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    Map of Cumberland Co., Virginia : surveyed and drawn under di... "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) - Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1864
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    The seige [sic] of Petersburg, Va.
    Siege of Petersburg, Va.
    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 611 "The above map is made to conform to a diagram of the position of the opposing armies during the seige of Petersburg, Virginia, as gotten up by N. Michler, Major of Engineers of the U.S. Army. The position of Elliotts' and Gracies' brigades are mainly represented." Map of the Richmond-Petersburg area showing forts, covered ...
    • Contributor: Stinson, J.
    • Date: 1908
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    Map of the first & second division of the James River & Kanaw... "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Extends from Richmond west to Buchanan, Va., indicating the streams feeding into the James and the locations of roads, which are indentified. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the battle of Gaine's Mill, Virginia fought June 27th... Concerns the Battle of Gaines Mill, Hanover County, Va., one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-27
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    Johnson's map of the vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular Cam... 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." Appears in: Johnson's new illustrated (steel plate) family atlas, ca. 1863. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 602.2 On ...
    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett) - Johnson and Ward - Johnson, A. J.
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Plan d'York en Virginie avec les attaques faites par les Armé... Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1466 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 400; 651/1
    • Contributor: Querenet De La Combe
    • Date: 1781
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    Plan of the Battle of the Wilderness, Va. : May 5th to 12th. While labelled the Battle of the Wilderness (May 5-6), this map depicts troop locations and movements during engagements in the days immediately following as both armies met at Spotsylvania Court House (May 8-12) and Union forces under Grant made slow but steady progress moving southeast toward the James River and their ultimate goal, Richmond. This map encompasses the Rapidan River to the northeast, and ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-05
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    Map of part of battlefield of Bull Run July 1861 : showing po... Area depicted includes Buck Hill to the north and Bald Hill to the south. The locations of the Warrenton Turnpike and Market Road are included.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    The battle fields and military positions in eastern Virginia,... Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 480 "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy of New York." Inset: [Map of northern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania] 16 x 32 cm. Gives names and boundaries of Virginia counties, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. Battles are indicated by crossed swords. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Heald, D. A. (Daniel Addison) - Heald, D. A.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Elizabeth City CO, VA. : from actual surveys by E.A. S...
    Map of Elizabeth City County, Virginia
    Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by contours. Oriented with north to the upper right. "E.W. Smith & Co., Map Establishment, 17 & 19 So 6th St., Philadelphia." Sectioned and mounted on cloth, red cloth edges. LC Land ownership maps, 1248 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Semple, E. A. (Edward Armistead) - Ivy, Wm. - Hubbard, C. - E.W. Smith & Co. - Semple, E. A.
    • Date: 1892
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    Map of Orange. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--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 ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Izard, Walter
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the redoubt and rifle pits ensilading [sic] the Leesb... Includes main roads, buildings used for the hospital, chapel, stables, theater, and headquarters encampment of Brigadier General John Sedgwick.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Richmond from ten to twelve miles from here. Shows troop positions, batteries, etc. near Dutch gap on the James River. Pencil and black and red ink on paper, map torn on fold line. Accompanied by letter, includes transcription. On verso: N.B. direct, Geo. M. Nicol, hd. qrs. 3d. Brig. 3d. Division, 18 A.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2001-32
    • Contributor: Nicol, Geo. M. (George M.)
    • Date: 1864
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    [Sketch of the roads south of Bowles's shop near Salem Church... Shows roads in eastern Albemarle County and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the bottom. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H143 In ink on red bordered label: 282 crossed out. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Map of a part of the city of Richmond showing the burnt distr... Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 641 "The black markes indicates burnt." Confederate imprint. Another copy is in the Hubbard family papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., container no. 17. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Smith, William Ira
    • Date: 1865
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    Sketch of the lines at Yorktown Virginia April 30th 1862. Shows an area that includes Gloucester Point on the north/east side of the York River, Yorktown on the south/west side of the river, and Wormsley Creek to the south of Yorktown as the Union forces finalized preparations to begin the siege of Yorktown.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-30
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    Cold Harbor [Hanover County, Virginia] 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 more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 18??
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    Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. Shows radial distances from Richmond and fortifications. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 631 Includes views of "The capitol of the C.S., Richmond" and "Washington Monument, Richmond". 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]. -- Map of the city of Petersburg, Va., from Lynch's map with ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Bohn, Casimir
    • Date: 1867
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    Vicinity of Brandy Station, Culpeper Co., Va. : showing battl... Relief shown by hachures. Shows location of troop lines. 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, July 2002, W.F. Lee (April 1926), gift; Map Cataloging Team; c.2, photocopy, LVA; c.3, photocopy, LVA. c.1, map accession ...
