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    Colton's Virginia.

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York." Accompanied by cover: Colton's map of Virginia / J.H. Colton. Insets: Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Spring Hill, Chesterfield Co. -- Norfolk, Portsmouth and Gosport. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, canals, and ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (joseph Hutchins)
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the battle of Chantilly, Virginia. Fought Septr. 1st 1862, 5 to 10 PM.

    This engagement, known as the Battle of Chantilly, or Ox Hill, was the last action in the 2d Bull Run Campaign (June-September 1862). This map focuses on western Fairfax County, Va. Stonewall Jackson's forces occupy both sides of the road from Centreville to Chantilly, with additional forces based on Ox Hill overlooking the town from the north. There is also a substantial force located ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown, Va.

    Shows fortifications on opposite sides of the Warwick River, with the Confederate forces concentrated to the north of the river and the Union forces to the south around Lee's Mill.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-16
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    York River and Mobajack [sic] Bay, Va.

    Depths shown by soundings. Shows roads, settlements, farmsteads with residents' names, battery on North River tributary, and low-water line. Title (in ink handwriting) from verso. Pen-and-ink (black and red). Oriented with north to the right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 672.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Humphreys, A. A. (andrew Atkinson) - Franklin, William Buel - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Humphreys, A. A.
    • Date: 1862
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    Military map of south-eastern Virginia

    [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 490 Another issue. [Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, vegetation, and some fortifications in the Richmond-Petersburg area] Map title on this and the following two issues appears outside of the top border. Fortifications and vegetation in the Richmond-Petersburg area are more extensive here than on the preceding issue. Another ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia

    Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses.

    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company - Poole Brothers
    • Date: 1898
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    [Map of cavalry engagement near Bridgewater, Va., Oct. 4th and 5th, 1864

    Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on verso of lined paper, 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. 82, no. 12. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H193 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    The Investment of Petersburg, Va. Shewing [sic] battlefield of 5 Forks and Hatcher's Run, Friday March 31st, Saturday April 1st & Sunday April 2nd 1865.

    Shows the area surrounding Petersburg on the Appomattox River with all major transportation lines noted. Union forces under Grant are opposed by Lee's Confederates. Five Forks is to the left of the image; Port Walthall to the upper right: Ream's Station is in the lower right; and Dinwiddie Court House is at the bottom center.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-03-31
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    Battle of Fisher's Hill, Va., Sept. 23, 1864

    Shows Confederate positions in red, roads in brown, and vegetation in green. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 539 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va.

    Shows the area between the Warwick River and Yorktown to the north and Wormsley Creek to the south that was the Confederacy's first line of defense against McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula. The location of the road to Warwick Court House is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-12
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    Civil War Virginia campaigns, 1862

    Scale 1:3,750,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 460.5 From Wood, William. Captains of the Civil War; A chronicle of the blue and the gray. (New Haven, Yale University Press, 1921.) Black lines indicate the routes of McClellan and Burnside, and red lines the routes of Lee and Jackson. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Joerg, W. L. G. (wolfgang Louis Gottfried) - Joerg, W. L. G.
    • Date: 1921
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    [Map of Nelson Co. and part of the counties of Albemarle, Amherst, Augusta, Fluvanna and Louisa, 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. 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
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, March 1st, 1861

    "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 grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine, pier, &c., June 30th, 1860, by Cassell ...

    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1861
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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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    Battery no. 10 (near the new fair grounds) : total 14 85/100 acres.

    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Mrs. Tally, Richard Reins and J.W. Yarborough. One of a series of ten maps 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 Library of ...

    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Appomattox Court House and vicinity. Showing the relative positions of the Confederate and Federal Armies at the time of General R. E. Lee's surrender, April 9th 1865.

    Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 524 Shows positions of Union and Confederate troops by the colors blue and red respectively, houses, names of residents, roads, relief by hachures, drainage, and vegetation. Bordering the map, there are "historical notes" concerning the surrender, "Gen. Lee's farewell to his army," and views of "Lee's Head-Quarters," "McLane's [i.e., McLean's] House," "Appomattox Court House," "place where ...

    • Contributor: Henderson & Co.
    • Date: 1865
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    [Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862]

    Concerns Union and Confederate pickets positioned north and south around Pohick Church and Accotink in Fairfax County, Va., in January 1862. Includes a balloon pictured near Pohick Church and labelled as "Decr. 1861," but as noted in Sneden's diary text on pp. 374-376, he indicates that Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe also was using the surveillance hot-air balloons in the same area in January ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    The defenses of Richmond, 1864

    Shows the fortifications surrounding Richmond including, Brook Run to the north, and Harrison's Landing to the south. The James River and major roads and railroad lines are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    The heart of the rebellion: scene of the late Seven Days battles near Richmond; new base of operations of the Army of the [P]otomac.

    Scale ca. 1:138,000. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650.2 From the Philadelphia Inquirer, Saturday, July 19, 1862, p. 1. Map indicates battle sites, "Union redoubts abandoned," "batteries," "line of Union retreat," and the "present Rebel picket lines." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 1862
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    Environs of Richmond.

    "Note: All the fortifications marked on this map, with the exception of those about Fair Oaks and Drury's Bluff, belong to the campaign of 1864 and not that of 1862." Shows roads, railroads, towns, rivers, fortifications, drainage, and relief by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. ...

    • Date: 1864
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    Winter quarters built by the rebels, now occupied by the 67th reg. P.V., 3d Brig., 3d Div., 3d Corps, A.P., [n]ear Brandy Station, Va.

    "Designed December 21st, 186[3?]." Bird's eye view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Tears and mends on all sides, with losses across bottom. Mounted on paper. Acquisitions control no. 93-8 CW3

    • Contributor: Rees, E. - Rosenthal, L. N. (louis N.)
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the battle fields of North Anna : showing the field of operations of the Army of the Potomac commanded by Maj. Gen. George G. Meade U.S.A., from May 3d to ...

    Shows "North Anna Br. des. 1865." Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 589 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Three copies

    • Contributor: Howell, C. W. - Meade, George Gordon - Duane, James C. (james Chatham) - Bien, Julius - Poe, O. M. (orlando Metcalfe) - United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Date: 1864
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    Position of Union and Rebel forces, Oct. 14, 1863

    Map shows Union troops on the road running parallel to the Orange and Alexandria railroad. Just past Bristoe Station, as Union troops crossed Broad Run, a Confederate battery emerged from woods north of the railroad. Next, Confederate skirmishers appeared on a hill overlooking the Union column. Finally, there were several Confederate charges. Union forces were able to return fire and, after several hours of ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Plan of the battle of Fisher's Hill, Virginia. Fought September 22nd, 1864.

    Despite a strong natural defensive position near Fisher's Hill, south of Strasburg, Va., Early's Confederates were overwhelmed by Sheridan's greater numbers. Map shows the flanking movement led by Crook as well as the position of the Union forces just prior to their frontal assault. The detail of the distribution of the Confederate forces was contained on that portion of the map that is missing.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-09-22
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    [Map of part of the Union lines during the siege of Petersburg, Virginia]

    Relief shown by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. North orientated towards right in pencil. Shows roads, railroads, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, and form lines. "Gilbert Thompson" stamped on lower left corner, annotated in pencil. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 616 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Walker, Lewis E. (lewis Emory) - Walker, Lewis E.
    • Date: 1865