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    Colton's 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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    Plan of the battle of Chantilly, Virginia. Fought Septr. 1st ...

    This engagement, known as the Battle of Chantilly, or Ox Hill, was the last action in the 2d Bull Run Campaign (June-September 1862). This map focuses on western Fairfax County, Va. Stonewall Jackson's forces occupy both sides of the road from Centreville to Chantilly, with additional forces based on Ox Hill overlooking the town from the north. There is also a substantial force located ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown,...

    Shows fortifications on opposite sides of the Warwick River, with the Confederate forces concentrated to the north of the river and the Union forces to the south around Lee's Mill.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-16
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    York River and Mobajack [sic] Bay, Va.

    Depths shown by soundings. Shows roads, settlements, farmsteads with residents' names, battery on North River tributary, and low-water line. Title (in ink handwriting) from verso. Pen-and-ink (black and red). Oriented with north to the right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 672.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Humphreys, A. A. (andrew Atkinson) - Franklin, William Buel - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Humphreys, A. A.
    • Date: 1862
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    Military map of south-eastern Virginia

    [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 490 Another issue. [Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, vegetation, and some fortifications in the Richmond-Petersburg area] Map title on this and the following two issues appears outside of the top border. Fortifications and vegetation in the Richmond-Petersburg area are more extensive here than on the preceding issue. Another ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia

    Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses.

    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company - Poole Brothers
    • Date: 1898
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    [Map of cavalry engagement near Bridgewater, Va., Oct. 4th an...

    Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on verso of lined paper, 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. 82, no. 12. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H193 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    The Investment of Petersburg, Va. Shewing [sic] battlefield o...

    Shows the area surrounding Petersburg on the Appomattox River with all major transportation lines noted. Union forces under Grant are opposed by Lee's Confederates. Five Forks is to the left of the image; Port Walthall to the upper right: Ream's Station is in the lower right; and Dinwiddie Court House is at the bottom center.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-03-31
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    Battle of Fisher's Hill, Va., Sept. 23, 1864

    Shows Confederate positions in red, roads in brown, and vegetation in green. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 539 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va.

    Shows the area between the Warwick River and Yorktown to the north and Wormsley Creek to the south that was the Confederacy's first line of defense against McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula. The location of the road to Warwick Court House is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-12
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    Civil War Virginia campaigns, 1862

    Scale 1:3,750,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 460.5 From Wood, William. Captains of the Civil War; A chronicle of the blue and the gray. (New Haven, Yale University Press, 1921.) Black lines indicate the routes of McClellan and Burnside, and red lines the routes of Lee and Jackson. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Joerg, W. L. G. (wolfgang Louis Gottfried) - Joerg, W. L. G.
    • Date: 1921
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    [Map of Nelson Co. and part of the counties of Albemarle, Amh...

    "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
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, March 1st, 1861

    "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine, pier, &c., June 30th, 1860, by Cassell ...

    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1861
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    Index sheet of battlefield maps for Fredericksburg, Spottsylv...

    Scale ca. 1:135,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 488.2 Map indicates troop positions, trenches, public roads, "roads, special, to be built," "property to be acquired," and "some of the important points to be marked." Inset: Locality sketch. 9 x 7 cm. Another issue with the imprint "Engineer Reproduction Plant, U.S. Army, Washington Barracks, D.C., 1926" accompanies the report "To establish a national military ...

    • Date: 1925
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    Battery no. 10 (near the new fair grounds) : total 14 85/100 ...

    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Mrs. Tally, Richard Reins and J.W. Yarborough. One of a series of ten maps showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Appomattox Court House and vicinity. Showing the relat...

    Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 524 Shows positions of Union and Confederate troops by the colors blue and red respectively, houses, names of residents, roads, relief by hachures, drainage, and vegetation. Bordering the map, there are "historical notes" concerning the surrender, "Gen. Lee's farewell to his army," and views of "Lee's Head-Quarters," "McLane's [i.e., McLean's] House," "Appomattox Court House," "place where ...

    • Contributor: Henderson & Co.
    • Date: 1865
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    [Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January...

    Concerns Union and Confederate pickets positioned north and south around Pohick Church and Accotink in Fairfax County, Va., in January 1862. Includes a balloon pictured near Pohick Church and labelled as "Decr. 1861," but as noted in Sneden's diary text on pp. 374-376, he indicates that Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe also was using the surveillance hot-air balloons in the same area in January ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    The defenses of Richmond, 1864

    Shows the fortifications surrounding Richmond including, Brook Run to the north, and Harrison's Landing to the south. The James River and major roads and railroad lines are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    The heart of the rebellion: scene of the late Seven Days batt...