    • Contributor: Strobridge & Co. Lith
    • Date: 1863
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    Map showing portions of the Federal and Confederate forces at... Wall map of part of Dinwiddie County (Va.) showing Civil War troop positions, roads, railroad, settlements, buildings, farms with occupants' names, and streams. Does not show troop positions or movements for battles of Quaker Road or Dinwiddie Court House. Title from typewritten label affixed at upper left corner. Gift; Mr. A.S. Perham; 1920. Pen-and-ink (black and red) and lead-pencil guidelines. LC Civil War maps ...
    • Contributor: Perham, Aurestus S.
    • Date: 1865
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    Harrison's Landing, Va. : Showing Union line of defence [sic]. Shows the location at Harrison's Landing, along the James River, of the camps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac after the Seven Days' Battles, 25 June-1 July 1862. Includes Berkeley and Westover plantations in Charles City County, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-02
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    Topographical sketch of the New Market, Va., battlefield of M... Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 586 "The sketch is of the battlefield as it was in May, 1864. The woods, orchards, houses and other cultural features and the places where certain ones fell are from lifelong residents of New Market who were there on the day of the battle." Inset: [Sketch of part of the Woodstock, Virginia, sheet of the U.S. ...
    • Contributor: Colonna, Allison
    • Date: 1912
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    Map showing the lines of entrenchments of the C.S. Army of No... Shows troop positions in Hanover County and names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H170 Imperfect: First five letters of "extending" cut out. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 36.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the state of Virginia "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Also shows Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and parts of adjacent states. Includes table: Distances by railroads. Red overprint of railroad routes. 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. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 465.45 Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington, Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241.5 "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by G. M. Hopkins." General map of eastern and central Maryland, Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Date: 1861
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    Campagne en Virginie du Major Général M'is de LaFayette : ou ...
    Plan d'une partie de la Virginie
    Covers central Virginia from Orange County in the north to Isle of Wight County in the south, and west to Cumberland County. Shows selected bridges, houses, churches, taverns, and other points of interest, and includes notes describing dates of military actions in the Yorktown campaign. Place-names in English, notes in French. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, wash, and lead pencil. Sectioned to 15 panels and mounted on ...
    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1781
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    Outworks nos. 1 & 2 to battery no. 6. Components: Outwork no. 1 to battery no. 6, Meadow bridge road -- Outwork no. 2 to battery no. 6. Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annotated with names of land owners: "Bishop Magill [i.e. Mcgill] for the benefit of the Roman Catholic Church" and "Doctor Deane." One of a series of ten maps drawn by showing the plats of land appropriated ...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg Va. By Maj.... Area depicted includes the Rappahannock River to the northeast, Taylor Hill to the northwest and Deep Run to the south. The Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad is also indicated. As part of Gen. Hooker's plan to drive the Confederate Army back toward Richmond, Gen. Sedgwick was to undertake a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock River toward the Confederate entrenchments above Fredericksburg. On May 3rd, having ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Rockbridge Co. Va.
    Map of Rockbridge County, Virginia.
    "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. "This portion of Rockbridge was included in the Botetourt survey."--handwritten note appearing on map in section of county south of the James River and bordered by Botetourt and Bedford counties. Forms part ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Coyle, John M. - Hutchinson, W. - Izard, Walter
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington 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. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological profile of Loudoun County." Mounted on cloth ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J.
    • Date: 1862
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    Richmond and its defences. Constructed and engraved to illust... Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640.4 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 236 and 237. Signed (facsimile): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1863 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Richmond and its vicinity, showing all ...
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Map of the battle fields of North Anna : showing the field of...
    Battle fields of North Anna
    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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    Lord Cornwallis surrender, 1781. Shows Yorktown Virginia and the York River on conical powder horn. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript: Engraved bovine horn, shellacked. Has wooden pouring spout inserted at narrow end and wooden hinged cap inserted at wide end. Inscriptions: James Downae his horn, made by E. Crosby - 1781, A: Bowery, A: Lion, The: Elem Tree, and Mare Maid at: Sea. Includes pictorial represenations of the ...
