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  • Map
    To the American Philosophical Society, this map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys is [humbly] inscribed by ... Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Churchman, John - American Philosophical Society
    • Date: 1778
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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
  • Map
    Cold Harbor [Hanover County, Virginia] One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. 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 the Library of Congress web site as raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 18??
  • Map
    New map of Virginia : compiled from the latest maps Accompanied by cover: New map of Virginia. Richmond, Va. : J.W. Randolph ; 14 x 9 cm. Insets: Harpers Ferry -- Norfolk Harbor and vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Shows principal cities, towns and railroads, canals, 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. Crandall, M.L. Confederate imprints, ...
    • Contributor: Husted & Nenning - Harper & Ludwig - J.W. Randolph & Co.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Scene of the present terrible conflict in front of Richmond. Positions formerly held by our right wing-Mechanicsville, White House, Meadows Bridge, Gaines' House, Dispatch and Tunstall's Station's-The Pamunkey River still commanded by ... Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.65 From the Philadelphia Inquirer, Tuesday, July 1, 1862. p. 1. Map of the area east of Richmond showing Union headquarters on the Chickahominy near Bottoms Bridge, the skirmish at Barhamsville (Eltham's Landing), May 8, 1862, and the battleground at West Point, May 2, 1862. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of middle Virginia
    Middle Virginia
    Shows area from northwest Fairfax County to southwest Pittsylvania County to southeast Greensville County, Virginia. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H212 In pencil on verso: 198. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1873
  • Map
    [Sketch of the United States Ford on the Rappahannock River]. Shows the Chancellorsville region and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H140 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 290.
    • Date: 1863
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    [South central Virginia showing lines of transportation]. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Traced from: Portions of Virginia and North Carolina, embracing Richmond & Lynchburg, Va. and Goldsboro & Salisbury, N.C., 1864. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, annotations in pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 501.4 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G3881.P1 1864 .S6 Vault. Imperfect: spotting throughout. Available also ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    [Map of Chancellorsville battlefield, May 3-4, 1863].
    Sunday p.m. & Monday
    Shows troop positions and movements along the Rappahannock. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H138 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes an index of troop positions. In pencil on verso: 100.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Birds eye view of Emporia, Virginia 1907. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 954 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. AACR2
    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (Thaddeus Mortimer) - Fowler, T. M.
    • Date: 1907
  • Map
    Sketch of routes of the 2nd Corps A.N. Virginia from Fredericksburg, Va. to Gettysburg, Pa. and return to Orange C.H. Va., June 4th to August 1st 1863 Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H158 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 131.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Smith, Wm. P. (William Proctor)
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Preliminary map of a part of the south side of James River
    South side of James River, 1864
    Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward upper left. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj Genl. J.F. Gilmer, chief engr. On sheets nos. 1 and 2: Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer. Presented to the West Point Military Academy by his only daughter, Mrs J.F. Minis, ...
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Patton, J. Houston - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - United States Military Academy - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Post route map of the state of Virginia and West Virginia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Post Office Department
    • Date: 1896
  • Map
    Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuation, May 4th, 1862. Shows the street plan of Yorktown and the fortifications surrounding the town following the Confederate removal up the Peninsula. The York River and the town of Gloucester Point are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-04
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    Chart showing the depth of the James and York rivers as they enter Chesapeake Bay, with towns adjacent. Scale ca. 1:200,000. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 227. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Shows settlements, points of interest, and aids to navigation. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1781
  • Map
    Plan from Fortress Monroe to Big Bethel Va. : showing Union and Rebel position April 1st 1862. Shows area of Virginia Peninsula between Newport News and Big Bethel to the north and Fortress Monroe to the south as McClellan prepared to move his forces toward Richmond.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-01
  • Map
    Map of the country between Richmond and Petersburg Shows fortifications and landowners. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 99-39 CW3
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Penfield, Henry L.
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Survey of Culpeper and a part of Madison counties, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of many residents. Drawn on a 3/4-inch grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H27 LC Land ownership maps, 1241 Pen-and-ink on pencil grid on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. In holograph beneath title and scale: "Approved April 8th, 1863, Albert H. Campbell, Capt. P. Engrs. & Chief. Top. Dep. D.N.Va." In upper left corner, "No. 8" ...
    • Contributor: Dwight, C. S.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of Spotsylvania County Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Pen-and-ink with pencil annotations on a 1 1/2-inch pencil grid, on irregularly shaped tracing linen pasted together from 4 sheets, sectioned and mounted on cloth. Imperfect: several dark blotches down the center of the map, water staining overall, and large rectangular discoloration in upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H58 LC Land ...
    • Contributor: Grant, John - Pendleton, S. T.
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
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    Plan of the seat of war. Scale ca. 1:750,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451.1 Confederate imprint. General map of eastern Virginia showing place names, roads, railroads, and rivers. Inset: Harpers Ferry and vicinity. 9 x 7 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: J. Manouvrier and Company
    • Date: 1861
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    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.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Norfolk, Virginia Sept. the 12th, 1861
    Jeff Davis & Beauregard, Norfolk Virginia
    At head of title: Jeff Davis & Beauregard. Includes location of Fort Norfolk, Fortress Monroe, Hampton College, troop placements, batteries, navy yard, hospitals, churches, and the Norfolk & Petersburg Railroad. On verso: "Miss Martha Patric please accept this as a present from R.C. Harden." Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pen and ink and pencil. Shows the area of Hampton Roads, including Norfolk, ...
    • Contributor: Harden, R.C.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Battle fields of Fisher's Hill [22 Sept. 1864] and Cedar Creek [19 Oct. 1864], Virginia Relief shown by contour lines, hachures, and spot elevations. Detailed map indicating earth and wood entrenchments, troop positions and movements, names of commanders and some unit numbers, roads, "Manassas Gap Railroad," houses, names of inhabitants, fences, vegetation, drainage, fords, street pattern of Middletown and Strasburg. Union and Confederate troop positions are hand-colored blue and red respectively. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War ...
    • Contributor: Gillespie, G. L.
    • Date: 1873