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    Plan of Fort Lyon on Eagle Hill above Alexandria, Va.

    Shows a detailed drawing of Union Fort Lyon located on Eagle Hill in Fairfax County, Va. This fort was the headquarters for Major General Samuel Peter Heintzelman, U.S.A.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Position of army at Centreville Va. 31st August

    Another view of Pope's Army of Virginia just prior to the Battle of Chantilly, the last engagement of the Second Bull Run Campaign.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-31
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    Plan of the Battle of Dranesville Va Decr 20th 1861.

    Shows Dranesville, Fairfax County, Va., and the area to the north. The locations of the Leesburg Turnpike, Centreville Road and Chain Bridge Road are indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-12-20
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    [Map of Fairfax and Alexandria counties, Virginia, and parts of adjoining counties]

    Above neat line in right corner: "Recd. Engineer Bureau, April 25th 1864. with letter April 23d '64, fm. Capt. Michler, [signed] J.C. Woodruff, Maj. of Engineers." Map showing the defenses of Washington situated in Virginia, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, vegetation, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 493 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
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    [A Civil War field map of Fairfax County, Virginia with Fort Coccoran].

    Shows paths and roads that no longer exist and names of some landowners. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink on blue tinged laid paper, sectioned and mounted on cloth. Donation; Richard W. Stephenson Memorial Acquisition. Funded by Philip Lee Phillips Society members: Ralph and Theresa Ehrenberg, Robert Grogg, and Dennis M. Gurtz; Received: September 2014. Condition imperfect: Foxed, torn at fold lines, missing small internal ...

    • Date: 1861
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    A plan of the county of Fairfax on Potomack River the middle of which is in 39⁰, 12ʹ No. latitude. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also covers Arlington and Loudoun counties. Relief shown by hachures. Map described in R.W. Stephenson's The Cartography of northern Virginia: The earliest known map of Fairfax County is a pen and ink sketch apparently drawn between 1745, when Rocky Run Church was established, and 1749, when Alexandria was laid out. Although unsigned, this manuscript map is believed to have been drawn by Daniel Jenings, ...

    • Contributor: Jenings, Daniel
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    Maneuver grounds, Prince Willliam and Fairfax counties, Va.

    Relief shown by contours. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Burr, Edward - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1904
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    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
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    Battle of Chantilly Va.

    Shows the area between Chantilly to the north and Bull Run to the south where Pope massed his troops prior to their retreat back to Washington. The location of Centreville and Fairfax Station are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    Position of Union and Rebel forces, Oct. 14, 1863

    Map shows Union troops on the road running parallel to the Orange and Alexandria railroad. Just past Bristoe Station, as Union troops crossed Broad Run, a Confederate battery emerged from woods north of the railroad. Next, Confederate skirmishers appeared on a hill overlooking the Union column. Finally, there were several Confederate charges. Union forces were able to return fire and, after several hours of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    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
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    Plan of the Battle of Chantilly, Va., September 1st, 1862, 5 to 10 p.m.

    Concerns the placement of Union and Rebel forces, including the headquarters of General Samuel P. Heintzelman, for the last scene of fighting of the Second Bull Run Campaign, June-September, 1862. Covers portions of Fairfax County, Va., including the area around Chantilly and Germantown.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    [Map of the First Battle of Bull Run]

    Shows the movement of the Union and Confederate forces as their positions changed over the course of July 21, 1861, during the First Battle of Bull Run. Sneden illustrates the battle over the countryside in Prince William and Fairfax counties, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the battle of Chantilly, Virginia. Fought Septr. 1st 1862, 5 to 10 PM.

    This engagement, known as the Battle of Chantilly, or Ox Hill, was the last action in the 2d Bull Run Campaign (June-September 1862). This map focuses on western Fairfax County, Va. Stonewall Jackson's forces occupy both sides of the road from Centreville to Chantilly, with additional forces based on Ox Hill overlooking the town from the north. There is also a substantial force located ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862 showing Fort Lyon with extended works.

    Shows the locations of Union fortifications surrounding Alexandria, Va., including forts Lyon and Ellsworth in Fairfax County. The locations of Hunting Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the counties of Fairfax and Alexandria, Virginia

    Some p. were originally folded. Phillips 1500 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy deacidified and rebound with each leaf encapsulated. Pages 86-87 numbered 76-77. Map of the United States on p. [90]-[91] and world map on p. [94]-[95].

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Date: 1879
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    Map of Falls Church and vicinity of Lewinsville, Virginia : shewing [sic] Union picket lines October 30th 1862.

    Map shows the area surrounding Falls Church in Fairfax County, Va. The Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-10-30
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    Topographical map of the Estate of Great Falls Manufacturing Company, Fairfax Co., Va.

    Scale 1:25,000. Relief shown by contour lines and shading. Sun print. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: De La Camp, J. (john) - Great Falls Manufacturing Company - De La Camp, J.
    • Date: 1866
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    Reconnaissance in advance of Camp Mansfield

    Shows military camps in Arlington County, Alexandria, and adjoining areas of Fairfax County. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: 211, L., sheet 12. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.--1866. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink and pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 521 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. ...

    • Contributor: Church, S. (benjamin Silliman) - Church, S.
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862]

    Concerns Union and Confederate pickets positioned north and south around Pohick Church and Accotink in Fairfax County, Va., in January 1862. Includes a balloon pictured near Pohick Church and labelled as "Decr. 1861," but as noted in Sneden's diary text on pp. 374-376, he indicates that Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe also was using the surveillance hot-air balloons in the same area in January ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    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
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    New defenses erected at Centreville, Virginia

    Originally built by the Confederates and used for winter quarters in 1861-1862, the defenses around Centreville were also used by the Union Army to cover the retreat back to Washington after both 1st and 2nd Bull Run. When Lee began concentrating his forces around Culpeper in July 1863, and Meade, not to be outdone, moved his army to a position opposite them along the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Captn. Willoby. Newton's including deed for 6421 acrer of land in the County of Fairfax : [Virginia] : Deed drawn Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Shows the parcel bounded by Bull Run Creek to the south, Cub Run to the west, and Little Rocky Run to the east in Fairfax County, Virginia and names of landowners. Title from verso of sheet. Pen-and-ink on four sheets of paper pasted together with red wax. Purchase; FY '15 Philip Lee Phillips Society purchase; April 2015. Imperfect: Numerous separations and small losses along ...

    • Contributor: Davis, Elias
    • Date: 1748
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    Battle at Dranesville, Va. Decr. 20th, 1861.

    NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Original scrapbook housed in the Museum Department of the Virginia Historical Society (1994.80.4-525) with restricted access. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information. ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-12-20
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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