Topographical sketch of ground 1 1/2 miles south west from Alexandria, Nov. 28, 1862
Shows an unidentified section of Fort Hunt Road in Fairfax County. Relief shown by form lines. Surname partially illegible, but transcribed as Frost in Stephenson's Civil War Maps. "Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept. Jany 1866." Oriented with north to the right. Red, blue, and black ink on tracing linen. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 536.2 Available...
De La Camp, J. (John) - Great Falls Manufacturing Company - De La Camp, J.
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,...
[Map of the First Battle of Bull Run]
Shows the movement of the Union and Confederate forces as their positions changed over the course of July 21, 1861, during the First Battle of Bull Run. Sneden illustrates the battle over the countryside in Prince William and Fairfax counties, Va.
Burr, Edward - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
[A Civil War field map of Fairfax County, Virginia with Fort Coccoran].
Shows paths and roads that no longer exist and names of some landowners. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink on blue tinged laid paper, sectioned and mounted on cloth. Donation; Richard W. Stephenson Memorial Acquisition. Funded by Philip Lee Phillips Society members: Ralph and Theresa Ehrenberg, Robert Grogg, and Dennis M. Gurtz; Received: September 2014. Condition imperfect: Foxed, torn at fold lines, missing small internal...
Battle at Dranesville, Va. Decr. 20th, 1861.
NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Original scrapbook housed in the Museum Department of the Virginia Historical Society (1994.80.4-525) with restricted access. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information....
Sneden, Robert Knox
Plan of the battle of Chantilly, Virginia. Fought Septr. 1st 1862, 5 to 10 PM.
This engagement, known as the Battle of Chantilly, or Ox Hill, was the last action in the 2d Bull Run Campaign (June-September 1862). This map focuses on western Fairfax County, Va. Stonewall Jackson's forces occupy both sides of the road from Centreville to Chantilly, with additional forces based on Ox Hill overlooking the town from the north. There is also a substantial force located...
Sneden, Robert Knox
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.
Corbett, V. P.
Captn. Willoby. Newton's including deed for 6421 acrer of land in the County of Fairfax : [Virginia] : Deed drawn
Captain Willoughby Newton's including deed for 6421 acre of land in the County of Fairfax :
Shows the parcel bounded by Bull Run Creek to the south, Cub Run to the west, and Little Rocky Run to the east in Fairfax County, Virginia and names of landowners. Title from verso of sheet. Pen-and-ink on four sheets of paper pasted together with red wax. Purchase; FY '15 Philip Lee Phillips Society purchase; April 2015. Imperfect: Numerous separations and small losses along...
[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...
Sneden, Robert Knox
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...
[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...