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    Map of western Virginia This map was apparently captured by Confederate cavalry under the command of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn during a raid on the Union arsenal at Holly Springs, Miss., in December 1862, and forwarded to the Confederate Engineer's Office in Richmond, Va.
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, Alexander Dallas - Krebs, Charles G. - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of the counties of Greene, Madison, Page, and Rockingham, and parts of the counties of Albemarle, Augusta, Culpeper, Louisa, Orange, and Rappahannock, 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. Shows towns, waterways, roads, and geographic features. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Geological section across Potts Creek Valley ; Section along Potts Creek Valley. Shows area from Paint Bank to Helmentollers. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H221 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 463.
    • Date: 188?
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    [Map of parts of Highland County, Va., and Pendleton County, W. Va.]. Relief shown by hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil over pencil grid on brown tracing paper, mounted between transparent paper. The lower right corner is lacking, leaving part of the title which reads "Highla" and "5 mi to." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H82 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1861
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    [Western Virginia from Petersburg to Warm Springs, showing the movement of the Union army, 1862] Covers parts of the counties of Grant, Randolph, Pendleton, and Pocahontas, West Virginia and Highland and Bath, Virginia including the names of some residents. Relief shown by shading. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Prime meridian: Washington? Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. In upper left corner: Sheet No. 1. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 458 Includes note. In ink on blue ...
    • Contributor: Hausmann, A.
    • Date: 1862
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    Geological map of Virginia & West Virginia showing their chief geological sub-divisions
    Geological map of Virginia and West Virginia showing their chief geological sub-divisions | Middle Atlantic States & North Carolina : physical and political / by A. Guyot
    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H218 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy: Extensive ink, pencil, and annotations with watercolor showing the different types of geological formations. LC copy: Title in ms. in lower left. In pencil on verso: 183.
    • Contributor: Rogers, William Barton - Guyot, A. (Arnold)
    • Date: 187?
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    [Sketch of roads and streams in Highland County, Va., and Pendleton County, W. Va.]. Relief shown by hachures. Date, title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on paper mounted on cloth. Imperfect: large ink blotches at right center. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H84 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1861
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    Union and Confederate campaigns in the lower Shenandoah Valley illustrated : twenty years after : at the first reunion of Sheridan's veterans on the fields and in the camps of the valley Shows positions of Federal and Confederate armies. Relief shown by hachures. Part blueprints and part blue-line prints. "The maps are copies of those published in 1880 in Col. Allan's 'Campaigns of Stonewall Jackson' and are there stated to be based on the United States river surveys; also they are taken from Pond's Shenandoah Valley in 1864' published in 1883"--P. 1. Includes maps of the ...
    • Contributor: Whitney, William H. (William Henry) - Whitney, William H.
    • Date: 1883

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    Colton's Virginia.
    Colton's map of Virginia
    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York." Accompanied by cover: Colton's map of Virginia / J.H. Colton. Insets: Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Spring Hill, Chesterfield Co. -- Norfolk, Portsmouth and Gosport. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, canals, and ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the location of part of the North-Western Turnpike Road Shows road from Winchester westward to the Cheat River in Preston County, West Virginia. Relief shown by hachures. "This copy made by Fr. Koch, Richmond, Va. Jan. 27th 1862." Pen-and-ink, pencil and watercolor on brown irregularly shaped paper, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. In ink on verso obscured by mounting: N.W. Turnpike and notes. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H215 In ...
    • Contributor: Shaw, Charles Brion - Crozet, Claudius - Koch, Fr.
    • Date: 1831
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    Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper Potomac River. Concerns an area of Maryland and Virginia between the towns of Cumberland, Md., on the west and Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.], on the eastern side of the map. Sneden details the mountainous topography highlighting rivers, especially the Potomac River, and including the rail system through this area. Just north of Winchester, Va., there is a line of unidentified Confederate troops. The only other ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Hotchkiss' geological map of Virginia and West Virginia Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H219 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Ink and watercolor annotations showing "The great Limestone valley" and the "Lower coal measures coking coals" and ink annotations showing radial distances from Buchanan. LC copy imperfect: Holes along fold line. In pencil on verso: 464.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1875
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    Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia the seat of war
    Seat of war
    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by W. Schaus in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the Southern District of New York." Insets: [Lower Mississippi Valley] -- [Richmond]. Relief shown by shading. Shows railroads, forts, cities, towns, and principal roads. Similar to no. 17.3, LC Civil War maps (2d ed.). This is a map, not ...
