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    Map of the seat of war in Virginia. Covers southern Virginia and northern North Carolina extending from Richmond, Va. south to Raleigh, N.C. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 508.6 Shows the "Line of march" from Richmond and Petersburg to Appomattox Court House along with the locations of the first, second, third, and fourth fights and the surrender. At head of title: I. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Originally drawn on 2 sheets: 32 ...
    • Date: 1865
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    Map showing the defences of Savannah, on the approaches of Wilmington and Savannah Rivers, Georgia. Flag St[eame]r "Harvest Moon" Feb. 8th 1865. Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 208.3 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress. -Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 324. Printed in the upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st sess.-Annual Report ...
    • Contributor: United States. Navy
    • Date: 1865
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    [Overlay to the map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5]. This is an overlay designed to be used with the map of the siege of Petersburg by J.E. Weyss. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 619 Includes brief field notes in pencil, red ink, and black ink, probably written by Federal engineers, and shows the location of several camps of the U.S. Engineers and the headquarters ...
    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E.
    • Date: 1865
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    Scott's great snake. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 11 Cartoon map illustrating Gen. Winfield Scott's plan to crush the Confederacy, economically. It is sometimes called the "Anaconda plan." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Elliott, J.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Washington Co., Virginia and contiguous territory : showing mineral resources, agricultural areas, water-powers, railway facilities, roads, streams, educational institutions, names and residences of many land-owners, post-offices, &c.
    Map of Washington County, Virginia and contiguous territory
    Shows geology, economics and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Copyright 1890 C.R. Boyd." LC Land ownership maps, 1363 Includes text, 1 inset: Plan of Damascus, Washington County, Virginia / Alson Hutton, C.E., 1887. Scale [1:2,376]. 198 ft. = 1 in., and geological legend. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Boyd, Charles Rufus - Washington County (Va.). Board of Supervisors - J.L. Smith Co.
    • Date: 1890
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    Plan of the Battle of Spotsylvania C.H., Virginia : fought May 8th to 21st 1864. Shows the Confederate forces located around and to the north of Spotsylvania Court House, with the Po River at their back. The Union forces were positioned along the Ny River so as to attack on both the Confederate left and right. Several landmarks are indicated, including houses used as headquarters by various officers, and the "mule shoe" salient known as the "bloody angle" because ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-08
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    Plan shewing [sic] entrenched position of Union army at Westover or Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July and August 1862. As the action on the Virginia Peninsula wound down in July, McClellan moved his headquarters to Harrison's Landing on the James River, in Charles City County, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Position of Union Army Map shows the location of Union troops in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia poised to begin McClellan's Peninsular Campaign, March 1862. Among the landmarks noted are the location of McClellan's headquarters in Hampton from 23 March to 4 April 1862; the route of reconnaissance by Smith and Fitz-John Porter in the vicinity of Yorktown, Va., 27 March; and McClellan's new headquarters on the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-08
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    Carte du théatre de la guerre actuel entre les Anglais et les Trieze Colonies Unies de l'Amerique Septentrionale. Scale ca. 1:1,400,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes index to "Renvois des opérations militaires." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 735 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Eliot, J.
    • Date: 1781
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    Hunter's victory at Mount Crawford [October 2, 1864]. Scene of the operations in Shenadoah Valley-capture of Staunton [June 6, 1864]. Scale not given. Relief shown in hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 654.8 Anonymous, undated newspaper map showing the Shenandoah Valley from Front Royal to Staunton. Military information is not given. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1864
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    An illustrated historical atlas map of Randolph County, Ills. : carefully compiled from personal examinations and surveys.
    Illustrated historical atlas of Randolph Co., Illinois
    LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 4348 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index, brief history of Randolph County, and brief biographies and portraits of early Randolph County residents. Annotations in pencil on some maps. LC copy imperfect: Front and back boards separated from binding. Extensive foxing to most pages. P. 37-8 torn horizontally in half. ...
    • Contributor: W.R. Brink & Co.
