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    Map of Augusta County, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward upper left. Two sheets joined to form 1, mounted on cloth. LC Land ownership maps, 1214 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - United States. War Department
    • Date: 1875
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    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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    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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    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.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-01
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    "Kennedy" iron lands, 4,500 acres : Shows mountains in the southern portion of Augusta County, Virginia. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H241 Includes "Section of Kennedy Mn." In pencil on bottom: 26271. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1882
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    Map of battles on Bull Run near Manassas, 21st of July 1861 on the line of Fairfax & Prince William Co[unti]es in Virginia, fought between the forces of the Confederate States and ... "Genls. Beauregard and Johnston, commanding the Confederate, Genl. McDowell, the United States forces, on the 21st. of July 1861, from 7 A.M.-9 P.M." Compare with almost identical map in: The C.S.A. and the Battle of Bull Run / J.G. Barnard, 1862 (E472.18 .B25). Includes text. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Pictorial map showing position of Union and Confederate forces during July 18-21, ...
    • Contributor: Bamberger, Solomon - Hoyer & Ludwig - West & Johnston
    • Date: 1861
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    Northern section of Roanoke 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
    • Date: 1864
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    Portions of Virginia and North Carolina, embracing Richmond & Lynchburg, Va. and Goldsboro & Salisbury, N.C. Relief shown by hachures. General map extending from Richmond, Virginia, south to Fayetteville, North Carolina. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 501.2, S177 Map title is printed with an oval border. Originally printed on two sheets. Another copy, with annotations in red and blue pencil, is in the Montgomery C. Meigs papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., 10, oversize cabinet 4, drawer 3. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau
    • Date: 1864
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    Battle of Crampton's Gap, Maryland : fought Septr 14th 1862. Shows the area surrounding Burkittsville, Frederick County, Md., as the left wing of McClellan's army moved toward Crampton's Gap to try to prevent the Confederate assault on Harper's Ferry, W. Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
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    Sketch of McClelland's [sic] position, July 7th, 1862
    McClellan position, July 7th, 1862
    Shows McClellan's army at Harrison's Landing in Charles City County and shows names of some residents. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H99 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Blackford, W. W. (William Willis) - Blackford, W. W.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the battle fields of the Tolopotomoy, and Bethesda Church : showing the field of operations of the Army of the Potomac commanded by Maj. Gen. George G. Meade U.S.A., from ...
    Battle fields of the Tolopotomoy, and Bethesda Church
    Relief shown by hachures. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 663 Includes note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 2 annotated in pencil on verso: Map of the battlefields of Tolopotomy and Bethesda Church, Duane.
    • Contributor: Howell, C. W. - Meade, George Gordon - Duane, James C. (James Chatham) - Bien, Julius - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the field of operations, November 1863. Map shows the area between Culpeper Courthouse and Orange Courthouse including the location of Federal troops under Meade in Union-held towns and along the Rappahannock River. On November 7th, the Union army began its advance across the Rappahannock River at Rappahannock Station. The map also indicates the location of Confederate strongholds along the Rapidan River.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia : shewing [sic] Union and Rebel positions 13th Decr 1862. The map shows positions at the beginning of the battle, with the bulk the of Union Army located across the Rappahannock from Fredericksburg, awaiting the construction of a pontoon bridge. Once across, the Union forces were met with fierce opposition from Confederate forces located in the hills to the west and south of the town. Depicts the area surrounding Fredericksburg and on both sides ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-13
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    Map of a portion of Virginia Covers eastern Virginia bounded by Alexandria, Petersburg (Va.), Lynchburg, Petersburg (W.Va.), and Winchester. Relief shown by hachures. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 454.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink on verso: Orlando M. Poe, Col. 2d Mich'n Vols., Comdg. ...
    • Contributor: Bowen, Nicolas - Strother, David Hunter - Duane, James C. (James Chatham) - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Goochland County, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. LC Land ownership maps, 1264 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and list of churches. Pencil annotations in lower left corner. Copy imperfect: Torn and mounted on cloth backing.
    • Contributor: George, John W. - A. Hoen & Co.
    • Date: 1881
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    The 2nd Battle of Bull Run, Va., August 1862. Map showing position of the Union and Rebel forces, August 26th, 1862 at 7 p.m. Below title: "Copy of Official Map Headquarters 3rd Corps. Drawn by R.K. Sneden, 40th N.Y. Vols. & Topog. Engineer. 3rd Army Corps." NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Original scrapbook housed in the Museum Department of the Virginia Historical Society (1994.80.4-525) with restricted access. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-26
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    Battery no. 5 (on Stony Run Road) : total contents 10 73/100 acres. Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: William Rutherfoord, R.H. Haile, William Timberlake, James Harden, Isaac A. Goddin and Valentine Hechler. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    A map of Virginia and Maryland
    Map of Virginia and Maryland
    Shows towns and rivers east of the Allegheny Mountains. Relief shown by hachures. From Geographical and Historical Grammer of the World (Edinburgh: Salmon, Sands, Murray and Cochran; 1767). Prime meridian: London. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1391 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Overall discoloration, liquid staining, wormholes, and spotting throughout. On sticker ...
    • Contributor: Gavin, H.
    • Date: 1767
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    Map of Greensville. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--map. "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 ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Date: 1864
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    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
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    Map of the seat of war in Virginia Scale ca. 1:440,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 454 Map of southeast Virginia showing fortifications and camps underlined in brown, roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. "Table of distances from Norfolk" is in the lower left corner. Another copy is in the Ezra A. Carman papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., container no. 14. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir
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    Battle of Cumberland Church Map shows the locations of troops surrounding Lee's headquarters at Cumberland Church, Va. This was a small skirmish on April 7, 1865, just north of Farmville in Cumberland County, immediately following the action at Highbridge and Rice's Station.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-07
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    Map of the Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C. & Alexandria Va. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Copied from the tracining [sic] of original and sent to Com'd'r J.A. Dahlgren U.S.N., M.S. Smith, Cap't of Top'l Eng'rs Asst. C.S. in charge of Office, Coast Survey Office, Washington, February 17th 1857." Blue-line print of ms. map. Includes note. "P.W. 1832. Antique." LC copy accompanied by typewritten text of note by "RS 5/9/77." Available also ...
    • Contributor: Young, William S. - Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker) - Whiting, William - Smith, M. S. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1842
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    Map showing the Southern Maryland Railroad and its connections : north, south, east, and west Covers Maryland, eastern Virginia, Delmarva Peninsula, and southeastern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. Also shows shipping routes in Chesapeake Bay. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1881 by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. in the Office of the Librarian of Congress in Washington." Hand col. in red to show Southern Maryland R.R. and in blue to show connecting lines and ...
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Southern Maryland Railroad
    • Date: 1881