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    [Map showing reclamation of Potomac River estuary at Washington D.C. to form harbor and the Potomac parks]. Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Date: 1880
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    State of Virginia "Compiled in 1914 in cooperation with the state of Virginia." "Advance sheet, subject to correction." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1914
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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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    [Map of the part of Virginia lying between the York and James rivers : showing battles and routes of Union forces 1861-62]. Covers the Virginia Peninsula inland to Richmond and Hanover. Shows settlements, battle sites, troop movements, roads, railroads, county names, and county boundaries. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989, p. 606. Pen-and-ink (black) and watercolor (gray). Handwritten (printing) in lead pencil at bottom: [Map of the part of Virginia lying between the York and James Rivers ...]. Oriented with north toward...
    • Date: 1962
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    [Sketches of portions of Madison County, Va.]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on irregularly shaped sheet of ledger paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H106 Imperfect: Pencil smudges, spotting, and discolorations throughout. Discoloration and tears along fold lines. In ink on red bordered label: 297. Available...
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of Nottoway Co., Va.
    Map of Nottoway County, Virginia
    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Two sheets joined to form 1, mounted on cloth. "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, Savh. Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1314 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster...
    • Contributor: Graves, H. M. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia]. Shows fortifications. Does not include place names. Relief shown by hachures on central bottom sheet only. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on 9 sheets of paper pasted together, sectioned into 12 pieces, mounted on cloth, and laminated. Copy imperfect: Tears...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 186?
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    Map shewing the position of the lines in front of Petersburg, Va., occupied by the 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, April 1st 1865 Scale ca. 1:16,700. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 607 Detailed map giving fortifications, picket lines, "Rebel chevaux de-frise," "Union abattis," "covered ways," roads, railroads, drainage, and vegetation. Each regiment of the 1st Division is identified, and the section of the line entrusted to it is delineated by broken lines. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site...
    • Contributor: McCallum, Andrew
    • Date: 1865
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    Relative positions of forces at sunset, Aug. 28, 1862. [2nd Manassas Campaign]. Scale ca. 1:550,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 581 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 31, Jan. 1886. p. 447. Map of the environs of Manassas Junction. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Wells, Jacob
    • Date: 1886
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    Totopotomoy [1864] Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 663.2 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the Pamunkey River colored green. Detailed map giving Union works in blue and Confederate works in red, roads, "Virginia Central R.R.," houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Myers, J.E. - Theilkuhl, F. - Strasser, J. - Thompson, Gilbert - United States Army of the Potomac - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of Botetourt County Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward upper right. Blue-line print. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer chief engineer. Presented to the West Point Military Academy by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Savh., Ga." "Approved Feb. 16th 1865 Albert H. Campbell, Maj. Engr. in chage Top. Dep. D.N.Va." LC Land...
    • Contributor: Izard, Walter - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - United States Military Academy
    • Date: 1865
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    The Battle of Chancellorsville, Sunday May 3rd 9 p.m. Map shows troop locations around Chancellorsville, Va., and on both sides of the Rapidan River. The map depicts the formation of Confederate troops under McLaws, Slocum and Stuart to the west of Chancellorsville facing Union troops under Reynolds Meade and Hancock north and east of the town.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-03
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    J. H. Colton's topographical map of the seat of war in Virginia, Maryland &c. Scale ca. 1:750,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 479.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1852 by J. H. Colton." Printed by Lang & Cooper, N.Y. General map of eastern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, southern Pennsylvania, and northern North Carolina. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Frederick County Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward upper left. Composed of many sheets pasted together. Sectioned in 4 and mounted on cloth. "From an original from the Dept. of Geology, University of Virginia, loaned by Mr. Vernon C. Eddy, Handley Library, Winchester, Va." LC Land ownership maps, 1259 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Contributor: Wood, John
    • Date: 1820
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    Plan of the Battle of Spotsylvania C.H., Virginia : fought May 8th to 21st 1864. Shows the Confederate forces located around and to the north of Spotsylvania Court House, with the Po River at their back. The Union forces were positioned along the Ny River so as to attack on both the Confederate left and right. Several landmarks are indicated, including houses used as headquarters by various officers, and the "mule shoe" salient known as the "bloody angle" because...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-08
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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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    [Map of Hanover 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."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image....
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Revised plan of battle of Malvern Hill, July 1st, 1862 (official). Details the action of July 1, 1862, with most of the major Confederate forces under the command of Stonewall Jackson, D. H. Hill, and Magruder, identified in their location north of Malvern Hill, and all the Union troops due south of the Confederates, notably including Berdan's sharpshooters and the troops of Heintzelman, under whom Sneden served, Couch, Morell, and others.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-01
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    Battle of the Wilderness, May 5 - 6 and 7, 1864, between Lee (60,000) and Grant (120,000) including the approach and the movement toward Spottsylvania [sic] Courthouse "Read numerically." Annotated in pen-and-ink, crayon and pencil. Confederate troop positions are colored red. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 667 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10660 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G1292.W5S5 .R8 1935 folio. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1864

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    [Map of Culpeper County with parts of Madison, Rappahannock, and Fauquier counties, Virginia] Printed general map without title or border showing roads, railroads, settlements, farms with owners' names, vegetation, streams, and fords. Relief shown by form lines in hilly areas. Also covers Culpeper city region (Va.). Title adapted from citation in R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 532 Imperfect: 3 copies variously fold-lined, wrinkled, torn, taped, stained, annotated in lead pencil,...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1863
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    Culpeper and Orange Counties, Virginia Pencil and pen-and-ink over pencil grid on paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H291 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil at upper left corner: 230. In pencil at upper left: No. XVIII, IXX Culpeper Orange cos. On verso in pencil: 163.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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    Battle of Spottsylvania [sic] Courthouse, May 8-21, 1864 between Lee (50,000) and Grant (110,000) immediately following Wilderness Battle
    Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, May 8-21, 1864 between Lee (50,000) and Grant (110,000) immediately following Wilderness Battle
    Annotated in pen-and-ink and pencil. Confederate troop positions are colored red. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 659 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10659 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G1292.S6S5 .R8 1933 folio. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1864

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    Survey of Prince George Co., Virginia
    Survey of Prince George County, Virginia
    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward upper right. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engr. "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, Savannah, GA." Map on 2 sheets pasted...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Sommers, S. L. - Patton, J. Houston - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 1863
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    [Maps illustrating the Gettysburg campaign. June 3-July 3, 1863]. Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 356 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 33, Nov. 1886 Maps indicate troop and cavalry positions and lines of march from Fredericksburg (June 3) to Gettysburg (July 3, 3:15-4:30 P.M.) Maps 19 and 20 illustrate the cavalry engagement on July 3rd. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as...
    • Contributor: Wells, Jacob
    • Date: 1886
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    The retreat from Petersburg, April 2-9, 1865 "A series of 32 pen and ink maps picturing the progress of Lee's retreat and Grant's pursuit from Petersburg to Appomattox Courthouse, approximately 100 miles, (with descriptive notes) divided into three phases." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1934

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