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    Plan of works erected at Centreville, Va., by Union forces. Under direction of Genl. Barnard Chief Engineer of Department of Washington. Map shows the area surrounding Centreville in Fairfax County , Va., and includes the locations of abandoned Confederate fortifications on the outskirts of the town.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Barnard, J. G. (John Gross)
    • Date: 1861
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    Map & profile of the Virginia & Tennessee Rail Road. Strip map of Virginia between Lynchburg and Bristol, Tenn. Shows drainage, coal and copper fields, county boundaries, cities, towns, and roads. Chartered March 24, 1848, under the name of Lynchburg abd Tennessee Railroad. Consolidated in 1871 under Atlantic, Mississippi, and Ohio Railroad. See entry 331. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Blackford, W. W. (William Willis) - Ritchie & Dunnavant - Blackford, W. W.
    • Date: 1856
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    Map showing the Fredericksburg & Gordonsville Rail Road of Virginia, leading from Fredericksburg, via Orange C.H., to Charlottesville, where it connects with the Chesapeake & Ohio R.R. and the extension of the ... Maps of the middle Atlantic states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads, with emphasis on the main lines. Includes a list of distances for "Short Cut to Tide-Water..." Chartered March 1, 1853. Name changed in 1876 to the Potomac, Fredericksburg, and Piedmonth Railroad. See entry 541.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Fredericksburg and Gordonsville Railroad
    • Date: 1869
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    [Sketch of the vicinity of Kernstown, Va.]. Shows names of some land owners. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on pencil grid. Mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H92 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Second Battle of Bull Run, Va. Showing position of both armies at 6 p.m. 29th august 1862. Below map: "Copy of map made for Maj. Genl. S.P. Heintzelman, 3rd Army Corps, AP, by R.K. Sneden, Topo. Engr." Lower left corner: "Copy of official map by U.S. Engineers of Genl. Pope, USA." 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.=500 \\ This ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-29
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    Central Virignia Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.9 General map extending from Washington, D.C., south to Petersburg, Virginia. 1864 edition is listed as entry no. 501.5. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1862
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    [Sketch of Flint Hill, Virginia, and the roads to Gaines X Roads, F. Eastham, and the Hermitage]. Shows roads in the Flint Hill region. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on blue paper, mounted on cloth. Watermark: Eagle with shield holding arrows. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H164 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia : fought Decr. 13th 1862. Map shows the area surrounding Fredericksburg during the first battle, December 12-13 1862. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering, Lee was able to take advantage of the terrain in disbursing his troops. After heavy losses crossing the Rappahannock River, Burnside decided against renewed attacks and withdrew on the 15th of December.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-13
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    Map of the Virginia Central Rail Road showing the connection between tide water Virginia, and the Ohio River at Big Sandy, Guyandotte and Point Pleasant; made by W. Vaisz Top. Eng. Map of Virginia and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, county boundaries, place names and "McAdamised" roads.
    • Contributor: Vaisz, W. - Virginia Central Railroad Company
    • Date: 1852
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    [Two hundred miles around Staunton, Va.]. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on irregularly shaped sheet, mounted on cloth. Includes concentric circles with intervals at 50, 100, 120, 150, 190, and 200 miles. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H331 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 202.
    • Date: 188?
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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 Hanover County, Virginia] Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink with green neat line, mounted on cloth. Corrections throughout. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H294 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes inset: Geologic map of Hanover Co. after W.B. Rogers. On verso in pencil: 28.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1886
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    Map of Mecklenburg County, Virginia Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. LC Land ownership maps, 1303 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Finch, Geo - Linton, S. - Confederate States of America. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1870
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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
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    A topographical map of the Elizabeth Furnace iron property, Augusta Co., Va., containing about 6250 acres, Aug. 1867. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H237 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Insets: Map showing the general location of Elizabeth Furnace, Augusta Co., Va., by Jed. Hotchkiss, 1867 -- Profile of road from Elizabeth Furnace to ore banks &c. from surveys by ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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    [White House to Harrisons Landing]. Annonymous pen and ink manuscript map traced on linen from a portion of: White House to Harrisons Landing. Prepared by Capt. H.L. Abbot, topographical engineer, Army of the Potomac. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents and vegetation. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 186?
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    Environs of Richmond. "Note: All the fortifications marked on this map, with the exception of those about Fair Oaks and Drury's Bluff, belong to the campaign of 1864 and not that of 1862." Shows roads, railroads, towns, rivers, fortifications, drainage, and relief by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. ...
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of 2nd battle of Bull Run, Va. : Shewing movements of troops from 27 Aug. to Sept. 1. Shows the movement of troops in a three county area extending from Warrenton, Va., in Fauquier County through Manassas, Va., in Prince William County, ending to the east around Centreville and Fairfax, Va., in Fairfax County, during the Second Battle of Manassas or Bull Run.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-27
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    Map illustrating General Grant's campaign in Virginia. Scale ca. 1:900,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 492.5 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, July 9, 1864. p. 438. This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Map of central Virginia showing place names, roads, railroads, and rivers. Troop positions are not depicted. Map illustrations on verso: Late ...
    • Date: 1864
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    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
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    Sketch of the country occupied by the federal & Confederate armies on the 18th & 21st July 1861 Inset: [Sketch of the environs of Bull Run from Washington to Fredericksburg]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown by hachures. Shows confederate and federal troops, notes on battles, roads, homes and names of homeowners, and vegetation. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, Samuel P. - Bornemann, F. W. - White, W. Hargrave
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. LC copy annotated in black ink and colored inks to show troop positions and engagements. Annotated in black ink on verso: Major General Sigel to Colonel L.P. di Cesnola, Chantilly, Novbr. 1862. Bookplate of "Palma di ...
    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the country in the vicinity of Todds Tavern, with the position of the 2nd Corps Army of the Potomac, May 8th, 1864
    Country in the vicinity of Todds Tavern, with the position of the 2nd Corps Army of the Potomac, May 8th, 1864
    Relief shown by hachures. LC copy 1 from the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Includes notes. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 662 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 annotated in pencil on verso: Map of the country in the vicinity of Todd's Tavern, Duane.
    • Contributor: Howell, C. W. - Duane, James C. (James Chatham) - Bien, Julius - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of the first & second division of the James River & Kanawha Canal. "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. Extends from Richmond west to Buchanan, Va., indicating the streams feeding into the James and the locations of roads, which are indentified. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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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