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    Central [Virginia] showing Maj. Gen'l P. H. Sherida[n's campaigns] and marches of the cavalry under his [command] in 1864-65 Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 520a.5 At head of title: Engineers Office Mi[lit. Div. of the Gulf] map n[o. 6] Imperfect. Part of the title and the extreme eastern portion of the map are wanting. Map is annotated, in different colors, to show seven cavalry raids by General Sheridan. Map extends from Martinsburg south to Danville, and Lexington east to Washington,...
    • Contributor: Von Reizenstein - Gillespie, G. L.
    • Date: 1865
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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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    Field of McClellan's operations, scene of the recent battles in front of Richmond-and the late important military operations in eastern Virginia Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650.6 Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. From the Philadelphia inquirer, Wednesday, July 2, 1862. p. 1. Map of the region east of Richmond showing the location of battlefields on June 25, 26, and 27, 1862. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News (Firm)
    • Date: 1862
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    The Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia position of Union Army, 2nd May 1863. Shows the position of Union troops on the second day of the Battle of Chancellorsville, including Oliver Otis Howard's 11th Corps, Daniel Edgar Sickles' 3rd Corps, George Gordon Meade's 5th Corps, Henry Warner Slocum's 12th Corps, cavalry troops of William Woods Averell, David McMurtrie Gregg, and Wesley Merritt, and Joseph Hooker's headquarters.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-02
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    The seige [sic] of Petersburg, Va.
    Siege of Petersburg, Va.
    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 611 "The above map is made to conform to a diagram of the position of the opposing armies during the seige of Petersburg, Virginia, as gotten up by N. Michler, Major of Engineers of the U.S. Army. The position of Elliotts' and Gracies' brigades are mainly represented." Map of the Richmond-Petersburg area showing forts, covered...
    • Contributor: Stinson, J.
    • Date: 1908
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    Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Winchester, Virginia, Potomac, etc. Shows portions of southern Maryland and northern Virginia emphasizing Winchester, Va. Sneden notes on the map that Winchester was a city that changed hands 46 times during the war. He lists three major battles near Winchester, fought in March 1862, May 1864, and September 1864. Sneden considered the Battle of Kernstown, Va., to be the First Battle of Winchester but today historians consider the...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-23
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    [Map of Hanover County, Va.]. LC Land ownership maps, 1274 Shows fortifications near Mechanicsville, describes several bridges across the Chickahominy River as destroyed, and gives the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on 3/4 in. pencil grid on two sheets of paper pasted together and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H39 Available also through the Library...
    • Date: 186?
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    Colton's Virginia.
    Colton's map of Virginia
    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York." Accompanied by cover: Colton's map of Virginia / J.H. Colton. Insets: Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Spring Hill, Chesterfield Co. -- Norfolk, Portsmouth and Gosport. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, canals, and...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins)
    • Date: 1862
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    Battle-field & environs of the city of Fredericksburg.
    Battlefield and environs of the city of Fredericksburg
    "To James G. McCabe, Jr., from his friend James W.B." Dated 1863 in pencil in upper right corner. Dated on map: 13th Dec. 1862. Relief shown by hachures. Signed in lower right corner: J.M.B. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Swem, C.E. Maps relating to Virginia, 1008...
    • Date: 1863
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    [Miscellaneous lithographed proof sheets of areas in Virginia : field surveys compiled and printed by the Engineer Department, Army of the Potomac]. Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and houses with names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from R.W. Stephenson's: Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Sheets are unnumbered and untitled. Some sheets are mounted on cloth backing and are torn in margins with holes and water stains throughout. The sheet covering the environs of Dumfries, Acquia, and Stafford is marked "Proof sheet issued...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Gedney, J. F. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Office of Surveys and Maps
    • Date: 1863

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    Notes sur les environs de York. Scale ca. 1:44,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1469 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2
    • Date: 1781
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    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. Accompanied by sheet: Presented to Brig. Genl. S. Williams, A.A. Genl. Hd. Qrs. Army, by order of Maj. Genl. McClellan, Comd. in Chf. U.S.A. [signed] A.W. Whipple, Maj. T.E. [1] leaf ; 21 x 13 cm....
