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    Preliminary map of Lunenburg County, Virginia

    Shows names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on paper, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. In upper right corner: 223. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H298 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 165.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1871
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    Plan des ouvrages de Portsmouth en Virginie.

    Scale ca. 1:3,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1456 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1781
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    The Battle of Fair Oaks, Va. Fought 31st May 1862.

    This map shows an area of Henrico County, Va., east of the city of Richmond and south of the Chickahominy River, where the Battle of Fair Oaks, or Seven Pines, took place 31 May-1 June 1862. Confederate Gen. J. E. Johnston's plan to attack the Union Army of the Potomac's IV Corps (under Keyes) at Fair Oaks called for Longstreet to approach from the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-05-31
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    The Battle of Chancellorsville, Va., including operations from April 29th to May 5th, 1863

    Map depicts Hooker's attempt to flank Lee's position at Fredericksburg via Kelly's Ford and Chancellorsville, which backfired when Lee discovered it. Dividing his forces, Lee turned half to meet Hooker's Federals head on near Chancellorsville while Jackson's division moved through the Wilderness to flank Hooker's right. Meanwhile, Sedgwick's forces managed to cross the Rappahannock opposite Fredericksburg and dislodge the Confederates holding Marie's Heights, but ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Date: 1863-04-29
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    Richmond and its defences [sic] : constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South"

    Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Richmond and its vicinity, showing all batteries in existence. From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South, New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 236 and 237. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, rivers, railroads and batteries. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles - Kemble, W. (william)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the vicinity of Petersburg

    Relief shown by hachures. Sun print. Map of parts of Prince George, Dinwiddie and Chesterfield counties, showing roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, houses and names of residents. Major rivers are colored blue by hand. Fortifications at Petersburg and Drewry's Bluff are outlined in pencil. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 606 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Amelia Co., Virginia : made under the direction of A.H. Campbell, Capt. P.E. & in charge of Topog. Dept. D.N.V.

    "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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs. ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Henderson, D. E.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Rockingham County, Virginia

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows landownership. Mounted on chartex. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Land ownership maps, 1344

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1875
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    A new and accurate map of Virginia & Maryland

    Scale ca. 1:1,150,000. Hand colored. "No. 61." From the author's A complete atlas or distinct view of the known world. 1752. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1379 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bowen, Emanuel
    • Date: 1752
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    Survey of the western part of Chesterfield Co. Virginia

    Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward upper right. Blue-line print. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer. Presented to the West Point Military Acadamey by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Savannah, Ga." "Approved July 9th 1864 Albert H. Campbell Capt. P. Engrs. in chrg Topo. Dept. D.N.Va." LC ...

    • Contributor: Henderson, D. E. - Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - United States Military Academy
    • Date: 1863
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    [B]alloon view of the attack on Fort Darling in the James River, by Commander Rogers's [sic] [i.e., Rodger's] gun-boat flotilla, "Galena," "Monitor," etc. [May 16, 1862]

    Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 541.2 From Harper's weekly, v. 6, May 31, 1862. p. [337] This view was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Surry, Sussex and Southampton counties, Virginia.

    "Chief Engineers Office D.N.V. Colonel J.F. Gilmer Chief Engineer."--appears above title. "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."--handwritten note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available ...

    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Cassell, Charles E. - Izard, Walter - Patton, J. Houston - Smith, C. F. N.
    • Date: 1863
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    Richmond and its defences. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South"

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640.4 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 236 and 237. Signed (facsimile): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1863 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Richmond and its vicinity, showing all ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1863
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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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    The battle fields and military positions in eastern Virginia, from surveys supplied by officers of the army

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 480 "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy of New York." Inset: [Map of northern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania] 16 x 32 cm. Gives names and boundaries of Virginia counties, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. Battles are indicated by crossed swords. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Heald, D. A. (daniel Addison) - Heald, D. A.
    • Date: 1863
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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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    [Map of Albemarle County, north of the Virginia Central Railroad, and a portion of Augusta County along the south fork of the Shenandoah River].

    Shows the names of some residents. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Drawn on a 3/8-in. grid. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H20 LC Land ownership maps, 1197 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Date: 186?
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    [Federal fortifications near Petersburg in the region of Fort Gregg].

    Anonymous pen and ink manuscript map drawn on tracing linen showing Civil War fortifications, roads, railroads, rivers and vegetation. Drawn on a 1-inch grid. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title from bibliography. Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 1095 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Date: 1864
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    Map of eastern Virginia

    Relief shown by hachures. General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, and rivers. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. In his report to the Superintendent of the Coast survey dated November 1, 1862, Nicholson notes that "In addition to the printing of our charts proper, ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of a cavalry engagement near Poolesville, Md., 1862].

    This hand-drawn map accompanies a letter to Dabney's mother describing a recent foray by Jeb Stuart's cavalry into Maryland and Pennsylvania, and an encounter with Union forces when the Confederates attempted to recross the Potomac River at White's Ford, Va.

    • Contributor: Dabney, Chiswell - Saunders Family
    • Date: 1862
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    [Miscellaneous lithographed proof sheets of areas in Virginia : field surveys compiled and printed by the Engineer Department, Army of the Potomac].

    Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and houses with names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from R.W. Stephenson's: Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Sheets are unnumbered and untitled. Some sheets are mounted on cloth backing and are torn in margins with holes and water stains throughout. The sheet covering the environs of Dumfries, Acquia, and Stafford is marked "Proof sheet issued ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Gedney, J. F. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Office of Surveys and Maps
    • Date: 1863

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    Territoire de Columbia

    Relief shown by hachures. On verso of cardboard mat frame: "Territoire de Columbia," published by Warden in Paris, 1820. Edward Stead, 1941. In upper margin at right: Tome 5, Page 1re. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy taped to mat frame. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Tardieu, P. F. (pierre François) - Warden, David Bailie
    • Date: 1815
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    Map of part of Essex, King and Queen, and King William Counties

    LC Land ownership maps, 1249 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. At head of title: Chief Engineers Office, D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer Chf. Engr. Pen-and-ink on pencil grid. Imperfect: a large splash of ink in the upper left portion. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H29 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (albert Henry) - Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Birds eye view of Suffolk, Nansemond Co., Va. 1907.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 964 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. AACR2

    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (thaddeus Mortimer) - Fowler & Kelly - Fowler, T. M.
    • Date: 1907
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    Culpeper and Orange Counties, Virginia

    Pencil and pen-and-ink over pencil grid on paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H291 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil at upper left corner: 230. In pencil at upper left: No. XVIII, IXX Culpeper Orange cos. On verso in pencil: 163.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867