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    Map of Mount Vernon, Virginia and vicinity : shewing [sic] Union picket lines, March 186[1]. Includes main roads, farms, churches, forts, and Union lines in Fairfax County, Va., especially around the estate of Mount Vernon.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    One hundred and fifty miles around Richmond Circular map showing railroads, roads, cities, and towns, with Richmond, Virginia at the center, Baltimore, Maryland at the north, Goldsboro, N.C. at the south, Lexington, Virginia at the West, and Delmarva Penninsula and Chesapeake Bay at the east. Includes a list of battles, 1861-1863. Insets: 200 miles around Natchez, Miss. -- 200 miles around Memphis, Tenn. -- 200 miles around Montgomery, Ala. -- 200 ...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Sketch of the country occupied by the federal & Confederate armies on the 18th & 21st July 1861 Inset: [Sketch of the environs of Bull Run from Washington to Fredericksburg]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown by hachures. Shows confederate and federal troops, notes on battles, roads, homes and names of homeowners, 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. LC Civil ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, Samuel P. - Bornemann, F. W. - White, W. Hargrave
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of Fort Sedgwick generally known as Fort Hell Scale ca. 1:3880. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 543 Shows "front [and] rear line of works," artillery positions, magazines, bomb proofs, covered ways, stockade, and sutler's tent. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hopkins, William Palmer
    • Date: 1903
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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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    Sketch showing the positions of the redoubts and batteries of the lines of the U.S. Forces in front of Petersburg Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Sun print with pencil annotations, on irregularly shaped brown paper made from 2 sheets unevenly pasted together. Transferred from the Joseph Warren Keifer Papers in the Manuscript Division, L.C. Following the word "Official:" is an effaced inscription "N. Michler ... [illegible]". LC copy imperfect: Holes and liquid staining throughout. Torn right edge along fold line. Available also ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1864
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    Battles of the Crater and of June 22nd. Shows Union and Rebel lines and fortifications. 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. Dec. 1943, Lydia B. Palmer, ea (lot); March 2004, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00195. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, Jan. ...
    • Contributor: Korff Brothers
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Brunswick County, Virginia : Surveyed Top. Dept. under the direction of Capt. A.H. Campbell, in charge D.N.V., "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) - Graves, H. M.
    • Date: 1864
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    Fredericksburg to Petersburg, Va. The purpose of this map is uncertain; it may have been to identify the rail lines within the corridor between Fredericksburg and Petersburg. Included (as phrased by Sneden) are the Richmond and Danville Railroad, Lynchburg Railroad, Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, Virginia Central Railroad, and the Richmond Fredericksburg (Railroad). A few key events in the entire war are indicated such as the surrender of Lee ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Central Virginia : showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-5 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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    Map of the battlefield of Chancellorsville, Va., 1863. Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 528 Shows troop positions and movements, roads, railroad, drainage, fords, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of Kanawha, Boone, Logan, Wyoming, McDowell, Mercer, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Greenbrier, Summers and Monroe Counties, West Va., and Tazewell, Smyth, Washington, Bland, Giles, Craig, Montgomery, Pulaski and Wythe Counties, Va. Covers the area from Charlestown south to Dublin Depot and east to White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Drawn with ink and pencil on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. Found ...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    Index sheet of battlefield maps for Fredericksburg, Spottsylvania C. H., Wilderness, Chancellorsville, Virginia. [1862-64] To accompany report of the Battlefield Commission created by Act of Congress public no. 261, 68th Congress dated ... Scale ca. 1:135,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 488.2 Map indicates troop positions, trenches, public roads, "roads, special, to be built," "property to be acquired," and "some of the important points to be marked." Inset: Locality sketch. 9 x 7 cm. Another issue with the imprint "Engineer Reproduction Plant, U.S. Army, Washington Barracks, D.C., 1926" accompanies the report "To establish a national military ...
    • Date: 1925
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    The Pursuit of the rebel army, April 6th-8th, 1865, and Battle of Sailor's Creek, Va. 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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    Position of Union Army Map shows the location of Union troops in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia poised to begin McClellan's Peninsular Campaign, March 1862. Among the landmarks noted are the location of McClellan's headquarters in Hampton from 23 March to 4 April 1862; the route of reconnaissance by Smith and Fitz-John Porter in the vicinity of Yorktown, Va., 27 March; and McClellan's new headquarters on the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-08
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    Map of eastern Virginia and North Carolina from the United States Coast Survey Railroad lines superimposed in red as are mileage circles in ten-mile increments from Richmond to 120 miles. 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. Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints, 6162 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Mar. 2002; ...
    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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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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    Plan of enemy's battery no. 5 in front of Petersburg before the advance of U.S. Forces, June 1864 Ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 613 Includes a cross section of the battery at scale 1:120. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Thompson, Gilbert
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of battles on Bull Run near Manassas, 21st of July 1861 on the line of Fairfax & Prince William Co[unti]es in Virginia, fought between the forces of the Confederate States and ... "Genls. Beauregard and Johnston, commanding the Confederate, Genl. McDowell, the United States forces, on the 21st. of July 1861, from 7 A.M.-9 P.M." Compare with almost identical map in: The C.S.A. and the Battle of Bull Run / J.G. Barnard, 1862 (E472.18 .B25). Includes text. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Pictorial map showing position of Union and Confederate forces during July 18-21, ...
    • Contributor: Bamberger, Solomon - Hoyer & Ludwig - West & Johnston
    • Date: 1861
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    Seat of war, Manassas and its vicinity Scale ca. 1:322,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 568 Confederate imprint. Shows "battle ground, July 18th," "battle ground July 21st," roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. "Blue Ridge," "Thorough Fare Mountains," and two unnamed mountains are indicated by hachures. Troop positions are not given. Roads, railroads, bridges, and distances are described in a brief text below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...
    • Date: 1861
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    Battery no. 5 (on Stony Run Road) : total contents 10 73/100 acres. Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: William Rutherfoord, R.H. Haile, William Timberlake, James Harden, Isaac A. Goddin and Valentine Hechler. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the city of Richmond, Virginia LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645.6 General map indicating streets and street names, important buildings, and relief by hachures. Water is tinted blue. Map annotated with a 1 1/4 inch grid. Water is colored green and built-up area is colored brown. On verso in ink: "To be returned to Jed. Hotchkiss, Staunton, Augusta Co., Va." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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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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    [Map exhibiting the approaches to the city of Richmond prepared for Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A. [Scale ca. 1:76,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 620 Another issue. "Drawing by J. C. Babcock" is in the lower left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Babcock, John C.
    • Date: 1862