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    [Map of the battle of Seven Pines] relative positions at the beginning of the attack, and after dark on May 31 [1862].

    Scale ca. 1:106,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 653 Shows troop positions and names of commanders, roads, "Richmond and York River Rail Road," and rivers. Brief description of the battle appears below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 1862
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    The line of the Rappahannock, 30th April 1863 Showing position of Union and Rebel armies at and near Fredericksburg, Va.

    This map shows the location of the two armies on the eve of the Chancellorsville Campaign. Union Gen. Hooker has moved his forces via Kelly's Ford into position south of the Rappahannock near Chancellorsville, Va., to launch what he believes will be a rear attack on Gen. R. E. Lee's Fredericksburg stronghold. Meanwhile Federal forces under Sedgwick continue a diversionary frontal assault on Fredericksburg. ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-04-30
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    [Map of the Battle of the Crater, Petersburg, Va].

    Accompanies letter of W. to "Willie" [?] concerning the Battle of the Crater and Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, Va. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Manuscripts

    • Contributor: W. [otherwise Unidentified]
    • Date: 1864-07-30
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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 the state of Virginia

    "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Also shows Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and parts of adjacent states. Includes table: Distances by railroads. Red overprint of railroad routes. 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. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 465.45 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the Peninsula of Virginia : showing route of McClellan's Army toward Richmond [illegible].

    On what appears to be a portion of a published travel map showing steamship and railroad routes out of Baltimore, Md., Sheden has indicated the route of the Union Army as it moved up the Virginia Peninsula toward Richmond.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the vicinity of Richmond, Va. and part of the Peninsula

    "Photographic Reproduction from the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies." "The defense of Richmond, 1861-1865" with text and ill. on verso. Includes text. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 624, LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). 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 ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry)
    • Date: 1920
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    Bacon's topographical map of the seat of war in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania

    "July 1863." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. 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. Mar. 2002; D.H. Newhall, 1926, c; Map Cataloging Team.

    • Contributor: G.W. Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the Shenandoah Valley, to illustrate the Valley Campaign of "Stonewall" Jackson, 1862:

    Scale ca. 1:860,000. Relief shown by hachures. Inset: General map [of Virginia and Maryland] 11 x 12 cm. This map was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. It is the base used to produce maps I and II in William Allan's History of the Campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Humphreys, D.C. - J. Lippincott & Co.
    • Date: 1880
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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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    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc. on & near the Potomac River.

    Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 455 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and relief by hachures. Principal Union and Confederate positions are marked by small flags or underlined in blue and red respectively. List of 34 forts defending Washington is in the lower ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Richmond [1862-1865]

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.8 Detailed topographic map of the environs of Richmond showing Confederate fortifications in red, Union fortifications in blue, roads, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, hachures, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of the field of operations, November 1863.

    Map shows the area between Culpeper Courthouse and Orange Courthouse including the location of Federal troops under Meade in Union-held towns and along the Rappahannock River. On November 7th, the Union army began its advance across the Rappahannock River at Rappahannock Station. The map also indicates the location of Confederate strongholds along the Rapidan River.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    [Ge]ographical sketch of the city of Richmond, Virginia, with surrounding encampments, 1862.

    Shows Confederate encampements and prisons in Richmond and south of the James River in Manchester and Spring Hill. Sneden has added an index listing the governenment buildings and the houses of important persons.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia.

    Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.2 Another edition. Corrections S.W. of Winchester by Capt. Meigs, Sept. 1864. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • 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 of Mecklensburg, Brunswick and Greensville counties, Va.] : Sheet no. 3.

    "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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    Map of Dinwiddie County, Va. : surveyed under the direction of A.H. Campbell, Capt. Engrs. P.A.C.S. in ch'ge Top'l Dept. D.N. 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 - Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Graves, H. M. - Sommers, S. L.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Richmond, Va., and surrounding country showing Rebel fortifications

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640 Shows fortifications, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, relief by hachures, and rural houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. LC copy 1 dedicated in ms: Maj. Genl. H. W. Halleck with the compliments of D. Van Nostrand. ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles - Van Nostrand, David - D. Van Nostrand Company
    • Date: 1864
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    Region embraced in the operations of the armies against Richmond and Petersburg

    "39th Cong. 1st Sess.--Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. No. 12." Description derived from published bibliography. From: Report of the Secretary of War, 1865. United States. 39th Congress, 1st Session, 1865-66. 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. Union works outlined in pink, rebel ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau - Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Bowen & Co. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1865
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    Encampment of U.St. troops at Newport News, Va., 1861 & 1862

    Bird's eye view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2001-31 CW3

    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co. - Bohn, Casimir
    • Date: 1862
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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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    The Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia position of Union Army, 2nd May 1863.

    Shows the position of Union troops on the second day of the Battle of Chancellorsville, including Oliver Otis Howard's 11th Corps, Daniel Edgar Sickles' 3rd Corps, George Gordon Meade's 5th Corps, Henry Warner Slocum's 12th Corps, cavalry troops of William Woods Averell, David McMurtrie Gregg, and Wesley Merritt, and Joseph Hooker's headquarters.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-02