    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1862
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    One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 12 ed. [Scale ca. 1:880,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.5 "Twelfth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." "Dedicated to the gallant soldiers fighting to suppress the Rebellion." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes portraits of Generals Grant, Meade, and Hancock. Includes 8 inset maps of southern cities. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 186?
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    Johnson's Virginia, Delaware, Maryland & West Virginia "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864, by A.J. Johnson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe," "General post office," "Treasury buildings," "Patent Office," and "University of Virginia." Plates 35-36. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes some...
    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett)
    • Date: 1864
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    Battle at Dranesville, Va. Decr. 20th, 1861. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Original scrapbook housed in the Museum Department of the Virginia Historical Society (1994.80.4-525) with restricted access. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information....
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-12-20
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    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Scale 1:63,360. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 470 Another edition. Mounted on cloth. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg, Va. or 2nd Battle of Fredericksburg. By Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick with 6th Army Corps, Sunday, May 3rd, 1863. Illustrates the placement of Union and Confederate forces during the Chancellorsville Campaign of April-May, 1863, culminating in the battle of Chancellorsville fought May 1-4, 1863. This map focuses on the Sunday, May 3rd, action, which is referred to by Sneden as "Second Fredericksburg."
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-03
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    Map of Washington Co., Virginia and contiguous territory : showing mineral resources, agricultural areas, water-powers, railway facilities, roads, streams, educational institutions, names and residences of many land-owners, post-offices, &c.
    Map of Washington County, Virginia and contiguous territory
    Shows geology, economics and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Copyright 1890 C.R. Boyd." LC Land ownership maps, 1363 Includes text, 1 inset: Plan of Damascus, Washington County, Virginia / Alson Hutton, C.E., 1887. Scale [1:2,376]. 198 ft. = 1 in., and geological legend. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Boyd, Charles Rufus - Washington County (Va.). Board of Supervisors - J.L. Smith Co.
    • Date: 1890
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    Map of Elizabeth City Co., Va. : from actual surveys by E.A. Semple, Wm. Ivy and C. Hubbard
    Map of Elizabeth City County, Virginia
    Shows names of some residents. Oriented with north to the upper right. "E.W. Smith & Co., Map Establishment, 17 & 19 South 6th St., Philadelphia." "This is the only map published of this - county - Girard Chambers, Deputy Co. Surveyor, 1902." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Semple, E. A. (Edward Armistead) - Ivy, Wm. - Hubbard, C. - E.W. Smith & Co. - Semple, E. A.
    • Date: 1902
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    Map of the field of operations in Virginia and Battle of Mine Run, during November 1863. Includes areas of Orange and Culpeper counties, Va., where Meade approached the Rapidan River and the Mine Run Valley to try and push Lee's forces unsuccessfully back towards Richmond in the Mine Run Campaign of November 26-December 1, 1863.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    The Rebel works at Howard's Bridge Virginia April 4th 1862. Shows the fortifications of the Confederate forces at Howard's Bridge on the banks of the Poquoson River, which succeeded in slowing McClellan's advance up the Peninsula.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-04
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    A military map of a section of the country contiguous to Petersburg Description derived from published bibliography. Includes a table of distances and an explantion of the colored lines and colored areas of the map. Shows public highways, private carriage ways, woods, open fields, landing places, marshes, bogs and houses with names of residents. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more...
    • Contributor: Brodnax, William H. - Pegram, John
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia. July 21st 1861. Map shows the area surrounding Bull Run including Centreville and New Market, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-07-21
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    [Map showing the Federal and Confederate works during the siege of Petersburg : between the Appomattox River and Hatchers Run, June 16, 1864, to April 3, 1865]. Wall map of Petersburg (Va.) vicinity showing fortifications, roads, railroads, city street network, and streams. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Traced from a map formerly in the office of Chief of Engineers. Pen-and-ink (black and red) with lead-pencil annotations. Originally drawn on 10 sheets. Each of the present 5 sheets consists of 2 former sheets stitched together horizontally at...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers
    • Date: 1865
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    The Union assault on the Rebel works Lee's Mill Va. Shows the fortifications of the Union and Confederate forces on opposite sides of the Warwick River in Warwick County [now city of Newport News], Va., at the time of the engagement Lee's Mill, also known as Burnt Chimneys.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-16