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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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    Battle of Hanover Court House, Virginia, May 26, 1862 Shows the area around Hanover Court House, Va., sight of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces as McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula continued its slow pace. In this depiction, the Pamunkey River is located to the north, and the Richmond & Pamunkey Turnpike is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-26
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    Potomac, Fredericksburg, & Piedmont R.R. from Fredg., to O.C.H. 38 miles, by C. M. Braxton, Sketch map of part of Virginia from Fredericksburg to Orange Court House. Shows relief by form lines, drainage, cities and towns, and the line of survey in red. Chartered as the Fredericksburg and Gordonsville Rail Road. See entry 412.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Potomac, Fredericksburg, and Piedmont Railroad
    • Date: 1876
  • Map
    [Map of the vicinity of Chancellorsville, Va.] This undated map extends from German Ford on the Rapidan east to Falmouth Station and south to Shady Grove Church. It shows rivers, roads, crossroads and taverns.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Map of Virginia and Maryland : constructed from the latest authorities.
    Virginia & Maryland
    "J.H. Young Sc." Prime meridian: Washington. Cover title "Virginia & Maryland." Population data for counties in Virgina and Maryland pasted on verso of front cover. Signed inside cover: M. Fillmore, Buffalo N.Y. Includes statistical tables of population according to the census of 1820. Inset: Plan of Washington City & Georgetown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1834
  • Map
    [Map of Albemarle County, north of the Virginia Central Railroad, and a portion of Augusta County along the south fork of the Shenandoah River]. Shows the names of some residents. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/8-in. grid. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H20 LC Land ownership maps, 1197 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    Map of Botetourt County. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--map. "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...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Izard, Walter - Randolph, Innes
    • Date: 1864
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    The Rebel works at Howard's Bridge Virginia April 4th 1862. Shows the fortifications of the Confederate forces at Howard's Bridge on the banks of the Poquoson River, which succeeded in slowing McClellan's advance up the Peninsula.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-04
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    Preliminary chart of the Atlantic coast : from the entrance of Chesapeake Bay to Ocracoke Inlet
    U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache Supdt.
    Depths shown by soundings. 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 raster image. Oct. 2002; Source unknown (1968); Map Cataloging Team. Civil War Map Proj. no.: LVA00069. Conservation: 1968. Digital image available: 27.4 x 16.5 in. Map accession...
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Fortress Monroe, Old Point Comfort, & Hygeia Hotel, Va. in 1861 & 1862. The key to the South Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 547.2 Bird's-eye view. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine pier, &c., June 30th, 1860 "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, by Cassell (G3884 .N6S5 1861 .C3). Also shows, vegetation, vegetable...
    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E. - Browne, C.
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    Map of Greensville Co., west of Halifax road and North Carolina between the Halifax & Jourdan rds and north of the Roanoke River. "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: 1863
  • Map
    Magnus' historical war map. One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. Scale ca. 1:920,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.2 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. "Mirror of events [i.e., list of battles] 1861-62-63-64" has been attached to the left of the map. Insets: Maj. Gen. Canby' base of operations [Mississippi and Red River area] 9 x 8 cm.-Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman's base of operations [northern Georgia] 9 x 8 cm.-Fortifications around Richmond,...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Map of the city of Richmond, Virginia Scale ca. 1:13,350. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645.5 General map indicating streets and street names, important buildings, and relief by hachures. Water is tinted blue. LC Copy 1: This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Jedediah Hotchkiss. LC Copy 1: Longitude and latitude of the Washington Observatory added in...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Map of route and positions, First Corps, Army of Va., Maj. Gen. Sigel comg., from July 7th to Septr. 10th 1862 Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 461 In upper right corner: Ho. Reps. Ex. Doc. no. 81-37th Cong. 3rd Sess. The route of the First Corps is shown from Middletown, Virginia, to the defenses of Washington. Roads, towns, vegetation, drainage, houses, and names of residents are indicated along the line of march. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the...
    • Contributor: Kappner, Franz
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg, Va. or 2nd Battle of Fredericksburg. By Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick with 6th Army Corps, Sunday, May 3rd, 1863. Illustrates the placement of Union and Confederate forces during the Chancellorsville Campaign of April-May, 1863, culminating in the battle of Chancellorsville fought May 1-4, 1863. This map focuses on the Sunday, May 3rd, action, which is referred to by Sneden as "Second Fredericksburg."
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-03
  • Map
    [Fauquier Co., Va. : northwestern part].
    Fauquier County, Virginia
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward right. Each sheet pasted together in 6 sections, sectioned in 2, and 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, 1253 Available...
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    Preliminary map of Hanover County, Virginia Ink with title in pencil, mounted on cloth. Two tears on left side and some losses on right edge. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H293 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. On verso in pencil: 192.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1871
  • Map
    Petersburg and Five Forks. [1864-1865] Scale 1:42,240. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 607.8, 607.9 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with rivers colored green. Detailed topographic map showing Confederate works in red and Union fortifications in blue, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, hachures, railroads, roads, and the street pattern of Petersburg. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Battery no. 1 (Powhatan) ; : Battery no. 2 (Marion Hill).
    Batteries nos. 1, 2 & 3 and outworks no. 1 & 2 to battery no. 3 | Battery no. 2 (Marion Hill)
    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Franklin Stearns, Robert Styll and Saml. Ball. One of a series of ten maps drawn by showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in the Map Collection of the...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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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
  • Map
    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
  • Map
    Map of the state of Virginia
    Map of Virginia
    "August 1863." "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Accompanied by cover: Map of Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison : 15 x 10 cm. Also covers Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and parts of adjacent states. Shows cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Map has concentric circles centered on Richmond,...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    A new map of Virginia from the best authorities From the London Magazine. November 1761, v. 30. Prime meridian: London and Philadelphia. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1436 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy 2. Gift; From the collection of Dr. Gerald D. Aurbach, given in his memory by his wife, Hanna, and daughters, Elissa and Pamela. Acquisitions control no. 94-29
    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Date: 1761
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    Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland. Scale ca. 1:880,000. Third state. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Shows Virginia, Maryland, and "De La War counties." The third state is described in Joshua Fry's The Fry & Jefferson map of Virginia and Maryland; a facsimile of the 1st ed. ... introduction by Dumas Malone. 1966. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1433 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles - Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Groux
    • Date: 1776