District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.
Low-angle bird's-eye view. Shows cities of Washington and Alexandria in foreground. Includes index of military positions with regiment names. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 678 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 39 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. DCP
Bohn, Casimir - E. Sachse & Co.
Plan e : [map showing two blockhouses between "Turn Pike Road" and "bridge," Alexandria, Virginia].
Shows defenses of Washington situated between Little River Turnpike (Duke Street) and the Telegraph Road bridge crossing Cameron Run. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Includes profile. In lower right corner: P. In upper left corner: 211, L. Sheet 13. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.-1866. Stamped on verso: By ...
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia
The map shows a close up drawing of Fort Lyon located on Eagle Hill in Alexandria, Virginia. Shows the fort's defenses, including abatis, ditches, salients, sally port, and bomb proof.
Sneden, Robert Knox
Plan of Alexandria.
Shows selected buildings and churches. Copy annotated in blue pencil: Printed at the Coast Survey Office, October 25, 1862; authographic transfer from an old map of Alexandria furnished by the U.S. Sanitary Commission. "Alexandria, Va." annotated on each margin. Oriented with north to the right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 523.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
Forsyth, William - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - District of Columbia. Board of Public Works
Map of the Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C. & Alexandria Va.
Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Copied from the tracining [sic] of original and sent to Com'd'r J.A. Dahlgren U.S.N., M.S. Smith, Cap't of Top'l Eng'rs Asst. C.S. in charge of Office, Coast Survey Office, Washington, February 17th 1857." Blue-line print of ms. map. Includes note. "P.W. 1832. Antique." LC copy accompanied by typewritten text of note by "RS 5/9/77." Available also ...
Young, William S. - Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker) - Whiting, William - Smith, M. S. - United States Coast Survey
Reconnaissance in advance of Camp Mansfield
Shows military camps in Arlington County, Alexandria, and adjoining areas of Fairfax County. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: 211, L., sheet 12. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.--1866. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink and pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 521 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. ...
Church, S. (Benjamin Silliman) - Church, S.
Topography of the north side of Hunting Creek near Alexandria, Va.
Relief shown by contours and hachures. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, Supdt. "Copied from the Archives of the U.S. Coast Survey for Gen. J.G. Barnard. [Signed] J.E. Hilgard, Asst. Coast Survey in ch. of office. Coast Survey Office, Washn., May 26, 1863." Pen-and-ink and red ink on tracing linen. In upper left corner: 211, L. Sheet 6. In lower right ...
Jones Point, Potomac River, near Alexandria, Virginia
Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, supdt. At lower right: Coast Survey Office, Washington D.C., April 29th 1863. India ink, red ink, and lead pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 523.5 Includes note. At upper left: 211, L., sheet 7. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
Harrison, A. M. (Alexander Medina) - Hilgard, J. E. (Julius Erasmus) - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - United States Coast Survey - Harrison, A. M.
[Map of Alexandria, Virginia]
Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.
Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
Birds eye view of Alexandria, Va.
"Ent. according to Act of Congress A.D. 1863 by Chas. Magnus in the Clerk's Office of the Southern District of New York." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 950.4 LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 522.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. DCP Vault Phillips. Washington, 7 Reduced photocopy cataloged separately: G3884.A3A3 1863 ...
[Map of Fairfax and Alexandria counties, Virginia, and parts of adjoining counties]
Above neat line in right corner: "Recd. Engineer Bureau, April 25th 1864. with letter April 23d '64, fm. Capt. Michler, [signed] J.C. Woodruff, Maj. of Engineers." Map showing the defenses of Washington situated in Virginia, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, vegetation, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 493 Available also through the Library of Congress ...