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    Map of the Virginia Central Rail Road showing the connection between tide water Virginia, and the Ohio River at Big Sandy, Guyandotte and Point Pleasant; made by W. Vaisz Top. Eng. Map of Virginia and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, county boundaries, place names and "McAdamised" roads.
    • Contributor: Vaisz, W. - Virginia Central Railroad Company
    • Date: 1852
  • 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. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 14th day of April 1826, by John Tyler, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Originally printed on 9 sheets. Includes geological remarks, memoranda, tables of population, altitudes, and steam boat routes, ill., and views of Richmond and the University of Virginia. Available also through the Library...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von) - Tanner, Benjamin
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law Relief shown by hachures. Spot heights added in red ink. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Includes geological remarks, memoranda, and tables of population, altitudes, and steam boat routes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von)
    • Date: 1859
  • Collection
    Hotchkiss Map Collection The Hotchkiss Map Collection contains cartographic items made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss (1828-1899), a topographic engineer in the Confederate Army. Hotchkiss made detailed battle maps primarily of the Shenandoah Valley, some of which were used by the Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson for their combat planning and strategy. Several of the maps have annotations of various military officers, demonstrating their...
    • Date: 1828

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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by order of the Sec. of War for the Corporation of Georgetown D.C. with a view to the improvement of ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Burgess, R. W. - Woodruff, I. C. - Callahan, Denis - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - United States. Congress Senate
    • Date: 1857
  • Map
    Map of the Springfield & Deep Run estates on the Coal Lands of the N. York & Richmond Coal Co, in Henrico Co. Virginia, their relative position to the city of Richmond ... Outline map of southeastern Virginia showing railroad connections in Richmond, Petersburg, and West Point. Indicates the Lynchburgh canal.
    • Contributor: Debow, S. Herries
    • Date: 1856
  • 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. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 14th day of April, 1826, by John Tyler, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Includes tables of steam boat routes and altitudes, and view of Richmond. This photocopy includes sheets 2, 3, 5 and 9 of the original 9 sheets Grid annotations in orange crayon, other...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von)
    • Date: 1859
  • 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. Title and edition statement from printed original. Prime meridian: Washington. Sun print. Includes geological remarks, tables of population and steam boat routes, memoranda, and views of Richmond and the University of Virginia. This photocopy includes sheets 1, 3-5, 7 and 8 of the original 9 sheets. Extensive corrections, annotations, and additions to towns and features in...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von)
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    Map & profile of the Virginia & Tennessee Rail Road. Strip map of Virginia between Lynchburg and Bristol, Tenn. Shows drainage, coal and copper fields, county boundaries, cities, towns, and roads. Chartered March 24, 1848, under the name of Lynchburg abd Tennessee Railroad. Consolidated in 1871 under Atlantic, Mississippi, and Ohio Railroad. See entry 331. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Blackford, W. W. (William Willis) - Ritchie & Dunnavant - Blackford, W. W.
    • Date: 1856
  • Map
    A map of the state of Virginia, reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Includes geological remarks, memoranda, and tables of population, altitudes, and steam boat routes. Routes annotated and roads corrected in ink, pencil, and blue pencil; several ink blots on recto; annotated in two places on verso: Presented...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von)
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    Map of Dinwiddie County, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. "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, Savannah, Ga." Two sheets joined to form 1. LC Land ownership maps, 1245 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Entered...
    • Contributor: Keily, James - Scott, James D.
    • Date: 1854
  • Map
    A map of Amelia County, Virginia
    Amelia County, Virginia
    Relief shown by contours. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward upper left. Annotated in top left corner: Furnished to the Coast Survey Office by Sergeant J.A. Campbell (District Cavalry). Map captured near Fire Forks April 5, 1865. LC Land ownership maps, 1202 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fragile, soiled,...
    • Contributor: Booker, William L.