    Scale ca. 1:138,000. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650.2 From the Philadelphia Inquirer, Saturday, July 19, 1862, p. 1. Map indicates battle sites, "Union redoubts abandoned," "batteries," "line of Union retreat," and the "present Rebel picket lines." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 1862
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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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    Winter quarters built by the rebels, now occupied by the 67th...

    "Designed December 21st, 186[3?]." Bird's eye view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Tears and mends on all sides, with losses across bottom. Mounted on paper. Acquisitions control no. 93-8 CW3

    • Contributor: Rees, E. - Rosenthal, L. N. (louis N.)
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the battle fields of North Anna : showing the field of...

    Shows "North Anna Br. des. 1865." Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 589 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Three copies

    • Contributor: Howell, C. W. - Meade, George Gordon - Duane, James C. (james Chatham) - Bien, Julius - Poe, O. M. (orlando Metcalfe) - United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Date: 1864
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    Position of Union and Rebel forces, Oct. 14, 1863

    Map shows Union troops on the road running parallel to the Orange and Alexandria railroad. Just past Bristoe Station, as Union troops crossed Broad Run, a Confederate battery emerged from woods north of the railroad. Next, Confederate skirmishers appeared on a hill overlooking the Union column. Finally, there were several Confederate charges. Union forces were able to return fire and, after several hours of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought Septemb...

    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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    [Map of part of the Union lines during the siege of Petersbur...

    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
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    [Map of the Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville battlefields,...

    Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 550.8 Pen-and-ink, watercolor, col. pencils, and crayon on muslin. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Sometimes referred to as the "bed sheet map." Acquired in July 1948 with the purchase of the map collection ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the vicinity of Richmond, Va. and part of the Peninsula

    "Photographic Reproduction from the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies." "The defense of Richmond, 1861-1865" with text and ill. on verso. Includes text. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 624, LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). 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 ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry)
    • Date: 1920
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    Skirmish at Auburn, Va., Oct. 14th, 1863

    Map shows route of Union army (32nd and 38th New York Infantry Regiments, 10th Massachusetts Infantry and others) along the road from Bristoe Station to Warrenton, Va., when the column was attacked by part of A.P. Hill's forces. Shows road lined by stone walls as it crosses Cedar Creek, passes the McCormack farm house, and turns north toward Greenwich.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington

    Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. "Additions & corrections for Rappahannock and Rapid Ann Rivers and their vicinity ..." added to data used in compilation. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (joseph)
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the Battle of Rappahannock Station November 7th 1863.

    As part of the Bristoe Campaign, while Union troops fought to cross the Rappahannock River at Kelly's Ford, Ewell's Confederates defended the pontoon bridge at Rappahannock Station approximately four miles away. This image gives details of the terrain, the elaborate Confederate fortifications, burnt buildings, and destroyed bridges.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-07
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    Plan of the Battle of Five Forks, Va., March 31st 1865 and 1s...

    Map shows view from Petersburg to Five Forks, Va. As part of an overall plan to force the Confederate troops out of their Petersburg trenches, on March 30, 1865, Gen. Sheridan's troops advanced on Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks. They were met by Confederate forces under Pickett near Five Forks on March 31st. On April 1st, having heard of his opponent's heavy reinforcement ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-03-31
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    Johnson's map of the vicinity of Richmond and Peninsular Camp...

    "35-36." "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862 by J. Knowles Hare ..." Description derived from published bibliography. From an edition of the author's New illustrated family atlas of the world, published in 1864 or 1865. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (alvin Jewett)
    • Date: 1864
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    Position of Union Army April 5th and 6th 1862

    Shows the area of Wormsley Creek to the north and Poquoson River to the south as McClellan's forces prepared to launch the siege of Yorktown, Va. The locations of Howard's Bridge across the Poquoson and the road from Yorktown to Hampton are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-05
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    Sketch of 2nd Manassas, August 29th 1862 ; sketch of 2nd Mana...

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 576 Shows roads, railroads, and troop positions. Copy 1 mounted on cloth. Copy 2 maps separated and mounted on cloth. Both copies extensively annotated in ink. Includes indexed names of commanders and Union headquarters. Copy 1 imperfect: Losses along edges, dark stains in right margin and fading overall. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Date: 1862
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    [Yorktown to Williamsburg]

    Scale ca. 1:95,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 600 Another edition. Principal rivers are hand-colored blue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    [Petersburg, Dinwiddie County sheets]

    Accompanied by manuscript index map. Shows rivers, railroads, roads, towns and houses with owners names. 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 derived from published bibliography. Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1142 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Dec. 2003, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept - Michler, N. (nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
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    Grant's great campaign--the approach to Richmond, map of the ...

