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  • Map
    Head of navigation of the Potomac River Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 sheet, thirded, mounted on cloth backing, accompanied by negative photocopy, and annotated in pencil: From negative transferred from War Department. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Abert, S. T. (Silvanus Thayer) - Graham, Campbell - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1849
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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
  • Map
    Map of battle-field of Manassas, Va., giving positions and movements of troops August 30th, 1862 Scle 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 573 "Positions of troops were given in testimony before the Army Board at West Point, and laid down on maps by the witnesses and officers present on the field." Indicates four positions of the Union and Confederate troops, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, houses, and names of residents. The names of the principal field commanders are ...
    • Contributor: Judson, J. A. (John Andrew) - Garden, H. D. - Judson, J. A.
    • Date: 1878
  • Map
    Topographical map of the cultivated land at Shenandoah Iron Works, Page County, Va. : showing the location of the furnace, forge, mill, mansion house &c. &c. belonging to the same : the ... Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor on 4 sheets pasted together, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H248 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 268.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Albemarle County, Virginia Scale 1:126,720. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H275 Fine drawing, giving roads in red, drainage in blue, and elevations by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
  • Map
    Johnson's Virginia, Delaware, Maryland & West Virginia. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1864, by A.J. Johnson, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe," "General post office," "Treasury buildings, "Patent Office, " and "University of Virginia." Plates 33-34. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Probably from: Johnson's new illustrated (steel plate) family atlas. New ...
    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett)
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    First Bull Run battle field, July 21st 1861. Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 564.2 General map. Troop positions are not noted. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    [Map of the Rappahannock River below Fredericksburg, showing Port Royal, Moss Neck, Corbin's Neck, etc.]. Shows fortifications, Confederate troop positions, etc. and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) over a 3-inch pencil grid. On 5 irregularly shaped sheets of tracing paper pasted together and 1 irregularly shaped piece of opaque paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H128 Imperfect: Losses along ...
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    The Pursuit of the rebel army, April 6th-8th, 1865, and Battle of Sailor's Creek, Va. In this detail from an unidentified printed map, Sneden depicts the area between Rice's Depot and Jetersville, Va. Named after Sailor's Creek that runs through Prince Edward, Amelia and Nottoway Counties, this engagement of the Appomattox Campaign was fought April 6, 1865. The Confederates sustained heavy losses (7-8,000) before withdrawing to Highbridge, and several generals, including Ewell, were captured.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-04-06
  • Map
    Map of Elizabeth City CO, VA. : from actual surveys by E.A. Semple, Wm. Ivy and C. Hubbard
    Map of Elizabeth City County, Virginia
    Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by contours. Oriented with north to the upper right. "E.W. Smith & Co., Map Establishment, 17 & 19 So 6th St., Philadelphia." Sectioned and mounted on cloth, red cloth edges. LC Land ownership maps, 1248 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Semple, E. A. (Edward Armistead) - Ivy, Wm. - Hubbard, C. - E.W. Smith & Co. - Semple, E. A.
    • Date: 1892
  • Map
    2nd Battle of Bull Run, Va. position of both armies, 6 p.m. Aug. 26th 1862, showing Jackson's flank march. The map shows the area surrounding the Bull Run Mountains including Centreville and Kellysville, Va. As part of the Second Bull Run Campaign, Pope's U.S. Army of Virginia assigned to protect Washington, the Shenandoah Valley and draw Lee away from the defense of Richmond. Lee split his army, and Jackson's brilliant maneuvering thoroughly confused Pope, and allowed Longstreet to join with reinforcements. While Longstreet's ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-26
  • Map
    [Profiles of 17 cross sections of various parts of Virginia, drawn on 11 sheets]. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H229 Includes notes. Sheet 11 has profiles on both sides. In pencil on verso of sheet profile no. 14, sheet no. 1: 203. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 188?
  • Map
    1862 map of the James River.
    Map of the James River 1862.
    Payne, a member of the 4th Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A., was wounded and captured during the Battle of Williamsburg, Va., in May 1862. This map depicts the area of the Virginia Peninsula between Williamsburg and Richmond.
    • Contributor: Payne, William Henry Fitzhugh - Hunton Family
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of Shenandoah & Page counties and part of Warren County, Virginia
    Map of Shenandoah and Page counties and part of Warren County, Virginia
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. LC Land ownership maps, 1345 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes references.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - United States. War Department. Office of the Chief of Engineers
    • Date: 1875
  • Map
    [Map of King William County, Va.] "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."--Hanwritten note on map. "This county contains 310 square miles. The lines of the rivers as far as practicable were run by the instrument and the houses on the opposite sides were established by intersecting sights. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis)
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Fortress Monroe, Old Point Comfort, and Hygeia Hotel, Va. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by E. Sachse & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of Maryland." Low angle view. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 547.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 33-84
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co. - Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    The Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia Shows the area of eastern Henrico County, Va., where the battle of Malvern Hill was fought. The landscape gave the Union forces a strong natural position from which to fend off the Confederate attack.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-01
  • Map
    First Manassas. Relief shown by hachures. Title in pencil at lower left. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H86 Includes some troop positions, and lists of Confederate regiments engaged in the battle of Manassas, with the names of their commanders. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of Virginia and Maryland, constructed from the latest authorities.
    Virginia & Maryland
    "J.H. Young Sc." Prime meridian: Washington. Cover title "Virginia & Maryland." Population data for counties in Virgina and Maryland pasted on verso of front cover. Annotated in red ink. Includes statistical tables of population according to the census of 1820 for Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. LC copy imperfect: On tracing paper, missing section of left border repaired with tape, torn and ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1832
  • Map
    Map of Loudon [sic], Jefferson, Berkeley, Frederick Counties, Va. Relief shown by hachures. General map showing towns and villages, roads, railroads, rivers, streams and the names of new residents. Sun print. LC copy imperfect; pieces missing. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 465.15 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Macomb, J. N. (John N.)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Battery no. 1 (Powhatan) ; : Battery no. 2 (Marion Hill).
    Batteries nos. 1, 2 & 3 and outworks no. 1 & 2 to battery no. 3 | Battery no. 2 (Marion Hill)
    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Franklin Stearns, Robert Styll and Saml. Ball. One of a series of ten maps drawn by 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 ...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of the seat of war showing the battles of July 18th & 21st 1861 [Scale ca. 1:115,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 563.1 Another issue. Additional details added such as "Camp Sprague," "U.S. Hospital," "Soldier's Home," and other place names in the northern part of Washington, D.C. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Corbett, V. P.
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of Prince George Co., Virginia
    Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, chief eng[ineer] | Map of Prince George County, Virginia
    Oriented with north toward upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, towns, rivers and names of residents. 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. c. 1, Jan. 1931, source unknown; c. 2-4, photocopies, LVA; ...
    • Contributor: Sommers, S. L. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Lee, Fitzhugh
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Pictorial map of the seat of war, showing parts of the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and North Carolina, and also the coast line from Cape Henry to Fort Pickens, with the ... From: Harper's weekly, June 8, 1861, p. 360-361. Relief shown by shading. 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. c. 1 Mar. 2002; Mrs. Cora Wilson, 1941, i; Map Cataloging Team; c. 2 Nov. 2002; Mrs. ...
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    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