big Hill iron lands, Botetourt Co., Va. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H233 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Insets: Title map of "Big Hill" Iron Lands, 592 1/2 A., Botetourt County, Va. -- Geological section of Big Hill, on line A-B. In pencil on verso: 223.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1882
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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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    Map of the state of Virginia : containing the counties, principal towns, railroads, rivers, canals & all other internal improvements.
    New map of Virginia
    "Copyright secured by W. & J. March 1862." Accompanied by cover: New map of Virginia. Richmond : West & Johnston, 1864 ; 18 x 12 cm. Inset: View of Capitol Square, Richmond, Va.; includes list of railroads. 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 ...
    • Contributor: West & Johnston
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Albemarle : Made under the direction of Maj. A.H. Campbell Capt. Engs. in charge of Top. Dept. D.N.V. from surveys and reconnaissances "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, geographical 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 - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Dwight, C. S.
    • Date: 1864
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    Battery no. 8 (on Mitchell tract road). Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with name of land owner: Col. Graham, U.S.A. One of a series of ten maps showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the ...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    Seat of war, Manassas and vicinity to the Potomac "Arranged from various maps principally Baumgarters, Gen. Beauregards & W.B. Elkin in camp Sept. the 7 1861." Gives distances in miles between Alexandria and various locations. Relief shown by hachures. Shows railroads, turnpike road, and common wagon roads. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Elkin, J.
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map showing the location of Roaring Run Furnace lands in Alleghany County, Virginia, nearing Covington]. Relief shown by hachures. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil over ink grid on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H245 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 370 crossed out.
    • Date: 188?
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    [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