    "Supplement to the New York times, New York, Wednesday, June 1, 1864." Relief shown by hachures. Shows radial distances from Richmond. Newspaper text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy stained in center. CW3 Acquisitions control no. 99-40

    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (george Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1864
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    One hundred and fifty miles around Richmond

    Circular map showing railroads, roads, cities, and towns, with Richmond, Virginia at the center, Baltimore, Maryland at the north, Goldsboro, N.C. at the south, Lexington, Virginia at the West, and Delmarva Penninsula and Chesapeake Bay at the east. Includes a list of battles, 1861-1863. Insets: 200 miles around Natchez, Miss. -- 200 miles around Memphis, Tenn. -- 200 miles around Montgomery, Ala. -- 200 ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1863
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    Johnson's Virginia, Delaware and Maryland.

    Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe, Va." Plates 33-34. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes some counties of West Virginia, created in 1863. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (alvin Jewett)
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine ...

    "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, by Cassell (G3884 .N6S5 1861 .C3). Also shows, vegetation, vegetable ...

    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E. - Browne, C.
    • Date: 1860
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    Battle of Malvern Hill showing Magruder's 1st attack June 30th

    Shows the area of Malvern Hill, Henrico County, Va., where McClellan's retreating army made a final stand, effectively ending the Seven Days' Battles.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-30
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    Map of Fluvanna Co. 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, geographic 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) - Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia : compi...

    Title when folded: "Should auld acquaintance be forgot" 36th annual encampment, G.A.R. Oct. 6th, 1902. Washington, D.C., via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. To right of map: Principal battles and engagements occurring within the limits of the accompanying map, and the losses sustained by the opposing forces- Comparative statement of the number of men furnished and of the deaths in the United States Army during ...

    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Date: 1902
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    Plan of the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9th, 1...

    The newly-organized Union Army of Virginia under Gen. John Pope had as its mission to draw Lee's focus and forces away from the defense of Richmond. To that end, the army began moving toward Gordonsville in July, planning to approach the Confederate capital from the north. Realizing the seriousness of his position, with McClellen in front of him and Pope on his left flank, ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-09
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    Map of the state of Virginia : containing the counties, princ...

    "Copyright secured by W. & J. March 1862." Accompanied by cover: Map of Virginia. Richmond: West & Johnston, Publishers. 1862; 15 x 10 cm. Inset: View of Capitol Square, Richmond, Va.; includes list of railroads. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...

    • Contributor: West & Johnston
    • Date: 1865
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    [Central Virginia].

    Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and houses with names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Some sheets consist of two parts joined in the middle. Accompanied by index map (1 sheet ; 64 x 79 cm.) annotated in red ink to show sheet lines and numbers. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 501.7 Available also through ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Gedney, J. F.
    • Date: 1864

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    Map showing position of Union and Rebel armies and Jackson's ...

    Fortunately, Pope's forces retained control of Henry House Hill, thereby allowing the bulk of his army to retreat safely across Bull Run toward Centreville. As part of Lee's plan to interrupt Pope's line of communications, he sent Jackson in a flank movement around the Union Army to take up a position between it and Centreville; Jackson chose the vicinity of Sudley Mountain. As the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-28
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    Magnus' historical war map. One hundred & fifty miles around ...

    Scale ca. 1:920,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.2 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. "Mirror of events [i.e., list of battles] 1861-62-63-64" has been attached to the left of the map. Insets: Maj. Gen. Canby' base of operations [Mississippi and Red River area] 9 x 8 cm.-Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman's base of operations [northern Georgia] 9 x 8 cm.-Fortifications around Richmond, ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1864
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    The seat of war in Virginia. Positions of the rebel forces, b...

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451.3 From the New York Herald, morning edition, June 17, 1861. p. 1. Later version of this map was published in the London American. See entry no. 450.3. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 1861
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    [Richmond east to Charles City C. H.].

    Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645 Two printed sheets dated May 19 and 27, 1864, joined together forming a continuous map. Roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, drainage, and towns are indicated. The map has been annotated with colored pencils to show the routes of the 2nd, 5th, 6th, 9th, and 18th corps. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of works erected at Centreville, Va., by Union forces. U...

