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    Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. Shows radial distances from Richmond and fortifications. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 631 Includes views of "The capitol of the C.S., Richmond" and "Washington Monument, Richmond". Insets: Map of the city of Richmond, Va., from the U.S. Coast Survey map of 1860, with additions by Jed. Hotchkiss. 1866. Scale [ca. 1:52,000]. -- Map of the city of Petersburg, Va., from Lynch's map with ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Bohn, Casimir
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of the seat of war, positions of the rebel forces, batteries, entrenchments, and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 450.3 Includes a mileage table. Reference is made in the lower margin to the "battle of Bull's [sic] Run, fought on Sunday, the 21st July [1861], about 22,000 unionists and about 60,000 rebels were in the engagement." An earlier version of this map was published in the morning edition of the New York Herald, June ...
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of a cavalry engagement near Poolesville, Md., 1862]. This hand-drawn map accompanies a letter to Dabney's mother describing a recent foray by Jeb Stuart's cavalry into Maryland and Pennsylvania, and an encounter with Union forces when the Confederates attempted to recross the Potomac River at White's Ford, Va.
    • Contributor: Dabney, Chiswell - Saunders Family
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of the area around] "Gettys Station" near Portsmouth, Va., 1863-1885
    Gettys Station near Portsmouth, Va., 1863-1885
    Additional annotations made in pencil. 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. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Part of text: "Made C.N.G."? missing. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 1885
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    Military map of south-eastern Virginia, [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 491 Differs from G3881.S5 1864 .L52 with more detail southwest of the city of Petersburg. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1864
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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 battle field of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862
    Map of the battlefield of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862
    Annotated in red and blue to show Federal and Confederate positions. 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. April 2002, John Hart (April 1933), f, Map Cataloging Team. ...
    • Contributor: Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Braxton, Carter M. - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1866
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    Map of Falls Church and vicinity of Lewinsville, Virginia : shewing [sic] Union picket lines October 30th 1862. Map shows the area surrounding Falls Church in Fairfax County, Va. The Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-10-30
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    [Scene of the late naval fight and the environs of Fortress Monroe, and Norfolk and Suffolk, now threatened by General Burnside]. Relief shown pictorially. Bird's-eye view of Hampton Roads region showing fortifications, camps, the Monitor lying off Fortress Monroe, and "Gen. Burnside's advance" on Suffolk, Va. Title from lower margin of view appearing in William Jenning Demorest's New York illustrated news, v. 5. no. 124, Mar. 22, 1862, p. 317. Wood block is composed of 12 separate parts joined together, each part 6 x 13 ...
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Seat of war, Manassas and its vicinity Scale ca. 1:322,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 568 Confederate imprint. Shows "battle ground, July 18th," "battle ground July 21st," roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. "Blue Ridge," "Thorough Fare Mountains," and two unnamed mountains are indicated by hachures. Troop positions are not given. Roads, railroads, bridges, and distances are described in a brief text below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...
    • Date: 1861
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia : compiled from official war records and maps for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co. Title when folded: "Should auld acquaintance be forgot" 36th annual encampment, G.A.R. Oct. 6th, 1902. Washington, D.C., via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. To right of map: Principal battles and engagements occurring within the limits of the accompanying map, and the losses sustained by the opposing forces- Comparative statement of the number of men furnished and of the deaths in the United States Army during ...
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Date: 1902
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    Map of the field of operations in Virginia and Battle of Mine Run, during November 1863. Includes areas of Orange and Culpeper counties, Va., where Meade approached the Rapidan River and the Mine Run Valley to try and push Lee's forces unsuccessfully back towards Richmond in the Mine Run Campaign of November 26-December 1, 1863.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861. Depicts the area between Lewinsville, in Fairfax County, and Georgetown in the north, and Alexandria in the south. The location of the Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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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
  • Map
    Amelia County "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 - Henderson, D. E.
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of eastern Virginia] Octagonal map with portraits of 32 Union army and naval officers around border. No explanation has been found for portraits no. 1-16 appearing on border, opposite to the same no. near the map's neatline. Numbering may refer to key from larger publication from which map was removed. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows railroads converging in Richmond, major roads, rivers, marsh ...
    • Date: 1864
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    The seige [sic] of Petersburg, Va.
    Siege of Petersburg, Va.
    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 611 "The above map is made to conform to a diagram of the position of the opposing armies during the seige of Petersburg, Virginia, as gotten up by N. Michler, Major of Engineers of the U.S. Army. The position of Elliotts' and Gracies' brigades are mainly represented." Map of the Richmond-Petersburg area showing forts, covered ...
    • Contributor: Stinson, J.
    • Date: 1908
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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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    Sketch no. 4 of roads between Hd. Qu. 10th Army Corps and Swift Creek on the south : with enemy's 2nd line of intrenchments around Drury's Bluff on the north "To Brig. Gen. A. Terry, with Col. Serrell's complements, May 24th, 1864." Description derived from published bibliography. Includes handwritten note pasted to map: "Found among papers in the army field desk of Pvt. Maj. Gen. Alvin Coe Voris, who commanded the Union force in the Chester Station fight, May 10th, 1864. Presented by Alvia V. Baird of Delaplane, Virginia, April 10th 1937." Oriented with ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps, 10th. Engineer Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Charlotte County, 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. 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 - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1864
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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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    Plan of part of Richmond, Virginia : showing locations of Rebel prisons [in] winter of 1863. Shows the streets of Richmond below Church Hill from the Canal to Broad Street and from 17th to 21st streets, including Castle Thunder and Libby prisons and the Union officers' and soldiers' hospitals.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Section from Mary Hall to flags-staff Ethan Allen Land-surface elevation profile of a line within Fort Ethan Allen, Alexandria Co. [now Arlington], Va. Pen-and-ink (black) and lead pencil. At lower right in handwriting: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept. Jan'y 1866. Imperfect: Fold-lined, rubber-stamped on verso. Drawn in 2 segments. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 541.4 Transfer; Chief Engineers Office, War Dept. Includes 2 strait-line ...
    • Contributor: Dimmick - Hodasevich, R. A. - United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    Schonberg's Virginia campaign map, 1864. Scale ca. 1:425,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 498 Map extends from Ashby's Gap south to Winfield and Charlottesville east to Tappahannock and shows the location and date of engagements, towns, roads, railroads, county names and boundaries, drainage, and some relief by hachures. A few place names are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Schönberg & Co.
    • Date: 1864