Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia
Battle fields of Virginia | Battlefields of Virginia
Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses.
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company - Poole Brothers
Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington
Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. LC copy annotated in black ink and colored inks to show troop positions and engagements. Annotated in black ink on verso: Major General Sigel to Colonel L.P. di Cesnola, Chantilly, Novbr. 1862. Bookplate of "Palma di ...
United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (Joseph)
Position of Union and Rebel forces, Oct. 14, 1863
Map shows Union troops on the road running parallel to the Orange and Alexandria railroad. Just past Bristoe Station, as Union troops crossed Broad Run, a Confederate battery emerged from woods north of the railroad. Next, Confederate skirmishers appeared on a hill overlooking the Union column. Finally, there were several Confederate charges. Union forces were able to return fire and, after several hours of ...
Sneden, Robert Knox
Jetersville and Sailors Creek
Scale 1:21,120; 3 in. to 1 mile. Relief shown by hachures. Covers Jetersville and Sailors Creek regions. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 559.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 700/1; 710/2
Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Michler, N.
Relief shown by hachures. LC copy 1 from the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Originally printed on 2 sheets 71 x 44 cm. and 71 x 43 cm. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 501.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Copy 1 and 2 annotated in ink on recto: From Chief Eng'rs ...
United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
New map of the seat of war in Virginia and Maryland
[Scale ca. 1:360,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 478 Another issue. This issue contains the following additions: a) Washington is described as being "Surrounded by forts, batteries, and redoubts." b) Fredericksburg is labeled "H. 2 Rebel forces, Dec. 1862." c) "Explanation" contains the statement that "Washington City is the centre of the circles of measurement, 10 miles apart" d) Town and country names ...
The approaches from Washington, to Richmond
Scale ca. 1:445,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 488 "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy. of New York." Map of eastern Virginia showing roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and some relief by hachures. Battlefields are identified by crossed swords. Inset: The strategic points of east Tennessee, northern Alabama, and Georgia, from the U.S. official military map, 1864. Entered according to Act of Congress in ...
Heald, D. A. (Daniel Addison) - Heald, D. A.
Outlines of tracts of land within which the city of Washington was laid out
Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Shows block and ward numbers, major buildings, block dimensions, street railroads, sewers, and streetlamps. Land tracts ca. 1792 shown by red pencilled lines. Depths shown by contours. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... in the year 1870." Includes notes and statistical table. LC copy assembled from small sheets, sectioned, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy brittle, cracked, soiled, ...
Seibert, S. R. - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
Plan of the battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia. Fought June 30th and July 1st, 1862.
"The position of Union forces at Malvern Hill was on the West. Overlooking Warren were 36 guns having full sweep of the Valley and over the River Road. These batteries were [Stephen Hinsdale] Weed's NYork battery, Edwards', Carlisle's, Smead's and Voegele's. To these later in the day were added the siege guns 1st Conn. Artillery under Col. Robert O. Tyler[,;] these were placed on ...
Sneden, Robert Knox
Map of a part of the city of Richmond showing the burnt districts
"Confederate imprint" -- LC Civil War maps / Stephenson. "Published by Wm. Ira Smith proprietor Richmond Whig." Advertised to be sold for 50 cents each on Apr. 10, 1865 -- Evening Whig (Richmond), Apr. 8, 1865. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows an area north of the James River surrounding the capitol and includes ...
Ludwig, C. L. - Smith, William Ira
Position of Union and Rebel armies at Fredericksburg, Decr. 1st 1862
Map shows the area surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., including Spotsylvania Courthouse, Chancellorsville and Falmouth, during the Fredericksburg Campaign. This image shows the situation several days before the battle of Fredericksburg, on December 13th, during which Burnside ordered several futile attacks against Lee's forces. After losing over 12,000 men, the Federal forces withdrew on December 15th.
Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - Thompson, Gilbert - De La Camp, J. (John) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Sketch of the country occupied by the federal & Confederate armies on the 18th & 21st July 1861
Inset: [Sketch of the environs of Bull Run from Washington to Fredericksburg]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown by hachures. Shows confederate and federal troops, notes on battles, roads, homes and names of homeowners, and vegetation. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil ...
Mitchell, Samuel P. - Bornemann, F. W. - White, W. Hargrave
Map of Roanoke County Va. : southern section
Map of Roanoke County, Virginia, southern section.
"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. "Southern section"--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 also through the Library of Congress web ...
Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Coyle, John M. - Hutchinson, W. - Izard, Walter
Semple, E. A. (Edward Armistead) - Ivy, Wm. - Hubbard, C. - E.W. Smith & Co. - Semple, E. A.
[Preliminary field sketches of parts of the Chancellorsville battlefield, May 2-4, 1863].
Shows positions and movement of troops and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H137 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes notes. In ink on red bordered label: 310.
Rappahannock Co., Virginia
Rappahannock County, Virginia
Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Pen-and-ink with a few pencil annotations on a 3/8-in. grid. Scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H55 LC Land ownership maps, 1334 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil in upper right corner: (209).
Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Corps, 2nd. Engineer Office