    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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    Battle-field & environs of the city of Fredericksburg.

    "To James G. McCabe, Jr., from his friend James W.B." Dated 1863 in pencil in upper right corner. Dated on map: 13th Dec. 1862. Relief shown by hachures. Signed in lower right corner: J.M.B. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Swem, C.E. Maps relating to Virginia, 1008 ...

    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the Battle of Cumberland Church, Va.

    Map shows the location of Confederate Gen. R. E. Lee's troops at Cumberland Church and Union Gen. U. S. Grant's troops south near Farmville, Va., along the Appomattox River. This was a small skirmish in Cumberland County on April 7, 1865, just following action at Highbridge and Rice's Station and just preceding Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-07
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    Map of Charlotte County, 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, geographic 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) - Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the field of operations in Virginia and Battle of Mine...

    Includes areas of Orange and Culpeper counties, Va., where Meade approached the Rapidan River and the Mine Run Valley to try and push Lee's forces unsuccessfully back towards Richmond in the Mine Run Campaign of November 26-December 1, 1863.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of the First Battle of Bull Run]

    Shows the movement of the Union and Confederate forces as their positions changed over the course of July 21, 1861, during the First Battle of Bull Run. Sneden illustrates the battle over the countryside in Prince William and Fairfax counties, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    The Rebel works at Howard's Bridge Virginia April 4th 1862.

    Shows the fortifications of the Confederate forces at Howard's Bridge on the banks of the Poquoson River, which succeeded in slowing McClellan's advance up the Peninsula.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-04
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    Siege of Yorktown [Virginia].

    Illustrates the positions of the Union and Confederate armies in York County, Va., around Yorktown, showing entrenchments and redoubts.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-05
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    [Map of Greenbrier, Summers, Raleigh, Mercer and Monroe Count...

    Covers the area between Raleigh Court House, Blue Sulphur Springs and Pearisburg, W. Va. Drawn with colored ink and pencil on lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and residences with some distances given. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. ...

    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    North Anna. [May 1864]

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows landownership. Union entrenchments are colored in blue ink, Confederate entrechments are colored in red ink. Indicates roads, railraods, drainage, vegetation, houses, fences, and names of occupants. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 590.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    [Map of the counties of Caroline, Essex, Orange and Spotsylva...

    "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, geographic 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
    • Date: 1863
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    Sketch of the entrenched lines in the immediate front of Pete...

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 609 Indicates Union and Confederate lines, names of forts, roads, railroads, street pattern of Petersburg, houses, names of residents, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of Brunswick County, Virginia : Surveyed Top. Dept. under...

    "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) - Graves, H. M.
    • Date: 1864
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    Atlas showing battles, engagements, and important localities ...

    Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 485 Phillips, 1348 Stamped in blue ink on t.p.: Library of Congress, City of Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Bechler, Gustavus R.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of Rebel fort (Camp Misery) on Ship Point Road - Virginia.

    Shows the layout of "Camp Misery" and the surrounding woods and swamp; Ship Point Road is to the south. The camp was evacuated as the Union forces began their siege of Yorktown.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-11
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    Battle of Kelly's Ford, Va. Plan of position of Union and Reb...

    Shows the route of Lee's retreat across the Rappahannock River. Map is oriented with pontoon bridge at Rappahannock Station in upper left of the image, protected by Confederate earthworks and redoubts. Tne Wheatley post office is shown in the center of the image. Kellysville and Kelly's Ford, protected by Ewell's Division, are in lower third, to the left; and Mount Holly is to the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-07
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    Vicinity of Winchester and Harper's Ferry, Va.

    Detail of a printed map of Winchester, Va., and environs, with annotations and additions by Sneden. Additions include inclusion of roads, notes about and dates of battles and skirmishes, location of the point where the Confederate army recrossed the Potomac River following the Battle of Gettysburg, and note that the town of Winchester changed hands [46] times during the war.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the battle of Mine Run, Virginia : fought Monday 30th...

    Meade's intention was to cross the Rapidan River at Germanna Ford, travel west toward Orange Court House, and force Lee from his position in Orange County, just south of river. Alerted to these movements, Lee deployed his forces in strong defensive positions along Mine Run. There being no feasible point of attack, Meade withdrew his forces to winter quarters at Culpeper. Details on this ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-30
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    Plan of the battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia. Fought June 30t...

