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  • Map
    Map of Anacostia River in the District of Columbia and Maryland Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Area to be filled shaded in red." Oriented with north toward the upper right. "To accompany report of Oct. 24, 1891, Peter C. Hains, Lieut. Colonel of Engineers." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Cross section of proposed channel." "H Ex--30--52 1." LC copy fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth ...
    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Hains, Peter C.
    • Date: 1891
  • Map
    A birds-eye view of the heart of Baltimore. Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Copyright ... Spofford & Hughes, New York." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 255 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. " ... sketched in pencil ... in the Fall of 1911." AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2
    • Contributor: Spofford, Edward W. - Munder, Norman T.A., & Co., Baltimore - Spofford & Hughes
    • Date: 1912
  • Map
    Map of the practicable routes of a canal from Baltimore to the Potomak Relief shown in hachures and pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bridges, Edward W. - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1838
  • Map
    New map of the seat of war in Virginia and Maryland [Scale ca. 1:360,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 478 Another issue. This issue contains the following additions: a) Washington is described as being "Surrounded by forts, batteries, and redoubts." b) Fredericksburg is labeled "H. 2 Rebel forces, Dec. 1862." c) "Explanation" contains the statement that "Washington City is the centre of the circles of measurement, 10 miles apart" d) Town and country names ...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Potomack Covers the Potomac River (estuary and river), its tributaries, and the Rappahannock River. Also covers "The Northern Neck of Virginia". Title from annotation on verso. Gift; Robert Lee Brown, Woodville, Va.; October 1973. Manuscript: pen-and-ink. Condition imperfect: Torn at fold lines, missing small internal sections at fold lines and at sheet edges, formerly taped. Accompanied by carbon-copy of LC letter of acceptance addressed to ...
    • Contributor: Booth, Robert
    • Date: 1770
  • Map
    [Northwest, or no. 1 sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield]. Shows names of some residents. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Printed version of map includes statement: Enlarged from the "Michler" map of the War records atlas, with corrections and additions, Nov. 1894. Pen-and-ink on grid on tracing linen sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth, with penciled instructions to printer. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H112 Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1894
  • Map
    Kriegsschauplatz von Nord-America. Theil von Maryland, Distr. Columbia und Theil von Virginien
    Theil von Maryland, Distr. Columbia und Theil von Virginien | Kriegsschauplatz von Nord-America.
    Bird's-eye view of Washington D.C. region to horizon. Relief shown by shading and landform drawings. Does not show Civil War battle positions or other military features. Panel title/title in lower margin. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes distance list. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stained, wrinkled at fold lines, annotated in pencil, has ...
    • Contributor: Verlag Von A.D. Geisler - Anst. V. G. Henckel
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Nation's capital area. [Washington D.C. and Cheaspeake Bay regions] Scale 1:250,000. Photo mosaic. Does not show relief. "National Aeronautics and Space Administration image." "NASA (ERTS-1)." "This 'false-color' composite imagery of the National Capital area was produced by the Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, from multispectral imagery taken by the NASA Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS-1) on October 11, 1972 ..." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    • Date: 1973
  • Map
    Topographical sketch of the environs of Washington, D.C. : (survey of locality for public park & site for a presidential mansion) Covers territory of present-day Rock Creek Park and adjacent areas. Cadastral map showing householders' names. Relief shown by shading. "Made in compliance with Senate Resolution of 18th July 1866." "Approved by Committee of Public Buildings & Grounds of the Senate, 20th Feb'y 1867." Watercolor on photocopy base. Label inscribed "2" affixed in upper right corner. Accompanied by letter from Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
  • Map
    Map of the Anacostia River or Eastern Branch region D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Glümer, J. V. - T. Sinclair & Son
    • Date: 1880
  • Map
    This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay, Scale ca. 1:40,960. Hand colored. Depths shown by shading and soundings. Includes notes, "Description of ranges," and insets of "Annapolis Harbour & roads" and "Survey of the harbour of Baltimore and the waters adjacent." Maps for an Emerging Nation, #44. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Brantz, Lewis - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1819
  • Map
    Scott's map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
    Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    General-content county map also showing rural buildings with householders' names, lot lines in rural subdivisions/villages, and election districts. Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1842 ed. in not being hand col., not being shellacked, and in being oriented with north toward the upper right. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1842 by Jos'a Scott, in the Clerks Office of the ...
