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    Map of vicinity of Richmond Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on tracing linen, sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H176 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In lower left corner: Gen. R.E. Lee's. In pencil on verso: 62. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. ...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1864
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    Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 2nd & 3rd 1863 This large detailed map shows the area defined by the Rapidan and Rappahannock rivers and Wilderness Run and indicates the locations of various units over the course of the middle two days of fighting.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-02
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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Map shows the area between the Rappahannock and Massaponax rivers including Fredericksburg and Marie's Heights. The location of Confederate troops under Longstreet and Jackson and Union troops under Burnside are indicated. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering, the Confederates were able to use the topography to their advantage, in particular the bluffs overlooking the town and river. After sustaining heavy losses crossing the Rappahannock River, ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-12
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    Spottsylvania [sic] Court House Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 658.1 Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with rivers colored green. Detailed map giving Union works in blue and Confederate works in red, roads, houses, names of occupants, vegetation, drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    [Map of parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia covering areas from Harrisburg to Leesburg, and from Hancock to Baltimore]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Each sheet pasted together in 3 sections, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. The manuscript original is at the Handley Library in Winchester, Virginia. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H156 In ink in bottom right corner: No. 805. Available also through the Library ...
    • Date: 1863
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    Topographical map of Virginia between Washington and Manassas Junction. Shows Union and Confederate positions at "Battle of Bull Run, July 21st 1861." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In right margin at bottom: Guide to Mount Vernon by the Road Maker. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift (copy 1); Edward Stead; 25 Oct. 1991. Includes index of "U.S. encampments at Arlington Heights" and ...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
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    Fredericksburg. [Dec. 1862] Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 553.6 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the Rappahannock River colored green. Detailed map of the environs of Fredericksburg giving Union entrenchments in blue and Confederate entrenchments in red, roads, "Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Rail Road," street plan of Fredericksburg and Falmouth, houses, fences, names of residents in rural areas, ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    [Map of King William County, Va] Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. "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, 1285 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. This county contains 310 square ...
    • Contributor: Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L.
    • Date: 1865
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    James City, York, Warwick, and Elizabeth City counties, Virginia Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. In upper left corner: James City, York, Warwick, Elizabeth City and (208). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H295 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 157.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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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 Dinwiddie and parts of Prince George and Sussex counties, Virginia] Shows roads, railroads, towns and villages, drainage, houses, and names of residents. Sun print. Signed, Official: N. Michler, Major, Engineers, U.S.A. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 533.5 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1864
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    Lord Cornwallis surrender, 1781. Shows Yorktown Virginia and the York River on conical powder horn. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript: Engraved bovine horn, shellacked. Has wooden pouring spout inserted at narrow end and wooden hinged cap inserted at wide end. Inscriptions: James Downae his horn, made by E. Crosby - 1781, A: Bowery, A: Lion, The: Elem Tree, and Mare Maid at: Sea. Includes pictorial represenations of the ...
    • Contributor: Crosby, E. - Downae, James
    • Date: 1781
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    [Plat of survey for John Lindsey of 223 acres in Frederick County, Va.]. Scale ca. 1:18,097. Shows survey with survey information. Note: "Pursuant to a warrant from the Proprietors Office to the directed I have Survey'd for Mr. John Lindsey a certain tract of waste and ungranted land in Frederick County ... [signed] G. Washington." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes on survey. Reproduced on Plate # 20 ...
    • Contributor: Washington, George
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    Union and Confederate campaigns in the lower Shenandoah Valley illustrated : twenty years after : at the first reunion of Sheridan's veterans on the fields and in the camps of the valley Shows positions of Federal and Confederate armies. Relief shown by hachures. Part blueprints and part blue-line prints. "The maps are copies of those published in 1880 in Col. Allan's 'Campaigns of Stonewall Jackson' and are there stated to be based on the United States river surveys; also they are taken from Pond's Shenandoah Valley in 1864' published in 1883"--P. 1. Includes maps of the ...
    • Contributor: Whitney, William H. (William Henry) - Whitney, William H.
    • Date: 1883

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    The Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia Shows the area of eastern Henrico County, Va., where the battle of Malvern Hill was fought. The landscape gave the Union forces a strong natural position from which to fend off the Confederate attack.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-01
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    [Map of a part of Fauquier 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: 1863
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    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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    Amelia County "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 - Henderson, D. E.
    • Date: 1864
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    Small sketch, first Manassas, July 21, 1861 : situation on Henry Hill at 3 P.M. Hand colored positive photocopy. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 570 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1934
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    Survey of I. R. Houston, deputy surveyor of Rockbridge Co., Va. of lands in dispute between Wm. B. McNutt & D.& H. Forrer, being Nos. 1, 2 & 3 of this plat ... Shows names of some residents. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. On verso, obscured by mounting: McNutt lands bought by D&H Forrer, Houston plots. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H318 Includes notes. In pencil on verso: 480. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Houston, I. R.
    • Date: 187?
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    Aero view of Pocahontas, Va. 1911 Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 961 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1
    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (Thaddeus Mortimer) - Fowler, T. M.
    • Date: 1911
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    Plat "B", Charter Oak lands, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Va., showing the Clifton Forge tract of 1695 acrs., 1 to 15 "Copy of C.W. Switzer's map." Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H235 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes notes. In pencil on verso: 471.
    • Contributor: Switzer, C. W.
    • Date: 1893
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    Map of eastern Virginia Shows railroads and radial distances from Richmond. Also covers parts of Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Relief shown by hachures. Inscribed in pencil inside front cover: Geo. W. Lay to Genl. Beauregard. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.35 LC copy imperfect: Worm holes on left side of map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Date: 1862
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    Lee's map of the Valley of Virginia. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 655 Insets: [Minerals and rock deposits in the vicinity of Luray, Virginia] 13 x 11 cm.-[View of] Luray Inn. 13 x 21 cm. Map of the Shenandoah Valley, showing roads railroads, towns, relief by hachures, and the location of 30 Civil War battlefields. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Lee, A. Y.
    • Date: 1890
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    Plan of the Battle of Savage's Station Va. Fought June 29th 1862. Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., that includes Savage's Farm to the north and the Williamsburg Stage Road to the south. The Richmond and York River Railroad is also indicated. The Battle of Savage's Station was one of the Seven Days' Battles.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-29