    "The position of Union forces at Malvern Hill was on the West. Overlooking Warren were 36 guns having full sweep of the Valley and over the River Road. These batteries were [Stephen Hinsdale] Weed's NYork battery, Edwards', Carlisle's, Smead's and Voegele's. To these later in the day were added the siege guns 1st Conn. Artillery under Col. Robert O. Tyler[,;] these were placed on ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-30
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    Plan of the battle of the North Anna fought May 23rd-26th, 1864.

    Grant's continued attempts to turn Lee's flank and allow the Union troops access to Richmond were once again thwarted at the North Anna. Hoping to lure the Confederates away from Spotsylvania Court House, Union forces under Hancock headed for Hanover Junction, an important intersection of the Virginia Central and Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac railroads, hoping Lee would follow. Anticipating this maneuver, Lee moved a ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-23
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    [Map of eastern portion of Virginia : Fortress Monroe, Norfol...

    "May 26th 1862." Shows roads, railroads, towns and rivers. 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 from accompanying envelope. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Source unknown; April 2004, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00202. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, ...

    • Contributor: Moeller, Carl Friederich
    • Date: 1862
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    Map showing the line of entrenchments of the Army N. Va. from...

    Shows Confederate troop positions and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. Oriented with north to the left LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H171 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virg...

    Shows the area of Hanover County near Beaverdam Creek, oriented with the Chickahominy River to the south and the Mechanicsville Road to the north. Here, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles, the Confederate forces launched an assault on the Federal troops, forcing them to retreat from Mechanicsville toward Gaines' Mill.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-26
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    [Sketch showing positions of Second Corps, A.N.Va., August 26...

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, colored pencil, and pencil 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. 111, no. 1. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H109 Imperfect: Discoloration along fold lines. Stains and ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862
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    District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac.

    Low-angle bird's-eye view. Shows cities of Washington and Alexandria in foreground. Includes index of military positions with regiment names. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 678 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 39 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir - E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map showing the operations of the Army of the Potomac under c...

    Endorsed (facsim.): Official J.C. Duane, Major of Engineers, Bvt. Col. U.S.A., Chief Engineer, Army of the Potomac. Map of the country between Petersburg and Appomattox Court House showing roads, railroads, cities, towns and some houses and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 512a.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of the vicinity of Richmond and part of the Peninsula

    Relief shown by hachures. Covers that portion of the Virginia Peninsula between Round Squirrel Church, 15 miles northwest of Richmond, to Old Barrell's Ferry on the Chickahominy River, 35 miles southeast of Richmond. "Approved, April 24th, 1864, Albert H. Campbell, Capt. P. Engrs. in Chge. &c, &c." "Photographed in Off. Top. Dept., D.N.V." "Sanxay & Gomert's Patent" Hand colored photocopy showing roads in brown, ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1864
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    Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va.

    Description derived from published bibliography. Insets: Map of the city of Richmond, Va., from the U.S. Coast Survey map of 1860, with additions by Jed. Hotchkiss. . . . 1866. Scale ca. 1:52,000. 12 x 14 cm.-Map of the city of Petersburg, Va., from Lynch's map with the Confederate & Federal lines on the east from C.S. Engr. maps by Jed. Hotchkiss. Scale ca. ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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    Sheridan's last raid. The line of Sheridan's march, from Newc...

    Scale ca. 1:385,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 498.5 Anonymous, undated newspaper map showing the location and dates of encampments and the "route of rebels, June 11th" at Trevilian Station. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the city of Petersburg, Va. : from Lynch's map : with ...

    Inset map from: Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. 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. July 1943, Argosy Book Stores, c; March 2004, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00196. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of the seat of war

    Covers Virginia and Maryland and portions of Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Shows some fortifications. Relief shown by hachures. Sewn on to and mounted on cloth backing. "Entered by Evans & Cogswell according of the act of Congress of the Confederate States in the Clerks Office of the Distr. Court of the District of South Carolina." Confederate imprint. Includes inset. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Date: 1861
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    The approaches from Washington, to Richmond

    Scale ca. 1:445,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 488 "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy. of New York." Map of eastern Virginia showing roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and some relief by hachures. Battlefields are identified by crossed swords. Inset: The strategic points of east Tennessee, northern Alabama, and Georgia, from the U.S. official military map, 1864. Entered according to Act of Congress in ...

    • Contributor: Heald, D. A. (daniel Addison) - Heald, D. A.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map showing retreat of Union Army 13th and 14th Oct. 1863 fro...