    • Contributor: Crosby, E. - Downae, James
    • Date: 1781
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    Plan of Battle of South Mills. Dismal Swamp Canal, N.C. Shows the area between South Mills, Camden County, N.C., and Joy's Creek to the north and the Pasquotank River to the south where a minor shirmish took place on April 19, 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-19
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    Isometric view of General Grant's Virginia campaign. Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 488.4 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, Sept. 10, 1864. p. 580. Panoramic view of the environs of the James and Appomattox rivers showing Union and Confederate lines at Petersburg, and Butler's lines at Bermuda Hundred. Points of interest are keyed by number to a legend printed in the lower margin. Description derived from published ...
    • Date: 1864
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    Battle at Dranesville, Va. Decr. 20th, 1861. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Original scrapbook housed in the Museum Department of the Virginia Historical Society (1994.80.4-525) with restricted access. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-12-20
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    Bacon's large print war map showing 50 miles round Washington... Scale ca. 1:480,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 484 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland, showing engagements by crossed swords, fortifications surrounding Richmond, routes of the opposing armies to Petersburg, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. A few important Civil War sites are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the country in the vicinity of Todds Tavern, with the ...
    Country in the vicinity of Todds Tavern, with the position of the 2nd Corps Army of the Potomac, May 8th, 1864
    Relief shown by hachures. LC copy 1 from the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Includes notes. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 662 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 1 annotated in pencil on verso: Map of the country in the vicinity of Todd's Tavern, Duane.
    • Contributor: Howell, C. W. - Duane, James C. (James Chatham) - Bien, Julius - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Date: 1865
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    The line of the Rappahannock, 30th April 1863 Showing positio... This map shows the location of the two armies on the eve of the Chancellorsville Campaign. Union Gen. Hooker has moved his forces via Kelly's Ford into position south of the Rappahannock near Chancellorsville, Va., to launch what he believes will be a rear attack on Gen. R. E. Lee's Fredericksburg stronghold. Meanwhile Federal forces under Sedgwick continue a diversionary frontal assault on Fredericksburg. ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-04-30
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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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    To His Excellency Genl. Washington, Commander in Chief of the... Scale ca. 1:14,400. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References to the British lines" with illus. of ships and "Explanation" of the American and French siege operations. LC copy annotated on verso: Plan de l'investissement de York et de Glocester. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1471 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; ...
    • Contributor: Bauman, Sebastian - Scot, Robert
    • Date: 1782
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    Map of the state of Virginia : containing the counties, princ...
    Map of Virginia
    "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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    Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing ... Detail from a printed map of the Potomac River region of Maryland and Virginia, and including Washington, D.C., which Sneden has annotated to show the locations of Union forts and picket lines.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Field of McClellan's operations, scene of the recent battles ... Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650.6 Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. From the Philadelphia inquirer, Wednesday, July 2, 1862. p. 1. Map of the region east of Richmond showing the location of battlefields on June 25, 26, and 27, 1862. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News (Firm)
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Map of the battlefield of Bull Run, Virginia. Brig. Gen. Irvi... "Bell Bros. photo-lithographers, Washington, D.C." Description derived from published bibliography. Gives roads, railroads, hachures, vegetation, drainage, villages, houses, fences, and names of residents. "Dotted lines near Centreville indicate sites of [Union] bivouacs on the night of July 20th. Full lines denote the position of the forces on the next day at the commencement of the engagement at Sudley's Springs; blue marking the United States ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1877
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    Plan of the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia. July 21st 1861. Map shows the area surrounding Bull Run including Centreville and New Market, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-07-21
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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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    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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    Chancellorsville, May 2, 1863, showing Stonewall Jackson's gr... This detail from a printed map shows the area around Chancellorsville, Va., including Wilderness Church to the west, the Rapidan River to the north, and the Plank Road to the south. Also indicated is the route taken by Stonewall Jackson's corps to Wilderness Tavern and the direction of their attack on the Union's exposed flank.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-02
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    [Map of the lower Shenandoah Valley of Virginia]. "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: 1864
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    [Swift Creek area, Chesterfield and Prince George Counties, V... 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 more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 18??
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    Plan of the 1st Battle of Bull Run Virginia 21st July 1861. T... Shows the area between Sudley Springs and Centreville to the north and New Market to the south. The location of the Warrenton Turnpike is also included.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-07-21
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    The Pursuit of the rebel army, April 6th-8th, 1865, and Battl... In this detail from an unidentified printed map, Sneden depicts the area between Rice's Depot and Jetersville, Va. Named after Sailor's Creek that runs through Prince Edward, Amelia and Nottoway Counties, this engagement of the Appomattox Campaign was fought April 6, 1865. The Confederates sustained heavy losses (7-8,000) before withdrawing to Highbridge, and several generals, including Ewell, were captured.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-06
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    Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].
