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    Map of Mount Vernon, Virginia and vicinity : shewing [sic] Union picket lines, March 186[1]. Includes main roads, farms, churches, forts, and Union lines in Fairfax County, Va., especially around the estate of Mount Vernon.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Battlefield map of the Fredericksburg-Spotsylvania Battlefield Park. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 552 Map of the battlefields of the Wilderness, Chancellorsville, Fredericksburg, and Spotsylvania, showing troop positions, names of commanders, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. Inset: Locality sketch. Scale ca. 1:5,750,000. 8 x 6 cm. (Map of the environs of the Chesapeake Bay showing the location of the four battlefields.) "Losses on the battlefields" are given in ...
    • Contributor: Kishpaugh, Robert A.
    • Date: 19??
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    Survey of the western part of Chesterfield Co. Virginia Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. 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 Acadamey by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Savannah, Ga." "Approved July 9th 1864 Albert H. Campbell Capt. P. Engrs. in chrg Topo. Dept. D.N.Va." LC ...
    • Contributor: Henderson, D. E. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - United States Military Academy
    • Date: 1863
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    Williamsburg to White House Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, and drainage. "Julius Bien & Co. Photo Lith. N.Y." Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 597 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Julius Bien & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Panorama of Norfolk and surroundings 1892. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 960 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. and map. AACR2
    • Contributor: Wellge, H. (Henry) - American Publishing Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.) - Wellge, H.
    • Date: 1892
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    One hundred and fifty miles around Richmond Circular map showing railroads, roads, cities, and towns, with Richmond, Virginia at the center, Baltimore, Maryland at the north, Goldsboro, N.C. at the south, Lexington, Virginia at the West, and Delmarva Penninsula and Chesapeake Bay at the east. Includes a list of battles, 1861-1863. Insets: 200 miles around Natchez, Miss. -- 200 miles around Memphis, Tenn. -- 200 miles around Montgomery, Ala. -- 200 ...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1863
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    Sketch of the lines at Yorktown Virginia April 30th 1862. Shows an area that includes Gloucester Point on the north/east side of the York River, Yorktown on the south/west side of the river, and Wormsley Creek to the south of Yorktown as the Union forces finalized preparations to begin the siege of Yorktown.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-30
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    Sketch of the country occupied by the federal & Confederate armies on the 18th & 21st July 1861 Inset: [Sketch of the environs of Bull Run from Washington to Fredericksburg]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown by hachures. Shows confederate and federal troops, notes on battles, roads, homes and names of homeowners, and vegetation. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, Samuel P. - Bornemann, F. W. - White, W. Hargrave
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of Fort Sedgwick generally known as Fort Hell Scale ca. 1:3880. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 543 Shows "front [and] rear line of works," artillery positions, magazines, bomb proofs, covered ways, stockade, and sutler's tent. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hopkins, William Palmer
    • Date: 1903
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    Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg. Fought 13th Decr. 1862. Map shows Gen. R. E. Lee's strong position on the heights overlooking Fredericksburg, Va. While he could not prevent the Union forces from crossing the Rappahannock River on December 13 and taking the town, they were unable, despite repeated suicidal assaults, to take the hills on which the Confederate forces were entrenched. After several days astride the river, the Union forces withdrew the night ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Date: 1862-12-13
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    Transportation map of Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. Scale ca. 1:1,457,280; 1 in. represents approx. 23 miles. Shows transportation zones, trackage rights, principal stations, distances between rail intersections, major U.S., Interstate, and State highways, and navigable waterways. Includes "Index to railroads." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - United States. Federal Railroad Administration. Office of Policy and Program Development
    • Date: 1976
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    Sketch showing the positions of the redoubts and batteries of the lines of the U.S. Forces in front of Petersburg Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Sun print with pencil annotations, on irregularly shaped brown paper made from 2 sheets unevenly pasted together. Transferred from the Joseph Warren Keifer Papers in the Manuscript Division, L.C. Following the word "Official:" is an effaced inscription "N. Michler ... [illegible]". LC copy imperfect: Holes and liquid staining throughout. Torn right edge along fold line. Available also ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1864
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    Battles of the Crater and of June 22nd. Shows Union and Rebel lines and fortifications. 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. Dec. 1943, Lydia B. Palmer, ea (lot); March 2004, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00195. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, Jan. ...
    • Contributor: Korff Brothers
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Brunswick County, Virginia : Surveyed Top. Dept. under the direction of Capt. A.H. Campbell, in charge D.N.V., "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Graves, H. M.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Brunswick County, Virginia Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Maps 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, 1225 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Graves, H. M. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 1864
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    Fredericksburg to Petersburg, Va. The purpose of this map is uncertain; it may have been to identify the rail lines within the corridor between Fredericksburg and Petersburg. Included (as phrased by Sneden) are the Richmond and Danville Railroad, Lynchburg Railroad, Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, Virginia Central Railroad, and the Richmond Fredericksburg (Railroad). A few key events in the entire war are indicated such as the surrender of Lee ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Central Virginia : showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-5 Map No. 11, from: Annual report of the U.S. War Dept., 1865. "39th Cong. 1st Sess. Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A." printed above the map. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows the routes taken in central Virginia by the various army corps under General Grant in 1864-65. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau - Bowen & Co.
    • Date: 1866
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    Campaign of "The Wilderness," position of brigades of 2nd Corps, A.N. Va. May 6th, 1864 Shows encampments and troop movements. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 83, no. 2. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H167 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 33.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    A map of the state of Virginia, reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law Relief shown by hachures. Donated by the Library of Virginia, April 24, 1999. Prime meridian: Washington. Includes geological remarks, memoranda, and tables of population, altitudes, and steam boat routes. Printer's proof. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von)
    • Date: 1859
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    Map used by Jed. Hotchkiss, Top. Eng., 2d Corps, A.N. Va., in campaign of 1864 : [Richmond, Virginia region]. Shows Richmond and surrounding areas and names of some residents. Also shows radial distances from Richmond. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on irregularly shaped sheet of tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H179 Title from verso partially obscured by mounting. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 448.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the battlefield of Chancellorsville, Va., 1863. Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 528 Shows troop positions and movements, roads, railroad, drainage, fords, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1863
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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. Covers the area from Charlestown south to Dublin Depot and east to White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Drawn with ink and pencil 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. Found ...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Index sheet of battlefield maps for Fredericksburg, Spottsylvania C. H., Wilderness, Chancellorsville, Virginia. [1862-64] To accompany report of the Battlefield Commission created by Act of Congress public no. 261, 68th Congress dated ... Scale ca. 1:135,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 488.2 Map indicates troop positions, trenches, public roads, "roads, special, to be built," "property to be acquired," and "some of the important points to be marked." Inset: Locality sketch. 9 x 7 cm. Another issue with the imprint "Engineer Reproduction Plant, U.S. Army, Washington Barracks, D.C., 1926" accompanies the report "To establish a national military ...
    • Date: 1925
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    The Pursuit of the rebel army, April 6th-8th, 1865, and Battle of Sailor's Creek, Va. In this detail from an unidentified printed map, Sneden depicts the area between Rice's Depot and Jetersville, Va. Named after Sailor's Creek that runs through Prince Edward, Amelia and Nottoway Counties, this engagement of the Appomattox Campaign was fought April 6, 1865. The Confederates sustained heavy losses (7-8,000) before withdrawing to Highbridge, and several generals, including Ewell, were captured.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-06