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    [Map of portions of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, centering on Harpers Ferry and including Winchester, Hancock, Emmitsburg, and Ridgeville, Maryland.] Shows roads in red, and railroads, place names, etc. in black. Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Following the statement "Engineer Office" is an effaced inscription "[illegible] Corps". Drawn on a 1/2-inch grid. Ink with pencil annotation on tracing linen mounted on paper. Originally folded, with water damage along fold lines. ...
    • Contributor: Nauck, Chas. G. - Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Engineer Office
    • Date: 186?
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    Sketch of the march of the British Army under Gen'l Ross from the 19th to the 29th August 1814 : [central Maryland between Benedict and Washington D.C.] Relief shown by hachures. Published: Military Depot ... Oct'r 10th 1814. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset "Sketch of the engagement on the 24th of August 1814 between the British and American forces" [Bladensburg vicinity] with indexed "Reference." DCP
    • Contributor: Evans, D., Lt. - Wyld, James - Great Britain. Army. Royal Regiment of Horse. Quarter Masr. Genl. Office. Military Depot - Evans, D.
    • Date: 1814
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    Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland & Delaware : and portions of other adjoining states Relief shown by hachures. Cover title: Colton's map of the states of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia. Greenwich and Washington meridians. Publisher's map list on cover endpaper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 91-25
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1876
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    [Survey of the property of George Poffenberger and Mrs. Nicodemus in Washington County, Md.] Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. "Copy by O.C.G from a copy by JMJ [?] of a plat in possession of Otho Poffenberger, 1891." "Scale 30 perches." Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H121 In pencil on verso: 382. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Downin, S. S.
    • Date: 1883
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    Bird's eye view of Cumberland, Maryland 1906. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 257 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (Thaddeus Mortimer) - Fowler & Kelly - Fowler, T. M.
    • Date: 1906
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    A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Sketch of the River Elk, at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Scale ca. 1:72,000 and ca. 1:30,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in handwriting of Admiral Lord Howe: By Mr. Hunter, master of the Eagle. Depths shown by soundings. Navigable channels outlined in pale red wash. Shows landing of the King's troops, opposite Cecil Court House, and Head Qurs. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1413 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Hunter, John
    • Date: 1777
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    Sifton, Praed's new map of Virginia and Maryland to illustrate the campaigns of 1861 to 1864. Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 499.5 General map with place names associated with the war indicated. Troop positions are not indicated. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Sifton, Praed & Company, Ltd
    • Date: 1912
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    Northwest, or no. 1, sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield. Enlarged from the "Michler" map of the war records atlas with corrections and additions Scale ca. 1:10,400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250.2 The Geography and Map Division has sheets 1 and 2 of 4 sheets. For a description of sheet 2, see Civil War Maps entry no. 250.3. Map extends from Sharpsburg north to Bakersville and shows roads and lanes, houses and names of residents, fences, drainage, and woodland. Troop positions are not noted. This map ...
    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board
    • Date: 1894
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    Military posts and camps near Washington, D.C. Also covers Chesapeake Bay region. "From Sheet J-18, International Map compilation." Includes directory of "How to reach military posts and camps from Washington." LC copy torn, rubber-stamped, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1926
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    Part of Washington County, Md. "September 1862." Positive brown line print from original manuscript. Shows the area from Sharpsburg, Md. to Williamsport, Md. along the Potomac River. 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. Oct. 2002; source unknown (1969); Map Cataloging ...
