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    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. 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 used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological ...
    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the action at Drainsville, Va., December 20th 1861 : U.S. forces commanded by Brig Gen. E.O.C. Ord. Description derived from published bibliography. Shows troop positions and unit numbers, houses, roads, vegetation, and drainage. 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.), 534 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1318 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...
    • Contributor: Strickler, H. H. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1875
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    Richmond [1862-1865] Relief shown by hachures. 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, houses, and names of residents. Shows landownership. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 632.9 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michie, Peter Smith - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Plan des ouvrages faits à York-town en Virginie. Scale ca. 1:5,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Incomplete: Upper and right edges have been trimmed. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1468 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1
    • Date: 1781
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    Magnus' historical war map. One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. Scale ca. 1:920,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.2 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. "Mirror of events [i.e., list of battles] 1861-62-63-64" has been attached to the left of the map. Insets: Maj. Gen. Canby' base of operations [Mississippi and Red River area] 9 x 8 cm.-Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman's base of operations [northern Georgia] 9 x 8 cm.-Fortifications around Richmond, ...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1864
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    Birds eye view of the seat of war around Richmond showing the battle of Chickahominy River, 29 June 1862 Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 621 Perspective drawing. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1862
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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 ... Annotated with troop positions, movement, and railroad routes. Similar to no. 639, 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. Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints, 6201 Swem, C.E. Maps relating to Virginia, 974 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...
    • Contributor: Sheppard, Edwin - Hoyer & Ludwig
    • Date: 1862
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    Battery no. 8 (on Mitchell tract road). Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with name of land owner: Col. Graham, U.S.A. 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 Virginia; please contact the ...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    Sketch of Banks Ford. Shows fortifications and names of some residents on the Rappahannock above Fredericksburg. Relief shown by hachures. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H139 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 291.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of eastern Virginia, 1862 Also covers Maryland and southeastern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, rivers, names of cities, and railroads converging in Richmond, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia, and topography of eastern Virginia. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Sketch of the battle of Belle Grove or Cedar Creek, Wednesday, Oct'r 19th, 1864 Shows fortifications but no troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil over 3/8-inch pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H195 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 426.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    Seven Days' battles Scale 1:95,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 650.4 General map of the area between the Chickahominy River and the James River indicating roads, railroads, villages, and the names of some land owners. Troop positions are not given. Stamped "War Department Library" on the verso. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Palfrey, John Carver
    • Date: 1876
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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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    Richmond from ten to twelve miles from here. Shows troop positions, batteries, etc. near Dutch gap on the James River. Pencil and black and red ink on paper, map torn on fold line. Accompanied by letter, includes transcription. On verso: N.B. direct, Geo. M. Nicol, hd. qrs. 3d. Brig. 3d. Division, 18 A.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2001-32
    • Contributor: Nicol, Geo. M. (George M.)
    • Date: 1864
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    Survey of Prince George Co. Virginia.
    Survey of Prince George County, Virginia.
    "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engr."--appears above title. "J. Houston Patton, draughtsman."--handwritten note on map. "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."--handwritten note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Patton, J. Houston - Sommers, S. L.
    • Date: 1863
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    Bermuda Hundred. [1864-1865] LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 525b.4 Map indicates roads, railroads, towns, drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, and names of residents. Union and Confederate entrenchments are colored blue and red respectively. 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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    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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    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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    New defenses erected at Centreville, Virginia Originally built by the Confederates and used for winter quarters in 1861-1862, the defenses around Centreville were also used by the Union Army to cover the retreat back to Washington after both 1st and 2nd Bull Run. When Lee began concentrating his forces around Culpeper in July 1863, and Meade, not to be outdone, moved his army to a position opposite them along the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the Battle of Kelly's Ford, Virginia : fought 7th Nov. 1863 by 3rd Army Corps Gen. W. H. French U.S.A. In this detailed view of Kellysville and Kelly's Ford on the Rappahannock River, Sneden shows the placement of Union regiments in a semicircle to the east of town, and the opposing Confederate units in the town itself. Also indicated are the locations of various field fortifications and the difficulties experienced by a terrain that included heavy woods and swamps.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-07
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    Plan of the Battle of the Wilderness, Va. : May 5th to 12th. While labelled the Battle of the Wilderness (May 5-6), this map depicts troop locations and movements during engagements in the days immediately following as both armies met at Spotsylvania Court House (May 8-12) and Union forces under Grant made slow but steady progress moving southeast toward the James River and their ultimate goal, Richmond. This map encompasses the Rapidan River to the northeast, and ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-05
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    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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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., Decr. 13, 1862. Map shows the region surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., including Marie's Heights outside of the city and Falmouth across the Rappahannock River. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering of the Union forces, Lee was able to use the bluffs overlooking the river to his advantage. After sustaining heavy losses crossing the river, Burnside decided against renewed attacks and withdrew on the 15th of December.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-13
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    Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Winchester, Virginia, Potomac, etc. Shows portions of southern Maryland and northern Virginia emphasizing Winchester, Va. Sneden notes on the map that Winchester was a city that changed hands 46 times during the war. He lists three major battles near Winchester, fought in March 1862, May 1864, and September 1864. Sneden considered the Battle of Kernstown, Va., to be the First Battle of Winchester but today historians consider the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-23
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    Map of the vicinity of Petersburg
    Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer
    Description derived from published bibliography. Map of parts of Prince George, Dinwiddie, and Chesterfield counties, showing roads, railroads, towns, vegitation, houses and names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Similar to no. 606, LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.). Sun print. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. ...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864