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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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    [Map of parts of Hanover, Goochland, Fluvanna, Albemarle, Louisa, Spotsylvania, and Organge counties, and the city of Richmond, Virginia, 1864]. Relief shown by hachures. Sheets are numbered "Plate B, no. 2," "Plate C, no.1," "Range C, no.2," and "Range C, no. 3." Sheet "Range C, no. 3" is dated in the bottom margin "Mar. 31st 1864." Map shows cities and towns, county boundaries, roads, railroads, rivers and streams, houses and names of residents, fortifications around Richmond, and woodland. Description derived from bibliography. LC Civil ...
    • Date: 1864
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    [Part of Chesterfield County, Virginia]. Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "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, Savannah, Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1237 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 186?
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    Portions of Virginia and North Carolina, embracing Richmond & Lynchburg, Va. and Goldsboro & Salisbury, N.C. Relief shown by hachures. General map extending from Richmond, Virginia, south to Fayetteville, North Carolina. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 501.2, S177 Map title is printed with an oval border. Originally printed on two sheets. Another copy, with annotations in red and blue pencil, is in the Montgomery C. Meigs papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., 10, oversize cabinet 4, drawer 3. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Date: 1864
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    Second battle field at Bull Run Shows the Union forces under Gen. John Pope and the Confederates under Gen. Robert E. Lee on the 29th, 30th, and 31st of August 1862 in an area of Virginia defined by the towns of Chantilly to the north, Manassas Junction to the South, Centreville to the east and Gainesville to the west.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-29
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    The battle fields and military positions in the Virginian Peninsula, from surveys supplied by officers of the army Scale ca. 1:375,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 459 "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy. of New York." A few battle sites are marked by crossed swords. Shows roads, railroads, towns, county names and boundaries, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Heald, D. A. (Daniel Addison) - Heald, D. A.
    • Date: 1862
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    Sketch showing positions and entrenchments of the Army of N. Va. from May 9th to 21st 1864, battles of Spotsylvania C.H., Va. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 83, no. 3. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H168 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 35.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    Harrison's Landing, Va. : Showing Union line of defence [sic]. Shows the location at Harrison's Landing, along the James River, of the camps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac after the Seven Days' Battles, 25 June-1 July 1862. Includes Berkeley and Westover plantations in Charles City County, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-02
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    Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity. Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 623 At top of map: Genl. Grant's campaign war map. Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By refering [sic] to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may ...
    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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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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    Topographical map of the District of Columbia and a portion of Virginia Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas of D.C. Also shows density of built-up area in city. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes source materials note. In left lower margin: H. Ex. 1, 2, 48. LC copy soiled, darkened, fold-lined, torn, missing edge sections, and annotated in purple pencil to show proposed ...
    • Contributor: Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton) - Lydecker, G. J. (Garrett J.) - Bruff, William T.O. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1884
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    Map of Elizabeth City CO, VA. : from actual surveys by E.A. Semple, Wm. Ivy and C. Hubbard
    Map of Elizabeth City County, Virginia
    Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by contours. Oriented with north to the upper right. "E.W. Smith & Co., Map Establishment, 17 & 19 So 6th St., Philadelphia." Sectioned and mounted on cloth, red cloth edges. LC Land ownership maps, 1248 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Semple, E. A. (Edward Armistead) - Ivy, Wm. - Hubbard, C. - E.W. Smith & Co. - Semple, E. A.
    • Date: 1892
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    Central Virginia Relief shown by hachures. LC copy 1 from the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Originally printed on 2 sheets 71 x 44 cm. and 71 x 43 cm. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 501.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Copy 1 and 2 annotated in ink on recto: From Chief Eng'rs ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 1864
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    Charge of the V.M.I. cadets : battle of New Market, Va., May 19, 1864 "Sketch map" LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 587 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1864
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    Battlefield of Dinwiddie Courthouse, Va. from official map made by Col. W. H. Paine U.S. Engineers. Map shows the area between Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks, Va., including the location of troops at different times during the engagement. Beginning on March 30, 1865, Sheridan advanced on the Five Forks area. He was stopped overnight at Dinwiddie Court House due to heavy rain. On March 31st he advanced toward Five Forks only to meet significant Confederate resistance, and was forced ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Date: 1865-03-31
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    Map of Albemarle : Made under the direction of Maj. A.H. Campbell Capt. Engs. in charge of Top. Dept. D.N.V. from surveys and reconnaissances "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. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographical features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Dwight, C. S.
    • Date: 1864
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    [Sketch of the road from Waynesboro toward Staunton, in Augusta County, Virginia.]. Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H281 Sketch is drawn on both sides of the sheet with colored pencils, showing roads in red and drainage in blue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 186?
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    Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 2nd & 3rd 1863 This large detailed map shows the area defined by the Rapidan and Rappahannock rivers and Wilderness Run and indicates the locations of various units over the course of the middle two days of fighting.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-02
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    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc. on & near the Potomac River. Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 455 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and relief by hachures. Principal Union and Confederate positions are marked by small flags or underlined in blue and red respectively. List of 34 forts defending Washington is in the lower ...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of Second Battle of Bull Run Va. : position at 6 p.m. August 30th 1862. Shows the area between Sudley Springs to the north and the Manassas and Gainesville Road to the south. The locations of the Warrenton Turnpike and the Manassas Gap Railroad are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-30
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    [Theatre of war in Virginia.]. Relief shown by hachures. Various scales. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 450.8 Maps are printed on the verso of lined note paper. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Cedar Mountain and vicinity - and battle. Shows the area of Cedar Mountain, Culpeper County, Va., to the north and Gordonsville to the south. Fredericksburg and Stannardsville are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-09
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    The new war map of Virginia, Maryland & Pennsylvania. General map of the Middle Atlantic and Chesapeake Bay regions showing railroads, highways, and selected forts in eastern Virginia. Does not show Civil War battle locations or troop positions. Relief shown by hachures. Printed in brown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined. Acquisitions control no.: 91-52 CW3
    • Contributor: Russell, (Benjamin ) - Russell
    • Date: 1860
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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?
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    Plan of the battle at Savage's Station. [June 29, 1862]. Scale ca. 1:22,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 30, July 1885. p. 460. Gives troop positions, names of commanders, batteries, location of field headquarters, roads, "Richmond & York River R.R.," streams, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Date: 1862