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    Plan of the battle-field at Bull Run, July 21st 1861.
    Plan of the battlefield at Bull Run, July 21st 1861
    Shows encampments, troop positions and troop movements and including names of commanders and some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Route taken by Capt. Whipple to bring up Howard's Brigade." Pen-and-ink, red ink, and pencil on penciled grid on tracing linen. Cartographer's name from dealer information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Brown discoloration along edges and...
    • Contributor: Whipple, Amiel Weeks
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the vicinity of Richmond, and part of the peninsula Relief shown 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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. May 2003, anon. gift (1946), map cataloging team. Civil War project no.: lva00122. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, April 2003. Digital image available: 29.25 x 19.5...
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis
    • Date: 1864
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    The struggle of Petersburg. The lines of rebel intrenchments carried by our troops. [June 15-17,1864]. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 612 Newspaper map showing "Gen Baldy Smith's line, Wednesday, June 15th," "first line of Rebel works," "line of 2nd & 9th Corps, Thursday & Friday, June 16th and 17," "seocnd [sic] line of Rebel works," and "third line of Rebel works." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site...
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    To the American Philosophical Society, this map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys is [humbly] inscribed by ... Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Churchman, John - American Philosophical Society
    • Date: 1778
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    Port facilities at Washington D.C. & Alexandria, Va. Depths shown by soundings and contours. "Transmitted with letter dated: October 19, 1923." Includes indexed "List of piers and wharves at Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va.," notes, 2 "General vicinity sketch" insets, and indexed "List of steamship lines." Ancillary map ca. 1:112,000: Transportation lines of Chesapeake Bay serving the port of Baltimore Md. / Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors. "B-12-32. B-12-33." LC...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Washington District - Schmitt, Edwin A. - United States. Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors
    • Date: 1923
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    Colton's Virginia.
    Colton's map of Virginia
    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York." Accompanied by cover: Colton's map of Virginia / J.H. Colton. Insets: Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Spring Hill, Chesterfield Co. -- Norfolk, Portsmouth and Gosport. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, canals, and...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins)
    • Date: 1862
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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
  • Map
    [Map of Madison County, Va.]. LC Land ownership maps, 1297 Relief shown by form lines. Show names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H46 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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    10-year single-storm erosion index (E I) values Virginia
    Ten-year single-storm erosion index (E I) values Virginia Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    "June 1991 1005822." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: National Cartographic Center (U.S.) - United States. Soil Conservation Service
    • Date: 1991
  • Map
    Map of Botetourt County, Va. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the upper right. "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, Savannah, Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1218 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Printed...
    • Contributor: Izard, Walter - Coyle, John M. - Hutchinson, W. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Randolph, Innes - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 186?
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    [Sketch of parts of Warren, Rappahannock, and Culpeper counties, Virginia, including the area between the Rappahannock River the Blue Ridge, from Front Royal to Culpeper]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H308 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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    Topographic map of Fredericksburg and vicinity, Virginia, showing battlefields Scale 1:24,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 556 "Advanced sheet subject to correction." Detailed topographic map indicating relief by contour lines and spot heights, fortifications, roads and streets, houses, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1931
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    Potomack Covers the Potomac River (estuary and river), its tributaries, and the Rappahannock River. Also covers "The Northern Neck of Virginia". Title from annotation on verso. Gift; Robert Lee Brown, Woodville, Va.; October 1973. Manuscript: pen-and-ink. Condition imperfect: Torn at fold lines, missing small internal sections at fold lines and at sheet edges, formerly taped. Accompanied by carbon-copy of LC letter of acceptance addressed to...
    • Contributor: Booth, Robert
    • Date: 1770
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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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    [Map of Fauquier County, Va.]. LC Land ownership maps, 1254 Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink over pencil grid, with hachures and some names also in pencil. Irregularly shaped piece of paper, lacking upper right corner, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H32 Available also through the Library of Congress web...
    • Date: 186?
  • Map
    Virginia Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available "Sources: Base map from U.S. Geological Survey, Virginia, 1973. County, county subdivision, and place boundaries certified by local officials, January 1, 1980." Includes indexes and 2 insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Bureau of the Census. Geography Division - United States. Bureau of the Census. Data Preparation Division
    • Date: 1980
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    Battle of Kelly's Ford, Va. Plan of position of Union and Rebel forces at 1 o'clock 7th Nov. Shows the route of Lee's retreat across the Rappahannock River. Map is oriented with pontoon bridge at Rappahannock Station in upper left of the image, protected by Confederate earthworks and redoubts. Tne Wheatley post office is shown in the center of the image. Kellysville and Kelly's Ford, protected by Ewell's Division, are in lower third, to the left; and Mount Holly is to the...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-11-07
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    Battle at Dranesville, Va. Decr. 20th, 1861. 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 institution for more information. This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information....
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-12-20
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    Map of the battlefield of Five-Forks. [March 30-April 1, 1865] [Scale 1:15,840]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 540.1 Another issue. Map extends north to the Appomattox River. Shows entrenchments, villages, roads, "South Side Rail Road," drainage, vegetation, relief by 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) - Theilkuhl, F. - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    Map of Harrison's Landing, James River, Virginia. Shows the locations along the James River of the camps of the U.S. Army of the Potomac after the Seven Days' Battles, 25 June-1 July 1862. Also shows locations of Berkeley and Westover plantations in Charles City County, Va.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Hanover County, Virginia Pencil and pen-and-ink over pencil grid on paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H292 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil in lower left corner: (210). In pencil in upper left corner: no. XVI Hanover. On verso in pencil: 156.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
  • Map
    Theatre of the war! A complete map of the battle ground of Hooker's army!! Showing all the approaches from Richmond and the scene of Stoneman's successful foray, and truthfully depicted in a ... Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 479.5 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1863 by Forbes & Co." "Deposited [for copyright] May 11, 1863, vol. 38, page 179, no. 124" is written on the verso. General map of central Virginia extending from Richmond north to Stafford Court House. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library...
    • Contributor: W. H. Forbes & Co.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Extract from Fort Monroe, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Yorktown, with their connections and surroundings for military purposes Shows Virginia Peninsula region, south of Yorktown to Fort Monroe. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy: Publication information annotated in ink. Sun print. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 601 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: Mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Cram, Thomas Jefferson - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1862
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    Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warrenton Branch and a portion of the Manasses [sic] Gap Rail Road, to show its point of connection. Printed topographic strip map with manuscript annotations to show the geologic structure along the route of the railroad. The Alexandria and the Chesapeake and Ohio canals and stage stable for horses used on the Piedmont stage route to North Carolina are also indicated. The Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company was founded in 1848 to divert hinterland products away from Baltimore and Richmond to Alexandria,...
    • Contributor: Faul, August - Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company
    • Date: 1854
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    Route of the New River R.R., 188-. Sketch map of part of West Virginia. Dashed red line across the map indicates the "Proposed New River R.R." Shows counties and names the line of railroads.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - New River Railroad Company
    • Date: 188?