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    Field of war around Richmond & Petersburg, 1864-5. Scale ca. 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 627 Indicates "Union [and] Rebel works," "hospitals & stations of Christian commn.," roads, railroads, towns, county names and boundaries, and rivers. Author copy is in the Abraham Lincoln papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., vol. 184, no. 39735. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Cross, Andrew (Andrew Boyd) - Cross, Andrew
    • Date: 1864
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    Blockade of the Potomac. Map showing Union and Rebel batteries January 1862. The Rebels evacuated all their batteries night of 4th March 1862. "The Rebel troops and batteries were commanded by Genl. Holmes, C.S.A. during the blockade which lasted from Decr 1861 to 9th March 1862." -- Page caption. Color coding shows location of Union and Confederate forces. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the neighbourhood of Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia. Relief shown by hachures. Shows confederate and federal positions as of December, 1864. Annotated in ink on verso: Richmond, defences of &c., 1864. "Lithographed at the Topographical Depot of the War Office under the Superintendence of Major A.C. Cooke, R.E., Colonel Sir Henry James, R.E.: F.R.S.: &c. Director, 1864". "This map is principally compiled from the copy of a plan found on the dead ...
    • Contributor: Cooke, A. C. - James, H.
    • Date: 1864
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    Passages of the Rappahannock and Battle of Fredericksburg, December 10th to 16th, 1862 : copied from the original belonging to Gen'l. Burnside "Map originally prepared following the Battle of Fredericksburg in December 1862 ... enhanced by the addition of details from a captured map prepared by topographical engineer Jedediah Hotchkiss for the use of Confederate lietenant general Stonewall Jackson. A significant feature of the map is an overlay (overleaf) depicting the rapidly changing positions of Federal troops during and after their successful crossing of the Rappahannock ...
    • Contributor: Callahan, Denis - Doull, Alexander - Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover) - Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Wainwright, Charles S. (Charles Shiels) - United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Date: 1863
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    Official map of the Union works in front of Yorktown, Va. Shows the vicinity of Yorktown, Va., including Union batteries located along the Warwick Court House Road. Also shows the Confederate barricade made up of abatis, palisades, slashings of trees, felled trees, and dams that flooded low-lying areas. The Union army, under Gen. McClellan, prepared to lay siege to Yorktown as part of its advance up the Virginia Peninsula toward the Confederate capital of Richmond.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Heine, William
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Plan of the Rebel position at Howard's Bridge, April 4th 1862. The map shows the area of the lower peninsula around Howard's Bridge, including the Confederate works on the north side of the Poquosin River.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-04
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    Siege of Yorktown [Virginia]. Illustrates the positions of the Union and Confederate armies in York County, Va., around Yorktown, showing entrenchments and redoubts.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-05
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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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    Grant's and Sheridan's campaigns, 1864 [and 1865]. Scale ca. 1:880,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 510.4 From his History of the Civil War, 1861-1865. New York, The Macmillan Co., 1917. Facing p. 430. Map of central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley indicating the operations of Union forces in blue and "Gen. Lee's line of retreat" in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Rhodes, James Ford
    • Date: 1917
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    The approaches from Washington, to Richmond "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy. of New York." Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: The strategic points of east Tennessee, northern Alabama, and Georgia, from the U.S. official military map, 1864. Map of eastern Virginia showing roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and some relief by hachures. Battlefields are identified by crossed swords. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of ...
    • Contributor: Heald, D. A. (Daniel Addison) - Home Insurance Company
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of the Chaffin's Bluff area of Henrico County, Virginia] Additional annotations made in pencil. Map shows federal and Confederate positions September 28, 1864. One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 18??
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    Panorama of the seat of war. Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia
    Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia
    Shows various Civil War fortifications (battle sites noted by crossed swords) and smoke over Manassas (Bull Run) vicinity. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by John Bachmann ... Southern District of New York." Includes distance lists in lower margin. LC copy ...
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the Battle of Ball's Bluff Va. Fought October 21st 1861. Shows the Potomac River in the area of Loudoun County, Va., and Montgomery County, Md., where Union troops under Col. Edward D. Baker faced Confederate troops commanded by Evans. What was meant to be a "a slight demonstration" against the Confederate forces guarding the fords quickly became a rout. Col. Baker was one of the casualties.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-10-21
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    Plan of Yorktown, Virginia ... April, 1862. Shows the area of the York River coastline from Windmill Creek to Wormsley Creek with particular attention to the landforms and defenses around Yorktown and the layout of streets and buildings within the town itself.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of eastern portion of Virginia : Fortress Monroe, Norfolk, Yorktown, Petersburg, Richmond &c.] "May 26th 1862." Shows roads, railroads, towns and rivers. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title from accompanying envelope. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Source unknown; April 2004, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00202. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, ...
    • Contributor: Moeller, Carl Friederich
    • Date: 1862
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    New county map of Virginia "Crow, Thomas & Co., lith." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861, by J.H. Colton & Co., in the clerk's office of the dist. court of the southern dist. of N.Y." Also shows Maryland and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania. In upper right corner: "Goldthwait's new distance map of the United States and Canada. Showing distances of every 10 miles on ...
    • Contributor: O.N. Snow & Co. - Crow, Thomas & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    North Anna. [May 1864] Relief shown by hachures. Shows landownership. Union entrenchments are colored in blue ink, Confederate entrechments are colored in red ink. Indicates roads, railraods, drainage, vegetation, houses, fences, and names of occupants. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 590.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of the city of Richmond shewing its defences. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H177 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 69.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map showing the Chicahominy [sic] and James rivers and from Richmond to Harrison's Landing, Va. Shows the terrain over which the Peninsula Campaign was waged during March-June 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Map of the vicinity of Richmond and part of the Peninsula Scale 1:92,000 (not "1:80,000"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 626 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1134 Cover title: Fac-simile reproduction of the Confederate war map of the "Vicinity of Richmond and part of the Peninsula" which was issued to Gen'l. Robert E. Lee and his corps commanders in 1864. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Ball, T. Sewell
    • Date: 1864
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    The Battle of Fair Oaks, Va. Fought 31st May 1862. This map shows an area of Henrico County, Va., east of the city of Richmond and south of the Chickahominy River, where the Battle of Fair Oaks, or Seven Pines, took place 31 May-1 June 1862. Confederate Gen. J. E. Johnston's plan to attack the Union Army of the Potomac's IV Corps (under Keyes) at Fair Oaks called for Longstreet to approach from the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-31
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    [Map of Henrico County, Va. : showing fortifications around Richmond, north and east of the James River]. LC Land ownership maps, 1281 Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/8-inch pencil grid. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper composed of many sheets pasted together. Sectioned in 3 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H41 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Date: 1864
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    Gloucester Point Fort, Richmond, 20 September 1861. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. Oriented with north toward upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H87 Imperfect: Discoloration along fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1861
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    Field of McClellan's operations, scene of the recent battles in front of Richmond-and the late important military operations in eastern Virginia Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650.6 Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. From the Philadelphia inquirer, Wednesday, July 2, 1862. p. 1. Map of the region east of Richmond showing the location of battlefields on June 25, 26, and 27, 1862. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News (Firm)
    • Date: 1862