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  • Map
    [Sketch of roads and streams in Highland County, Va., and Pendleton County, W. Va.]. Relief shown by hachures. Date, title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on paper mounted on cloth. Imperfect: large ink blotches at right center. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H84 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the Virginia Central Rail Road showing the connection between tide water Virginia, and the Ohio River at Big Sandy, Guyandotte and Point Pleasant; made by W. Vaisz Top. Eng. Map of Virginia and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, county boundaries, place names and "McAdamised" roads.
    • Contributor: Vaisz, W. - Virginia Central Railroad Company
    • Date: 1852
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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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    Map of Virginia and West Va., North & part of South Carolina, Maryland & Delaware, showing the situation in these states of schools taught by graduates of the Hampton Normal & Agricultural ... Does not show any schools in Maryland and Delaware. Relief shown by hachures. Shows radial distances from Hampton. Also shows and identifies counties and railroads. At lower left: M.A.L. fecit May 1876. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Affixed to map is original printed letter dated November 1876 that is from S.C. Armstrong, principal of the Institute, and that explains use of star symbols for schools...
    • Contributor: Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute (Va.) - American Photo-Lithographic Company - Armstrong, S. C. (Samuel Chapman)
    • Date: 1876
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    Map showing location of and railways to the Flat-top and New River Coking Coalfield of Virginia and West Virginia
    Flat-top and New River Coking Coal-field of Virginia and Wast Virginia
    "Copyright 1885 by Jed. Hotchkiss, Staunton, Va." Annotated in color pencil showing railway routes and mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1888
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    [Sketches of roads in the Shenandoah Valley between Winchester and Woodstock, Virginia]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scales from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Orientation varies. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H151 In ink on red bordered label: 315 crossed out. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1863
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    Route of the New River R.R., 188-. Sketch map of part of West Virginia. Dashed red line across the map indicates the "Proposed New River R.R." Shows counties and names the line of railroads.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - New River Railroad Company
    • Date: 188?
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    A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law
    Map of Virginia
    Covers also Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Issued in blue slipcase designed for this map. Annotations of place names on map area in ink (red and black) and pencil. Handwritten annotations on...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Dawson, E. - Giles, William Branch
    • Date: 1827
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    Map of Virginia and neighboring states showing the location of battles in the Civil War 1861-1865. Scale ca. 1:366,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509.4 Map of eastern Virginia and parts of North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, showing "battles in which New York regiments were engaged," "railroads at time of war," and "turnpikes and plank roads." Union states are colored yellow, and Confederate states are green. Copyright no. "C1. F 22761." Description derived from published bibliography. Available...
    • Contributor: Northrup, William P.
    • Date: 1912
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    Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia the seat of war
    Seat of war
    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by W. Schaus in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the Southern District of New York." Insets: [Lower Mississippi Valley] -- [Richmond]. Relief shown by shading. Shows railroads, forts, cities, towns, and principal roads. Similar to no. 17.3, LC Civil War maps (2d ed.). This is a map, not...
    • Contributor: Schedler, J. - Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith - William Schaus (Firm)
    • Date: 1861
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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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    [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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    Plat of the partition of Moore & Beckley survey of 170,038 a. in the counties of Giles & Logan, Virginia. "Surveyed for Andrew Moore & John Beckley, Nov. 2nd, 1794." Shows names of some residents. Pen-an-ink and pencil over col. grid, mounted on cloth. Includes notes. In upper right corner in red ink: Moore & Beckley patent. "Plat copied from bundle of 'cases ended." In the lower left corner: Sev. P. Ker. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H327 In pencil on verso: 223....
    • Date: 1794
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    Geological map of Virginia & West Virginia showing their chief geological sub-divisions
    Geological map of Virginia and West Virginia showing their chief geological sub-divisions | Middle Atlantic States & North Carolina : physical and political / by A. Guyot
    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H218 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy: Extensive ink, pencil, and annotations with watercolor showing the different types of geological formations. LC copy: Title in ms. in lower left. In pencil on verso: 183.
    • Contributor: Rogers, William Barton - Guyot, A. (Arnold)
    • Date: 187?
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    Position of Union Army at Cedar Creek Union position and plan of battle. However, what initially appeared to be an overwhelming success quickly turned to a rout when the Union forces were redeployed and launched a successful counterattack that drove the Confederates back across the Shenandoah to Fisher's Hill, with heavy losses of men, equipment and supplies. Map shows troop locations along the Strasburg Pike on either side of Cedar Creek, and along the north fork of...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Colton's 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. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Relief shown by hachures and...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins)
    • Date: 1861
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    Battle fields of Virginia 1861 to 1865.
    Post route map of the states of Virginia and West Virginia
    Annotated by Capt. Raleigh Travers Daniel, Office of the Secretary of Virginia Military Records of the Commonwealth of Virginia between 1909 and 1910. Prepared to accompany a manuscript guidebook to Virginia Civil War battlefields. Maps originally in Series III. Miscellaneous Records. Guide to Battlefields of Virginia and West Virginia, accession 2768. Includes indexes of counties and explanation of mail service, railroads, mail routes, mail...
    • Contributor: United States. Post Office Dept - Daniel, Raleigh T. (Raleigh Travers)
    • Date: 19??
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    Map showing the West Virginia Midland Railway and its connections. Map of West Virginia showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - West Virginia Midland Railroad
    • Date: 1883
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    Geological map of the Potomac basin west of Blue Ridge, Virginia and West Virginia : showing the relations of its upper Potomac coal basin and the iron-ore bearing areas in reference to ... Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Corrections to "Explanation of colors" pasted on in lower right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H220 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes cross-section at top left: Geological section across Georges Creek coal basin and eastward (scale 1:6000 to 1") by Prof. I.C. White, May 1881, Trans. Am. Phil. Soc....
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Rogers, W.
    • Date: 1882
  • Map
    [Sketch of parts of Highland County, Va., and Pendleton County, W. Va.]. Relief shown by hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on irregularly shaped paper, mounted between transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H85 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes notes and the names of a few landowners. In ink on red bordered label: 302.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper Potomac River. Concerns an area of Maryland and Virginia between the towns of Cumberland, Md., on the west and Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.], on the eastern side of the map. Sneden details the mountainous topography highlighting rivers, especially the Potomac River, and including the rail system through this area. Just north of Winchester, Va., there is a line of unidentified Confederate troops. The only other...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the state of Virginia : showing the advantages of the harbor of West Point as an entrepot for emmigration and the shipment of the products of the southern and western ... Shows major railways to the west. Relief shown by contours. Also covers Maryland, West Virginia, and Delaware. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in lower left corner stamped in blue ink: 66. LC copy imperfect: Torn with minor losses along vertical fold lines and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Quackenbush, Eugene - Ed. W. Welcke & Bro
    • Date: 1875
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    [Map of the lower Shenandoah Valley, Virginia] Shows the Shenandoah Valley from the Potomac to the north to Front Royal and Strasburg to the south, including roads, drainage, railroads, and names of residents. Relief shown by shading. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Transferred from the Jubal Anderson Early Papers in the Manuscript Division, L.C. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, sectioned and mounted on paper. LC Civil War...
    • Contributor: Brown, Samuel Howell - Early, Jubal Anderson
    • Date: 1864
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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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    A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt, Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. The title, land tract boundaries with owners' initials, and some place names have been identified as annotations by George Washington made ca. 1780. The author and date of the manuscript map is not known; reference sources indicate between 1758 and 1771. Phillips. Maps of America p. 713 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789,...
    • Contributor: Washington, George - Crawford, William
    • Date: 1780