    Union forts on the Virginia shore
    This map shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Virginia side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases lists the name of the regiment that built the structure.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Scale 1:63,360. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 470 Another edition. Mounted on cloth. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of Fairfax and Alexandria counties, Virginia, and parts ... Above neat line in right corner: "Recd. Engineer Bureau, April 25th 1864. with letter April 23d '64, fm. Capt. Michler, [signed] J.C. Woodruff, Maj. of Engineers." Map showing the defenses of Washington situated in Virginia, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, vegetation, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 493 Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
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    The Battle of Chancellorsville, Va., including operations fro... Map depicts Hooker's attempt to flank Lee's position at Fredericksburg via Kelly's Ford and Chancellorsville, which backfired when Lee discovered it. Dividing his forces, Lee turned half to meet Hooker's Federals head on near Chancellorsville while Jackson's division moved through the Wilderness to flank Hooker's right. Meanwhile, Sedgwick's forces managed to cross the Rappahannock opposite Fredericksburg and dislodge the Confederates holding Marie's Heights, but ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Date: 1863-04-29
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    Botetourt Co., Va. South west section.
    Botetourt County, Virginia. Southwest section.
    "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: 1864
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    Bermuda Hundred. [1864-1865] Scale 1:42,240. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 525b.2 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the James and Appomattox rivers colored blue. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1864
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    Battle of Crampton's Gap, Maryland : fought Septr 14th 1862. Shows the area surrounding Burkittsville, Frederick County, Md., as the left wing of McClellan's army moved toward Crampton's Gap to try to prevent the Confederate assault on Harper's Ferry, W. Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    Sketch of the battle of Belle Grove or Cedar Creek, Wednesday... Shows fortifications but no troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil over 1-inch pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H194 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 425.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    Map showing the locations of the battlefields of Fredericksbu... Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 553 Accompanied by a pamphlet entitled Map of the Six Battlefields: Fredericksburg, Hamilton's Crossing, Chancellorsville, Salem Church, Spotsylvania, Wilderness, and illustrated sketch of Fredericksburg (Fredericksburg, Virginia, R.A. Kishpaugh, 1906). Map indicates Union and Confederate works, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...
    • Contributor: Kishpaugh, Robert A.
    • Date: 1906
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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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    [White House to Harrisons Landing]. Annonymous pen and ink manuscript map traced on linen from a portion of: White House to Harrisons Landing. Prepared by Capt. H.L. Abbot, topographical engineer, Army of the Potomac. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents and vegetation. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 186?
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    The assault on the "Red Battery," April 25th, 1862 Yorktown,... Shows the area between the Warwick River to the west and the Warwick Road to the east as McClellan's forces attacked Confederate batteries on the Peninsula south of Yorktown, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-25
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    Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg. Fought 13th Decr. 1862. Map shows Gen. R. E. Lee's strong position on the heights overlooking Fredericksburg, Va. While he could not prevent the Union forces from crossing the Rappahannock River on December 13 and taking the town, they were unable, despite repeated suicidal assaults, to take the hills on which the Confederate forces were entrenched. After several days astride the river, the Union forces withdrew the night ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Date: 1862-12-13
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    Military map of south-eastern Virginia Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 489 Map title appears inside the border in the upper right corner. Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, vegetation, and some fortifications in the Richmond-Petersburg area. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1864
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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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    Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after th... Shows the street plan of Yorktown and the fortifications surrounding the town following the Confederate removal up the Peninsula. The York River and the town of Gloucester Point are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-04
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    Map shewing [sic] advance of 6th Army Corps (Genl. John Sedgw... In January of 1863 Joseph Hooker replaced Ambrose Burnside as commander of the Army of the Potomac. His first order of business was to dislodge R. E. Lee from his position outside of Fredericksburg. Hooker envisioned a two-prong approach, with half his army attacking on Lee's left, while the other half, under the command of John Sedgwick, made a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Battery no. 6 on Mechanicsville Turnpike : total contents 10 ... Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annotated with names of land owners: Edward Nauman and John B. Davis. 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 Virginia; ...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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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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    New Market, Va., battlefield May 15, 1864 Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 585 "This map shows the battlefield as it was May 15, 1864. It is based on the Woodstock, Va., sheet of the U.S. Geological Survey as shown in the subsketch [inset]. The woods, orchards, houses and other cultural features are by Frank J. Bushong, the best living authority, confirmed by Mr. Hupp, of Sperryville, Va., who ...