    • Contributor: Schedler, J. - Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith - William Schaus (Firm)
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Frederick, Berkeley, & Jefferson counties in the state of Virginia
    Map of Frederick, Berkeley, and Jefferson counties in the state of Virginia
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of some residents. Accompanied by photocopy of text: Topographical description of the counties of Frederick, Berkeley & Jefferson : situated in the state of Virginia, in which the author has described the natural curiosities of those counties ... to which is added a beautiful map of those counties / by Charles Varle. 34 p. ; 22 cm. (original ...
    • Contributor: Varle, Charles - Jones, Benjamin
    • Date: 1809
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    Topographical sketch of a portion of the North Mountain Range & the Valley of Virginia Shows northern part of the Shenandoah Valley. Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on graph paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H149 Imperfect: Top left corner lacking. In pencil on verso: 21. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1863
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    County map of Virginia and West Virginia "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1863 by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." In lower right corner: 27. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Probably from: Mitchell's new general atlas. Philadelphia : S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr, 1864. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of part of the great Flat-top coal-field of Va. & W. Va. showing location of Pocahontas & Bluestone collieries, May 1886 Shows parts of Tazewell County, Virginia and Mercer County, West Virginia. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H238 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1886
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    A centennial map of the Lexington Presbytery of the Synod of Virginia of the Presbyterian Church in the United States, organized Sept. 26, 1786, centennial Sept. 26, 1886, at Timber Ridge Church Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H214 Includes an index of Virginia and West Virginia counties in the Lexington Presbytery. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1886
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    [Map of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864]. Shows the area of the Shenandoah Valley including the Blue Ridge Mountains between Staunton and Front Royal, Va. In mid-1864 almost 50,000 troops were placed in the Middle Military Division under General Sheridan. Between August and November Sheridan engaged Early's troops several times at Winchester, Fishers Hill and Cedar Creek, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Geological section crossing Blue Ridge at White's Gap, Rockbridge Co. Va. & extending 10 miles beyond Hunterville [sic], Pocahontas Co., W. Va. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H222 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In upper right corner: No. 36. In pencil on verso: 227 crossed out.
    • Contributor: Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle) - Ruffner, W. H.
    • Date: 188?
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    Position of Union Army at Cedar Creek Union position and plan of battle. However, what initially appeared to be an overwhelming success quickly turned to a rout when the Union forces were redeployed and launched a successful counterattack that drove the Confederates back across the Shenandoah to Fisher's Hill, with heavy losses of men, equipment and supplies. Map shows troop locations along the Strasburg Pike on either side of Cedar Creek, and along the north fork of ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the proposed line of Rail Road connection between tide water Virginia and the Ohio River at Guyandotte, Parkersburg and Wheeling Scale ca. 1:625,000. LC Railroad maps, 81 Description derived from published bibliography. Annotations added in pencil and colored inks to indicate "Railroads tending to Richmond, Norfolk Alexandria and Baltimore," and the "proposed extension of the Manassas Gap Railroad west . . . Sep. 1852." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Vaisz, W. - Virginia. Board of Public Works
    • Date: 1852
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    Map of the Shenandoah Valley, to illustrate the Valley Campaign of "Stonewall" Jackson, 1862: Scale ca. 1:860,000. Relief shown by hachures. Inset: General map [of Virginia and Maryland] 11 x 12 cm. This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. It is the base used to produce maps I and II in William Allan's History of the Campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Humphreys, D.C. - J. Lippincott & Co.
    • Date: 1880
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    Map of the N.C. Morse patent of eighty-six thousand acres of coal, timber, iron, etc. lands in Pike County, Kentucky ; Map of part of Kentucky and Virginia, W. Va., and Ohio ... General maps not showing coal mines or timber lands. Pen-and-ink on brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H230 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes inset of "Geological section across Elkhorn lands, from Ky. Geol. Survey, 1884."
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1884
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    [Sketches of roads in the Shenandoah Valley between Winchester and Woodstock, Virginia]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scales from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Orientation varies. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H151 In ink on red bordered label: 315 crossed out. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1863