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    Sketch of the seat of war in Alexandria & Fairfax Cos., by V. P. Corbett. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 522 Gives the location and names of Union regiments, entrenchments, houses, names of residents, railroads, roads, and drainage, "Arlington Heights," "Alexandria Heights" and "Shooter's Hill" are indicated by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Corbett, V. P.
    • Date: 1861
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    Williamsburg to White House Scale ca. 1:63,630. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 596 At head of title: Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 2. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Volunteer militia and eastern army guide. One hundred and fifty miles around Richmond. Scale ca. 1:920,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.6 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. The map is printed in blue ink. Insets: Ninety miles around Nashville, Tenn.-Ninety miles around Harrisburg, Pa.-Ninety miles around Vicksburg, Miss.-Ninety miles around Baton Rouge, La. Each inset 17 x 17 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 186?
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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
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    Military maps illustrating the operations of the armies of the Potomac and James against Richmond, May 4th, 1864 to April 9th, 1865 : including battlefields of the Wilderness, Totopotomoy, North Anna, Spottsylvania, ... Shows fortifications and troop movement. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 517 Some sheets have the map title, border, and names of the surveyor added. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: Unbound. Sun print with red, blue and black pen-and-ink and pencil annotations. Mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers - United States. Army of the Potomac - United States. Army of the James
    • Date: 1867

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    Map of the Confederate lines from Fort Gregg to Mrs. Price's : [Virginia] Relief shown by hachures. Shows portions of the fortifications of Richmond. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 630 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Date: 186?
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    [Map of part of the Union lines during the siege of Petersburg, Virginia] Relief shown by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. North orientated towards right in pencil. Shows roads, railroads, houses, fences, names of residents, drainage, vegetation, and form lines. "Gilbert Thompson" stamped on lower left corner, annotated in pencil. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 616 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Walker, Lewis E. (Lewis Emory) - Walker, Lewis E.
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of Virginia : showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860 West Virginia shown as Kanawha. "Washington, June 13th, 1861." "Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1861 by Henry S. Graham, in the Clerk's Office of the District of Columbia." "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded of the U.S. Army." Includes population table based on census of 1860 by county dated "August 27th 1861" and note. Manuscript annotation in lower right...
    • Contributor: Graham, H. S. (Henry S.) - Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Leonhardt, Theo. (Theodore) - Graham, H. S.
    • Date: 1861
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    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
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    Union and Confederate campaigns in the lower Shenandoah Valley illustrated : twenty years after : at the first reunion of Sheridan's veterans on the fields and in the camps of the valley Shows positions of Federal and Confederate armies. Relief shown by hachures. Part blueprints and part blue-line prints. "The maps are copies of those published in 1880 in Col. Allan's 'Campaigns of Stonewall Jackson' and are there stated to be based on the United States river surveys; also they are taken from Pond's Shenandoah Valley in 1864' published in 1883"--P. 1. Includes maps of the...
    • Contributor: Whitney, William H. (William Henry) - Whitney, William H.
    • Date: 1883

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    Richmond and its defences. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South" Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640.4 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 236 and 237. Signed (facsimile): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1863 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Richmond and its vicinity, showing all...
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1863
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    [Preliminary sketch of a portion of the Belle Grove or Cedar Creek battlefield area]. Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on sheet of paper from notebook, lined on right recto and left verso, and mounted on cloth. Watermark: Coat-of-arms. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H197 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso:...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of cavalry engagement near Bridgewater, Va., Oct. 4th and 5th, 1864 Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on verso of lined paper, mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 82, no. 12. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H193 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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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 of Richmond, Va., shewing fortifications surrounding the Confederate capital. From the latest government surveys. Scale ca. 1:57,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 622 At top of map: Map of Richmond. (6D) A description of "The city of Richmond" and the "Forts around Richmond, with their armament" appears to the right of the map. Important buildings are identified and the positions are located on the map by letters and numbers. Gives the street pattern of Richmond and Manchester,...
    • Contributor: Bailey, A. M.
    • Date: 186?
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    Military map of Suffolk & vicinity for Majr. Genl. J. A. Dix
    Military map of Suffolk and vicinity for Majr. Genl. J. A. Dix
    Shows fortifications, houses, names of residents, roads, railroads, and drainage. Relief shown by hachures. Ink and pencil on tracing cloth, in three sections, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 661 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Soederquist, Oscar
    • Date: 1863
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    Military topographical map of eastern Virginia showing the routes taken by the several army corps & the battles fought in the present campaign of 1864 under Lt. Gen. U. S. Grant Scale ca. 1:135,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 499 Includes fortifications surrounding Richmond and Petersburg, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, towns, and houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1864
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    Vessels destroyed at Norfolk 1861. Sketch map of "U.S. Navy Yard" vicinity at Portsmouth (Va.) showing buildings, shipbuilding docks, drydock, buoys, and locations of the scuttled U.S. ships "Pennsylvania", "Columbia", "Raritan", and "Delaware". Title from verso (red-ink handwriting). Pen-and-ink (black and red). Rubber-stamped at lower right: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, Feb. 21 1902, Ass. No. 738 X [no. handwritten in black ink]. Handwritten in black ink...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 18??
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    [Map of the city of Richmond, Virginia Scale ca. 1:13,350. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645.7 Another issue. Sold by booksellers in Richmond, Va. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of Fort Sedgwick generally known as Fort Hell Scale ca. 1:3880. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 543 Shows "front [and] rear line of works," artillery positions, magazines, bomb proofs, covered ways, stockade, and sutler's tent. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hopkins, William Palmer
    • Date: 1903
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    Military map of south-eastern Virginia Depths shown by contours and soundings. Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, streams, and vegetation in some areas. Also covers Richmond city region. Annotated in purple ink at lower right: Camps and routes of march of the U.S. Engineer Battln. during the Peninsula Campaign--1862. [Signed] Gilbert Thompson, U.S. Eng'r Battln.--1862. Also annotated in purple ink to show the lines of march in 1864 and ship...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Krebs, Charles G. - Thompson, Gilbert
    • Date: 1865
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    Sketch exhibiting the approachs to Richmond from Pamunkey River : from reconnoissances [sic] made between May 18th and June 14th,1862 Sun print. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 619.8 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In black ink handwriting on recto: Brig. Gen'l J. W. Ripley, Ordnance Corps, through Bureau Top. Engr. June 21, 1862. In red ink handwriting on recto: Drawer 48, Portfolio 2, No. 5. Copy imperfect: Copy 1 losses along...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • 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 of the part of Virginia lying between the York and James rivers : showing battles and routes of Union forces 1861-62]. Covers the Virginia Peninsula inland to Richmond and Hanover. Shows settlements, battle sites, troop movements, roads, railroads, county names, and county boundaries. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989, p. 606. Pen-and-ink (black) and watercolor (gray). Handwritten (printing) in lead pencil at bottom: [Map of the part of Virginia lying between the York and James Rivers ...]. Oriented with north toward...
    • Date: 1962
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    Plan of enemy's battery no. 5 in front of Petersburg before the advance of U.S. Forces, June 1864 Ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 613 Includes a cross section of the battery at scale 1:120. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Thompson, Gilbert
    • Date: 1864