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    Topographical sketch of the New Market, Va., battlefield of May 15, 1864, Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 586 "The sketch is of the battlefield as it was in May, 1864. The woods, orchards, houses and other cultural features and the places where certain ones fell are from lifelong residents of New Market who were there on the day of the battle." Inset: [Sketch of part of the Woodstock, Virginia, sheet of the U.S....
    • Contributor: Colonna, Allison
    • Date: 1912
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    Bristoe Campaign This undated map of Prince William County, Va., also indicates Ewell's route and Lee's position at the start of the battle.
    • Contributor: McIntosh Family
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    Plan of Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va. At this midpoint in the Spottsylvania Campaign (May 7-20), Union forces under Grant and Confederate forces under Lee were facing off to the south and east of Spottsylvania Court House. On May 12, Grant ordered Hancock to assault Ewell's position in the "mule's shoe" salient. This map attempts to depict the action during that assault. It shows Ewell's position at the start of the...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-12
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    Ground water pollution potential, Virginia "Source: Map prepared using automated map construction, National Cartographic Center, Fort Worth, Texas, 1991." "April 1989, 1004445-02." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Soil Conservation Service - National Cartographic Center (U.S.)
    • Date: 1989
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    [Sketch of the Battle of Winchester, September 19, 1864]. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H185 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 92.
    • Date: 1864
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    Position of Union and Rebel armies near Chancellorsville May 4th 1863 Map shows the location of troops in the area surrounding Chancellorsville, Va. The main focus of the map is the troops under Union General Hooker located to the north along the Rapidan River as well as the Confederates under Lee and Stuart to the south and west.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-04
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    [B]alloon view of the attack on Fort Darling in the James River, by Commander Rogers's [sic] [i.e., Rodger's] gun-boat flotilla, "Galena," "Monitor," etc. [May 16, 1862] Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 541.2 From Harper's weekly, v. 6, May 31, 1862. p. [337] This view was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Plan of a portion of the triangles on the western shore of Maryland. Scale not given. Also covers northern Chesapeake Bay region. Issued with 5 other maps. Includes regional triangulation map. Accompanied by: Report of the engineer & geologist, in relation to the new map, to the executive of Maryland. 1836. 89 p. diagr. chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Alexander, J. H. (John Henry) - Edward Weber & Co.
    • Date: 1835
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    [Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia Shows roads, railroads, fortifications, settlements, farmhouses with owners' names, and woodlands. Does not show troop positions or movements. Relief shown by contours (10-ft. intervals), hachures, form lines, and spot heights. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Signed in ms. on verso. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Pen-and-ink (red/black...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of part of Augusta County, Colony of Virginia, 1755-1760 Scale 1:1,450,000. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H279 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1886
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    [Map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5 Relief shown by hachures. Title taken from other version. Names of surveyors and draftsmen have been added by hand in the lower left corner. Scale in manuscript on verso. Mounted on cardboard, sectioned to 4 parts, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 618 Includes names of some residents in outlying areas. Available also through the Library of Congress web site...
    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1865
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    [Map of the Shenandoah Valley from Harrisonburg to Mt. Jackson, with topographical detail along the principal roads from Thornton's Gap to Swift Run Gap and along several valley roads in northwestern Virginia].
    Harrisonburg to Mt. Jackson / Hotchkiss
    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines and hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H146 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ink in upper right corner: No. 4. In pencil on verso: 84.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 186?
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    [Map of the James River Valley from the vicinity of Richmond to Chesapeake Bay : including parts of Henrico, Chesterfield, Charles City, and James City counties, Va.]. Shows both Confederate and Federal fortifications in the area of Malvern Hill and shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on irregularly shaped sheet of tracing paper sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H100 Imperfect: Holes in bottom right and left side of...
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Loudoun County, Virginia Shows magisterial districts and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Edition A." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1853 by Robert Pearsall Smith in the Clerks Office of District Court of the Eastern District Court of Pennsylvania." Sheets pasted together in 20 sections, sectioned in 4, and mounted on cloth. LC Land ownership maps, 1287 Includes text, "Geological profile...
    • Contributor: Taylor, Yardley - Thomas Reynolds & Robert Pearsall Smith, Publishers
    • Date: 1854
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    Post route map of the states of Virginia and West Virginia : showing post offices with the intermediate distances on mail routes in operation on the 1st of March, 1906 Annotated by Capt. Raleigh Travers Daniel, Office of the Secretary of 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 27684. Includes indexes of counties and explanation of mail service, railroads, mail routes, mail messenger,...
    • Contributor: United States. Post Office Dept - Cortelyou, George (George Bruce) - Daniel, Raleigh T. (Raleigh Travers)
    • Date: 1906
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    Copy of an unfinished map of a portion of the military department of north eastern Virginia and Fort Monroe Relief shown in hachures. Shows Union and Confederate works near Fredericksburg, Va. Sun print. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Embossed on two lefthand panels: Gen. M.C. Meigs, 1239 Vermont Ave, N.W. On verso: "Gen Meigs, 21 June 1862." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 451.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1861
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    Plat of Curtis & Burdett's subdivision of Carlin Springs, Alexandria County, Virginia : 260 ft. above sea level Cadastral map showing block and lot numbers and dimensions. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: H.W. Newby & Co. - Trimble, Matthew - Peters, N. (Norris) - Curtis & Burdett - Baxter & Macgowan
    • Date: 1887
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    Perspective map of the city of Waynesboro, Va. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 965 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Bird's-eye-view. Includes illus., index to points of interest, text, and map "Waynesboro railway connections." AACR2
    • Contributor: American Publishing Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.)
    • Date: 1891
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    The battle fields and military positions in eastern Virginia, from surveys supplied by officers of the army Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 480 "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy of New York." Inset: [Map of northern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania] 16 x 32 cm. Gives names and boundaries of Virginia counties, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. Battles are indicated by crossed swords. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web...
    • Contributor: Heald, D. A. (Daniel Addison) - Heald, D. A.
    • Date: 1863
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    Coast of North Carolina & Virginia Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 305a.3 Another edition. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supt. Map is printed in two sheets which have been joined together to form a continuous map. The northern sheet measures 57 x 84 cm., and the southern sheet measures 68 x 84 cm. Map of the coast from Hampton, Virginia, to Old...
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Little North Mountain or Preston & Wilson iron lands
    Preston & Wilson iron lands
    General map, does not give mining information. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H243 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 183.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1883
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    Chancellorville [sic] [May 1-3, 1863] Gift; Elleanor Wyllys Allen; Jun. 21, 1938. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 528.3 Detailed map showing entrenchments, houses, fences, names of residents, roads, "unfinished railroad," vegetation, drainage, fords, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1863
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    Part of Spottsylvania [sic] County.
    Part of Spotsylvania County
    Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Negative loaned for photostatting by Mr. Edward Steere, Historical Section, National Park Service." "Original in Atkinson's "Grants" Campaigns - [not identified 6/20/1940] - not identified 2/24/1966 ... ." LC Land ownership maps, 1352 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Edward Stanford Ltd
    • Date: 1860
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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