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  • Map
    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia [Scale ca. 1:680,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 506 Another edition. Title when folded: 32nd annual encampment, G.A.R. Sept 5th 1898. Cincinnati, Ohio, via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Poole Bros., Chicago. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Date: 1898
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    Map of Greensville Co., west of Halifax road and North Carolina between the Halifax & Jourdan rds and north of the Roanoke River. "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: 1863
  • Map
    A topographical map of the city of Richmond and vicinity : from official data
    Richmond and thirty miles around it
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and names of some residents. From newspaper: New-York daily tribune, Tuesday, April 4, 1865--with supplement, p. 8. Includes text. Text on verso. Copy Imperfect: Four minor tears along top edges and 2 minor tears along lower-left margin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 91-50 CW3
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Plan of the Battle of Savage's Station Va. Fought June 29th 1862. Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., that includes Savage's Farm to the north and the Williamsburg Stage Road to the south. The Richmond and York River Railroad is also indicated. The Battle of Savage's Station was one of the Seven Days' Battles.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-29
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    A complete map of Richmond and its fortifications within a circle of 12 miles showing the numerous forts, batteries and the range of their fire, and the various obstacles that impede the ... Scale ca. 1:54,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 628 "As a guide to note the approach of the Federal army, this map is invaluable, as the plan of its fortifications is taken from a correct drawing of a Southern engineer, who recently escaped to Europe." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: William H. Forbes & Company
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Revised plan of battle of Malvern Hill, July 1st, 1862 (official). Details the action of July 1, 1862, with most of the major Confederate forces under the command of Stonewall Jackson, D. H. Hill, and Magruder, identified in their location north of Malvern Hill, and all the Union troops due south of the Confederates, notably including Berdan's sharpshooters and the troops of Heintzelman, under whom Sneden served, Couch, Morell, and others.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-01
  • Map
    [Map of the Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia]. Shows fortifications. Does not include place names. Relief shown by hachures on central bottom sheet only. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on 9 sheets of paper pasted together, sectioned into 12 pieces, mounted on cloth, and laminated. Copy imperfect: Tears ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    Map of Harrison's Landing, James River, Virginia. Shows the locations along the James River of the camps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac after the Seven Days' Battles, 25 June-1 July 1862. Also shows locations of Berkeley and Westover plantations in Charles City County, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    [White House to Harrisons Landing]. Annonymous pen and ink manuscript map traced on linen from a portion of: White House to Harrisons Landing. Prepared by Capt. H.L. Abbot, topographical engineer, Army of the Potomac. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents and vegetation. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    Map of the country between the York and James Rivers in 1862 and 1863 : showing the names of the owners of the divisions of land at that time. "From a survey made for Hon. Eli Thayer of Massachusetts, who fixed at this point the site of the city he intended to build in connection with his plan for the free-labor colonization of Virginia. Mr. Thayer passed the union lines twice in 1862-3, receiving written authority from Secretary Seward, and with the aid of a surveyor was able to complete this map."--verso. Show ...
    • Contributor: Thayer, Eli
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Battle of Hanover Court House, Virginia, May 26, 1862 Shows the area around Hanover Court House, Va., sight of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces as McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula continued its slow pace. In this depiction, the Pamunkey River is located to the north, and the Richmond & Pamunkey Turnpike is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-26
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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
  • Map
    Approaches of A. of P. to Fredericksburg.
    Approaches of Army of Potomac to Fredericksburg
    Shows "Genl. Hd Qrs.," routes of approach of the 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th Corps, roads, railroad, towns, drainage, and houses and names of residents. Relief shown by shading. Title from verso of map. Staining at central left and right edges of sheet. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 555 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    The Rebel entrenched position at Fredericksburg, Va. showing Hooker's flank march on Chancellorsville 3rd and 4th May 1863. Regional map of the Chancellorsville area encompassing Kelly's Ford in the upper left, Stafford in the upper right, and Spotsylvania Court House at the bottom. Indicates roads and railroads, fords, bridges, and inhabited buildings. Also, indicates the route taken by Hooker's Union forces across the Rappahannock River at Kelly's Ford with the intention of attacking Lee's Confederates at Chancellorsville from the west. Union General ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-03
  • Map
    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Also shows "Battle field at Bull Run fought July 21st 1861." At head of title: Surveys for military defences. "Additions & corrections for Rappahannock and Rapid Ann Rivers and their vicinity ..." added to data used in compilation. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes "Data ...
    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Sketch-book of positions of forces of 2nd Corps, A.N.Va., campaigns of 1864 : [Virginia]
    Sketches for battle maps, Ewells & Early's campaigns of 1864-5, made at or near time of actions / by Jed. Hotchkiss, Top. Eng.
    Shows some battles and troop positions from May 8 to November 11, 1864 and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Pencil (some col.) with gilt-edges with title on lined paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H3 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: All pages are loose from black paper cover. Holes ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Map of Stafford County, Va. "Commenced July 19[,] 1863[.] Last field work done Aug. 14[,] 1863."--handwritten note on map. "It is impossible to designate definitely the exact character of the roads in this county, especially in the lower part. Some public roads seem to be altogether disused, and almost [effaced], and many farm & private roads have become thoroughfares. This is especially the case along the River -- The ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    The Union assault on the Rebel works Lee's Mill Va. Shows the fortifications of the Union and Confederate forces on opposite sides of the Warwick River in Warwick County [now city of Newport News], Va., at the time of the engagement Lee's Mill, also known as Burnt Chimneys.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-16
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    [Maps illustrating campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. 1862. Various scales. Proof sheet containing the maps made to illustrate William Allan's History of the Campaign of Gen. T. J. (Stonewall) Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia (Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1880). 175 p. Proof sheet was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Contents: I. Shenandoah Valley ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Humphreys, D. C. - J. Lippincott & Co.
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    [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
  • Map
    [Map of the counties of Caroline, Essex, Orange and Spotsylvania, and parts of the counties of Hanover, King and Queen, King George, King William, and Stafford, 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
    • Date: 1863
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    Grant's great campaign--the approach to Richmond, map of the country within thirty miles of the rebel capital / G. Woolworth Colton, N.Y.
    Map of the country within thirty miles of the rebel capital
    "Supplement to the New York times, New York, Wednesday, June 1, 1864." Relief shown by hachures. Shows radial distances from Richmond. Newspaper text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy stained in center. CW3 Acquisitions control no. 99-40
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Plan of the battle of Savage's Station, Virginia, fought Sunday, 29th June 1862 Concerns the Battle of Savage's Station, Henrico County, Va., which was one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-29
  • Map
    Battle of Chaffin's Farm, Sept. 29th 1864 : topography of 1894 : roads, houses, trees, etc. of 1864 from Campbell and Chambliss maps : positions and routes assumed from descriptions in official ... Ink on tracing cloth. Map shows troop positions and movements Sept. 29, 1864. 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. c. 1, April 2003; Earl A. Scott, Div. of Planning, Commonwealth of Va. (1968), gift; c. ...
    • Date: 1894
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    Map showing the battle grounds of the Chickahominy, and the positions of the subsequent engagements in the retreat of the Federal army towards James River and all the other points of interest ... Scale ca. 1:160,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 639 Confederate imprint. Map of the environs of Richmond showing location and dates of battles, roads, railroads, towns, names of counties, drainage, and the names of a few residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Sheppard, Edwin
    • Date: 1862