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Facsim. of the 1793 topographic map of the District of Columbia by Andrew Ellicott. Original version: [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
  • Map
    Map of the city of Norfolk and the town of Portsmouth. Scale [ca. 1:4,800]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Oriented with north toward the left. Copy imperfect: Brittle, torn, varnished, backed by cloth. Includes 6 ill. Also includes cadastral map. Annotated numbers in pencil show lots in Norfolk. AACR2 : 100/1; 651/1
    • Contributor: Keily, James
    • Date: 1851
  • Map
    View of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville & Monticello, taken from Lewis Mountain "Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1856, by Casimir Bohn, in the Clerks Office of the District Court, of the District of Columbia." Gift; Alan M. Voorhees; LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 953.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 95-37 Vault
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co. - Bohn, Casimir
    • Date: 1856
  • Map
    Map of the proposed line of Rail Road connection between tide water Virginia and the Ohio River at Guyandotte, Parkersburg and Wheeling Scale ca. 1:625,000. LC Railroad maps, 81 Description derived from published bibliography. Annotations added in pencil and colored inks to indicate "Railroads tending to Richmond, Norfolk Alexandria and Baltimore," and the "proposed extension of the Manassas Gap Railroad west . . . Sep. 1852." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Vaisz, W. - Virginia. Board of Public Works
    • Date: 1852
  • Map
    Henrico County, Virginia
    Smith's map of Henrico County, Virginia.
    Relief shown by hachures. Annotated in ink: Henrico County, Virginia, photographed from Smith's map at the office of the U.S. Coast Survey, 1864. Annotated in ink: Smith's map of Henrico County, Virginia, from actual surveys by James Keily, Richmond, Robert P. Smith & C. Carpenter, 1853. LC Land ownership maps, 1278 LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 559.3 Sun print. Description derived from published...
    • Contributor: Keily, James
    • Date: 1853
  • Map
    Experimental survey for the Eastern Shore Rail Road, Maryland, drawn by W. H. Emory & J. McClelland Asst. Civ. Engs., made under the direction of James Kearney. Survey map along route of line covering strip of land in Maryland from Elk Landing to Tangier Sound. Shows streams, fields, land owners, roads, and the "lines run with compass & level, Lines run with compass." The line was chartered in 1853, organized in 1859, and the first section of road completed in 1860.
    • Contributor: Emory, William H. (William Hemsley) - McClelland, J. - Kearney, James - Eastern Shore Railroad - Emory, William H.
    • Date: 1853
  • Map
    Map of Loudoun County, Virginia Shows magisterial districts and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Edition A." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1853 by Robert Pearsall Smith in the Clerks Office of District Court of the Eastern District Court of Pennsylvania." Sheets pasted together in 20 sections, sectioned in 4, and mounted on cloth. LC Land ownership maps, 1287 Includes text, "Geological profile...
    • Contributor: Taylor, Yardley - Thomas Reynolds & Robert Pearsall Smith, Publishers
    • Date: 1854
  • Map
    Map of George Washington's land at Mount Vernon, Fairfax Coy., Virginia, as it was & as it is. Laid down from old maps made by G. Washington and from actual surveys Insets: drawings of mansion house and of Washington's tomb ; "Plan of the grounds around Mt. Vernon Mansion with the names of the buildings as used in G. Washington's time." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Gillingham, W. - Washington, George
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    Junction of Potomac and Anacostia rivers Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title handwritten on original map. On original map in handwriting: Reduced by F. Fairfax 1854. Includes notes. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy and annotated in pencil: Coast Survey. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Fairfax, F.
    • Date: 1854
  • Map
    Map of the Manassas Gap Railroad and its extensions; September, 1855. Topographical map of part of northern Virginia showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, and railroads with distances. Includes profiles. Chartered March 11, 1850. Opened in 1854 from Manassas Junction to Strasburg. Va. Consolidated June 1, 1867, with the Orange and Alexandria, forming the Orange, Alexandria, and Manassas Railroad. See entries 507 and 508.
    • Contributor: Dwyer, Thomas - Manassas Gap Railroad Company
    • Date: 1855
  • Map
    The tourist's pocket map of the state of Virginia : exhibiting its internal improvements, roads, distances &c. Relief shown by contours. Prime meridian: Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the eastern District of Pennsylvania." Signed on verso: Millard Fillmore March 1853. Includes lists of steamboat and stagecoach routes, and indexed inset of the District of Columbia. "Population of Virginia by Counties, in...
    • Contributor: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. - Young, J. H.
    • Date: 1853
  • Map
    A map of the state of Virginia, reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law Relief shown by hachures. Donated by the Library of Virginia, April 24, 1999. Prime meridian: Washington. Includes geological remarks, memoranda, and tables of population, altitudes, and steam boat routes. Printer's proof. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von)
    • Date: 1859