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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, December 13th, 1862. This unsigned hand-drawn map shows the area surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., and includes the location of General Lee's field headquarters, Jeb Stuart's cavalry, the Washington Artillery, and forces under the commands of Col. Pelham and Col. Walker. The locations of pontoon bridges are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Cooke Family
    • Date: 1862-12-15
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    [Map of eastern and central Virginia]. Includes Charles City, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Greene, Hanover, Henrico, James City, King George, Loudoun, Louisa, Madison, Prince George, Prince William, Southampton, Spotsylvania, Stafford Surry, and Sussex counties, Va., and Berkeley and Jefferson, formerly in Virginia and now part of West Virginia; also the city of Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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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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    White House to Harrisons Landing
    Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no 3
    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief 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.), 594 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 943 Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1862
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    "Camp Lawton" at Millen, Georgia : about 8,600 prisoners confined here 14th November 1864. Concerns a Confederate prison camp for Northern soldiers that was brand new in October 1864 when Sneden was transferred from Savannah, Ga., back inland to Camp Lawton at Millen, Ga. Sneden shows the 44-acre stockade and then the immediate area outside of the stockade where there was a Confederate camp, fort, hospital, and log residences for the Confederate officers. Also, depicted is a tent...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-11-14
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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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    Battlefield of Dinwiddie Courthouse, Va. from official map made by Col. W. H. Paine U.S. Engineers. Map shows the area between Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks, Va., including the location of troops at different times during the engagement. Beginning on March 30, 1865, Sheridan advanced on the Five Forks area. He was stopped overnight at Dinwiddie Court House due to heavy rain. On March 31st he advanced toward Five Forks only to meet significant Confederate resistance, and was forced...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Date: 1865-03-31
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    Map of Louisa 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. 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 - Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - O'Connor, James
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Popes [sic] campaign in northern Virginia, August 1862. Shows the line of march of the Confederate Army and of the Union Army of Virginia as commanded by John Pope during the 2nd Bull Run Campaign, June-September 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    The Investment of Petersburg, Va. Shewing [sic] battlefield of 5 Forks and Hatcher's Run, Friday March 31st, Saturday April 1st & Sunday April 2nd 1865. Shows the area surrounding Petersburg on the Appomattox River with all major transportation lines noted. Union forces under Grant are opposed by Lee's Confederates. Five Forks is to the left of the image; Port Walthall to the upper right: Ream's Station is in the lower right; and Dinwiddie Court House is at the bottom center.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-03-31
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    Hughes military map of Richmond & Petersburgh [sic], Va. Showing the Rebel fortifications drawn on the ground for the War Department by Major W. C. Hughes of Michigan Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632 Copyright no 27521. "Deposited-July 23, 1864. R. J. Meigs Clk." "Respectfully dedicated to the Army of the Potomac." Insets: [View of] Libby Prison. 13 x 16 cm. [View of] Belle Island. 13 x 18 cm. Shows Confederate forts, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, hachures, and houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through...
    • Contributor: Hughes, William C.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the state of Virginia : containing the counties, principal towns, railroads, rivers, canals & all other internal improvements.
    New map of Virginia
    "Copyright secured by W. & J. March 1862." Accompanied by cover: New map of Virginia. Richmond : West & Johnston, 1864 ; 18 x 12 cm. Inset: View of Capitol Square, Richmond, Va.; includes list of railroads. 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...
    • Contributor: West & Johnston
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Battle of Ball's Bluff Va. Fought October 21st 1861. Shows the Potomac River in the area of Loudoun County, Va., and Montgomery County, Md., where Union troops under Col. Edward D. Baker faced Confederate troops commanded by Evans. What was meant to be a "a slight demonstration" against the Confederate forces guarding the fords quickly became a rout. Col. Baker was one of the casualties.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-10-21
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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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    Sketch showing the positions of the redoubts and batteries of the lines of the U.S. Forces in front of Petersburg Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Sun print with pencil annotations, on irregularly shaped brown paper made from 2 sheets unevenly pasted together. Transferred from the Joseph Warren Keifer Papers in the Manuscript Division, L.C. Following the word "Official:" is an effaced inscription "N. Michler ... [illegible]". LC copy imperfect: Holes and liquid staining throughout. Torn right edge along fold line. Available also...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Amelia Co., Virginia : made under the direction of A.H. Campbell, Capt. P.E. & in charge of Topog. Dept. D.N.V. "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) - Henderson, D. E.
    • Date: 1864
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    Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Springhill, Chesterfield Co. (Virginia) From the Illustrated London news, Sept. 7, 1861. Relief shown by hachures. Shows buildings, railroads and roads. 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 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00128. Conservation: Etherington...
    • Contributor: Ettling, Theodor
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the battlefield of Bull Run, Virginia. Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell commanding the U.S. forces, Gen. G. [i.e. P.] T. Beauregard commanding the Confederate forces, July 21st 1861 "Bell Bros. photo-lithographers, Washington, D.C." Description derived from published bibliography. Gives roads, railroads, hachures, vegetation, drainage, villages, houses, fences, and names of residents. "Dotted lines near Centreville indicate sites of [Union] bivouacs on the night of July 20th. Full lines denote the position of the forces on the next day at the commencement of the engagement at Sudley's Springs; blue marking the United States...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1877
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    Fort Sedgwick Detailed plan of fort with four cross sections. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 542 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Duane, James C. (James Chatham) - Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Duane, James C.
    • Date: 1864
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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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    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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    Plan of Rebel redoubt and barracks [at] "Camp Misery" : surveyed April 11th 1862. Layout of "Camp Misery," a Confederate fort on the Virginia Peninsula located in a swampy area on the Ship Point road. The camp was evacuated on April 5th, 1862, as Union forces began their siege of Yorktown.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-11
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia Scale ca. 1:680,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 504 Map includes "Chesapeake & Ohio R.R. after the war," "other railroads after the war," "railroads during the war," "plank roads and turnpikes," "other roads," rivers, towns, and relief by hachures. Title when folded: 26th annual encampment, G.A.R. Sept 20th 1892. Washington, D.C., via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. Poole Bros., Chicago. Description derived from published...
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Date: 1892
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    Map of Campbell Co. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer Chief Engineer."--appears above title. "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...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Dwight, C. S.
    • Date: 1864
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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