    Map shows an area of central Virginia bordered by Gainesville to the north, Orange Court House to the south, Luray Gap to the west, and Bristoe to the east. With Lee's Army of Northern Virginia on the offensive, it's target Manassas and Washington, Union Gen. Meade had no choice but to pull back to protect the Federal capital.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-13
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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
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    Sketch book of Jed. Hotchkiss, Capt. & Top. Eng., Hd. Qrs., 2...

    Shows general maps of northwestern Virginia and parts of Montgomery County, Maryland, with some showing roads, troop movements, and the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "This volume is my field sketch book that I used during the Civil War. Most of the sketches were made on horseback just as they now appear. The colored pencils used were kept in the places ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862

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    Plan of Battle of Cold Harbor, Va. : June 1st and 3rd 1864.

    The area of Hanover County, Va., covered by this map extends from Mechanicsville to the northwest, the Chickahominy River to the south and Cold Harbor to the east. The Confederate army was already in place along the lowlands of the Chickahominy River when Grant's army arrived on June 1. There was some fighting late in the day, with no Federal progress, but both sides ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-01
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    Plan of the Battle of Spotsylvania C.H., Virginia : fought Ma...

    Shows the Confederate forces located around and to the north of Spotsylvania Court House, with the Po River at their back. The Union forces were positioned along the Ny River so as to attack on both the Confederate left and right. Several landmarks are indicated, including houses used as headquarters by various officers, and the "mule shoe" salient known as the "bloody angle" because ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-08
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    [Richmond, vicinity].

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 636.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Date: 186?
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    Map of country between Yorktown and Williamsbu[rg] in Virginia.

    Shows a portion of the peninsula outlined by the York River to the north and the James River to the south. Sneden marked the Union line of march, wagon trains, and Confederate works, all related to the Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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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. Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (joseph)
    • Date: 1862
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    Military maps illustrating the operations of the armies of th...

    Shows fortifications and troop movement. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 517 Some sheets have the map title, border, and names of the surveyor added. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: Unbound. Sun print with red, blue and black pen-and-ink and pencil annotations. Mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers - United States. Army of the Potomac - United States. Army of the James
    • Date: 1867

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    Survey of a part of Chesterfield County, Virginia.

    "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer Chief Eng'r."--appears above title. "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, geographic features and land owners. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (benjamin Lewis) - Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Koerner, P. W. O.
    • Date: 1863
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    Survey of Prince George Co. Virginia.

    "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engr."--appears above title. "J. Houston Patton, draughtsman."--handwritten note on map. "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."--handwritten note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Patton, J. Houston - Sommers, S. L.
    • Date: 1863
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    The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862 sh...

    Shows the locations of Union fortifications surrounding Alexandria, Va., including forts Lyon and Ellsworth in Fairfax County. The locations of Hunting Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Post route map of the states of Virginia and West Virginia : ...

    Annotated by Capt. Raleigh Travers Daniel, Office of the Secretary of Military Records of the Commonwealth of Virginia between 1909 and 1910. Prepared to accompany a manuscript guidebook to Virginia Civil War battlefields. Maps originally in Series III. Miscellaneous Records. Guide to Battlefields of Virginia and West Virginia, accession 27684. Includes indexes of counties and explanation of mail service, railroads, mail routes, mail messenger, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Post Office Dept - Cortelyou, George (george Bruce) - Daniel, Raleigh T. (raleigh Travers)
    • Date: 1906
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    Bermuda Hundred. [1864-1865]

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 525b.4 Map indicates roads, railroads, towns, drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, and names of residents. Union and Confederate entrenchments are colored blue and red respectively. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 9th ed.

    Scale ca. 1:880,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.3 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. Map is printed in blue with title and border in red. "Ninth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." "Dedicated to the gallant soldiers, fighting to suppress the rebellion." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes 8 inset maps of southern cities. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of Virginia : showing the distribution of its slave popul...

    "Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1861 by Henry S. Graham..." "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded of the U.S. Army." "Washington, June 13th, 1861." Includes census table for 1860. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 919 ...

    • Contributor: Graham, Henry S. - Graham, C. (curtis ) - Hergesheimer, E. (edwin)
    • Date: 1861
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    Richmond [1862-1865]

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.8 Detailed topographic map of the environs of Richmond showing Confederate fortifications in red, Union fortifications in blue, roads, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, hachures, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Position of Richmond, Va.

    Area map of Richmond showing locations of roads, railroads, waterways, and landforms, as well as outlying Confederate defenses. Also includes notations of Union positions on June 13th and June 20th, 1862, and of Genl. Grant's position June 1st, 1864.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Humphreys, A. A. (andrew Atkinson)
    • Date: 1862-05-27