    • Contributor: Scott, Joshua - Tide Water Canal Company
    • Date: 1842
  • Map
    [Survey of Annapolis]. Scale 1:3,960; "Scale of 20 perches on an inch." Manuscript, pen and ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. Vault AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Ridgely, Henry
    • Date: 1690
  • Map
    [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
  • Map
    Map of the battlefield of Antietam. This map shows the position of each of the forty-two different commands of the regular army engaged in the battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862. Battery ... Scale 1:14,080. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250 Legend lists Union commands and the names of the commanders. Each unit is keyed by number to a position on the map. Confederate positions are not indicated. Shows roads, railroad, houses, fences, names of residents, "Burnside Bridge," "Bloody Lane," "Dunker's Chapel," "National Cemetery," towns, vegetation, drainage, fords, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published ...
    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board - Friebus, Theo
    • Date: 1893
  • Map
    Part of map of portions of the mility. dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia
    Map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis and north eastern Virginia
    Relief shown by shading. General map showing the Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Acquired in 1948 with the purchase of the papers of Maj. Jedediah Hotchiss. Endorsed in ink: For Head Quarters, Maj. Genl. McClellan. Sun print on two sheets of paper pasted together with grid added in black ...
    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau - McClellan, George (George Brinton)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Birds eye view of Maryland and Virginia. Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.5 Panoramic map looking south from southern Pennsylvania showing relief, rivers, place names, and railroads. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: S. N. Gaston and Company
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map showing the war operations, in Virginia & Maryland. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449 Indicates railroads, principal towns, and a few batteries. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Virginie, Maryland en 2 feuilles par Fry et Jefferson. Scale ca. 1:660,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Planche 2e." Shows Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the southern portions of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Appears in the author's Atlas amériquain septentrional. 1778 [i.e. 1792] Includes inset, at reduced scale, showing western Virginia including the confluence of the Ohio and Kenawha rivers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...
    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges-Louis - Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter
    • Date: 1777
  • Map
    Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.17 Another edition. Map, extends from Frederick, Maryland, west to Winchester, Virginia, and Hagerstown, Maryland, south to Front Royal, Virginia. Depicted are roads, railroads, canals, drainage, houses, cities and towns, and relief by hachures. In some areas, countryside is described by terms such as "hilly & wooded country," "open country," etc. Includes border. Inset: Strasburg ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Strother, D. H.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Scott's map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
    Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    Relief shown by hachures. General-content county map also showing rural buildings with householders' names, lot lines in rural subdivisions/villages, and election districts. Differs from other 1842 ed. in being hand col. to show townships and in having normal north-at-top orientation. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1842 by Jos'a Scott, in the Clerks Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Printed ...
    • Contributor: Scott, Joshua - Tide Water Canal Company
    • Date: 1842
  • Map
    Frederick County, Maryland Relief shown by hachures. Signed in ink: Copy no. 7, J.N. Macomb, Lt. Col. A.D.C. Based on Isaac Bond's map of Frederick County, Maryland, published in 1858, this map indicates towns and villages, rivers and canals, roads and turnpikes, and houses. Major rivers have been colored blue and two place names have been added in pencil. Description derived from published bibliography. Sun print. LC ...
    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of the state of Virginia
    Map of Virginia
    "August 1863." "Lith. by Chas. G. Krebs." Accompanied by cover: Map of Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison : 15 x 10 cm. Also covers Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia and parts of adjacent states. Shows cities and towns, roads, rivers, and relief by hachures. Map has concentric circles centered on Richmond, ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Krebs, Charles G. - United States Coast Survey - W.H. & O.H. Morrison (Firm)
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Plan of the city of Baltimore, Maryland Includes index, population chart and view of Washington Monument. Shows wards. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sidney & Neff - Van Derveer, Lloyd
    • Date: 1851
  • Map
    Antietam Scale ca. 1:31,680. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 250.4 Folded title: Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland. Relief shown by shading. Includes text, descriptive index to points of interest, and location map. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1980