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    Map of the battle of Malvern Hill, showing, approximately, positions of brigades and batteries. [July 1, 1862]. Scale ca. 1:23,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 560 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 30, Aug. 1885. p. 617. Gives names of commanders, roads, drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, and names of residents. Brief description of the battle appears below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Date: 1885
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    Matomkin Inlet, Virginia
    Metompkin Inlet, Virginia
    Depths shown by soundings. Lower left corner of the copy is wanting. From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 16. "No. 378" is in the upper left corner. Title changed to: "Matomkin Inlet, Virginia" ; similar to G3882.C6 1862 .U5 CW 584.4. Description derived from ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Head of navigation of the Potomac River Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, thirded, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by negative photocopy, and annotated in pencil: From negative transferred from War Department. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Abert, S. T. (Silvanus Thayer) - Graham, Campbell - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1849
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    Plan of Bull Run Shows 1st battle of Bull Run. Pencil, pen-and-ink, and watercolor on tracing paper. Title in pencil on matte board. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 564.9 Accompanied by fact sheet (1 leaf ; 28 x 22 cm.) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: King, Porter
    • Date: 1861
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    A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ... " "Printed for Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, & Thos. Jefferys at the corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross, London." Appears in Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1775. Three copies. Copy 1, outlined in yellow, green, ...
    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Sayer, Robert - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1775
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    Richmond & vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of some residents. Title on verso obscured by mounting. Pen-and-ink and pencil on 2 pieces of tracing linen, pasted together and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 636 In pencil in lower left: 12. Copy imperfect: Ink spots thoughout, and large area of liquid staining in upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of Greene County, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. "March 1866." "Published by the authority of the Hon the Secretary of War, Office of the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army. 1875." LC Land ownership maps, 1268 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth backing, torn along fold line.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers
    • Date: 1875
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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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    One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 9th ed. Scale ca. 1:880,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.3 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. Map is printed in blue with title and border in red. "Ninth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." "Dedicated to the gallant soldiers, fighting to suppress the rebellion." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes 8 inset maps of southern cities. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 186?
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    Sketch of the battlefield and Confederate works in front of Williamsburg, Va., May 5th 1862 Scale 1:7200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 669 Indicates "United States forces" in blue and "Confederate forces" in red, names of Union field commanders, hospitals, roads, houses, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: McAlester, Miles D.
    • Date: 1876
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    The Battle of Fair Oaks, Va. Fought 31st May 1862. This map shows an area of Henrico County, Va., east of the city of Richmond and south of the Chickahominy River, where the Battle of Fair Oaks, or Seven Pines, took place 31 May-1 June 1862. Confederate Gen. J. E. Johnston's plan to attack the Union Army of the Potomac's IV Corps (under Keyes) at Fair Oaks called for Longstreet to approach from the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-31
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    Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia : shewing [sic] Union and Rebel positions 13th Decr 1862. The map shows positions at the beginning of the battle, with the bulk the of Union Army located across the Rappahannock from Fredericksburg, awaiting the construction of a pontoon bridge. Once across, the Union forces were met with fierce opposition from Confederate forces located in the hills to the west and south of the town. Depicts the area surrounding Fredericksburg and on both sides ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-13
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    [Map of Loudoun County and part of Clarke County, Va., Jefferson County and part of Berkeley County, W. Va., and parts of Montgomery and Frederick counties, Md.]. LC Land ownership maps, 1289 Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Copied by J. Paul Hoffmann, Top'l Office, A.N.Va." "Approved S. Howell Brown. 1st Lt. Engs. Troops in chg. Top'l. Dep't. A.N.Va. March 23rd 1864." Pen-and-ink on tracing linen mounted on cloth. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H43 Imperfect: Liquid staining ...
    • Contributor: Brown, Samuel Howell - Hoffmann, Paul
    • Date: 1864
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    Preliminary map of Lunenburg County, Virginia Shows names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on paper, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. In upper right corner: 223. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H298 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 165.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1871
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    Plan of the Battle of Kelly's Ford, Virginia : fought 7th Nov. 1863 by 3rd Army Corps Gen. W. H. French U.S.A. In this detailed view of Kellysville and Kelly's Ford on the Rappahannock River, Sneden shows the placement of Union regiments in a semicircle to the east of town, and the opposing Confederate units in the town itself. Also indicated are the locations of various field fortifications and the difficulties experienced by a terrain that included heavy woods and swamps.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-07
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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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    The Centre position of Union and Rebel armies, Yorktown, Va. Shows both of the armies west of Yorktown, with the York River to the east, as the Siege of Yorktown got underway.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan from Fortress Monroe to Big Bethel Va. : showing Union and Rebel position April 1st 1862. Shows area of Virginia Peninsula between Newport News and Big Bethel to the north and Fortress Monroe to the south as McClellan prepared to move his forces toward Richmond.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-01
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    Chart of the Potomac River from Georgetown to Alexandria Depths shown by contours and soundings. Does not cover Georgetown vicinity. Negative photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north to the right. "Drawer 55, sheet 4." "55-4." LC copy fold-lined and originally printed on 4 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Berrien, John Macpherson - Kearney, James - Hughes, George W. (George Wurtz) - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1833
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    Plan of the battle of Five Forks, Va., April 1st 1865 : fought by 5th Army corps Genl Warren. This map depicts the Five Forks area of Dinwiddie County, Va., where Confederate forces under Gen. George E. Pickett tried to hold off the Union advance on Petersburg and the important South Side Railroad. Included are Hatcher's Run, the Appomattox River, Petersburg, Dinwiddie Court House, and the Weldon Railroad. Union forces involved included Warren's Fifth Corps infantry and Sheridan's cavalry. Accused by Sheridan of ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-01
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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes note. LC copy soiled, stained, missing edge sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
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    Appomattox Court House. [1865] Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 525.2 Detailed map of the environs of Appomattox Court House showing roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, drainage, and woodlands. Troop positions are not depicted. Annotated by an unknown hand to indicate a few positions, including "Grant Hd Qrs." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of a part of the city of Richmond showing the burnt districts "Confederate imprint" -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. "Published by Wm. Ira Smith proprietor Richmond Whig." Advertised to be sold for 50 cents each on Apr. 10, 1865 -- Evening Whig (Richmond), Apr. 8, 1865. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows an area north of the James River surrounding the capitol and includes ...
    • Contributor: Ludwig, C. L. - Smith, William Ira
    • Date: 1865
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    Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity. Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 623 At top of map: Genl. Grant's campaign war map. Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By refering [sic] to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may ...
    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    [Sketch of the road from Somerville to Jonas Run, beyond Stevensburg, in Culpeper County, Va.]. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H290 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 314.
    • Date: 186?