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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    [Map of the Chaffin's Bluff area of Henrico County, Virginia] Additional annotations made in pencil. Map shows federal and Confederate positions September 28, 1864. One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 18??
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    Preliminary chart of North Landing River (head of Currituck Sound), Virginia & N. Carolina. Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 592.5 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1861 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1862). Map 12. "No. 12" is in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Plan of the redoubt and rifle pits ensilading [sic] the Leesburg and Fairfax turnpikes 2 miles from Alexandria, Virginia. Built by the 38th, 40th N.Y. and 3rd Maine regiments during October and ... Includes main roads, buildings used for the hospital, chapel, stables, theater, and headquarters encampment of Brigadier General John Sedgwick.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of a part of the eastern portion of Virginia showing the route of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac under Major General P.H. Sheridan on the raid to ... Covers Richmond region (Va.) northward to Fredericksburg. Shows cavalry routes of movement, engagements, encampments, roads, railroads, settlements, drainage, and the fortifications around Richmond. "Drawn by Capt. N.D. Preston, to accompany the paper, 'The Cavalry Raid to Richmond in May 1864', read by him before the Commandery of the State of Pennsylvania, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S., Wednesday evening, May 6, ...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Position of Richmond, Va. Shows positions of Federal and Confederate armies in June and July 1862 in Richmond region. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on irregularly shaped piece of tracing linen, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. "Copied from a map captured from the enemy June 27th 1862." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H97 Imperfect: Discoloration along right edge and along fold lines. Available ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - McClellan, George (George Brinton) - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of Mecklenburg County, Virginia LC Land ownership maps, 1299 Shows names of some residents. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. In upper left corner: (207). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H299 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ink on red label on verso: 158. In ink on verso: 157. In pencil on verso: ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    [Map of Loudoun County and part of Clarke County, Va., Jefferson County and part of Berkeley County, W. Va., and parts of Montgomery and Frederick counties, Md.]. LC Land ownership maps, 1289 Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Copied by J. Paul Hoffmann, Top'l Office, A.N.Va." "Approved S. Howell Brown. 1st Lt. Engs. Troops in chg. Top'l. Dep't. A.N.Va. March 23rd 1864." Pen-and-ink on tracing linen mounted on cloth. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H43 Imperfect: Liquid staining ...
    • Contributor: Brown, Samuel Howell - Hoffmann, Paul
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Illustrative map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va. : of counsel for the government, chiefly from the survey made under ... Covers Manassas and vicinity. Relief shown by contours and hachures. At head of title: No. 1. Folding map from: Argument of Asa Bird Gardner, counsel for government, after conclusion of the evidence in the case of Fitz-John Porter, before the Board of Army Officers at West Point, January 1879. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 572.7 Accompanied by: Letter-press descriptive of illustrative map no. ...
    • Contributor: McCrary, George W. (George Washington) - Gardiner, Asa Bird
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    [Map of mineral lands in Culpepper County, Virginia, on the Rapidan River]. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, pencil (some col.), and watercolor, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H236 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 229. Imperfect: Holes throughout. Mended tear in bottom left corner.
    • Date: 188?
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    Map of "Big Hill" iron lands, 592 1/2 acres, Botetourt Co., Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil over an ink grid on lined paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H232 In pencil on verso: 340. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1881
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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Map shows the area between the Rappahannock and Massaponax rivers including Fredericksburg and Marie's Heights. The location of Confederate troops under Longstreet and Jackson and Union troops under Burnside are indicated. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering, the Confederates were able to use the topography to their advantage, in particular the bluffs overlooking the town and river. After sustaining heavy losses crossing the Rappahannock River, ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-12
  • Map
    Military map of south-eastern Virginia Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and some vegetation. A list of authorities is in the lower right corner differs from list on G3880 1862 .U54 CW 472. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 473 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Krebs, Charles G.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].
    Union forts on the Virginia shore
    This map shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Virginia side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases lists the name of the regiment that built the structure.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Charles City, Pr. George and Surry counties, Virginia
    Charles City, prince George and Surry counties, Virginia
    Pen-and-ink and col. pencil over pencil grid on sheets of paper pasted together, and mounted on cloth. In pencil in upper right corner: 249. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H288 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 179.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
  • Map
    Seat of war in America, 6d. Shows fortifications in eastern Virginia. Also shows parts of Maryland and Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 476.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes advertisement for "Bacon's Shilling war maps."
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Section from Mary Hall to flags-staff Ethan Allen Land-surface elevation profile of a line within Fort Ethan Allen, Alexandria Co. [now Arlington], Va. Pen-and-ink (black) and lead pencil. At lower right in handwriting: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept. Jan'y 1866. Imperfect: Fold-lined, rubber-stamped on verso. Drawn in 2 segments. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 541.4 Transfer; Chief Engineers Office, War Dept. Includes 2 strait-line ...
    • Contributor: Dimmick - Hodasevich, R. A. - United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Map used by Jed. Hotchkiss, Top. Eng., 2d Corps, A.N. Va., in campaign of 1864 : [Richmond, Virginia region]. Shows Richmond and surrounding areas and names of some residents. Also shows radial distances from Richmond. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on irregularly shaped sheet of tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H179 Title from verso partially obscured by mounting. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 448.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    [A map of Fairfax County, and parts of Loudoun and Prince William Counties, Va., and the District of Columbia] LC Land ownership maps, 1251 Relief shown by hachures. Shows western Washington D.C. region, including fortifications and names of some residents. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H30 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul - Brown, Samuel Howell
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    [Sketch of the battles of Chancellorsville, Salem Church, and Fredericksburg, May 2, 3, and 4, 1863 LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H129 Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. A similar map, somewhat reduced, with the above title is contained in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 41. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Charge of the V.M.I. cadets : battle of New Market, Va., May 19, 1864 "Sketch map" LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 587 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Map of Bedford Co. "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. A slightly different version of Map F232 B4 1864:1; this map lacks the "Chief Engineer's Office" designation, and A.H. Campbell's rank is that of major. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Izard, Walter
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    A map of the state of Virginia, constructed in conformity to law from the late surveys authorized by the legislature and other original and authentic documents Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. This ed. is lacking plate 7 of the original 9 plates. Gift; Library of Virginia; April 24, 1999. Prime meridian: Washington. Includes geological remarks, memoranda, tables of population, altitudes, and steam boat routes, ill., and views of Richmond and the University of Virginia. Printer's proof. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von)
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    Greensville Co. east of the Halifax road and that portion of No. Ca. included between the Petersburg and S.& R. Rl. Rds. "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. Title handwritten on map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    [Culpeper County with parts of Madison, Rappahannock, and Fauquier counties, Virginia]. Shows names of residents. Relief shown by form lines. Also covers Culpeper city region (Va.). Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Attributed to J. Schedler as engraver in Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 533 LC copy imperfect: Losses on outer edges. Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G3883 186- .U51 Vault. Available also ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1863