Plan of the battle of Chantilly, Virginia. Fought Septr. 1st 1862, 5 to 10 PM.
This engagement, known as the Battle of Chantilly, or Ox Hill, was the last action in the 2d Bull Run Campaign (June-September 1862). This map focuses on western Fairfax County, Va. Stonewall Jackson's forces occupy both sides of the road from Centreville to Chantilly, with additional forces based on Ox Hill overlooking the town from the north. There is also a substantial force located ...
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 ...
Sneden, Robert Knox
New defenses erected at Centreville, Virginia
Originally built by the Confederates and used for winter quarters in 1861-1862, the defenses around Centreville were also used by the Union Army to cover the retreat back to Washington after both 1st and 2nd Bull Run. When Lee began concentrating his forces around Culpeper in July 1863, and Meade, not to be outdone, moved his army to a position opposite them along the ...
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
Carter, William T. (William Thomas) - Yingling, C. K. - United States. Bureau of Soils - A. Hoen & Co. - Geological Survey (U.S.) - Carter, William T.
[Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862]
Concerns Union and Confederate pickets positioned north and south around Pohick Church and Accotink in Fairfax County, Va., in January 1862. Includes a balloon pictured near Pohick Church and labelled as "Decr. 1861," but as noted in Sneden's diary text on pp. 374-376, he indicates that Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe also was using the surveillance hot-air balloons in the same area in January ...
Route from Manassas to Centreville, August 28th to 31st.
Depicts the path General Samuel Heintzelman took during August 23rd to 31st from Manassas Junction in Prince William County, Va., traveling toward Centreville in Fairfax County, Va., directly before and during the Second Battle of Manassas or Bull Run.
Sneden, Robert Knox
Captn. Willoby. Newton's including deed for 6421 acrer of land in the County of Fairfax : [Virginia] : Deed drawn
Captain Willoughby Newton's including deed for 6421 acre of land in the County of Fairfax :
Shows the parcel bounded by Bull Run Creek to the south, Cub Run to the west, and Little Rocky Run to the east in Fairfax County, Virginia and names of landowners. Title from verso of sheet. Pen-and-ink on four sheets of paper pasted together with red wax. Purchase; FY '15 Philip Lee Phillips Society purchase; April 2015. Imperfect: Numerous separations and small losses along ...
[Map of the First Battle of Bull Run]
Shows the movement of the Union and Confederate forces as their positions changed over the course of July 21, 1861, during the First Battle of Bull Run. Sneden illustrates the battle over the countryside in Prince William and Fairfax counties, Va.
Sneden, Robert Knox
Reconnaissance in advance of Camp Mansfield
Shows military camps in Arlington County, Alexandria, and adjoining areas of Fairfax County. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: 211, L., sheet 12. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.--1866. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink and pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 521 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. ...
Church, S. (Benjamin Silliman) - Church, S.
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Military reconnaissance of Virginia
Head Qrs. Dept. N. E. Virginia
Shows Fairfax County and parts of Loudoun and Prince William counties, Virginia. Also shows fortifications in the environs of Washington and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In upper margin: 211, L. Sheet 19. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Sun print annotated in pen-and-ink roads (red), railroads (blue), and a few additional place names ...
Young, J. J. - McDowell, Irvin - Whipple, Amiel Weeks - Putnam, Haldimand Sumner - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Fords on Occoquan and Bull Run : [Northern Virginia].
Covers Occoquan River from Bland's Ford to entrance of Bull Run and covers Bull Run from entrance of Cub Run to mouth. Shows fords, military roads, common roads, H.Q. Manassas Station, settlements, wooded areas, and streams. Pen-and-ink (red and black) and watercolors (blue and light green). "For Col. Harrston" handwritten in lead pencil below legend. In ink handwriting on cloth backing: Col. Harrston. Oriented ...
Topographical sketch of ground 1 1/2 miles south west from Alexandria, Nov. 28, 1862
Shows an unidentified section of Fort Hunt Road in Fairfax County. Relief shown by form lines. Surname partially illegible, but transcribed as Frost in Stephenson's Civil War Maps. "Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept. Jany 1866." Oriented with north to the right. Red, blue, and black ink on tracing linen. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 536.2 Available ...
[Map of part of Fairfax and Prince William Counties, Virginia].
Shows roads, railroads, towns, etc. from Fairfax Station to the north to Dumfries on the south and the Potomac River on the east to Manassas Station on the west. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Transferred from the Jubal Anderson Early Papers in the Manuscript Division, L.C. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 536.3 Red and black ink ...