    • Contributor: Colonna, Allison
    • Date: 1914
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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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    Plan of the Battle of Dranesville Va Decr 20th 1861. Shows Dranesville, Fairfax County, Va., and the area to the north. The locations of the Leesburg Turnpike, Centreville Road and Chain Bridge Road are indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-12-20
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    Map of vicinity of Richmond Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on tracing linen, sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H176 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In lower left corner: Gen. R.E. Lee's. In pencil on verso: 62. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. ...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1864
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    York en Virginie, 1781. Carte des environs d'York avec les at... Scale ca. 1:134,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Includes descriptive index to military works. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1475 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1781
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    Map of operations at Bermuda Hundred and Drewry's Bluff, Virg... In this map Sneden attempts to show several engagements that took place between Butler's Army of the James and Beauregard's Confederates, May 6th through May 13th, 1864. He includes Port Walthall Junction, where Union forces first engaged Beauregard's Confederates; the Confederate defense of Fort Darling at Drewry's Bluff; and the Union entrenchments astride the Appomattox River at Bermuda Hundred and City Point, where they ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-10
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    Central Virginia : showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's campaig... Map No. 11, from: Annual report of the U.S. War Dept., 1865. "39th Cong. 1st Sess. Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A." printed above the map. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows the routes taken in central Virginia by the various army corps under General Grant in 1864-65. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau - Bowen & Co.
    • Date: 1866
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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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    Survey of Prince George Co. Virginia.
    Survey of Prince George County, 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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    [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
  • Map
    Battlefield of Dinwiddie Courthouse, Va. from official map ma... 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
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    A part of Henrico County "Approved Albert H. Campbell Capt. P. Engrs. & Chf. Top. Dept."--handwritten note on map. "This Confederate States Map was saved by My Mother Mrs. J.F. Gilmer in April 1865 & taken to Georgia. I now give it to my dear friends at Brook Hill. Louisa Porter Minis née Gilmer, May 24th 1897."--handwritten note on map. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis
    • Date: 1862
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    Battle of Cumberland Church Map shows the locations of troops surrounding Lee's headquarters at Cumberland Church, Va. This was a small skirmish on April 7, 1865, just north of Farmville in Cumberland County, immediately following the action at Highbridge and Rice's Station.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-07
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    Map of a part of the eastern portion of Virginia showing the ... Covers Richmond region (Va.) northward to Fredericksburg. Shows cavalry routes of movement, engagements, encampments, roads, railroads, settlements, drainage, and the fortifications around Richmond. "Drawn by Capt. N.D. Preston, to accompany the paper, 'The Cavalry Raid to Richmond in May 1864', read by him before the Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S., Wednesday evening, May 6, ...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
    • Date: 1864
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    Region of the Seven Days' fighting [June 25-July 1, 1862]. Scale ca. 1:210,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 651 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 30, July 1885. p. 453. Map of the environs of Richmond showing roads, railroads, fortifications, towns, rivers, bridges, and swamps. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Date: 1885
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    Map of Virginia : showing the distribution of its slave popul... "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded of the U.S. Army." Includes population table based on census of 1860 by county. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Graham, H. S. (Henry S.) - Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Graham, H. S.
    • Date: 1861
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    White House to Harrisons Landing
    Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no 3
    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, 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. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 594 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 943 Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1862
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    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle f... Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 448 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and relief by hachures. Principal Union and Confederate positions are marked by small flags or underlined in blue and red respectively. List of 33 forts defending Washington is in the right ...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the battle of Chancellorsville. Virginia position, 5 ... Sneden uses his usual eye for detail in showing the nature of the terrain with crop fields, woods, areas of felled trees, roads, and waterways in the vicinity of the Battle of Chancellorsville. He particularly emphasizes the positions of the following corps in the U.S. Army of the Potomac: 2nd Corps (commanded by Winfield Scott Hancock), 3rd Corps (commanded by Daniel Edgar Sickles), 5th ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-02
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    Battery no. 9 (near the Brooke turnpike) : total contents 8 9... Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Widow Robert Gordon, Gen. Clay and Nath. Bowe. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    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?
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    Plan of the Battle of Bristoe Station, Orange and Alexandria ... Shows the area of Fairfax County, Va., which was the site of the Battle of Bristoe Station. The map is oriented with Cedar Run to the south, Bristoe to the west and indicates the route of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. Also indicated are A. P. Hill's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, engaging the Union's II Corps during its withdrawal toward Centreville, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity. Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 623 At top of map: Genl. Grant's campaign war map. Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By refering [sic] to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may ...
    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1864