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    Map of the battlefield of Antietam, Scale ca. 1:13,300. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 252 Handwritten inscription in the upper right-hand corner reads "Lieut Crawford with compts of Lt. Wm. H. Willcox." Shows roads and streets, houses, fences, vegetation, drainage, hachures, and troop positions. Inset: [Map of the environs of Sharpsburg] 12 x 10 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Date: 1862
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    Development of Great Falls for water power and increase of water supply for the District of Columbia. Covers Potomac River watershed above Great Falls. Shows sub-watersheds, gaging stations, and reservoir sites. Title and imprint from accompanying text. On t.p. of accompanying text: Letter from the chairman of the Federal Power Commission ... together with the report of Maj. M.C. Tyler. Accompanied by t.p. and p. 91-102 of: Senate document no. 403, 60th Congress, 3d session : Development of Great Falls for ...
    • Contributor: Tyler, M. C. - United States. Government Printing Office - United States. Congress. Senate - United States. Federal Power Commission
    • Date: 1921
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    Plan of the city of Baltimore Shows wards. Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1836
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    A new and accurate chart of the Bay of Chesapeake, with all the shoals, channels, islands, entrances, soundings, and sailing-marks, as far as the navigable part of the rivers Patowmack, Patapsco and ... Scale ca. 1:250,000. Soundings shown in fathoms. "Drawn from several draughts made by the most experienced navigators, chiefly from those of Anthony Smith, pilot of St. Marys; and compared with the modern surveys of Virginia and Maryland." LC copy trimmed and mounted on cloth. From the author's North-American pilot. 1776. v. 2. Includes sailing directions, "Observations on the northeast current on the coast of ...
    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1776
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    Martenet's Map of Cecil County, Maryland : from the coast, and original surveys Shows county divisions and rural householders' names. Village insets show buildings and householders' names. Insets: Cherry Hill -- Rising Sun -- Brick Meeting House -- Port Deposit -- Charlestown -- Chesapeake City -- Warwick -- North East -- Elkton -- Fredericktown -- Cecilton. LC Land ownership maps, 290 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Martenet, Simon J.
    • Date: 1858
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    Plan of wharfing : [Anacostia River waterfront, Washington D.C.] Cadastral map showing lot lines and numbers, dimensions, and block numbers. Covers area bounded by Anacostia River, South Capitol St., and O and S Sts. S.E. Title appears twice in pencil in 2 different hands. India ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1167 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Date: 1817
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    [Survey of the property of George Poffenberger and Mrs. Nicodemus in Washington County, Md.] Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. "Copy by O.C.G from a copy by JMJ [?] of a plat in possession of Otho Poffenberger, 1891." "Scale 30 perches." Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H121 In pencil on verso: 382. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Downin, S. S.
    • Date: 1883
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    Plan of Charles Town, Maryland. Cadastral survey map showing lot/tract lines, lot numbers, public lands, street names, and some acreages. Relief shown by form lines. Also shows "The Lord Properiators [sic] two lots." Oriented with north toward the upper right. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (dark brown). Original sheet and backing hemmed by cloth strips at the 4 edges. Imperfect: Mottled, fold-lined, missing small sections at sheet edges/fold lines. Includes notes and ...
    • Date: 1770
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    Map of the battlefield of Antietam. Scale ca. 1:5280 (about 12 inches equals 1 mile, not "10 in. = 1 mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.75 Very detailed anonymous and undated map of the battlefield indicating roads and lanes, drainage, houses, names of residents, grass fields, stubble, corn fields, plowed fields, rock outcrops, rail, post and rail, stone, and pailing fences, "fence[s], kind unknown," hay stacks, and woodland. ...
    • Date: 19??
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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 a cavalry engagement near Poolesville, Md., 1862]. This hand-drawn map accompanies a letter to Dabney's mother describing a recent foray by Jeb Stuart's cavalry into Maryland and Pennsylvania, and an encounter with Union forces when the Confederates attempted to recross the Potomac River at White's Ford, Va.
