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    Chesterfield County, cities of Richmond and Colonial Heights, Virginia : 1:50 000-scale topographic map "Map edited 1991." Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Title in left upper margin: Chesterfield County, cities of Richmond and Colonial Heights, Virginia. Title in right lower margin: Chesterfield County, cities of Richmond and Colonial Heights, Va. In center upper margin: Commonwealth of Virginia, Division of Mineral Resources. Includes location map, index to 24,000-scale maps, and conversion table. "37077-D5-CF-050." Available also through the...
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Virginia. Division of Mineral Resources
    • Date: 1991
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    [Map of a portion of eastern Virginia]. Shows parts of eastern Virginia from Rappannock to Goochland, including names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Sun print with pen-and-ink, crayon, and pencil annotations. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 486.3 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G3880 1864 .G4 Vault. LC copy annotated in pencil on verso:...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the action at Drainsville, Va., December 20th 1861 : U.S. forces commanded by Brig Gen. E.O.C. Ord. Description derived from published bibliography. Shows troop positions and unit numbers, houses, roads, vegetation, and drainage. 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.), 534 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1318 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster...
    • Contributor: Strickler, H. H. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1875
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    Map showing retreat of Union Army 13th and 14th Oct. 1863 from Culpeper to Warrenton Junction. Map shows an area of central Virginia bordered by Gainesville to the north, Orange Court House to the south, Luray Gap to the west, and Bristoe to the east. With Lee's Army of Northern Virginia on the offensive, it's target Manassas and Washington, Union Gen. Meade had no choice but to pull back to protect the Federal capital.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-13
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    Map of the country between the York and James Rivers in 1862 and 1863 : showing the names of the owners of the divisions of land at that time. "From a survey made for Hon. Eli Thayer of Massachusetts, who fixed at this point the site of the city he intended to build in connection with his plan for the free-labor colonization of Virginia. Mr. Thayer passed the union lines twice in 1862-3, receiving written authority from Secretary Seward, and with the aid of a surveyor was able to complete this map."--verso. Show...
    • Contributor: Thayer, Eli
    • Date: 1863
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    Battle field of Winchester, Va. (Opequon) [September 19, 1864] Scale ca. 1:9600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 670 Detailed map of Winchester and vicinity showing Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red, troop movements, names of commanders, roads, railroads, street plan of Winchester, drainage, vegetation, houses, fences, names of residents, and relief by hachures and contour lines. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web...
    • Contributor: Gillespie, G. L.
    • Date: 1873
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    Map of eastern Virginia Scale ca. 1:875,000. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Maryland, and southeastern Pennsylvania. Shows radial distances from Richmond and Washington, D.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 481.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. In right lower corner: August. AACR2
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Botetourt County. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--map. "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...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Izard, Walter - Randolph, Innes
    • Date: 1864
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    Amelia County "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 - Henderson, D. E.
    • Date: 1864
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    Hampton Roads, Virginia Title in lower margin: Hampton Roads. Facsim. of nautical chart originally "Published December 1894." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976." "BiC-45." Includes tables of sailing information and inset of Norfolk harbor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - National Ocean Survey
    • Date: 1976
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    Map of the State of Virginia Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 493.6 General map of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads, the state name "West Virginia," and concentric circles centered on Washington, D.C. A table of "Distances by Railroads" appears below the map title. Description...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Orange and Spotsylvania counties, Va.
    Map of Orange and Spotsylvania counties, Virginia
    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "After the copy in the Military Papers of General R.E. Lee. Presented to the Fredericksburg Battlefield Park &c &c by Douglas Southall Freeman, July 1936." LC Land ownership maps, 1318 "Negative loaned for photostatting by Mr. Edward Steere, Nat. Park Service." Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Freeman, Douglas Southall
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of Orange. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--appears above title. "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...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Izard, Walter
    • Date: 1864
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    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...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity Genl. Grant's campaign war map
    Genl. Grant's camgaign war map
    "Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. " -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By referring to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may be found to...
    • Contributor: Baumgarten, J. - Bufford, John Henry
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the battle of Chancellorsville, including operations from April 29th to May 5th, 1863. Concerns the area between Wilderness in Orange County, Va., through Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg in Spotsylvania County, Va., giving a general overview of the placement of troops just prior and during the Battle of Chancellorsville.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-04-29
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    Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. ... Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1876." Originally printed on 6 sheets. Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, population table, and D.C. commissioners' names. LC sheets...
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1876
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    Position of Union Army 30th June 10 1/2 a.m. and 2 1/2 p.m. Concerns the Battle of Frazier's Farm, 30 June 1862, also known as the Battle of Glendale and the Battle of White Oak Swamp. It was one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862. Includes the Confederate positions as well as the Union positions.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-30
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    [Sketch showing positions of Second Corps, A.N.Va., August 26th to September 2, 1862 : embracing engagements at Bristoe Station, Manassas Junction, Groveton or Second Manassas, and Ox Hill or Chantilly, Va. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, colored pencil, and pencil mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 111, no. 1. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H109 Imperfect: Discoloration along fold lines. Stains and...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862
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    Landsat 7 and the Chesapeake Bay
    Landsat 7--a view of the Chesapeake Bay
    "This image of the Chesapeake Bay region was acquired Oct. 5, 2001." Also covers Washington D.C. region. Gift; Charles B. Peterson; June 2007. Includes NASA and USGS logotypes. Text on verso. "LG-2006-05-104-GSFC." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration - Geological Survey (U.S.) - Goddard Space Flight Center
    • Date: 2001
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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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    Plan of the Battle of Kernstown, Va. March 23rd 1862. The village of Kernstown was located a few miles south of Winchester, Va. Jackson's Confederates attacked with the intention of drawing Union forces away from the Army of the Potomac's position on the Virginia Peninsula. Kernstown is considered to be the opening engagement of Jackson's Shenandoah Valley Campaign.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-23
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    Shenandoah National Park, Virginia "*GPO: 1986--491-417/20118. Reprint 1986." Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Includes text and 5 ancillary maps of park facilities. Text, col. ill., and table of park facilities on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1986
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    [Pencil sketch of the route of scouting party from Monterey, Highland County, Va. toward Beverly, Randolph County, W. Va.]. Pencil on paper, mounted between transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H80 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Report on road conditions in ink with pencil additions on verso.
    • Date: 1861
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    Land ownership map: 1669-1796. Scale ca. 1:14,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and colored line tape on base map: Department of Transportation, Arlington, Virginia, revised ... April 1975. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows Arlington Co., Virginia. Accompanied by typewritten list: Key to land ownership map of Arlington County, Virginia. [1] l. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP AACR2
    • Contributor: Wise, Donald A.
    • Date: 1975