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  • Map
    One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 9th ed. Scale ca. 1:880,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.3 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. Map is printed in blue with title and border in red. "Ninth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." "Dedicated to the gallant soldiers, fighting to suppress the rebellion." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes 8 inset maps of southern cities. Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 186?
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    S.E. portion of Virginia and N.E. portion of N'th Carolina Covers Tidewater Region (Va.) and Albemarle Sound Region (N.C.). Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, canals, streams, swamps, and distances. Pen-and-ink (black, red) and watercolors (blue, green). Mounted under gauze covering, shellacked. Includes text of "Military considerations" for isolating Norfolk (Va.) by capturing Suffolk (Va.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 476 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Worret, Ch. - Cram, Thomas Jefferson
    • Date: 1861
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    Union and Rebel works Yorktown, Va. [1862] Shows the York River from Gloucester Point to south of Wormsley Creek. Yorktown appears at top of image, with remaining detail showing interior of the Peninsula. Woods, creeks, fields, roads, houses and other points of reference are included. Also indicates location of the British Army's surrender after the Revolutionary War Battle of Yorktown in 1781.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Norfolk, Virginia Sept. the 12th, 1861
    Jeff Davis & Beauregard, Norfolk Virginia
    At head of title: Jeff Davis & Beauregard. Includes location of Fort Norfolk, Fortress Monroe, Hampton College, troop placements, batteries, navy yard, hospitals, churches, and the Norfolk & Petersburg Railroad. On verso: "Miss Martha Patric please accept this as a present from R.C. Harden." Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pen and ink and pencil. Shows the area of Hampton Roads, including Norfolk,...
    • Contributor: Harden, R.C.
    • Date: 1861
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    New map of the seat of war in Virginia and Maryland Scale ca. 1:360,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 477 Map of eastern Virginia and Maryland showing the location and date of battles, forts, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1863
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    Seat of war in America, 6d. Shows fortifications in eastern Virginia. Also shows parts of Maryland and Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 476.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes advertisement for "Bacon's Shilling war maps."
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Bedford Co. "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. A slightly different version of Map F232 B4 1864:1; this map lacks the "Chief Engineer's Office" designation, and A.H. Campbell's rank is that of major. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Izard, Walter
    • Date: 1864
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    Position of Richmond, Va. Shows positions of Federal and Confederate armies in June and July 1862 in Richmond region. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on irregularly shaped piece of tracing linen, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. "Copied from a map captured from the enemy June 27th 1862." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H97 Imperfect: Discoloration along right edge and along fold lines. Available...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - McClellan, George (George Brinton) - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map showing position of Union and Rebel armies and Jackson's flank march during 2nd Battle of Bull Run, Aug. 28th to 31st, 1862. Fortunately, Pope's forces retained control of Henry House Hill, thereby allowing the bulk of his army to retreat safely across Bull Run toward Centreville. As part of Lee's plan to interrupt Pope's line of communications, he sent Jackson in a flank movement around the Union Army to take up a position between it and Centreville; Jackson chose the vicinity of Sudley Mountain. As the...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-28
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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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    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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    Plan of the battle of Five Forks, Va., April 1st 1865 : fought by 5th Army corps Genl Warren. This map depicts the Five Forks area of Dinwiddie County, Va., where Confederate forces under Gen. George E. Pickett tried to hold off the Union advance on Petersburg and the important South Side Railroad. Included are Hatcher's Run, the Appomattox River, Petersburg, Dinwiddie Court House, and the Weldon Railroad. Union forces involved included Warren's Fifth Corps infantry and Sheridan's cavalry. Accused by Sheridan of...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-01
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    Map showing the operations of the Army of the Potomac under command of Mag. [sic] Gen. George G. Meade, : from March 29th to April 9th, 1865 Endorsed (facsim.): Official J.C. Duane, Major of Engineers, Bvt. Col. U.S.A., Chief Engineer, Army of the Potomac. Map of the country between Petersburg and Appomattox Court House showing roads, railroads, cities, towns and some houses and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 512a.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1865
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    Battle of Crampton's Gap, Maryland : fought Septr 14th 1862. Shows the area surrounding Burkittsville, Frederick County, Md., as the left wing of McClellan's army moved toward Crampton's Gap to try to prevent the Confederate assault on Harper's Ferry, W. Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    Map shewing [sic] march of the [U.S.] Army from Harrison's Landing or Westover to Williamsburg, Virginia, 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th August. Illustrates the path McClellan's troops took in August 1862 after their July encampment at Harrison's Landing ended. The 1st Corps under Fitz-John Porter, the 6th Corps under Sedgwick, and the 4th Corps under Keyes are shown traveling due east from Charles City Courthouse across the Chickahominy River toward Williamsburg while the 3rd Corps under Heintzelman travels on a northeastern route from Charles City Courthouse...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-15
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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., Decr. 13, 1862. Map shows the region surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., including Marie's Heights outside of the city and Falmouth across the Rappahannock River. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering of the Union forces, Lee was able to use the bluffs overlooking the river to his advantage. After sustaining heavy losses crossing the river, Burnside decided against renewed attacks and withdrew on the 15th of December.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-13
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    Plan of Battle of Malvern Hill Va. Fought 1st July 1862. Shows the terrain surrounding Malvern Hill in Henrico County, Va., the sight of the last of the Seven Days' Battles.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-01
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    Plan from Fortress Monroe to Big Bethel Va. : showing Union and Rebel position April 1st 1862. Shows area of Virginia Peninsula between Newport News and Big Bethel to the north and Fortress Monroe to the south as McClellan prepared to move his forces toward Richmond.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-01
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    Fords on Occoquan and Bull Run : [Northern Virginia]. Covers Occoquan River from Bland's Ford to entrance of Bull Run and covers Bull Run from entrance of Cub Run to mouth. Shows fords, military roads, common roads, H.Q. Manassas Station, settlements, wooded areas, and streams. Pen-and-ink (red and black) and watercolors (blue and light green). "For Col. Harrston" handwritten in lead pencil below legend. In ink handwriting on cloth backing: Col. Harrston. Oriented...
    • Contributor: Harrston
    • Date: 186?
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    Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 2.
    Rockbridge County, Virginia.
    "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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    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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    [Federal fortifications near Petersburg in the region of Fort Gregg]. Anonymous pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing linen showing Civil War fortifications, roads, railroads, rivers and vegetation. Drawn on a 1-inch grid. 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 bibliography. Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1095 Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Date: 1864
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    A military map of a section of the country contiguous to Petersburg Description derived from published bibliography. Includes a table of distances and an explantion of the colored lines and colored areas of the map. Shows public highways, private carriage ways, woods, open fields, landing places, marshes, bogs and houses with names of residents. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more...
    • Contributor: Brodnax, William H. - Pegram, John
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the country surrounding Richmond, Virginia : showing the railroads, principal roads, water-courses, etc. From: Harper's weekly, August 23, 1862, p. 533-534. Relief shown 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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. March 1945, Cora Wilson, b; Feb. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00094. Conservation: Etherington...
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg Va. By Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick, USA, with the 6th Army Corps. Sunday May 3rd 1863. Area depicted includes the Rappahannock River to the northeast, Taylor Hill to the northwest and Deep Run to the south. The Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad is also indicated. As part of Gen. Hooker's plan to drive the Confederate Army back toward Richmond, Gen. Sedgwick was to undertake a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock River toward the Confederate entrenchments above Fredericksburg. On May 3rd, having...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863