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    Map showing positions of Union and Rebel forces Septr 1861. Depicts the area between Lewinsville, in Fairfax County, and Georgetown in the north, and Alexandria in the south. The location of the Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Map shewing the position of the lines in front of Petersburg, Va., occupied by the 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, April 1st 1865 Scale ca. 1:16,700. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 607 Detailed map giving fortifications, picket lines, "Rebel chevaux de-frise," "Union abattis," "covered ways," roads, railroads, drainage, and vegetation. Each regiment of the 1st Division is identified, and the section of the line entrusted to it is delineated by broken lines. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site...
    • Contributor: McCallum, Andrew
    • Date: 1865
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    S.E. portion of Virginia and N.E. portion of N'th Carolina Covers Tidewater Region (Va.) and Albemarle Sound Region (N.C.). Shows fortifications, settlements, roads, railroads, canals, streams, swamps, and distances. Pen-and-ink (black, red) and watercolors (blue, green). Mounted under gauze covering, shellacked. Includes text of "Military considerations" for isolating Norfolk (Va.) by capturing Suffolk (Va.). LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 476 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Worret, Ch. - Cram, Thomas Jefferson
    • Date: 1861
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    Volunteer militia and eastern army guide. One hundred and fifty miles around Richmond. Scale ca. 1:920,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.6 General map centered on Richmond, Virginia. The map is printed in blue ink. Insets: Ninety miles around Nashville, Tenn.-Ninety miles around Harrisburg, Pa.-Ninety miles around Vicksburg, Miss.-Ninety miles around Baton Rouge, La. Each inset 17 x 17 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 186?
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    [Map of part of Prince George County, Virginia. 1864 Relief shown by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Map consists of two sheets, each 31 x 31 cm., which have been joined togethers. Sheets are numbered "D. no. 3," and "D. no. 4." Depicted are towns, roads and railroads, houses and names of residents, fortifications south of Petersburg, and woodland. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 619.2 Available also through the Library of...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    One hundred & fifty miles around Richmond. 10th ed. [Scale ca. 1:880,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632.4 "Tenth edition 3000 of Magnus' all around map." Cover title of accompanying envelope: Magnus' half dollar portfolio. For the Army of the Potomac. Containing a new military map: 150 miles around Richmond and 1200 miles of southern territory in smaller circles, acknowledged for the best published, and the glorious Union packet inside . ....
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 186?
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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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    Williamsburg to White House Scale ca. 1:63,630. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 596 At head of title: Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 2. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    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...
    • Contributor: Ludwig, C. L. - Smith, William Ira
    • Date: 1865
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    Yorktown to Williamsburg
    Campaign map, Army of the Potomac, map no. 1
    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. 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 War Maps (2nd ed.), 599 Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia, 940 Available also through the Library of Congress web...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - Dougal, William H. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan of the battle of Glendale and White Oak Swamp, Virginia, also known as Frazier's Farm and Charles City Crossroads, fought June 30th, 1862, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Concerns the Battle of Frazier's Farm, Henrico County, Va., 30 June 1862, variously known as the Battle of Glendale and the Battle of White Oak Swamp. Considered one of the Seven Days' Battles, 26 June-1 July 1862. Map indicates Union and Rebel brigades with lines of cavalry and artillery and shows homes of local residents, churches, and locations of livestock.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-30
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    Fredericksburg Scale ca. 1:92,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 556.4 Folded title: Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg-Spotsylvania National Military Park. "*GPO: 1979--281-324/2." Includes text, map of "Routes to/from Chatham," and col. ill. Text, map of Fredericksburg region as during the Civil War, and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1979
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    [Western Virginia from Petersburg to Warm Springs, showing the movement of the Union army, 1862] Covers parts of the counties of Grant, Randolph, Pendleton, and Pocahontas, West Virginia and Highland and Bath, Virginia including the names of some residents. Relief shown by shading. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Prime meridian: Washington? Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. In upper left corner: Sheet No. 1. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 458 Includes note. In ink on blue...
    • Contributor: Hausmann, A.
    • Date: 1862
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    [Richmond east to Charles City C. H.]. Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645 Two printed sheets dated May 19 and 27, 1864, joined together forming a continuous map. Roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, drainage, and towns are indicated. The map has been annotated with colored pencils to show the routes of the 2nd, 5th, 6th, 9th, and 18th corps. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine pier, &c., June 30th, 1860 "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, by Cassell (G3884 .N6S5 1861 .C3). Also shows, vegetation, vegetable...
    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E. - Browne, C.
    • Date: 1860
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    [Map of parts of Hanover, Goochland, Fluvanna, Albemarle, Louisa, Spotsylvania, and Organge counties, and the city of Richmond, Virginia, 1864]. Relief shown by hachures. Sheets are numbered "Plate B, no. 2," "Plate C, no.1," "Range C, no.2," and "Range C, no. 3." Sheet "Range C, no. 3" is dated in the bottom margin "Mar. 31st 1864." Map shows cities and towns, county boundaries, roads, railroads, rivers and streams, houses and names of residents, fortifications around Richmond, and woodland. Description derived from bibliography. LC Civil...
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of Hanover 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."--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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    Map of the battlefield of Chancellorsville, Va., 1863. Scale 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 528 Shows troop positions and movements, roads, railroad, drainage, fords, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1863
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    War map, showing the vicinities of Baltimore & Washington, Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 241.5 "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861 by G. M. Hopkins." General map of eastern and central Maryland, Washington, D.C., and northern Virginia. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Date: 1861
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia
    Battle fields of Virginia | Battlefield 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.
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company - Poole Brothers
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of the lower Shenandoah Valley of Virginia]. "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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    Battery no. 7 on the Meadow bridge road. Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annotated with names of land owner: Doctor Deane. 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 the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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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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    [Map of the siege of Suffolk, Va., 1863.] Concerns the unsuccessful Confederate siege of Suffolk, Va., 11 April-4 May 1863, and indicates the location of Federal troops, railroads, roads, parade ground, breastworks, hospital, and forts, and the placement Federal gunboats in the Nansemond River.
    • Contributor: Allen, Orrin Sweet
    • Date: 1863
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    Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. Shows radial distances from Richmond. Does not show fortifications. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 631.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes views of "The capitol of the C.S., Richmond" and "Washington Monument, Richmond". Insets: Map of the city of Richmond, Va., from the U.S. Coast Survey map of 1860, with additions by Jed. Hotchkiss. 1866....
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Bohn, Casimir
    • Date: 1867