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    Plan of the Battle of Cold Harbor, June 3rd. After two days' preparation, the main Federal assault took place in the early morning of June 3rd against a well-entrenched Confederate army. Federal losses were overwhelming, and by noon Gen. Grant called a halt to the entire attack. This map depicts the area of Hanover County, Va., that includes Old and New Cold Harbor, Gaines Mill, and Bethesda Church in relation to the Chickahominy ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-03
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    The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown, Va. 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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    Map of Spotsylvania
    Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V., Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward upper left. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer. Presented to the West Point Military Academy by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Savannah, Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1354 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - United States Military Academy
    • Date: 1863
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    [Central Virginia showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's Campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-65 Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 516 Another edition. From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. No. 11. In lower right corner: Bowen & Co. lith., Philada. Map extends from Martinsburg south to Dinwiddie C. H. and from Staunton east to Port Tobacco. In this edition, the map title and legend have been moved from the right hand ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1865
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    Johnson's Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, and Maryland Includes ill.: "University of Virginia," "Dismal Swamp," and "City of Baltimore." Plates 29-30. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes the counties in Virginia which became West Virginia 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 ...
    • Contributor: Johnson & Browning
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of eastern portion of Virginia : Fortress Monroe, Norfolk, Yorktown, Petersburg, Richmond &c.] "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 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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    Yorktown to Williamsburg
    Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 1
    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, 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.), 599 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 940 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the state of Virginia : showing the advantages of the harbor of West Point as an entrepot for emmigration and the shipment of the products of the southern and western ... Shows major railways to the west. Relief shown by contours. Also covers Maryland, West Virginia, and Delaware. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in lower left corner stamped in blue ink: 66. LC copy imperfect: Torn with minor losses along vertical fold lines and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Quackenbush, Eugene - Ed. W. Welcke & Bro
    • Date: 1875
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    Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 3.
    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."--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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    [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
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    [Map of Lee's retreat from Petersburg to Appomattox Court House, Va.] This undated map shows the route of the Army of Northern Virginia's retreat from Petersburg to Appomattox Court House, Va., during April 2-9, 1865.
    • Contributor: McIntosh Family
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of Campbell Co.
    Map of Campbell County | Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V., Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Four sheets pasted together as two sheets joined to form 1, mounted on cloth. "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, Savah, Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1229 Available also through the Library of ...
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Dwight, C. S. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 1864
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    [Swift Creek area, Chesterfield and Prince George Counties, 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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    Aerial reconnaissance, August 10th, 1861 : [Sewells Point, Virginia] Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 654 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: La Mountain, John
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the 1st Battle of Bull Run Virginia 21st July 1861. Topography from U.S. Engineers official map. 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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    Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought September 22nd, 1864. 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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    Loudoun County, Virginia [186-?]. Relief shown by line forms. Indicates roads, railroads, drainages, and the names of a few villages. Stamped on verso: Gilbert Thompson. Sun print. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 559.8 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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    Hotchkiss' geological map of Virginia and West Virginia Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H219 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Ink and watercolor annotations showing "The great Limestone valley" and the "Lower coal measures coking coals" and ink annotations showing radial distances from Buchanan. LC copy imperfect: Holes along fold line. In pencil on verso: 464.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1875
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    Williamsburg to White House Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, and drainage. "Julius Bien & Co. Photo Lith. N.Y." Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 597 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Julius Bien & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Charlotte County, Va.
    Map of Charlotte County, Virginia
    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Sept. 15th, 1864." Oriented with north toward upper left. Two sheets sectioned and joined to form 1, mounted on cloth. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer. Presented to the Virignia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs J.F. Minis, Savh. Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1236 Includes ...
    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E. - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 1864
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    Panorama of Norfolk and surroundings 1892. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 960 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. and map. AACR2
    • Contributor: Wellge, H. (Henry) - American Publishing Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.) - Wellge, H.
    • Date: 1892
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    Map of the seat of war in Virginia, Dec. 1, 1862. Relief shown by hachures. Covers Fredericksburg/Alexandria/Harpers Ferry region. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 457 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Duncan - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the state of Virginia : containing the counties, principal towns, railroads, rivers, canals & all other internal improvements.
    New map of Virginia
    "Copyright secured by W. & J. March 1862." Accompanied by cover: New map of Virginia. Richmond : West & Johnston, 1864 ; 18 x 12 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 ...
    • Contributor: West & Johnston
    • Date: 1864
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    The battle of Chancellorsville Sunday, May 3rd, 1863 Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to left. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor mounted on cloth. Cameo impression in margin at bottom right: Reynolds's Bristolboard (with crown in center). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H135 In pencil on verso: 19. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Robinson, S. , (Sampson ) - Robinson, S.
    • Date: 1863