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    The March from Hampton to before Yorktown, Va., April 1862. Map showing route of 3rd Army Corps. A.P. from Howard's Bridge to the sawmill, April 5 and 6th, 1862.

    Illustrates a portion of Isle of Wight County, Va., showing headquarters camps of the various generals of the U.S. Army of the Potomac in the Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-05
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    Map of Falls Church and vicinity of Lewinsville, Virginia : shewing [sic] Union picket lines October 30th 1862.

    Map shows the area surrounding Falls Church in Fairfax County, Va. The Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-10-30
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    Map of Stafford County, Va.

    "Commenced July 19[,] 1863[.] Last field work done Aug. 14[,] 1863."--handwritten note on map. "It is impossible to designate definitely the exact character of the roads in this county, especially in the lower part. Some public roads seem to be altogether disused, and almost [effaced], and many farm & private roads have become thoroughfares. This is especially the case along the River -- The ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (benjamin Lewis) - Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry)
    • Date: 1863
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    Amelia County

    "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, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Henderson, D. E.
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862]

    Concerns Union and Confederate pickets positioned north and south around Pohick Church and Accotink in Fairfax County, Va., in January 1862. Includes a balloon pictured near Pohick Church and labelled as "Decr. 1861," but as noted in Sneden's diary text on pp. 374-376, he indicates that Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe also was using the surveillance hot-air balloons in the same area in January ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Virginia : showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860

    "Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1861 by Henry S. Graham..." "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded of the U.S. Army." "Washington, June 13th, 1861." Includes census table for 1860. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 919 ...

    • Contributor: Graham, Henry S. - Graham, C. (curtis ) - Hergesheimer, E. (edwin)
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the Battle of Dranesville Va Decr 20th 1861.

    Shows Dranesville, Fairfax County, Va., and the area to the north. The locations of the Leesburg Turnpike, Centreville Road and Chain Bridge Road are indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-12-20
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    Bacon's large print war map showing 50 miles round Washington and Richmond.

    Scale ca. 1:480,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 484 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland, showing engagements by crossed swords, fortifications surrounding Richmond, routes of the opposing armies to Petersburg, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. A few important Civil War sites are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Troop movements in Richmond, Petersburg, Appomattox area, April 1865

    Drawn on tracing paper. Shows towns, rivers, roads, railroads, troop movements and proposed parks at Five Forks and Appomattox. 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. April 2003, Conservation Commission (1949), gift; Map Cataloging Team. Civil ...

    • Contributor: Oakley, J. J.
    • Date: 19??
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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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    Johnson's Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, and Maryland

    Includes ill.: "University of Virginia," "Dismal Swamp," and "City of Baltimore." Plates 29-30. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes the counties in Virginia which became West Virginia in 1863. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Johnson & Browning
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of the James River Valley from the vicinity of Richmond to Chesapeake Bay : including parts of Henrico, Chesterfield, Charles City, and James City counties, Va.].

    Shows both Confederate and Federal fortifications in the area of Malvern Hill and shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on irregularly shaped sheet of tracing paper sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H100 Imperfect: Holes in bottom right and left side of ...

    • Date: 1862
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    The Union army encampment at Hampton, Virginia Showing picket lines and Fortress Munroe [sic].

    Shows the landmarks in the area around Union-occupied Hampton, Va., including the Poor Farm, the Female Seminary, Buckrow's house, Hickman's farm, and "Fox Hill," the home of J. Fox.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Harrison's Landing, Va. : Showing Union line of defence [sic].

    Shows the location at Harrison's Landing, along the James River, of the camps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac after the Seven Days' Battles, 25 June-1 July 1862. Includes Berkeley and Westover plantations in Charles City County, Va.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-02
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    Map showing portions of the Federal and Confederate forces at the battle of Five Forks, fought April 1, 1865 : it also shows the country over which was fought the Battle of ...

    Wall map of part of Dinwiddie County (Va.) showing Civil War troop positions, roads, railroad, settlements, buildings, farms with occupants' names, and streams. Does not show troop positions or movements for battles of Quaker Road or Dinwiddie Court House. Title from typewritten label affixed at upper left corner. Gift; Mr. A.S. Perham; 1920. Pen-and-ink (black and red) and lead-pencil guidelines. LC Civil War maps ...

    • Contributor: Perham, Aurestus S.
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of attack on Marie's Heights, Fredericksburg Va. By Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick, USA, with the 6th Army Corps. Sunday May 3rd 1863.

    Area depicted includes the Rappahannock River to the northeast, Taylor Hill to the northwest and Deep Run to the south. The Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad is also indicated. As part of Gen. Hooker's plan to drive the Confederate Army back toward Richmond, Gen. Sedgwick was to undertake a diversionary attack across the Rappahannock River toward the Confederate entrenchments above Fredericksburg. On May 3rd, having ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Mount Vernon, Virginia and vicinity : shewing [sic] Union picket lines, March 186[1].

    Includes main roads, farms, churches, forts, and Union lines in Fairfax County, Va., especially around the estate of Mount Vernon.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Lloyd's new war map of Virginia.

    Scale ca. 1:980,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 464 Shows battlefields underlined in red, towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Lloyd H. Hall Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Spottsylvania [sic] Court House

    Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 658.1 Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with rivers colored green. Detailed map giving Union works in blue and Confederate works in red, roads, houses, names of occupants, vegetation, drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of route and positions, First Corps, Army of Va., Maj. Gen. Sigel comg., from July 7th to Septr. 10th 1862

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 461 In upper right corner: Ho. Reps. Ex. Doc. no. 81-37th Cong. 3rd Sess. The route of the First Corps is shown from Middletown, Virginia, to the defenses of Washington. Roads, towns, vegetation, drainage, houses, and names of residents are indicated along the line of march. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Kappner, Franz
    • Date: 1862
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    Battery no. 10 (near the new fair grounds) : total 14 85/100 acres.

    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Mrs. Tally, Richard Reins and J.W. Yarborough. One of a series of ten maps showing the plats of land appropriated for Batteries 1-10 around Richmond. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 26971, B.M. Jones Papers. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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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 operations at Bermuda Hundred and Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, 10th May 1864.

    In this map Sneden attempts to show several engagements that took place between Butler's Army of the James and Beauregard's Confederates, May 6th through May 13th, 1864. He includes Port Walthall Junction, where Union forces first engaged Beauregard's Confederates; the Confederate defense of Fort Darling at Drewry's Bluff; and the Union entrenchments astride the Appomattox River at Bermuda Hundred and City Point, where they ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-10
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    Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 623 At top of map: Genl. Grant's campaign war map. Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By refering [sic] to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may ...

    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Position Sunday May 3rd at 3 p.m.

    The map depicts troops movements in the Chancellorsville area between 10 a.m. and 3 P.M. on May 3rd,1863. Union troops under generals Reynolds, Meade, Sickles and Slocum are located to the east between Chancellorsville and the Rappahannock River. Confederates troops under generals Stuart , McLaws, Rhodes and Anderson are located to the west near Dowdall's Tavern.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-03