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  • Map
    Map of the lower [Shenandoah] Valley Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H144 Imperfect: Several damp stains with loss of text. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 73.
    • Contributor: Brown, Samuel Howell - Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Date: 1863
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    Field of war around Richmond & Petersburg, 1864-5. Scale ca. 1:400,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 627 Indicates "Union [and] Rebel works," "hospitals & stations of Christian commn.," roads, railroads, towns, county names and boundaries, and rivers. Author copy is in the Abraham Lincoln papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., vol. 184, no. 39735. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Cross, Andrew (Andrew Boyd) - Cross, Andrew
    • Date: 1864
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    [Detailed map of part of Virginia from Alexandria to the Potomac River above Washington, D.C. 186-]. Relief shown by form lines. Shows parts of Arlington and Fairfax counties, part of the defenses of Washington, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, houses, fences, names of residents, and drainage. "211, L. Sheet 2." Ink on tracing cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 523 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 186?
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    [Theatre of war in Virginia.]. Relief shown by hachures. Various scales. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 450.8 Maps are printed on the verso of lined note paper. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
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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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    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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    [Map of Lee's retreat from Petersburg to Appomattox Court House, Va.] This undated map shows the route of the Army of Northern Virginia's retreat from Petersburg to Appomattox Court House, Va., during April 2-9, 1865.
    • Contributor: McIntosh Family
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of 360 acres of land, lying in Bath County, Va., the property of W. Ramsey, Esq'r. Pen-and-ink and watercolor, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H313 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes inset of map entitled: Map showing the location of the 360 acres of land in Bath County, Va, scale 1:253,440. In pencil on verso: 327.
    • Date: 187?
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    [Route from Washington, D.C. to Old Pohick Church, Accotink, Virginia]. Shows distances from the White House at selected points. Oriented with north to the bottom. Pen-and-ink. Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault
    • Contributor: Wigmore, Francis Marion
    • Date: 1920
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    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Facsim. of the 1793 topographic map of the District of Columbia by Andrew Ellicott. Original version: [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
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    Map of the Manassas Gap Railroad and its extensions; September, 1855. Topographical map of part of northern Virginia showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, and railroads with distances. Includes profiles. Chartered March 11, 1850. Opened in 1854 from Manassas Junction to Strasburg. Va. Consolidated June 1, 1867, with the Orange and Alexandria, forming the Orange, Alexandria, and Manassas Railroad. See entries 507 and 508.
    • Contributor: Dwyer, Thomas - Manassas Gap Railroad Company
    • Date: 1855
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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 ..." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1428 Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye. 1st. 1755." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1755
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    Map of the District of Columbia including the cities of Washington, Georgetown, and Alexandria, Virginia. Shows wards and districts. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes ancillary map of Alexandria. LC copy 1 quartered, trimmed, has center section cut out, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP 2 copies
    • Date: 1873
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    Map covering the field of operations of the Army of the Potomac Scale ca. 1:650,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 510.2 From History of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry . . . Philadelphia, Franklin Printing Company, 1905. General map of eastern and central Virginia and part of Maryland showing roads, railroads, and place names. Troop movements are not depicted. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D.
    • Date: 1905
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    Second Battle of Bull Run showing rebel position 29 and 30 Aug 1862 Shows the location of Confederate troops along Sudley Springs Road in Prince William County, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-29
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    Railroads in Virginia and part of North Carolina, drawn and engraved for Doggett's Railroad Guide & Gazetteer. Shows rail connections between Harpers Ferry and Winchester, Acquia Creek to Rocky Mount and Huntsville, N.C., and a line from Gosport to Newsons Depot.
    • Contributor: Doggett, John
    • Date: 1848
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    Metomkin Inlet, Virginia. Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 584.4 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 16. "No. 16" is in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Sketch of the battle of Belle Grove or Cedar Creek, Wednesday, Oct'r 19th, 1864 Shows fortifications but no troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil over 1-inch pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H194 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 425.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    [Sketch of parts of Highland County, Va., and Pendleton County, W. Va.]. Relief shown by hachures. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on irregularly shaped paper, mounted between transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H85 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes notes and the names of a few landowners. In ink on red bordered label: 302.
    • Date: 1861
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    Rappahannock, Madison, and Greene counties, Virginia Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on 2 sheets pasted together, mounted on cloth. In crayon in upper left corner: 233? In pencil in upper left corner: 232. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H304 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 155.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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    Bristoe Campaign This undated map of Prince William County, Va., also indicates Ewell's route and Lee's position at the start of the battle.
    • Contributor: McIntosh Family
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    The first battle of Bull Run. July 21, 1861. Washington, Dec 26, 1895. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 567 (National Tribune War Maps. No. 1. Supplement to the National Tribune, Washington, D.C., Dec. 26, 1895.) Union position colored blue and "1st position of enemy" colored red. Indicates hachures along the Bull Run and its tributaries, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. Includes portraits of General McDowell, Slocum, Ricketts, and Griffin. "The story of the ...
    • Contributor: National Tribune (Organization)
    • Date: 1861
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    Richmond and York River Railroad "Sketch 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. Extends from Richmond west to West Point. Also shows the course of the Pamunkey River. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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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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    Battle fields of Fisher's Hill [22 Sept. 1864] and Cedar Creek [19 Oct. 1864], Virginia Scale 1:12,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 537 Detailed map indicating earth and wood entrenchments, troop positions and movements, names of commanders and some unit numbers, roads, "Manassas Gap Railroad," houses, names of inhabitants, fences, vegetation, drainage, fords, street pattern of Middletown and Strasburg, and relief by contour lines, hachures, and spot elevations. Union and Confederate troop positions are hand-colored blue and red ...
    • Contributor: Gillespie, G. L.
    • Date: 1864