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  • Map
    This map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak Bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys. Scale ca. 1:650,000. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Inscribed "To the American Philosophical Society." Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1376 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 710/1
    • Contributor: Churchman, John - American Philosophical Society
    • Date: 1778
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    [Map of the siege of Suffolk, Va., 1863.] Concerns the unsuccessful Confederate siege of Suffolk, Va., 11 April-4 May 1863, and indicates the location of Federal troops, railroads, roads, parade ground, breastworks, hospital, and forts, and the placement Federal gunboats in the Nansemond River.
    • Contributor: Allen, Orrin Sweet
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Map of Pr. George, Surry, Sussex, and Southampton counties
    Map of Prince George, Surry, Sussex, and Southampton counties
    Shows names of some residents. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H175 LC Land ownership maps, 1332 In pencil on verso: 98. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Wilson, J. A.
    • Date: 1865
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    Preliminary map of a part of the south side of James River, Va. : from surveys and reconnaissances "Includes Amelia, Chesterfield, Nottoway, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Surry, Sussex, Greensville, Southampton, Isle of Wight, Nansemond Counties." "Julius Bien & Co. Lith. N.Y." Inset: The battle-field of Chancellorsville, Va. 1867. Plate 93, map 1 from: Atlas to accompany the official records of the union and confederate armies, 1861-1865. Washington : GPO, 1891-1893. Shows roads, waterways, railroads, towns, buildings, land owners and geographical features. This item...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Engineer Office - Bien, Julius - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Patton, J. H.
    • Date: 1891
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    Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this present year 1670 Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes cartouche, portait of Augustine Herrman, text, and ill. Vault
    • Contributor: Herrman, Augustine - Faithorne, Henry - Withinbrook, Thomas
    • Date: 1673
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    Map of western Virginia This map was apparently captured by Confederate cavalry under the command of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn during a raid on the Union arsenal at Holly Springs, Miss., in December 1862, and forwarded to the Confederate Engineer's Office in Richmond, Va.
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, Alexander Dallas - Krebs, Charles G. - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Perspective map of Bedford City, Va., county seat of Bedford Co. 1891. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 951 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. and index to points of interest. AACR2
    • Contributor: Wellge, H. (Henry) - American Publishing Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.) - Wellge, H.
    • Date: 1891
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    Plan of the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia. July 21st 1861. Map shows the area surrounding Bull Run including Centreville and New Market, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-07-21
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    An analysis of Arlington County Middle School walk time areas and population in 2010
    Walk time areas of Arlington County Middle School
    "-63,549 people live within a 15 minute walk of an Arlington County middle school, -39,656 people live within a 10 minute walk of an Arlington County middle school, -30,537 people live within a 5 minute walk of an Arlington County Middle school. All information came from the Arlington County GIS Department." Made available through courtesy of Ryan Miller, Teacher, Arlington Public Schools. Also available...
    • Contributor: Warnke, Natalie - Arlington County (Va.). Gis Mapping Center
    • Date: 2016
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    Plan of the Battle of Glendale or Frasier's Farm Va. Fought 30th June 1862. Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., from White Oak Swamp to the north to Glendale to the south. This was the location of both the Battle of White Oak Swamp and the separate skirmish at Frazier's Farm, both part of the Seven Days' Battles.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-30
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    Plan of Fort Lyon on Eagle Hill above Alexandria, Va. Shows a detailed drawing of Union Fort Lyon located on Eagle Hill in Fairfax County, Va. This fort was the headquarters for Major General Samuel Peter Heintzelman, U.S.A.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Nottoway Co., Va.
    Map of Nottoway County, Virginia
    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Two sheets joined to form 1, mounted on cloth. "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, Savh. Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1314 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster...
    • Contributor: Graves, H. M. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Bedford Co.
    Map of Bedford County
    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the upper left. Map printed on 4 sheets pasted together, sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. "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, Savah, Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1215 Available...
    • Contributor: Izard, Walter - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 1864
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    Official map of the Union works in front of Yorktown, Va. Shows the vicinity of Yorktown, Va., including Union batteries located along the Warwick Court House Road. Also shows the Confederate barricade made up of abatis, palisades, slashings of trees, felled trees, and dams that flooded low-lying areas. The Union army, under Gen. McClellan, prepared to lay siege to Yorktown as part of its advance up the Virginia Peninsula toward the Confederate capital of Richmond.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Heine, William
    • Date: 1862
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    Mouths of Roanoke River, North Carolina Scale 1:30,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.3 (Its no. 409) (Date of first publication 1864) "No. 409 price 10 cents" and "Plates no. 983" are printed in the upper margin. "(Roanoke River) U.S.C. & G.S. 409" is in the bottom margin. General chart indicating soundings and bottom contour at 12 feet. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Tide-water Virginia
    Map of Tidewater Virginia
    Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H211 In pencil on verso: 186. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1873
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    Topographical map of the cultivated land at Shenandoah Iron Works, Page County, Va. : showing the location of the furnace, forge, mill, mansion house &c. &c. belonging to the same : the ... Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor on 4 sheets pasted together, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H248 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 268.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1865
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    Greene Co., Virginia Shows roads, settlements, rural householders' names, and streams. Does not show military features. Relief shown by hachures. "November 1863." Believed to have been prepared by Jedediah Hotchkiss. Pen-and-ink (black and red) and lead pencil. Drawn on an approx. 1-cm. grid. Rubber-stamped on recto: U.S. Geological Survey Library 1887--cancelled. Annotated in lead pencil at edges: C-15; in lead pencil in upper right corner: (206); in...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Corps, 2nd. Engineer Office - Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia] Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District of Columbia Relief shown by hachures. Title at head of text: District of Columbia. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text and statistical tables. At upper right: No. 21. LC copy fold-lined, missing edge section, and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] A complete historical, chronological & geographical American atlas, H.C. Carey & I. Lea, Philadelphia, 1822. Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm) - Young & Delleker
    • Date: 1822
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    Entrenched position of the 3rd corps, A.P., at Harrison's Landing, James River, Va., July 9th 1862 Shows the area of Charles City County, Va., along the James River (between Kimmage's and Herring creeks) to which McClellan moved his troops at the end of the Peninsular Campaign. They remained here until August 16. Details include the use of slashed or burned trees, ditches, piles of logs, and natural landforms as defenses.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-09
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    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.), 245.15 Map, without border, 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. Stamped in lower left...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of part of Augusta County, Colony of Virginia, 1755-1760 Scale 1:1,450,000. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H279 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1886
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    [Map of Hanover County, Va.]. LC Land ownership maps, 1274 Shows fortifications near Mechanicsville, describes several bridges across the Chickahominy River as destroyed, and gives the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on 3/4 in. pencil grid on two sheets of paper pasted together and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H39 Available also through the Library...
    • Date: 186?