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  • Map
    Map of the seat of war showing the battles of July 18th & 21st 1861 [Scale ca. 1:115,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 563.2 Another issue. Houses of Vanderweckins, Cary, and Hall in northern Virginia are identified as having been "burnt by rebels Sept. 13th." 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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    A new and accurate chart of the Bay of Chesapeake, with all the shoals, channels, islands, entrances, soundings, and sailing-marks, as far as the navigable part of the rivers Patowmack, Patapsco and ... Scale ca. 1:250,000. Soundings shown in fathoms. "Drawn from several draughts made by the most experienced navigators, chiefly from those of Anthony Smith, pilot of St. Marys; and compared with the modern surveys of Virginia and Maryland." LC copy trimmed and mounted on cloth. From the author's North-American pilot. 1776. v. 2. Includes sailing directions, "Observations on the northeast current on the coast of ...
    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1776
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    [Map of Stafford County, Va.]. Shows the names of some residents. Date, scale, and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H63 LC Land ownership maps, 1359 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil at right upper corner: 2144 (second 4 crossed out).
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    [Map exhibiting the approaches to the city of Richmond prepared for Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A. [Scale ca. 1:76,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 620 Another issue. "Drawing by J. C. Babcock" is in the lower left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Babcock, John C.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Williamsburg to White House Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, and drainage. Principle rivers are hand colored in blue. "Photographic reduction by L.E. Walker, Treasury Department." Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 598 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Richmond & vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of some residents. Title on verso obscured by mounting. Pen-and-ink and pencil on 2 pieces of tracing linen, pasted together and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 636 In pencil in lower left: 12. Copy imperfect: Ink spots thoughout, and large area of liquid staining in upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    Field of war around Richmond & Petersburg, 1864-5. Scale ca. 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 627 Indicates "Union [and] Rebel works," "hospitals & stations of Christian commn.," roads, railroads, towns, county names and boundaries, and rivers. Author copy is in the Abraham Lincoln papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., vol. 184, no. 39735. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Cross, Andrew (Andrew Boyd) - Cross, Andrew
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Map of the state of Virginia : showing the advantages of the harbor of West Point as an entrepot for emmigration and the shipment of the products of the southern and western ... Shows major railways to the west. Relief shown by contours. Also covers Maryland, West Virginia, and Delaware. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in lower left corner stamped in blue ink: 66. LC copy imperfect: Torn with minor losses along vertical fold lines and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Quackenbush, Eugene - Ed. W. Welcke & Bro
    • Date: 1875
  • Map
    [Map of eastern and central Virginia]. Includes Charles City, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Greene, Hanover, Henrico, James City, King George, Loudoun, Louisa, Madison, Prince George, Prince William, Southampton, Spotsylvania, Stafford Surry, and Sussex counties, Va., and Berkeley and Jefferson, formerly in Virginia and now part of West Virginia; also the city of Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    First Manassas. Relief shown by hachures. Title in pencil at lower left. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H86 Includes some troop positions, and lists of Confederate regiments engaged in the battle of Manassas, with the names of their commanders. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    [Map of part of the Union lines during the siege of Petersburg, Virginia] Relief shown by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. North orientated towards right in pencil. Shows roads, railroads, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, and form lines. "Gilbert Thompson" stamped on lower left corner, annotated in pencil. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 616 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Walker, Lewis E. (Lewis Emory) - Walker, Lewis E.
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Plan of the battle-field at Bull Run, July 21st 1861.
    Plan of the battlefield at Bull Run, July 21st 1861
    Shows encampments, troop positions and troop movements and including names of commanders and some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Route taken by Capt. Whipple to bring up Howard's Brigade." Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pencil on penciled grid on tracing linen. Cartographer's name from dealer information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Brown discoloration along edges and ...
    • Contributor: Whipple, Amiel Weeks
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    [Map of Spotsylvania County, Va.]. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications in the Chancellorsville area and the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on brown paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H59 LC Land ownership maps, 1348 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    The field of Bull Run : showing the positions of the armies at 4:30 p.m. on August 29, 1862 "Reproduction-not in fac-simile. from Map No. 2 in the Report of the Board of Officers on the case of General Fitz John Porter." Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Map no. VIII from: The story of the Civil War, vol. 2 / John C. Ropes. Boston, 1898. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of ...
    • Contributor: Geo. W. Stadly & Co. - Ropes, John Codman
    • Date: 1898
  • Map
    Map of a part of the eastern portion of Virginia showing the route of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac under Major General P.H. Sheridan on the raid to ... Covers Richmond region (Va.) northward to Fredericksburg. Shows cavalry routes of movement, engagements, encampments, roads, railroads, settlements, drainage, and the fortifications around Richmond. "Drawn by Capt. N.D. Preston, to accompany the paper, 'The Cavalry Raid to Richmond in May 1864', read by him before the Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S., Wednesday evening, May 6, ...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    [Southeastern part of Virginia, from York River, and west to Black Water River] LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 460 Shows fortifications and locations of the Battle of Hampton Roads. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: Discoloration and spotting throughout.
    • Contributor: Hove
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands to Geesboro Point and thence to the Navy Yard Bridge : with the topography of the adjacent country : made ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "Approved--T.C. Mendenhall, Superintendent, U.S.C. & G.S." Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, taped, and annotated in pencil: Original is in Coast Survey. DCP
    • Contributor: Ewing, Maskell C. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1837
  • Map
    Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought September 22nd, 1864. Despite a strong natural defensive position near Fisher's Hill, south of Strasburg, Va., Early's Confederates were overwhelmed by Sheridan's greater numbers. Map shows the flanking movement led by Crook as well as the position of the Union forces just prior to their frontal assault. The detail of the distribution of the Confederate forces was contained on that portion of the map that is missing.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-09-22
  • Map
    Map of Virginia Shows canals and railways. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy imperfect: Torn along fold line and piece cut from lower left margin.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1874
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    [Sketch of a portion of Orange County, north and west of Gordonsville to Rapidan Station]. Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on an irregularly torn piece of ledger paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H102 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey. Relief shown pictorially. Date and attribution from On the map, 1983. Second state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne. This state differs from the earlier one in lacking the publisher's imprint. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in ink in upper left margin: 64. Pencil annotations in bottom margin. LC copy imperfect: Creased, ...
    • Contributor: Browne, Christopher
    • Date: 1700
  • Map
    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. "Reproduced by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in February 1898 from a print in the Hall of Maps and Charts of the Library of Congress." Facsimile. Original version: Drawn by And'w Ellicott. [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. In left upper margin: No. 3059 price 25 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    White House to Harrisons Landing Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage. At head of title: "Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 3." Description derived from published bibliography. Gift; Col. C.M. Townsend; Oct. 22, 1940. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 594.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862