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    Hare's map of the vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular campaign in Virginia. Showing also the interesting localities along the James, Chickahominy and York Rivers Scale ca. 1:190,080. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 602 Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by J. Knowles Hare . . ." Copyright number "401 Jan. 22, 1863" is written in ink in the lower margin. "Copyright Library May 12, 1863" is stamped in the right margin. Indictes location and dates of battles, forts, "line...
    • Contributor: Hare, J. Knowles
    • Date: 1862
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    A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ... " "Printed for Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, & Thos. Jefferys at the corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross, London." Appears in Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1775. Three copies. Copy 1, outlined in yellow, green,...
    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Sayer, Robert - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1775
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    [Map of the siege of Suffolk, Va., 1863.] Concerns the unsuccessful Confederate siege of Suffolk, Va., 11 April-4 May 1863, and indicates the location of Federal troops, railroads, roads, parade ground, breastworks, hospital, and forts, and the placement Federal gunboats in the Nansemond River.
    • Contributor: Allen, Orrin Sweet
    • Date: 1863
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    Frederick County Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward upper left. Composed of many sheets pasted together. Sectioned in 4 and mounted on cloth. "From an original from the Dept. of Geology, University of Virginia, loaned by Mr. Vernon C. Eddy, Handley Library, Winchester, Va." LC Land ownership maps, 1259 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Contributor: Wood, John
    • Date: 1820
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    Potomac, Fredericksburg, & Piedmont R.R. from Fredg., to O.C.H. 38 miles, by C. M. Braxton, Sketch map of part of Virginia from Fredericksburg to Orange Court House. Shows relief by form lines, drainage, cities and towns, and the line of survey in red. Chartered as the Fredericksburg and Gordonsville Rail Road. See entry 412.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Potomac, Fredericksburg, and Piedmont Railroad
    • Date: 1876
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    [Sketch of Flint Hill, Virginia, and the roads to Gaines X Roads, F. Eastham, and the Hermitage]. Shows roads in the Flint Hill region. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on blue paper, mounted on cloth. Watermark: Eagle with shield holding arrows. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H164 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1863
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    Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia showing attack on the salient angle May 12th. Shows the distribution of Confederate forces under the commands of Longstreet, Ewell, and Hill facing Union forces under Wright, Warren, Burnside, and Hancock, with special attention to Hancock's assault on Ewell's forces in the "Mule Shoe salient." Oriented with north to the upper left.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-12
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    The Centre position of Union and Rebel armies, Yorktown, Va. Shows both of the armies west of Yorktown, with the York River to the east, as the Siege of Yorktown got underway.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of portion of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania 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. Oriented with north toward the upper left. 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: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 18??
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    Plan of the town of Alexandria in the District of Columbia, 1798 Relief shown by hachures. Authorship attributed to George Gilpin in P.L. Phillips' A list of maps of America. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 97 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 21 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and notes. Phillips. Washington 2 DCP Vault
    • Contributor: Gilpin, George - Clarke, Thomas - Thomas, John V.
    • Date: 1798
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    [Map of Spotsylvania County, Va.]. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications in the Chancellorsville area and the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on brown paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H59 LC Land ownership maps, 1348 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of a part of the city of Richmond showing the burnt districts "Confederate imprint" -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. "Published by Wm. Ira Smith proprietor Richmond Whig." Advertised to be sold for 50 cents each on Apr. 10, 1865 -- Evening Whig (Richmond), Apr. 8, 1865. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows an area north of the James River surrounding the capitol and includes...
    • Contributor: Ludwig, C. L. - Smith, William Ira
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of Battle of Malvern Hill Va. Fought 1st July 1862. Shows the terrain surrounding Malvern Hill in Henrico County, Va., the sight of the last of the Seven Days' Battles.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-01
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    [Map of the battle of Seven Pines] relative positions at the beginning of the attack, and after dark on May 31 [1862]. Scale ca. 1:106,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 653 Shows troop positions and names of commanders, roads, "Richmond and York River Rail Road," and rivers. Brief description of the battle appears below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1862
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    Survey of Culpeper and a part of Madison counties, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of many residents. Drawn on a 3/4-inch grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H27 LC Land ownership maps, 1241 Pen-and-ink on pencil grid on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. In holograph beneath title and scale: "Approved April 8th, 1863, Albert H. Campbell, Capt. P. Engrs. & Chief. Top. Dep. D.N.Va." In upper left corner, "No. 8"...
    • Contributor: Dwight, C. S.
    • Date: 1863
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    A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Sketch of the River Elk, at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Scale ca. 1:72,000 and ca. 1:30,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in handwriting of Admiral Lord Howe: By Mr. Hunter, master of the Eagle. Depths shown by soundings. Navigable channels outlined in pale red wash. Shows landing of the King's troops, opposite Cecil Court House, and Head Qurs. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1413 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Contributor: Hunter, John
    • Date: 1777
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    Map of a part of the eastern portion of Virginia showing the route of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac under Major General P.H. Sheridan on the raid to ... 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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    Map of a part of eastern Virginia. Scale 1:240,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 481.4 Anonymous map of the counties of Berkeley, Jefferson, Loudoun, Fairfax, Prince William, and Fauquier showing cities and towns, roads and railroads, rivers and streams, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of Fort Magruder, Battlefield of Williamsburg, Virginia. Sketched the day after the battle 6th May 1862. Shows the area surrounding Confederate Fort Magruder just south of in Williamsburg, Va. Details include the network of ravines and slashed trees extending the width of the Peninsula used by the Confederate Army as part of its defenses.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-06
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    Map showing position of Union and Rebel armies and Jackson's flank march during 2nd Battle of Bull Run, Aug. 28th to 31st, 1862. Fortunately, Pope's forces retained control of Henry House Hill, thereby allowing the bulk of his army to retreat safely across Bull Run toward Centreville. As part of Lee's plan to interrupt Pope's line of communications, he sent Jackson in a flank movement around the Union Army to take up a position between it and Centreville; Jackson chose the vicinity of Sudley Mountain. As the...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-28
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    Richmond [1862-1865] Relief shown by hachures. 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, houses, and names of residents. Shows landownership. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 632.9 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    [Part of Chesterfield County, Virginia]. Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "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, 1237 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th, & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va.
    Illustrative map accompanying argument of petitioner's counsel, positions of troops delineated by his counsel : no. 6, 6 P.M., Aug 29th '62 | Engineer Department, U.S. Army, Bvt. Maj. Gen. A. A. Humphreys, Brig. Gen. & Chief of Engineers | Battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va.
    Includes text and table of military officers' names. Relief shown by contours and 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.) 577.6 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. July 2002, source unknown, Map Cataloging Team. Civil...
    • Contributor: Warren, Gouverneur Kemble - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - McCrary, George Washington - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1878
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    Position of Union and Rebel forces, Oct. 14, 1863 Map shows Union troops on the road running parallel to the Orange and Alexandria railroad. Just past Bristoe Station, as Union troops crossed Broad Run, a Confederate battery emerged from woods north of the railroad. Next, Confederate skirmishers appeared on a hill overlooking the Union column. Finally, there were several Confederate charges. Union forces were able to return fire and, after several hours of...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., Decr. 13, 1862. Map shows the region surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., including Marie's Heights outside of the city and Falmouth across the Rappahannock River. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering of the Union forces, Lee was able to use the bluffs overlooking the river to his advantage. After sustaining heavy losses crossing the river, Burnside decided against renewed attacks and withdrew on the 15th of December.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-13