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  • Map
    Map of battle-field of Manassas, Va., giving positions and movements of troops August 30th, 1862 Scle 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 573 "Positions of troops were given in testimony before the Army Board at West Point, and laid down on maps by the witnesses and officers present on the field." Indicates four positions of the Union and Confederate troops, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, houses, and names of residents. The names of the principal field commanders are ...
    • Contributor: Judson, J. A. (John Andrew) - Garden, H. D. - Judson, J. A.
    • Date: 1878
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    One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 12 ed. [Scale ca. 1:880,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.5 "Twelfth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." "Dedicated to the gallant soldiers fighting to suppress the Rebellion." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes portraits of Generals Grant, Meade, and Hancock. Includes 8 inset maps of southern cities. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    Map of Little North Mountain or Preston & Wilson iron lands
    Preston & Wilson iron lands
    General map, does not give mining information. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H243 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 183.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1883
  • Map
    Plan of Fortress Munroe [sic], Va., 1862. Shows the area surrounding Fort Monroe, including the Chesapeake Bay, Old Point Comfort, and Camp Hamilton to the north.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Topographical map of the Bull Run battle-field. [1861]. Scale ca. 1:27,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 564.4 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 29, Nov. 1884. p. 82. "The original of this map was made for General Beauregard, soon after the battle, from actual surveys by Captain D. B. Harris, assisted by Mr. John Grant. It is here reproduced by the Courtesy of General H. L. Abbot, U.S.A., from a photograph ...
    • Contributor: Harris, D. - Grant, John
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of the Shenandoah Valley]. Shows the Shenandoah Valley from Winchester to Staunton, and from the Blue Ridge to the Alleghany mountains, and also shows the names of many residents. Relief shown by form lines and hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/4 in. grid. Ink and pencil on tracing linen, in three sections, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of part of the Potomac River, from the head of tide water to Alexandria : with its lateral canals, soundings, and topography Relief shown by hachures. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Includes "Profile of the Alexandria Canal" and distance list. LC copy annotated in pencil: From a manuscript in the Office of the Chief of Engineers. LC copy originally printed on 6 sheets, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1835
  • Map
    Battlefield of Dinwiddie Courthouse, Va. from official map made by Col. W. H. Paine U.S. Engineers. Map shows the area between Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks, Va., including the location of troops at different times during the engagement. Beginning on March 30, 1865, Sheridan advanced on the Five Forks area. He was stopped overnight at Dinwiddie Court House due to heavy rain. On March 31st he advanced toward Five Forks only to meet significant Confederate resistance, and was forced ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Date: 1865-03-31
  • Map
    S.E. portion of Virginia and N.E. portion of N'th Carolina Covers Tidewater Region (Va.) and Albemarle Sound Region (N.C.). Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, canals, streams, swamps, and distances. Pen-and-ink (black, red) and watercolors (blue, green). Mounted under gauze covering, shellacked. Includes text of "Military considerations" for isolating Norfolk (Va.) by capturing Suffolk (Va.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 476 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Worret, Ch. - Cram, Thomas Jefferson
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of Stafford County, Va
    Map of Stafford County Virginia
    Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward upper left. "Office copy." "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer. Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Savannah, Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1360 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - Virginia Historical Society - Blackford, L.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Plan of the battle of Savage's Station, Virginia, fought Sunday, 29th June 1862 Concerns the Battle of Savage's Station, Henrico County, Va., which was one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-29
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    Plan of Princess Ann and Norfolk counties. Shows names of some residents. Map on 2 sheets sectioned and pasted together. LC Land ownership maps, 1333 Includes historical references. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On verso: This photostat was made from the original manuscript in the William Clements Library at the University of Michigan.
    • Date: 1780
  • Map
    Topographical map of the District of Columbia and a portion of Virginia Partial cadastral map showing landowners' names in rural areas of D.C. Also shows density of built-up area in city. Relief shown by contours. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes source materials note. LC copy 1 fold-lined and annotated in blue pencil in upper margin: Gannett. Copy 2 sectioned to 6 sheets, annotated in ink on cloth backing, and ...
    • Contributor: Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton) - Lydecker, G. J. (Garrett J.) - Bruff, William T. O. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Office of the Engineer Commissioner D.C.
    • Date: 1884
  • Map
    Route from Manassas to Centreville, August 28th to 31st. Depicts the path General Samuel Heintzelman took during August 23rd to 31st from Manassas Junction in Prince William County, Va., traveling toward Centreville in Fairfax County, Va., directly before and during the Second Battle of Manassas or Bull Run.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-28
  • Map
    Reconnaissance of the battle field at Bull Run, Va., fought July 21, 1861 Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows names of some residents. Annotations show troop positions and engagements. Oriented with north to the right. Sun print with annotations in red ink, mounted on cloth and under cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 561 Inscribed in ink: With respects of Genl. J.G. Barnard. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    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. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Relief shown by hachures and ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins)
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Plan of the Battle of Chantilly, Va., September 1st, 1862, 5 to 10 p.m. Concerns the placement of Union and Rebel forces, including the headquarters of General Samuel P. Heintzelman, for the last scene of fighting of the Second Bull Run Campaign, June-September, 1862. Covers portions of Fairfax County, Va., including the area around Chantilly and Germantown.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
  • Map
    To the American Philosophical Society, this map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys is [humbly] inscribed by ... Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Churchman, John - American Philosophical Society
    • Date: 1778
  • Map
    [Map of Hanover County, Va.]. LC Land ownership maps, 1274 Shows fortifications near Mechanicsville, describes several bridges across the Chickahominy River as destroyed, and gives the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on 3/4 in. pencil grid on two sheets of paper pasted together and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H39 Available also through the Library ...
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    Plan of Fort Lyon on Eagle Hill above Alexandria, Va. Shows a detailed drawing of Union Fort Lyon located on Eagle Hill in Fairfax County, Va. This fort was the headquarters for Major General Samuel Peter Heintzelman, U.S.A.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Official map of the lower Potomac River picket lines Jany 1862. Shows area of Fairfax County, Va., between Pohick Church and Accotink to the north and Colchester to the south.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    [Map showing reclamation of Potomac River estuary at Washington D.C. to form harbor and the Potomac parks]. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    Map of eastern Virginia, Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.26 General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. In his report to the Superintendent of the Coast survey dated November 1, 1862, Nicholson notes that ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    First Battle of Bull Run Accompanies letter, 1861 July 25, of Benjamin Irby Scott, Centreville, Fairfax County, Va., to his mother Mrs. Fanny Scott, n.p., concerning the first Battle of Bull Run. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. In the Scott family papers, 1861-1865. Manuscripts
    • Contributor: Scott, Benjamin Irby - Scott Family
    • Date: 1861-07-25
  • Map
    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