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  • Map
    Map of the seat of war showing the battles of July 18th & 21st, 1861 "Entered according to act of Congress in the Clerks Office of the U.S. District Court by V.P. Corbett [in the year] 1861 for the Dist. of Colum[bi]a." "Map of northern Virginia showing troop camps, entrenchments, forts, batteries, roads, railroads, street pattern of Washington and Alexandria, towns, drainage, vegetation and some indication of relief by hachures" -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. Depths shown ...
    • Contributor: Corbett, V. P. - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction. Scale ca. 1:270,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 451 Indicates Union and Confederate positions at "battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861," Union encampments, towns, roads, the street pattern of Washington, railroads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Inset: Leesburg to Harpers Ferry. 4 x 5 cm. "Panoramic view of the fortifications around Washington" (12 x 20 cm.) appears above the map. Description derived ...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Chesapeake Bay from its head to Potomac River, Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 33.5 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1864 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). Maps 17-19. At head of title: Coast charts nos. 31, 32, 33. Overall title cited above appears on coast chart no. 32 (map 18). Available also through the Library of ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    New map of Virginia : compiled from the latest maps Accompanied by cover: New map of Virginia. Richmond, Va. : J.W. Randolph ; 14 x 9 cm. Insets: Harpers Ferry -- Norfolk Harbor and vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Shows principal cities, towns and railroads, canals, roads. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Crandall, M.L. Confederate imprints, ...
    • Contributor: Husted & Nenning - Harper & Ludwig - J.W. Randolph & Co.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Pictorial map of the seat of war, showing parts of the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and North Carolina, and also the coast line from Cape Henry to Fort Pickens, with the ... From: Harper's weekly, June 8, 1861, p. 360-361. Relief shown by shading. 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. c. 1 Mar. 2002; Mrs. Cora Wilson, 1941, i; Map Cataloging Team; c. 2 Nov. 2002; Mrs. ...
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Seat of war, Manassas and its vicinity "Shows 'battle ground, July 18th,' 'battle ground, July 21st,' roads, railroads, towns, drainage. 'Blue Ridge,' 'Thorough Fare Mountains,' and two unnamed mountains .... Troop positions are not given" -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. Also shows the area surrounding Manassas: Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, and Prince William Counties. Includes text. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by bathymetric isolines. This item is in the ...
    • Contributor: Baumgarten, J.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of Virginia : showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860 "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded of the U.S. Army." Includes population table based on census of 1860 by county. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Graham, H. S. (Henry S.) - Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Graham, H. S.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of Fortress Monroe and surroundings. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 544 Sketch map showing the location of batteries on the James River and Hampton Roads, and a few place names. Inset: [View of] Fortress Monroe, Old Point Comfort and Hygeia Hotel, Va. Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1861 by E. Sachse & Co. 9 x 19 cm. See entry no. 547 ...
    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of Mount Vernon, Virginia and vicinity : shewing [sic] Union picket lines, March 186[1]. Includes main roads, farms, churches, forts, and Union lines in Fairfax County, Va., especially around the estate of Mount Vernon.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    First Manassas. Relief shown by hachures. Title in pencil at lower left. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H86 Includes some troop positions, and lists of Confederate regiments engaged in the battle of Manassas, with the names of their commanders. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    [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
  • Map
    Loudo[u]n County, Virginia. Scale ca. 1:126,720. Hand colored positive photocopy. Sun print. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 559.7 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. At head of title (in manuscript) : No. 25. In pencil on verso: 124. LC copy hand-colored and numbered to show regions, place names annotated in ...
    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Date: 1861
  • 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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  • Map
    Topographical map of the Bull Run battle-field. [1861]. Scale ca. 1:27,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 564.4 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 29, Nov. 1884. p. 82. "The original of this map was made for General Beauregard, soon after the battle, from actual surveys by Captain D. B. Harris, assisted by Mr. John Grant. It is here reproduced by the Courtesy of General H. L. Abbot, U.S.A., from a photograph ...
    • Contributor: Harris, D. - Grant, John
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    The Union army encampment at Hampton, Virginia Showing picket lines and Fortress Munroe [sic]. Shows the landmarks in the area around Union-occupied Hampton, Va., including the Poor Farm, the Female Seminary, Buckrow's house, Hickman's farm, and "Fox Hill," the home of J. Fox.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    [Map of country between Fredericksburg and Richmond, Virginia, showing roads, railroads, and some place names]. Scale [ca. 1:290,000]. Anonymous pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing linen. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 508.56 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Battery no. 5 (on Stony Run Road) : total contents 10 73/100 acres. Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: William Rutherfoord, R.H. Haile, William Timberlake, James Harden, Isaac A. Goddin and Valentine Hechler. One of a series of ten maps showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in ...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of battles on Bull Run near Manassas, 21st of July 1861 on the line of Fairfax & Prince William Co[unti]es in Virginia, fought between the forces of the Confederate States and ... "Genls. Beauregard and Johnston, commanding the Confederate, Genl. McDowell, the United States forces, on the 21st. of July 1861, from 7 A.M.-9 P.M." Compare with almost identical map in: The C.S.A. and the Battle of Bull Run / J.G. Barnard, 1862 (E472.18 .B25). Includes text. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Pictorial map showing position of Union and Confederate forces during July 18-21, ...
    • Contributor: Bamberger, Solomon - Hoyer & Ludwig - West & Johnston
    • 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 showing the war operations, in Virginia & Maryland. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449 Indicates railroads, principal towns, and a few batteries. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Outworks nos. 1 & 2 to battery no. 6. Components: Outwork no. 1 to battery no. 6, Meadow bridge road -- Outwork no. 2 to battery no. 6. Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annotated with names of land owners: "Bishop Magill [i.e. Mcgill] for the benefit of the Roman Catholic Church" and "Doctor Deane." One of a series of ten maps drawn by showing the plats of land appropriated ...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Topographical sketch of the Battle of Bethel, June 10th, 1861.
    Plan of the Battle of Bethel
    Shows Confederate and Union troop positions, entrenchments, and cannon placement. Some topography shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the bottom. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Handwritten inscription in upper margin: Presented to Mrs. M.E. Taylor with filial respect by her son Wm. B. Taylor. Acquisitions control no. 99-92 CW3
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Topographical map of the District of Columbia Partial cadastral map showing some householders' names, individual buildings, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Virginia shoreline zone. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by D. McClelland, Blanchard & Mohun, Hugh B. Sweeny, and Thos. Blagden, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia." Oriented ...
    • Contributor: Boschke, A. - McClelland, D. - Sweeny, Hugh - Blagden, Thos. (Thomas) - D. McClelland, Blanchard & Mohun
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    A map of a part of Isle-of-Wight County. Adjacent to Fort Boykin, and Burwell's Bay, on James River. "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 - Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Talcott, Andrew - Talcott, Thomas Mann Randolph
    • Date: 1861