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    Battle of Kelly's Ford, Va. Plan of position of Union and Rebel forces at 1 o'clock 7th Nov. 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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    Pictorial map of the seat of war, showing parts of the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and North Carolina, and also the coast line from Cape Henry to Fort Pickens, with the ... From: Harper's weekly, June 8, 1861, p. 360-361. Relief shown by shading. 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. c. 1 Mar. 2002; Mrs. Cora Wilson, 1941, i; Map Cataloging Team; c. 2 Nov. 2002; Mrs....
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of the Battle of the Crater, Petersburg, Va]. Accompanies letter of W. to "Willie" [?] concerning the Battle of the Crater and Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, Va. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Manuscripts
    • Contributor: W. [Otherwise Unidentified]
    • Date: 1864-07-30
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    Region embraced in the operations of the armies against Richmond and Petersburg "39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. No. 12." Description derived from published bibliography. From: Report of the Secretary of War, 1865. United States. 39th Congress, 1st Session, 1865-66. Relief shown 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. Union works outlined in pink, rebel...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau - Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Bowen & Co. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1865
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    New map of Virginia : compiled from the latest maps Accompanied by cover: New map of Virginia. Richmond, Va. : J.W. Randolph ; 14 x 9 cm. Insets: Harpers Ferry -- Norfolk Harbor and vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Shows principal cities, towns and railroads, canals, roads. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Crandall, M.L. Confederate imprints,...
    • Contributor: Husted & Nenning - Harper & Ludwig - J.W. Randolph & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the Lower Peninsula of Virginia, April 1862. Shows the Confederate and Union fortifications located between the York River to the north and the James River to the south during the Peninsular campaign of 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Region embraced in the operations of the armies against Richmond and Petersburg Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 644 From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1862]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 12. "Authorities. North of James & Appomattox from photograph map captured from the enemy. South of Do. from surveys of Col. N. Michler, Corps of Engineers." Union works are colored red and Confederate works are blue. Map includes roads, railroads, towns, street patterns...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of Virginia and neighboring states showing the location of battles in the Civil War 1861-1865. Scale ca. 1:366,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509.4 Map of eastern Virginia and parts of North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, showing "battles in which New York regiments were engaged," "railroads at time of war," and "turnpikes and plank roads." Union states are colored yellow, and Confederate states are green. Copyright no. "C1. F 22761." Description derived from published bibliography. Available...
    • Contributor: Northrup, William P.
    • Date: 1912
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia [Scale ca. 1:680,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 505 Another edition. Title when folded: 29th annual encampment, G.A.R. Sept 10th 1895. Louisville, Ky., via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Poole Bros., Chicago. Inset: Chesapeake & Ohio route. 8 x 18 cm. Similar to preceding item published for the 26th encampment, G.A.R. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web...
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Date: 1895
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    [Map of the lines of march of the Army of the Potomac from Culpeper to Petersburg, Virginia] Shows names of some residents. Sun print annotated in pen-and-ink the lines of march of the Federal II, V, VI, IX, and XVIII corps and the cavalry. Sheets 2, 3, and 5 are signed by Maj. N. Michler and are dated July 28, August 2, and November 7, 1864, respectively. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 500, 501 Available also through the Library of...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
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    Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Winchester, Virginia, Potomac, etc. Shows portions of southern Maryland and northern Virginia emphasizing Winchester, Va. Sneden notes on the map that Winchester was a city that changed hands 46 times during the war. He lists three major battles near Winchester, fought in March 1862, May 1864, and September 1864. Sneden considered the Battle of Kernstown, Va., to be the First Battle of Winchester but today historians consider the...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-23
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    The National lines before Washington : a map exhibiting the defences of the national capital and positions of the several divisions of the grand Union Army : supplement to the New-York times ...
    Map exhibiting the defences of the national capital and positions of the several divisions of the grand Union Army
    Includes text. Inset: "Port Royal and Tybee Island." Relief shown by hachures. Shows forts, batteries, and territory occupied by 8 Union divisions, extending from Washington to Virginia, ending at the north near Great Falls and southward to the mouth of the Accotink Creek. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for...
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of the Chaffin's Bluff area of Henrico County, Virginia] Additional annotations made in pencil. Map shows federal and Confederate positions September 28, 1864. One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for...
    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 18??
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    [Map of part of the Union lines during the siege of Petersburg, Virginia] 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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    Richmond [1862-1865] Scale 1:42,240. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.7 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the James River colored blue. 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...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Plan of Yorktown, Virginia ... April, 1862. Shows the area of the York River coastline from Windmill Creek to Wormsley Creek with particular attention to the landforms and defenses around Yorktown and the layout of streets and buildings within the town itself.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Position of Richmond, Va. Shows positions of Federal and Confederate armies in June and July 1862 in Richmond region. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on irregularly shaped piece of tracing linen, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. "Copied from a map captured from the enemy June 27th 1862." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H97 Imperfect: Discoloration along right edge and along fold lines. Available...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - McClellan, George (George Brinton) - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson)
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the battle of Five Forks, Va., April 1st 1865 : fought by 5th Army corps Genl Warren. This map depicts the Five Forks area of Dinwiddie County, Va., where Confederate forces under Gen. George E. Pickett tried to hold off the Union advance on Petersburg and the important South Side Railroad. Included are Hatcher's Run, the Appomattox River, Petersburg, Dinwiddie Court House, and the Weldon Railroad. Union forces involved included Warren's Fifth Corps infantry and Sheridan's cavalry. Accused by Sheridan of...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-01
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    Sketch of proposed defences for the depot at Aquia Creek "Copy for Col. G.H. Biddle 95th Reg N.Y. Vols. or the officer succeeding him, as commandant of the post." Oriented with north to the bottom. Pen and ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, rivers, houses and names of occupants. Troop placements marked in red. Shows the area from Accakeek Creek along the shore of the Potomac River to Aquia Creek. This item...
    • Contributor: Long, W. S. - Biddle, G. H. - United States. Army. Dept. Of the Rappahannock
    • Date: 1862
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    Map showing retreat of Union Army 13th and 14th Oct. 1863 from Culpeper to Warrenton Junction. 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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    Map of the country between Richmond and Petersburg Shows fortifications and landowners. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 99-39 CW3
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Penfield, Henry L.
    • Date: 1864
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    Johnson's map of the vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular Campaign in Virginia : showing also the interesting localities along the James, Chickahominy and York rivers Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862 by J. Knowles Hare in the clerk's office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." From: Johnson's new illustrated family atlas of the world, 1870. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 602.65 In upper...
    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett)
    • Date: 1877
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    Map of Caroline. "Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--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."--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...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Hampton to Howard's Bridge, Virginia. The area depicted includes the York River to the north, the James River to the south and the Hampton/Five Points area to the east.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-27