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    Yorktown to Williamsburg
    Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 1
    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, 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. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 599 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 940 Available also through the Library of Congress web...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1862
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    Position of Union and Rebel armies at Fredericksburg, Decr. 1st 1862 Map shows the area surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., including Spotsylvania Courthouse, Chancellorsville and Falmouth, during the Fredericksburg Campaign. This image shows the situation several days before the battle of Fredericksburg, on December 13th, during which Burnside ordered several futile attacks against Lee's forces. After losing over 12,000 men, the Federal forces withdrew on December 15th.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-01
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    Skeleton map of battlefield of Bull Run Virginia : showing 1st battle at Blackburn's Ford. Shows area between Sudley Springs to the north and Manassas Junction to the south. Locations of railroads and Warrenton Turnpike are indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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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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    Fort Sedgwick Detailed plan of fort with four cross sections. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 542 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Duane, James C. (James Chatham) - Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Duane, James C.
    • Date: 1864
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    District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac. Low-angle bird's-eye view. Shows cities of Washington and Alexandria in foreground. Includes index of military positions with regiment names. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 678 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 39 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir - E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    Battle-field & environs of the city of Fredericksburg.
    Battlefield and environs of the city of Fredericksburg
    "To James G. McCabe, Jr., from his friend James W.B." Dated 1863 in pencil in upper right corner. Dated on map: 13th Dec. 1862. Relief shown by hachures. Signed in lower right corner: J.M.B. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Swem, C.E. Maps relating to Virginia, 1008...
    • Date: 1863
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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 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. This facsimile was made from the preceding photocopy (entry no. 625) Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Ball, T. Sewell - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Battle of Mechanicsville or Beaverdam Creek, Virginia : fought June 26th 1862, 3 to 5 p.m. Shows the area of Hanover County near Beaverdam Creek, oriented with the Chickahominy River to the south and the Mechanicsville Road to the north. Here, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles, the Confederate forces launched an assault on the Federal troops, forcing them to retreat from Mechanicsville toward Gaines' Mill.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-26
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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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    Memoranda, April 9, 1865, 10 o'clock A.M., Clover Hill (Appomattox Court House) Virginia. Shows Appomattox Court House and vicinity at the time of Lee's surrender, including troop positions. Pen-and-ink on paper, mounted on cloth. This map was received in the library in an envelope marked in ink, "Map of Lee's surrender. Found in one of the back closets of one of the old Scrimshaw Pavement Co's desks, 16 Court St. Fged." LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.),...
    • Date: 1865
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    One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 12 ed. [Scale ca. 1:880,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.5 "Twelfth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." "Dedicated to the gallant soldiers fighting to suppress the Rebellion." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes portraits of Generals Grant, Meade, and Hancock. Includes 8 inset maps of southern cities. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 186?
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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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    Map of a part of the city of Richmond showing the burnt districts Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 641 "The black markes indicates burnt." Confederate imprint. Another copy is in the Hubbard family papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., container no. 17. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Smith, William Ira
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of the battle of the North Anna fought May 23rd-26th, 1864. Grant's continued attempts to turn Lee's flank and allow the Union troops access to Richmond were once again thwarted at the North Anna. Hoping to lure the Confederates away from Spotsylvania Court House, Union forces under Hancock headed for Hanover Junction, an important intersection of the Virginia Central and Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac railroads, hoping Lee would follow. Anticipating this maneuver, Lee moved a...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-23
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    Route of 3rd Corps from Cattlet's [sic] to Greenwich, Va. The maps shows the location of the Union III Corps under Sickles and Confederate troops under A.P. Hill between Catlett's Station and Manassas Junction, Va. The Manassas Gap and the Orange and Alexandria railroads are also indicated, and also shown is the location of the skirmish that took place at Auburn earlier in the day.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-10-14
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    Petersburg and Five Forks. [1864-1865] Detailed topographic map showing Confederate works in red and Union fortifications in blue, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, hachures, railroads, roads, and the street pattern of Petersburg. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. This map is a reduced version of Nathaniel Michler's "Petersburg and Five Forks, " Civil War no. 607.9.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Botetourt Co. North west section. "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: 1864
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    Plan of the Battle of Chantilly, Virginia : September 1st 1862 5 to 9 p.m. Scene of the last engagement of the Second Battle of Bull Run. Shows the area between Chantilly, Va., in the north and the Centreville Road to the south. The Little River Turnpike and Germantown are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-01
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    Map showing route taken by Mosby with his prisoners, Nov. 27th-29th, 1863. In this detail from an unidentified printed map, Sneden has traced the circuitous route he and other prisoners captured by Mosby's Guerillas during the Mine Run Campaign followed from near Rappahannock Station, Va., to Woodville, down the Blue Ridge Valley, through Madison Court House and on to Gordonsville. Sneden has annotated the map with the names and locations of many of the small communities...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-27
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    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing the battle fields, fortifications etc. on & near the Potomac River "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1861, by John Disturnell, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Lithograph of P.S. Duval & Son, Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions, battlefields, cannon use, railroads, turnpikes, common roads and canals. This item is in the Map Collection of the...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of Fort Magruder, Battlefield of Williamsburg, Virginia. Sketched the day after the battle 6th May 1862. Shows the area surrounding Confederate Fort Magruder just south of in Williamsburg, Va. Details include the network of ravines and slashed trees extending the width of the Peninsula used by the Confederate Army as part of its defenses.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-06
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    Lynchburg and vicinity Includes parts of Amherst, Bedford and Campbell counties.
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Richmond from ten to twelve miles from here. Shows troop positions, batteries, etc. near Dutch gap on the James River. Pencil and black and red ink on paper, map torn on fold line. Accompanied by letter, includes transcription. On verso: N.B. direct, Geo. M. Nicol, hd. qrs. 3d. Brig. 3d. Division, 18 A.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2001-32
    • Contributor: Nicol, Geo. M. (George M.)
    • Date: 1864
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    Richmond and its defences [sic] : constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South"
    Richmond and its defenses
    Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Richmond and its vicinity, showing all batteries in existence. From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South, New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 236 and 237. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, rivers, railroads and batteries. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's...
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles - Kemble, W. (William)
    • Date: 1862