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    [Map of Kanawha, Boone, Logan, Wyoming, McDowell, Mercer, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Greenbrier, Summers and Monroe Counties, West Va., and Tazewell, Smyth, Washington, Bland, Giles, Craig, Montgomery, Pulaski and Wythe Counties, Va. Cover the area from Charlestown south to Dublin Depot and east to White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Drawn with blue and green ink on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. ...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of Mercer, Summers, Monroe, Raleigh and Greenbrier Counties, West Virginia Covers the area between Lewisburg, Princeton and Richmond Ferry, W. Va. Drawn with pencil on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which had belonged to ...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of Kanawha, Boone, Logan, Wyoming, McDowell, Mercer, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Greenbrier, Summers and Monroe Counties, West Va., and Tazewell, Smyth, Washington, Bland, Giles, Craig, Montgomery, Pulaski and Wythe Counties, Va. Covers the area from Charlestown south to Dublin Depot and east to White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Drawn with ink and pencil on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. Found ...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of Raleigh, Mercer and Summers Counties, West Virginia Drawn with colored ink and pencil on lined paper; the map covers the area from Berkley to Rockey Gap, West Virginia. Includes a table of distances. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of West Virginia and southwestern Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which ...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of the Shenandoah Valley]. Shows the Shenandoah Valley from Winchester to Staunton, and from the Blue Ridge to the Alleghany mountains, and also shows the names of many residents. Relief shown by form lines and hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/4 in. grid. Ink and pencil on tracing linen, in three sections, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862
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    The attack on Harper's Ferry Va., by Jackson, September 14th and 15th, 1862 Shows the area of convergence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers that marks the border of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Details include the location of Union forces in the town of Harper's Ferry and Confederate forces on Maryland Heights across the Potomac.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    Colton's Virginia.
    Colton's map of Virginia
    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York." Accompanied by cover: Colton's map of Virginia / J.H. Colton. Insets: Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Spring Hill, Chesterfield Co. -- Norfolk, Portsmouth and Gosport. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, canals, and ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of western Virginia This map was apparently captured by Confederate cavalry under the command of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn during a raid on the Union arsenal at Holly Springs, Miss., in December 1862, and forwarded to the Confederate Engineer's Office in Richmond, Va.
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, Alexander Dallas - Krebs, Charles G. - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of Greenbrier, Summers, Raleigh, Mercer and Monroe Counties, West Va. and Bland, Giles and Craig Counties, Va. Covers the area between Raleigh Court House, Blue Sulphur Springs and Pearisburg, W. Va. Drawn with colored ink and pencil on lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and residences with some distances given. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. ...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    The attack on and surrender of Harper's Ferry Shows the area surrounding Harper's Ferry, W. Va., at the intersection of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers as the Confederate forces under Jackson began their assault, Sept. 12-15, 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    [Map of Wyoming, Fayette and Raleigh Counties, West Va. Covers the area from Logan Courthouse to Richmond Ferry, W. Va. Drawn with ink and pencil. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which ...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    [Western Virginia from Petersburg to Warm Springs, showing the movement of the Union army, 1862] Covers parts of the counties of Grant, Randolph, Pendleton, and Pocahontas, West Virginia and Highland and Bath, Virginia including the names of some residents. Relief shown by shading. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Prime meridian: Washington? Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. In upper left corner: Sheet No. 1. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 458 Includes note. In ink on blue ...
    • Contributor: Hausmann, A.
    • Date: 1862
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    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 of Jefferson County, Va. photographed for the Bureau of Topographical Engineers Oct., 1862. Shows Jefferson County before the formation of West Virginia in 1863.
    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau - Brown, Samuel Howell
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of a part of Greenbrier County, West Va. Drawn with pencil and ink on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which had belonged to Genl. Loring. This statement made by Mr. John Hart." ...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Jefferson County, VA. Relief shown by hachures. Shows land ownership. Sun print. Annotated in pencil: Jefferson Co. Copied from S. Howell Brown's "Map of Jefferson County, Virginia," published in 1852. This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 700.5 LC Land ownership maps, 1394 Description derived ...
    • Contributor: Brown, S. Howell
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of Mercer, Summers, Greenbrier and Monroe Counties, West Virginia Covers the area between Richmond Ferry and Chapman's Ferry, W. Va. Drawn with pencil. Shows towns, roads, rivers and mountains. Not drawn to scale. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. Found among a few books &c which had belonged to Genl. Loring. This ...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862