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    Sketch of eastern portion of Fairfax County, Va., June 1861. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 536.5 Transferred from the Jubal Anderson Early Papers in the Manuscript Division, L.C. Pen and ink on tracing linen. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Early, Jubal Anderson
    • Date: 1861
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    Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861. Depicts the area between Lewinsville, in Fairfax County, and Georgetown in the north, and Alexandria in the south. The location of the Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Route from Manassas to Centreville, August 28th to 31st. Depicts the path General Samuel Heintzelman took during August 23rd to 31st from Manassas Junction in Prince William County, Va., traveling toward Centreville in Fairfax County, Va., directly before and during the Second Battle of Manassas or Bull Run.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-28
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    [Map of part of Fairfax and Prince William Counties, Virginia]. Shows roads, railroads, towns, etc. from Fairfax Station to the north to Dumfries on the south and the Potomac River on the east to Manassas Station on the west. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Transferred from the Jubal Anderson Early Papers in the Manuscript Division, L.C. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 536.3 Red and black ink ...
    • Date: 186?
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    [Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862] Concerns Union and Confederate pickets positioned north and south around Pohick Church and Accotink in Fairfax County, Va., in January 1862. Includes a balloon pictured near Pohick Church and labelled as "Decr. 1861," but as noted in Sneden's diary text on pp. 374-376, he indicates that Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe also was using the surveillance hot-air balloons in the same area in January ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Battle of Chantilly Va. Shows the area between Chantilly to the north and Bull Run to the south where Pope massed his troops prior to their retreat back to Washington. The location of Centreville and Fairfax Station are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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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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    Plan of Fort Lyon on Eagle Hill above Alexandria, Va. Shows a detailed drawing of Union Fort Lyon located on Eagle Hill in Fairfax County, Va. This fort was the headquarters for Major General Samuel Peter Heintzelman, U.S.A.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the redoubt and rifle pits ensilading [sic] the Leesburg and Fairfax turnpikes 2 miles from Alexandria, Virginia. Built by the 38th, 40th N.Y. and 3rd Maine regiments during October and ... Includes main roads, buildings used for the hospital, chapel, stables, theater, and headquarters encampment of Brigadier General John Sedgwick.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the Battle of Chantilly, Va., September 1st, 1862, 5 to 10 p.m. Concerns the placement of Union and Rebel forces, including the headquarters of General Samuel P. Heintzelman, for the last scene of fighting of the Second Bull Run Campaign, June-September, 1862. Covers portions of Fairfax County, Va., including the area around Chantilly and Germantown.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862 showing Fort Lyon with extended works. Shows the locations of Union fortifications surrounding Alexandria, Va., including forts Lyon and Ellsworth in Fairfax County. The locations of Hunting Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Fords on Occoquan and Bull Run : [Northern Virginia]. Covers Occoquan River from Bland's Ford to entrance of Bull Run and covers Bull Run from entrance of Cub Run to mouth. Shows fords, military roads, common roads, H.Q. Manassas Station, settlements, wooded areas, and streams. Pen-and-ink (red and black) and watercolors (blue and light green). "For Col. Harrston" handwritten in lead pencil below legend. In ink handwriting on cloth backing: Col. Harrston. Oriented ...
    • Contributor: Harrston
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of Popes [sic] campaign in northern Virginia, August 1862. Shows the line of march of the Confederate Army and of the Union Army of Virginia as commanded by John Pope during the 2nd Bull Run Campaign, June-September 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Position of army at Centreville Va. 31st August Another view of Pope's Army of Virginia just prior to the Battle of Chantilly, the last engagement of the Second Bull Run Campaign.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-31
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    Plan of the Battle of Dranesville Va Decr 20th 1861. Shows Dranesville, Fairfax County, Va., and the area to the north. The locations of the Leesburg Turnpike, Centreville Road and Chain Bridge Road are indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-12-20
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    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
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    Sketch of the seat of war in Alexandria & Fairfax Cos., by V. P. Corbett. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 522 Gives the location and names of Union regiments, entrenchments, houses, names of residents, railroads, roads, and drainage, "Arlington Heights," "Alexandria Heights" and "Shooter's Hill" are indicated by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Corbett, V. P.
    • Date: 1861
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    New defenses erected at Centreville, Virginia Originally built by the Confederates and used for winter quarters in 1861-1862, the defenses around Centreville were also used by the Union Army to cover the retreat back to Washington after both 1st and 2nd Bull Run. When Lee began concentrating his forces around Culpeper in July 1863, and Meade, not to be outdone, moved his army to a position opposite them along the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the counties of Fairfax and Alexandria, Virginia Some p. were originally folded. Phillips 1500 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy deacidified and rebound with each leaf encapsulated. Pages 86-87 numbered 76-77. Map of the United States on p. [90]-[91] and world map on p. [94]-[95].
    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Date: 1879
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    Map of George Washington's land at Mount Vernon, Fairfax Coy., Virginia, as it was & as it is. Laid down from old maps made by G. Washington and from actual surveys Insets: drawings of mansion house and of Washington's tomb ; "Plan of the grounds around Mt. Vernon Mansion with the names of the buildings as used in G. Washington's time." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Gillingham, W. - Washington, George
    • Date: 1859
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    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. ...
    • Contributor: Church, S. (Benjamin Silliman) - Church, S.
    • Date: 1861
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    [Detailed map of part of Virginia from Alexandria to the Potomac River above Washington, D.C. 186-]. Relief shown by form lines. Shows parts of Arlington and Fairfax counties, part of the defenses of Washington, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, houses, fences, names of residents, and drainage. "211, L. Sheet 2." Ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 523 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of the Potomac River, Va. : from Alexandria to below the Occoquan. Regional map of the lower Potomac River in Virginia, including Alexandria and Fairfax Court House. The Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    A plan of the county of Fairfax on Potomack River the middle of which is in 39⁰, 12ʹ No. latitude. Also covers Arlington and Loudoun counties. Relief shown by hachures. Map described in R.W. Stephenson's The Cartography of northern Virginia: The earliest known map of Fairfax County is a pen and ink sketch apparently drawn between 1745, when Rocky Run Church was established, and 1749, when Alexandria was laid out. Although unsigned, this manuscript map is believed to have been drawn by Daniel Jenings, ...
    • Contributor: Jenings, Daniel