    • Contributor: Dabney, Chiswell - Saunders Family
    • Date: 1862
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    E. Sachse, & Co.'s bird's eye view of the city of Baltimore, 1869. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 254 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1870
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    Atlas of the battlefield of Antietam, prepared under the direction of the Antietam Battlefield Board, lieut. col. Geo. W. Davis, U.S.A., president, gen. E.A. Carman, U.S.V., gen. H Heth, C.S.A. Surveyed by ... Relief shown by contour lines. Indicates roads and streets, houses, names of residents, fences, vegetation, drainage, bridges, and fords. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips, 10685 LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 248
    • Contributor: United States. War Department
    • Date: 1908

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    Map of the seat of war : [Virginia and Maryland] General map. Place names in Maryland north of Baltimore and Frederick, and south of Washington, D.C. (with the exception of Fort Washington), are not given. Few place names in Virginia south of Richmond and Lynchburg (with the exception of Norfolk and the Virginia Peninsula) are given. Mounted on cloth. Copy 2 imperfect: Originally folded, with losses along fold lines, staining along folds at center ...
    • Contributor: Grant, M. - Howell, R. H. - Burke, T. A. (Thomas A.)
    • Date: 1861
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    The new war map of Virginia, Maryland & Pennsylvania. General map of the Middle Atlantic and Chesapeake Bay regions showing railroads, highways, and selected forts in eastern Virginia. Does not show Civil War battle locations or troop positions. Relief shown by hachures. Printed in brown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined. Acquisitions control no.: 91-52 CW3
    • Contributor: Russell, (Benjamin ) - Russell
    • Date: 1860
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    Atlas of fifteen miles around Baltimore, including Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Many pages blank. "Map of the city of Baltimore, Maryland, 1877": p. [76]-[77] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Date: 1878

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    Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3. Detail from a printed map of the Potomac River region of Maryland and Virginia, and including Washington, D.C., which Sneden has annotated to show the locations of Union forts and picket lines.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Midland, Maryland Aerial view of village. Relief shown by shading and landform drawings. Purchase; FY '13 Philip Lee Phillips Society purchase; July 2013. Includes inset view of "Ocean" village and illustrations of prominent buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (Thaddeus Mortimer) - Philip Lee Phillips Society - Fowler, T. M.
    • Date: 1905
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    Map of Anacostia River in the District of Columbia and Maryland Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Area to be filled shaded in red." Oriented with north toward the upper right. "To accompany report of Oct. 24, 1891, Peter C. Hains, Lieut. Colonel of Engineers." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Cross section of proposed channel." "H Ex--30--52 1." LC copy fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth ...
    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Hains, Peter C.
    • Date: 1891
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    New map of the seat of war in Virginia and Maryland [Scale ca. 1:360,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 478 Another issue. This issue contains the following additions: a) Washington is described as being "Surrounded by forts, batteries, and redoubts." b) Fredericksburg is labeled "H. 2 Rebel forces, Dec. 1862." c) "Explanation" contains the statement that "Washington City is the centre of the circles of measurement, 10 miles apart" d) Town and country names ...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1863
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    War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington, Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241.5 "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by G. M. Hopkins." General map of eastern and central Maryland, Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Date: 1861
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    Point Lookout, Md. View of Hammond Genl. Hospital & U.S. genl. depot for prisoners of war Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 257 Sixty-three sites are listed in the margin and keyed by number to the appropriate position in the view. Inset: Headquarters of the general commanding St. Mary's District. View. 17 x 13 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Everett, George
    • Date: 1864
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    Part of Washington County, Md. "September 1862." Positive brown line print from original manuscript. Shows the area from Sharpsburg, Md. to Williamsport, Md. along the Potomac River. 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 (1969); Map Cataloging ...
    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Date: 1862
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    This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay, Scale ca. 1:40,960. Depths shown by shading and soundings. LC copy annotated in blue pencil and red ink. LC copy imperfect: Torn along fold lines, sections of upper and lower edges missing. Includes notes, "Description of ranges," and insets of "Annapolis Harbour & roads" and "Survey of the harbour of Baltimore and the waters adjacent." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Brantz, Lewis - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1819
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    Nation's capital area. [Washington D.C. and Chesapeake Bay regions] Scale 1:250,000. Photo mosaic. "National Aeronautics and Space Administration image." "NASA (ERTS-1)." Relief shown by spot heights. Depths shown by contours. "This 'false-color' composite imagery of the National Capital area was produced by the Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, from multispectral imagery taken by the NASA Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS-1) on October 11, 1972 ..." Accompanied by text. 1 l. Available ...
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    • Date: 1973