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    Survey of Prince George Co. Virginia.
    Survey of Prince George County, Virginia.
    "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engr."--appears above title. "J. Houston Patton, draughtsman."--handwritten note on 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."--handwritten note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Patton, J. Houston - Sommers, S. L.
    • Date: 1863
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    [Plan of the battle of Mechanicsville, June 26, 1862]. Relief shown by hachures. Gives troop positions, batteries, roads, rivers relief by hachures, and a few houses and names of occupants. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 584.1 Description and title derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Date: 1885
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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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    High Bridge and Farmville. [1865] Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 536.7, 536.8 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the Appomattox River colored green. Shows entrenchments, roads, "South Side R.R.," street plan of Farmville, houses, fences, names of residents in rural areas, drainage, vegetation, towns, and relief by hachures. Troop positions are not depicted. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of Appomattox Court House and vicinity. Showing the relative positions of the Confederate and Federal Armies at the time of General R. E. Lee's surrender, April 9th 1865. Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 524 Shows positions of Union and Confederate troops by the colors blue and red respectively, houses, names of residents, roads, relief by hachures, drainage, and vegetation. Bordering the map, there are "historical notes" concerning the surrender, "Gen. Lee's farewell to his army," and views of "Lee's Head-Quarters," "McLane's [i.e., McLean's] House," "Appomattox Court House," "place where ...
    • Contributor: Henderson & Co.
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of the Battle of Ball's Bluff Va. Fought October 21st 1861. Shows the Potomac River in the area of Loudoun County, Va., and Montgomery County, Md., where Union troops under Col. Edward D. Baker faced Confederate troops commanded by Evans. What was meant to be a "a slight demonstration" against the Confederate forces guarding the fords quickly became a rout. Col. Baker was one of the casualties.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-10-21
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    The line of the Rappahannock, 30th April 1863 Showing position of Union and Rebel armies at and near Fredericksburg, Va. This map shows the location of the two armies on the eve of the Chancellorsville Campaign. Union Gen. Hooker has moved his forces via Kelly's Ford into position south of the Rappahannock near Chancellorsville, Va., to launch what he believes will be a rear attack on Gen. R. E. Lee's Fredericksburg stronghold. Meanwhile Federal forces under Sedgwick continue a diversionary frontal assault on Fredericksburg. ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-04-30
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    From Cold Mt. in Amherst across Rockbridge & Bath cos., Va. & part of Pocahontas Co., W. Va.
    From Cold Mountain in Amherst across Rockbridge and Bath counties, Virginia, and part of Pocahontas County, West Virginia
    Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor over pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H227 In ink in upper right corner: No. 36. In pencil on verso: 183. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Ruffner, W. H. - Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle)
    • Date: 1861
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    Map showing location of and railways to the Flat-top and New River Coking Coalfield of Virginia and West Virginia
    Flat-top and New River Coking Coal-field of Virginia and Wast Virginia
    "Copyright 1885 by Jed. Hotchkiss, Staunton, Va." Annotated in color pencil showing railway routes and mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1888
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    Culpeper and Orange Counties, Virginia Pencil and pen-and-ink over pencil grid on paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H291 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil at upper left corner: 230. In pencil at upper left: No. XVIII, IXX Culpeper Orange cos. On verso in pencil: 163.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of Brunswick County, Virginia Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Maps 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, Savh., Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1225 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Graves, H. M. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 1864
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    Military map of south-eastern Virginia Scale ca. 1:220,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 463 "Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jany. 1866." Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, fortifications, roads, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the state of Virginia "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Also shows Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and parts of adjacent states. Includes table: Distances by railroads. Red overprint of railroad routes. 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. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 465.45 Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey
    • 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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    Sketch of the battlefield and Confederate works in front of Williamsburg, Va., May 5th 1862 Scale 1:7200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 669 Indicates "United States forces" in blue and "Confederate forces" in red, names of Union field commanders, hospitals, roads, houses, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: McAlester, Miles D.
    • Date: 1876
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    Map of the city of Petersburg, Va. : from Lynch's map : with the confederate & federal lines on the east Inset map from: Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. 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. July 1943, Argosy Book Stores, c; March 2004, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00196. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of eastern Virginia Relief shown by hachures. General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, and rivers. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. In his report to the Superintendent of the Coast survey dated November 1, 1862, Nicholson notes that "In addition to the printing of our charts proper, ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing the battle fields, fortifications etc. on & near the Potomac River "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1861, by John Disturnell, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Lithograph of P.S. Duval & Son, Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions, battlefields, cannon use, railroads, turnpikes, common roads and canals. This item is in the Map Collection of the ...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the vicinity of Richmond and part of the Peninsula "Approved April 26th, 1864, Albert H. Campbell, Capt. P. Engrs in Chge etc etc." "Photographed in Off. Top. Dep. [DNV]." "Sanzay & Gomert's patent." Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 624, LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). Sun print. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of eastern Virginia and parts of Maryland and northern North Carolina showing railroads and principal cities and towns]. Gift; Mrs. Carroll Greenough; Nov. 6, 1943. Title and date derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. In pencil mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 508.55 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G3880 186- .M32 Vault. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: Losses along fold lines and discoloration throughout.
    • Date: 1861
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    Col. William Allen's map of the vicinity of Hanover Junction. Shows names of some residents in Hanover County. Title on verso obscured by mounting. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H169 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 90.
    • Contributor: Allen, William Wirt
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Rappahannock County, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. "March 1866." LC Land ownership maps, 1335 Copy imperfect: Sectioned horizontally in half, mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Michie, Peter Smith - United States. War Department
    • Date: 1866
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    Plan of the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9th, 1862. The newly-organized Union Army of Virginia under Gen. John Pope had as its mission to draw Lee's focus and forces away from the defense of Richmond. To that end, the army began moving toward Gordonsville in July, planning to approach the Confederate capital from the north. Realizing the seriousness of his position, with McClellen in front of him and Pope on his left flank, ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-09
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    Preliminary map of a part of the south side of James River : from surveys and reconnaissances Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj Genl. J.F. Gilmer Chief Engr. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H19 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: Sun print with pen-and-ink annotations over a pencil grid. Mounted on cloth. LC copy: Sheet 1 mounted on top ...
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Patton, J. Houston - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.15 Map, without border, extends from Frederick, Maryland, west to Winchester, Virginia, and Hagerstown, Maryland, south to Front Royal, Virginia. Depicted are roads, railroads, canals, drainage, houses, cities and towns, and relief by hachures. In some areas, countryside is described by terms such as "hilly & wooded country," "open country," etc. Stamped in lower left ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1863