    • Date: 1875

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    J.H. Colton's topographical map of Virginia, Maryland & eastn. Tennessee : & part of adjoining states.
    Topographical map of Virginia, Maryland & eastn. Tennessee
    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." "No. 2" in upper left corner. Also cover parts of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and North Carolina. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. This item is in the Map ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Lang & Laing Lith
    • Date: 1861
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia
    Battle fields of Virginia | Battlefields of Virginia
    Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses.
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company - Poole Brothers
    • Date: 1892
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    [Map of a part of Fauquier 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
    • Date: 1863
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    Map showing the location of railroads, canals, navigation projects and public institutions in which the Commonwealth of Virginia had invested money as of date January 1st. 1861 : as traced from an ... "Defendants Exhibit No. 14 September 9th, 1914, C.B." "Filed by the State of West Virginia in the equity cause of Commonwealth of Virginia vs. State of West Virginia pending in the Supreme Court of the United States, at the hearing before Commissioner Littlefield in Richmond, Va., in August, 1914." "Prepared under the direction of J.K. Anderson, Chief Engineer of the Public Service Commission of ...
    • Contributor: Anderson, J. K. - Boye, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von) - West Virginia. Public Service Commission
    • Date: 1914
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    Bacon's large print war map showing 50 miles round Washington and Richmond. Scale ca. 1:480,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 484 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland, showing engagements by crossed swords, fortifications surrounding Richmond, routes of the opposing armies to Petersburg, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. A few important Civil War sites are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Second battle field at Bull Run Shows the Union forces under Gen. John Pope and the Confederates under Gen. Robert E. Lee on the 29th, 30th, and 31st of August 1862 in an area of Virginia defined by the towns of Chantilly to the north, Manassas Junction to the South, Centreville to the east and Gainesville to the west.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-29
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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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    Railroad maps, 1828-1900
    Railroad maps collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Railroad maps represent an important historical record, illustrating the growth of travel and settlement as well as the development of industry and agriculture in the United States. They depict the development of cartographic style and technique, highlighting the achievement of early railroaders. Included in the collection are progress report surveys for individual lines, official government surveys, promotional maps, maps showing land grants and rights-of-way, ...
    • Date: 1998
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    [Map of the northern portion of Hanover County, Va., showing fortifications on the South Anna River near Taylorsville]. LC Land ownership maps, 1273 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H38 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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    [Map of Spotsylvania County, Va.]. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications in the Chancellorsville area and the names of residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on 3/4 inch pencil grid on tracing linen. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H60 LC Land ownership maps, 1349 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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    Copy of a map military reconnaissance Dep't Va. : [Hampton Roads and Norfolk regions, Va.] Map of the Hampton Roads vicinity showing Confederate fortifications/camps, settlements, city street patterns, roads, railroads, canals, streams, vegetation, and swamps. "Note--This map shows the positions of the rebel forces and their batteries as they were some six weeks since." Locates the "Minnesota 8 & 9 March 1862 on ground" and the "Monitor & Merrimac engagement on the 9th of March 1862". Relief shown by ...
    • Contributor: Worret, Ch. - Cram, Thomas Jefferson - Hitchcock, Ethan Allen - United States. Army. Department of Virginia
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan de la position de l'armée françoise autour de Newport et du mouillage de l'escadre dans la rade de cette ville. Scale ca. 1:7,250. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes index to fortifications, French army camps, and French naval vessels. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1020 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1
    • Date: 1780
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    [Manuscript plan of the Battle of Plattsburgh, New York]. Shows buildings, fortifications, bodies of water, and line of ships in bay. Relief shown by hachures. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink (black/dark brown) and lead-pencil shading for bodies of water. Oriented with north slightly to the lower right. Folded to 9 x 17 cm. to be sent as a missive. Accompanied by ms. statistical table: Report of military clothing recieved [sic] for the use ...
    • Contributor: Thornton, Sarah
    • Date: 1814
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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