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  • Map
    Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. Shows radial distances from Richmond and fortifications. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 631 Includes views of "The capitol of the C.S., Richmond" and "Washington Monument, Richmond". Insets: Map of the city of Richmond, Va., from the U.S. Coast Survey map of 1860, with additions by Jed. Hotchkiss. 1866. Scale [ca. 1:52,000]. -- Map of the city of Petersburg, Va., from Lynch's map with ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Bohn, Casimir
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of the seat of war, positions of the rebel forces, batteries, entrenchments, and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 450.3 Includes a mileage table. Reference is made in the lower margin to the "battle of Bull's [sic] Run, fought on Sunday, the 21st July [1861], about 22,000 unionists and about 60,000 rebels were in the engagement." An earlier version of this map was published in the morning edition of the New York Herald, June ...
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the maritime parts of Virginia exhibiting the seat of war and of Ld. Dunmore's depredations in that colony. Scale ca. 1:700,000. Hand colored. "For the Pennsa. Mag. p. 184." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1442 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Du Simitière, Pierre Eugène - Aitken, Robert
    • Date: 1776
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    The new war map of Virginia, Maryland & Pennsylvania. General map of the Middle Atlantic and Chesapeake Bay regions showing railroads, highways, and selected forts in eastern Virginia. Does not show Civil War battle locations or troop positions. Relief shown by hachures. Printed in brown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined. Acquisitions control no.: 91-52 CW3
    • Contributor: Russell, (Benjamin ) - Russell
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    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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    Map of King William County, Va. LC Land ownership maps, 1284 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer, Chf. Eng. Pen-and-ink on 3/4 in. grid, mounted on cloth. Imperfect: mended tear in lower middle of sheet. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H42 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Grant, John - Barrows, A. S. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Brunswick County, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Blue-line print. "Chief engrs. Office D.N. Va. Maj. Genl. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engr. Map of Brunswick County Va. made under the direction Maj. A.H. Campbell P. Engr. C.S.A in charge of Topl. department D.N.Va. from surveys and reconnaissances, H.M Graves, Lt. P. Engr." "Maps from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer chief engineer. Presented to the ...
    • Contributor: Graves, H. M. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    [Part of Chesterfield County, Virginia]. Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "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, Savannah, Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1237 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 186?
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    Lloyd's official map of the state of Virginia from actual surveys by order of the Executive 1828 & 1859. Indicates drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, roads, distances, place names, mills, factories, "places remarkable for military incidents," and the railroad network.
    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Date: 1861
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    Military map of south-eastern Virginia, [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 491 Differs from G3881.S5 1864 .L52 with more detail southwest of the city of Petersburg. Another issue. Indicates 5-mile concentric circles centered on Richmond, roads, bridges, railroads, towns, houses, drainage, vegetation, and some fortifications in the Richmond-Petersburg area. Map title on this and the following two issues appears outside of the top border. Fortifications and vegetation ...
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1864
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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 Nautical chart of the Potomac estuary within the District of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 29-30 Includes note. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 annotated in ink in right lower margin: From Senate Doc. 178, 26th Congress, 2nd Session, Feb. 5., ...
    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (William) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
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    Survey of Orange County, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. At head of title: Chief Engineers Office, D.N.V., Col. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Eng. Scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. On left margin: Loaned to the War Records Office by Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Sept. 17, 1892. Pen-and-ink drawn on a 3/4-inch grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H52 LC ...
    • Contributor: Izard, Walter - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Richmond [1862-1865] LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.8 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, hachures, houses, and names of residents. 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
  • Map
    Topographical map of the District of Columbia Partial cadastral map showing some householders' names, individual buildings, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Virginia shoreline zone. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by D. McClelland, Blanchard & Mohun, Hugh B. Sweeny, and Thos. Blagden, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia." Oriented ...
    • Contributor: Boschke, A. - McClelland, D. - Sweeny, Hugh - Blagden, Thos. (Thomas) - D. McClelland, Blanchard & Mohun
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    [Scene of the late naval fight and the environs of Fortress Monroe, and Norfolk and Suffolk, now threatened by General Burnside]. Relief shown pictorially. Bird's-eye view of Hampton Roads region showing fortifications, camps, the Monitor lying off Fortress Monroe, and "Gen. Burnside's advance" on Suffolk, Va. Title from lower margin of view appearing in William Jenning Demorest's New York illustrated news, v. 5. no. 124, Mar. 22, 1862, p. 317. Wood block is composed of 12 separate parts joined together, each part 6 x 13 ...
    • Date: 1862
  • 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
    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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    The battle of Chancellorsville, or "The Wilderness," Saturday, May 2nd 1863. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H132 Cameo impression in margin at upper right: Reynolds's Bristolboard (with crown in center). Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes indexes to names of regiments and brigades. In pencil on verso: 97.
    • Date: 1863
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    Campaign of "The Wilderness," position of brigades of 2nd Corps, A.N. Va. May 6th, 1864 Shows encampments and troop movements. Pen-and-ink, 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. 83, no. 2. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H167 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 33.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia : compiled from official war records and maps for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co. Title when folded: "Should auld acquaintance be forgot" 36th annual encampment, G.A.R. Oct. 6th, 1902. Washington, D.C., via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. 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 and of the deaths in the United States Army during ...
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Date: 1902
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    Sketch of the second battle of Winchester, June 13th, 14th, and 15th, 1863 Shows positions of Confederate troops and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on 2 sheets of tracing paper pasted together, and 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. 43, no. 3. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H155 In pencil ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1863
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    Survey of Culpeper and a part of Madison counties, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of many residents. Drawn on a 3/4-inch grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H27 LC Land ownership maps, 1241 Pen-and-ink on pencil grid on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. In holograph beneath title and scale: "Approved April 8th, 1863, Albert H. Campbell, Capt. P. Engrs. & Chief. Top. Dep. D.N.Va." In upper left corner, "No. 8" ...
    • Contributor: Dwight, C. S.
    • Date: 1863
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    Reconnaissance of the battle field at Bull Run, Va., fought July 21, 1861 Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows names of some residents. Annotations show troop positions and engagements. Oriented with north to the right. Sun print with annotations in red ink, mounted on cloth and under cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 561 Inscribed in ink: With respects of Genl. J.G. Barnard. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Part of Spottsylvania [sic] County.
    Part of Spotsylvania County
    Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Negative loaned for photostatting by Mr. Edward Steere, Historical Section, National Park Service." "Original in Atkinson's "Grants" Campaigns - [not identified 6/20/1940] - not identified 2/24/1966 ... ." LC Land ownership maps, 1352 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Edward Stanford Ltd
    • Date: 1860