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    Panorama of the seat of war. Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia
    Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia
    Shows various Civil War fortifications (battle sites noted by crossed swords) and smoke over Manassas (Bull Run) vicinity. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by John Bachmann ... Southern District of New York." Includes distance lists in lower margin. LC copy ...
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of King William County, Va. LC Land ownership maps, 1284 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer, Chf. Eng. Pen-and-ink on 3/4 in. grid, mounted on cloth. Imperfect: mended tear in lower middle of sheet. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H42 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Grant, John - Barrows, A. S. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis
    • Date: 1863
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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.), 245.2 Another edition. Corrections S.W. of Winchester by Capt. Meigs, Sept. 1864. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    Important operations in Virginia. The Army of the Potomac across the Rapidan-Scene of the impending conflict between Generals Grant and Lee. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 493.2 From The New York Herald, Friday, May 6, 1864. p. 1. General map of central Virginia from Fredericksburg south to Richmond. The Battle of the Wilderness began the day before this map was published. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1864
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    Military topographical map of eastern Virginia showing the routes taken by the several army corps & the battles fought in the present campaign of 1864 under Lt. Gen. U. S. Grant Scale ca. 1:135,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 499 Includes fortifications surrounding Richmond and Petersburg, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, towns, and houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the seat of war in Virginia. Covers southern Virginia and northern North Carolina extending from Richmond, Va. south to Raleigh, N.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 508.6 Shows the "Line of march" from Richmond and Petersburg to Appomattox Court House along with the locations of the first, second, third, and fourth fights and the surrender. At head of title: I. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets: 32 ...
    • Date: 1865
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    Topographical sketch of ground 1 1/2 miles south west from Alexandria, Nov. 28, 1862 Shows an unidentified section of Fort Hunt Road in Fairfax County. Relief shown by form lines. Surname partially illegible, but transcribed as Frost in Stephenson's Civil War Maps. "Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept. Jany 1866." Oriented with north to the right. Red, blue, and black ink on tracing linen. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 536.2 Available ...
    • Contributor: Frost, Edward
    • Date: 1862
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    [Preliminary field sketches of parts of the Chancellorsville battlefield, May 2-4, 1863]. Shows positions and movement of troops and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H137 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes notes. In ink on red bordered label: 310.
    • Date: 1863
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    [Preliminary field sketches of parts of the Chancellorsville battlefield, May 2-4, 1863]. Some maps show troop positions. Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on ledger paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H133 In pencil: 289. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the battlefield of Bull Run, Virginia. Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell commanding the U.S. forces, Gen. G. [i.e. P.] T. Beauregard commanding the Confederate forces, July 21st 1861 "Julius Bien & Co. Photo Lith. N.Y." Description derived from published bibliography. Gives roads, railroads, hachures, vegetation, drainage, villages, houses, fences, and names of residents. "Dotted lines near Centreville indicate sites of [Union] bivouacs on the night of July 20th. Full lines denote the position of the forces on the next day at the commencement of the engagement at Sudley's Springs; blue marking the ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Julius Bien & Co.
    • Date: 1877
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    Map showing the lines of entrenchments of the C.S. Army of Northern Va., [exten]ding from the Totopotomoy to the Chickahominy, and the positions of the brigades of the 2nd Corps, A.N. Va., ... Shows troop positions in Hanover County and names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H170 Imperfect: First five letters of "extending" cut out. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 36.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the vicinity of Strasburg and Fisher's Hill Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H189 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In top left hand corner: No. 17. In pencil on verso: 102.
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Koerner - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1865
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    Jetersville and Sailors Creek. [1865] Relief shown by hachures. Shows entrenchments, roads, "Richmond and Danville R.R.," drainage, vegetation, hachures, houses, fences, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 559.55 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Map showing the positions of both armies August 27th, 1862 at night. [Second Manassas battle] Scale 1:190,080 ("3 miles to 1 inch"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 573.6 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the war, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 190. Accompanies "Report of Major ...
    • Contributor: Pope, John
    • Date: 1866
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    Map of Virginia : showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860 West Virginia shown as Kanawha. "Washington, June 13th, 1861." "Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1861 by Henry S. Graham, in the Clerk's Office of the District of Columbia." "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded of the U.S. Army." Includes population table based on census of 1860 by county dated "August 27th 1861" and note. Manuscript annotation in lower right ...
    • Contributor: Graham, H. S. (Henry S.) - Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Leonhardt, Theo. (Theodore) - Graham, H. S.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of a part of the city of Richmond showing the burnt districts Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 641 "The black markes indicates burnt." Confederate imprint. Another copy is in the Hubbard family papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., container no. 17. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Smith, William Ira
    • Date: 1865
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    Richmond [1862-1865] Relief shown by hachures. Detailed topographic map of the environs of Richmond showing Confederate fortifications in red, Union fortifications in blue, roads, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, houses, and names of residents. Shows landownership. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 632.9 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of Little North Mountain or Preston & Wilson iron lands
    Preston & Wilson iron lands
    General map, does not give mining information. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H243 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 183.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1883
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    Map of Dr. Dellinger's mill property with 153 acres of land showing proposed changes of public roads, bridge site &c. Shows property in Augusta County, Virginia, near Middle River and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H312 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 268.
    • 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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    Territoire de Columbia Relief shown by hachures. On verso of cardboard mat frame: "Territoire de Columbia," published by Warden in Paris, 1820. Edward Stead, 1941. In upper margin at right: Tome 5, Page 1re. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy taped to mat frame. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Tardieu, P. F. (Pierre Fran├žois) - Warden, David Bailie
    • Date: 1815
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    [Map of Albemarle County, north of the Virginia Central Railroad, and a portion of Augusta County along the south fork of the Shenandoah River]. Shows the names of some residents. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/8-in. grid. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H20 LC Land ownership maps, 1197 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of the battle-field of Gaines's Mill, showing approximately the positions of infantry and artillery engaged. (The topography from the official map.) [June 27, 1862]. Scale ca. 1:33,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 558 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 30, June 1885. p. 317. Indicates names of commanders, roads, relief by hachures, houses, names of a few residents, drainage, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Date: 1862
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    Map shewing [sic] march of the [U.S.] Army from Harrison's Landing or Westover to Williamsburg, Virginia, 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th August. Illustrates the path McClellan's troops took in August 1862 after their July encampment at Harrison's Landing ended. The 1st Corps under Fitz-John Porter, the 6th Corps under Sedgwick, and the 4th Corps under Keyes are shown traveling due east from Charles City Courthouse across the Chickahominy River toward Williamsburg while the 3rd Corps under Heintzelman travels on a northeastern route from Charles City Courthouse ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-15
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    [Map of the Shenandoah Valley from Harrisonburg to Mt. Jackson, with topographical detail along the principal roads from Thornton's Gap to Swift Run Gap and along several valley roads in northwestern Virginia].
    Harrisonburg to Mt. Jackson / Hotchkiss
    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines and hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H146 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ink in upper right corner: No. 4. In pencil on verso: 84.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 186?