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    Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861. Depicts the area between Lewinsville, in Fairfax County, and Georgetown in the north, and Alexandria in the south. The location of the Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Sketch no. 4 of roads between H.-Q. 10th Army Corps and Swift Creek on the south : with enemy's 2nd line of intrenchements [sic] around Drury's Bluff on the north Sketch map of eastern Chesterfield County (Va.) north of Petersburg showing Civil War fortifications, batteries, headquarters, roads, railroads, settlements, farms with occupants' names, vegetation, and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Pen-and-ink (black/red/blue) and lead pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 536 Includes handwritten note in blue ink. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps, 10th. Engineer Office
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of the counties of Charles City, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King William, New Kent, and part of the counties of Caroline and Louisa, Virginia. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--apears above title. "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. With ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Alexander, Edward Porter
    • Date: 1864
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    Atlas showing battles, engagements, and important localities connected with the campaigns in Virginia, completing the Campaign Map Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 485 Phillips, 1348 Stamped in blue ink on t.p.: Library of Congress, City of Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bechler, Gustavus R.
    • Date: 1864
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    Reconnaissance of the battle field at Bull Run, Va., fought July 21, 1861 Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows names of some residents. Annotations show troop positions and engagements. Oriented with north to the right. Sun print with annotations in red ink, mounted on cloth and under cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 561 Inscribed in ink: With respects of Genl. J.G. Barnard. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va. At this midpoint in the Spottsylvania Campaign (May 7-20), Union forces under Grant and Confederate forces under Lee were facing off to the south and east of Spottsylvania Court House. On May 12, Grant ordered Hancock to assault Ewell's position in the "mule's shoe" salient. This map attempts to depict the action during that assault. It shows Ewell's position at the start of the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-12
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    [Sketch map of the vicinity of Roanoke, Virginia]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil over 3/4-inch pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H330 Includes large inset of property owners. In pencil on verso: 484 crossed out. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 188?
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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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    County map of Virginia and West Virginia "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1863 by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." In lower right corner: 27. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Probably from: Mitchell's new general atlas. Philadelphia : S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr, 1864. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
    • Date: 1863
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    Seat of war in Virginia, &c. Longitude from Greenwich printed at top of map; from Washington (W0020000; W0003000) printed at bottom. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title is printed above the map, with vignettes "The Dispatch Atlas" on each side of title. "Weekly Dispatch, 139 Fleet Street" printed ...
    • Contributor: Weller, Edward
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of the battle of Chancellorsville, including operations from April 29th to May 5th, 1863. Concerns the area between Wilderness in Orange County, Va., through Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg in Spotsylvania County, Va., giving a general overview of the placement of troops just prior and during the Battle of Chancellorsville.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-04-29
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    Map of Warrenton Junction, Orange and Alexandria R.R., Virginia shewing destruction of R.R. by enemy, October 1863. Illustrates the position in October 1863 in Fauquier County, Va., of the Union 3rd Army Corps under General William Henry French. The Union troops were near Warrenton Junction along the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. This was part of the Bristoe Campaign, 9 October-9 November 1863, during which the rail line was destroyed by the
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of a part of eastern Virginia. Scale 1:240,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 481.4 Anonymous map of the counties of Berkeley, Jefferson, Loudoun, Fairfax, Prince William, and Fauquier showing cities and towns, roads and railroads, rivers and streams, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of King William County, Va.] "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."--Hanwritten note on map. "This county contains 310 square miles. The lines of the rivers as far as practicable were run by the instrument and the houses on the opposite sides were established by intersecting sights. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis)
    • Date: 1865
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia
    Battle fields of Virginia | Battlefield of Virginia
    Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses.
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company - Poole Brothers
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of eastern Virginia, 1862 Also covers Maryland and southeastern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, rivers, names of cities, and railroads converging in Richmond, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia, and topography of eastern Virginia. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    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
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    Copy Septr. 1879 (G.R.F) of map
    Copy September 1879 (G.R.F) of map
    Shows a tract of land on Little North Mountain in Alleghany County, Virginia. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. In ink at bottom: Platted by 1796 meridian. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H310 In pencil on verso: 150. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Oltmanns, C. W.
    • Date: 1872
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    [Map exhibiting the approaches to the city of Richmond prepared for Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, U.S.A. [Scale ca. 1:76,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 620 Another issue. "Drawing by J. C. Babcock" is in the lower left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Babcock, John C.
    • Date: 1862
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    Caroline County, Virginia Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil over pencil grid, mounted on cloth. In pencil in upper left corner: 237 and No. XVII Caroline Co. In pencil in upper right corner: Silley [illegible], Aug. 18th. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H287 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 177.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of the county of Frederick, 1769. Scale ca. 1:900,000. Title from manuscript annotations, ascribed to George Washington, on verso. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1438 Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651; 700/1
    • Contributor: Moffet, J. - Washington, George
    • Date: 1769
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    [Map of Chancellorsville battlefield, May 3-4, 1863].
    Sunday p.m. & Monday
    Shows troop positions and movements along the Rappahannock. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H138 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes an index of troop positions. In pencil on verso: 100.
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan des environs de Williamsburg, York, Hampton, et Portsmouth. Scale ca. 1:300,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1145 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3
    • Date: 1781
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    A map of the internal improvements of Virginia; prepared by C. Crozet, late principal engineer of Va. under a resolution of the General Assembly adopted March 15th 1848. The map indicates drainage, county boundaries, mines, cities and towns, roads, canals, and railroads.
    • Contributor: Crozet, Claudius
    • Date: 1848
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    A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak [sic] Bay, with James and York Rivers; wherein are shewn the respective positions (in the beginning of October) 1. of the British Army commanded by ... Scale ca. 1:240,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated "London, Published by Wm. Faden, Charing Cross, Novr. 26th 1781." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1464 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651
    • Date: 1781