    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Date: 1862
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    Sketch of manoeuvers [sic] on Antietam and Sharpsburg Maryland : Septr 16-17th 1862. Shows the area from Harper's Ferry, W. Va., west to Frederick, Md., and the position of Confederate forces under R. E. Lee and Union forces under McClellen. The map also shows Hagerstown, Md., south to the Potomac River. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-16
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    [Preliminary field sketch of part of the Shepherdstown Road east of Sharpsburg]. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on orange graph paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H119 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1895
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    This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay, Scale ca. 1:40,960. Depths shown by shading and soundings. LC copy annotated in pencil. LC copy incomplete: Additional sheet showing the southern section of Patapsco River, the Chesapeake Bay, and the inset of Annapolis Harbor missing. Includes notes, "Description of ranges," and "Survey of the harbour of Baltimore and the waters adjacent." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Brantz, Lewis - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1819
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    Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3. Detail from a printed map of the Potomac River region of Maryland and Virginia, and including Washington, D.C., which Sneden has annotated to show the locations of Union forts and picket lines.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    [Sketch of a portion of the Antietam battlefield, north of Sharpsburg, in the area of the West Wood, North Wood, and East Wood]. Shows names of some residents. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil over pen-and-ink grid on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H116 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1895
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    [Map of military lots, tracts, patents, etc. in western Allegany and Garrett Counties, Maryland] Scale ca. 1:40,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermarks. "The whole amount of lots, 4163. Settled and improved, 635. Unimproved, 3520." "The patent tracts are shaded with yellow, the settled and improved lots are numbered with red--and unimproved lots numbered with black." Based on Map of military lots, tracts, in Allegany Cos. Md.; map made by Francis Deakins ...
    • Contributor: Veatch, Hezekiah
    • Date: 1787
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    Map of eastern Virginia Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 493.4 General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond and in blue to show concentratric circles centered on Washington, D.C. Another copy is in the Fillmore map coll. no. 253. Description derived from ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1864
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    A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ... " "Printed for Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, & Thos. Jefferys at the corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross, London." Appears in Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1775. Three copies. Copy 1, outlined in yellow, green, ...
    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Sayer, Robert - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1775
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    Talbot Co., Maryland. General-content county map also showing administrative hundreds (named), buildings, churches, schools, mills, and unidentified numbered areas. Issued as a real-estate advertisement: "Farms for sale in Talbot and adjoining counties--send for pamphlet and map." LC copy imperfect: Torn, mended, fold-lined, annotated in lead pencil. Includes key to abbreviations and real-estate broker's advertisement. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1875
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    Field notes on Sharpsburg battle field Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Accompanied by separate piece of paper with bar scale for "Large scale map." Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on graph paper with red edges. Bound in black leather. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H4 Includes notes on final 3 pages. Printed label on end paper: Wm. F. Murphy's Sons Company ... Available also through ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1894

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    Theatre of operations, Maryland Campaign, September 1862 Relief shown by hachures. The numerous red and blue ink troop position symbols are believed to have been added by hand to the photocopy base maps by Genl. Ezra A. Carman. Statement at foot of base-map title is lined over in black ink: Taken from atlas accompanying war records. The base maps cover central Maryland including the regions of Baltimore, Washington D.C., Harper's Ferry, ...
    • Contributor: Mattern, H. W. - Carman, Ezra Ayers
    • Date: 1862

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    Captain Snow's sketch. Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. Shows location of forts, western Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, northern Maryland, Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary line, and "Road to Philadelphia & Pensylvania, &c." Includes historical notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1302 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Snow
    • Date: 1754
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    Pocket war map of Virginia, with portraits of Scott & his generals. Also views and plans of the principal places of note connected with the war Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Bufford." "No. 76, Deposited [for copyright] Sept. 27, 1861. Recorded vol. 36, page 503." General map. Decorative border includes portraits of Scott, Harney, McClellan, Sprague, Fremont, Butler, Banks, Dix, Lyon, McDowell, Mansfield, and Wool. Insets: Cairo. 4 x 6 cm.-Charleston. 4 ...
    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Date: 1861
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    Lloyd's Baltimore elevated building map : of the five hundred million business district of Baltimore
    Baltimore elevated building map
    Pictorial map of Baltimore city center containing 3-dimensional drawings of numerous office buildings. "Made from actual photographic views at an expense of many thousand dollars and two year's time." Northern-half map oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Copyrighted 1891 by E. Lloyd." Each map printed in 2 segments. LC copies imperfect: ...
    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T. - Friedenwald Co.
    • Date: 1891
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    The states of Maryland and Delaware from the latest surveys, 1799. Scale ca. 1:1,280,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Engraved for New encyclopedia, published by J. Low, New York." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Anderson
    • Date: 1799