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    Richmond National Battlefield Park, Virginia. Oct. 1958. Scale ca. 1:250,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 646.7 Map illustrates a descriptive leaflet entitled "Richmond National Battlefield Park, Virginia" and shows location of Union and Confederate forces, trenches, forts, park boundary, and tour route. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1958
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    Virginia, Fairfax-Alexandria counties sheet, soil map Covers Fairfax and Arlington counties and the city of Alexandria. "Field operations, Bureau of Soils, 1915." "Base map in part from U.S. Geological Survey sheets." Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 103 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Carter, William T. (William Thomas) - Yingling, C. K. - United States. Bureau of Soils - A. Hoen & Co. - Geological Survey (U.S.) - Carter, William T.
    • Date: 1915
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    A plan of my farm on Little Huntg. Creek & Potomk. R. Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on linen covered cardboard. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1447 Accompanied by 2 manuscript notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1766
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    [Map of Nelson Co. and part of the counties of Albemarle, Amherst, Augusta, Fluvanna and Louisa, Va.]. "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 of western Virginia This map was apparently captured by Confederate cavalry under the command of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn during a raid on the Union arsenal at Holly Springs, Miss., in December 1862, and forwarded to the Confederate Engineer's Office in Richmond, Va.
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, Alexander Dallas - Krebs, Charles G. - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3. 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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    [Map of the Battle of Chancellorsville, Va]. Accompanies letter, 1885 December 14 [copy], of Samuel Sprigg Carroll to Francis Amasa Walker, giving an account of Carroll's attack on the Confederate left at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Va., 1863. Walker appears to have sent the copied letter to Jedediah Hotchkiss. Removed from Jedediah Hotchkiss's personal copy of his Battlefields of Virginia (Rare Books E475.35 .H83). Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Carroll, Samuel Sprigg - Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Walker, Francis Amasa
    • Date: 1863-05-03
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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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    Richmond : surveyed under the direction of N. Michler, Maj. of Engrs. Bvt. Brig. Genl., U.S.A. and P.S. Michie, Capt. of Engrs. Bvt. Brig. Genl. U.S.V. Relief shown by hachures. Shows military fortifications in red and blue. Sun print pasted on sheet with title information and at bottom: "surveyed & drawn by Maj. J.E. Weyss & L. Dessex, assisted by Theillaihl, Buchardt, Schuman, Thompson, Brown, Collett." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 648 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Date: 1865
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    [Map of King William County, Va.] "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."--Hanwritten note on map. "This county contains 310 square miles. The lines of the rivers as far as practicable were run by the instrument and the houses on the opposite sides were established by intersecting sights. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis)
    • Date: 1865
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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. 2 | 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.
    "Official copy G.K. Warren Maj. Engrs. & Bvt. Maj. Gen. U.S.A." Includes: "Notes by Counsel." Relief shown by contours and hachures. Similar to nos. 577.5-577.7, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.). 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 ...
    • 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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    Fortress Monroe, Va. and its vicinity Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 548 Perspective drawing with 20 important places keyed by number to a list below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of the Shenandoah Valley, from Front Royal and Middletown to Staunton, etc.]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on a 3/8-inch pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H148 In pencil on verso: 25. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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    Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va. Shows the area between the Warwick River and Yorktown to the north and Wormsley Creek to the south that was the Confederacy's first line of defense against McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula. The location of the road to Warwick Court House is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-12
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    [Map of the James River Valley from the vicinity of Richmond to Chesapeake Bay : including parts of Henrico, Chesterfield, Charles City, and James City counties, Va.]. Shows both Confederate and Federal fortifications in the area of Malvern Hill and shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on irregularly shaped sheet of tracing paper sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H100 Imperfect: Holes in bottom right and left side of ...
    • Date: 1862
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    [Sketch of the roads south of Bowles's shop near Salem Church, Virginia, showing "Early's line," probably in May 1863]. 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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    Map of Richmond, Virginia, showing its defenses and railroad connections Scale ca. 1:52,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640.2 From Harper's weekly, v. 8, May 21, 1864. p. 332. "Map of Virginia, showing the military operations of Generals Grant and Butler" is on the verso. 36 x 24 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1864
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    Virginia Relief shown pictorially. Facsimile. Gift; Library of Virginia; April 24, 1999. Original version: [London : Printed by J.H. for T. Slater, 1629]. 10th state of map, rev. 1624. Appears in: The true travels, adventures, and observations of Captaine Iohn Smith, in Europe, Asia, Affrica, and America, from anno Domini 1593 to 1629. Oriented with north to the right. Includes ill. and notes. In lower ...
    • Contributor: Smith, John - Franklin Press (Richmond, Va.)
    • Date: 1819
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    A complete map of Richmond and its fortifications within a circle of 12 miles showing the numerous forts, batteries and the range of their fire, and the various obstacles that impede the ... Scale ca. 1:54,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 628 "As a guide to note the approach of the Federal army, this map is invaluable, as the plan of its fortifications is taken from a correct drawing of a Southern engineer, who recently escaped to Europe." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: William H. Forbes & Company
    • Date: 1863
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    Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort and Hygeia Hotel, Va. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 547 Bird's-eye view. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map showing the war operations, in Virginia & Maryland. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449 Indicates railroads, principal towns, and a few batteries. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of Virginia and North Carolina from the coast to the Blue Ridge] Gilbert Thompson stamped on verso. "No. 1: Parts of Virginia and N. Carolina, 6 sheets, index inside; U.S.G.S. 1865. 1'=10 ms." on verso in red and black ink. Sheet 1 of a 6-sheet series of maps used by Gilbert Thompson during the Civil War. An index which is pasted on the verso shows the areas covered by the sheets. In addition to this sheet, ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of Powhatan 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. 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 - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1864
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    Virginia, Bland County. "April 27th, 1866." Signed in ink in lower left corner: John S. Peek ... . Mounted on cloth. LC Land ownership maps, 1217 Includes list of explanations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Peek, John S.
    • Date: 1866