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  • 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
  • Map
    Chart showing the depth of the James and York rivers as they enter Chesapeake Bay, with towns adjacent. Scale ca. 1:200,000. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 227. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Shows settlements, points of interest, and aids to navigation. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1781
  • 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
  • Map
    Junction of Potomac and Anacostia rivers Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title handwritten on original map. On original map in handwriting: Reduced by F. Fairfax 1854. Includes notes. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy and annotated in pencil: Coast Survey. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Fairfax, F.
    • Date: 1854
  • Map
    The attack on Harper's Ferry Va., by Jackson, September 14th and 15th, 1862 Shows the area of convergence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers that marks the border of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Details include the location of Union forces in the town of Harper's Ferry and Confederate forces on Maryland Heights across the Potomac.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-09-14
  • Map
    Chesapeake Bay, Sheet no. 1, York River, Hampton Roads, Chesapeake entrance.. Scale 1:80,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.5 At head of title: Coast chart no. 31. Printed in the upper margin: "No. 131" and "Electrotype copy no. 2 by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." General chart indicating soundings, lighthouses, buoys, and coastal vegetation. Includes sailing directions. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    Birds eye view of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia the seat of war
    Seat of war
    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by W. Schaus in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the Southern District of New York." Insets: [Lower Mississippi Valley] -- [Richmond]. Relief shown by shading. Shows railroads, forts, cities, towns, and principal roads. Similar to no. 17.3, LC Civil War maps (2d ed.). This is a map, not ...
    • Contributor: Schedler, J. - Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith - William Schaus (Firm)
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • Map
    Karte von der Bay Chesapeack und den benachbarten Landen zur Allegemeinen Historie der Reisen aus den besten engl├Žndischen Karten gezogen. Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Paris. LC copy annotated: Ml. 25 0'00. "No. 11." "T.XVI.C." From Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande. 1758. v. 16, p. 538. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1758
  • Map
    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
  • 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. LC copy annotated in ink. 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: 1786
  • Map
    [Map of Atlantic Coast of North America from the Chesapeake Bay to Florida]. Shows coastal features, Native American nations and settlements, and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the second volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps Atlantic Coast and California drawn by Joan Vingboons ...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
  • Map
    [Map of northern Virginia and part of Maryland]. Relief shown by shading. Shows area south of Frederick, Maryland to Colchester, Virginia and west of Baltimore, Maryland to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, including fortifications at Munson Hill. Note on verso obscured by mounting: From Capt. James W. Abert, U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. LC copy annotated in ink: Capt. James W. Abert, Capt. U.S. Army Topog. Engrs. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil ...
    • Contributor: Abert, J. W. (James William)
    • Date: 1862
  • 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.), 245.17 Another edition. Map, 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. Includes border. Inset: Strasburg ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Macomb, J. N. (John N.) - Strother, D. H.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map
    A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ..." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1428 Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye. 1st. 1755." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1755
  • 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 York." Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe," "General post office," "Treasury buildings," "Patent Office," and "University of Virginia." Plates 35-36. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes some ...
    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett)
    • Date: 1864
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    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
    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
  • Map
    Johnson's Virginia, Delaware and Maryland. Includes ill. of "Fortress Monroe, Va." Plates 33-34. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes some counties of West Virginia, created in 1863. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett)
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali. Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. From the authors' Atlas geographicvs maior. 1753-59 [i.e. 1784; v. 1, 1759] part 2, no. 85. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Includes text and glossary. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1759
  • Map
    [Map of parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia covering areas from Harrisburg to Leesburg, and from Hancock to Baltimore]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Each sheet pasted together in 3 sections, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. The manuscript original is at the Handley Library in Winchester, Virginia. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H156 In ink in bottom right corner: No. 805. Available also through the Library ...
    • Date: 1863
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    Carte de la Virginie Mari-land &a. Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tome I, no. 35." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1437 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Date: 1764
  • Map
    A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Date and attribution from On the Map, 1983 (Figure 24). First state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne with the imprint in the cartouche under the title. No longitude lines are given. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated with pencil in bottom margin. Stamped ...
    • Contributor: Browne, Christopher
    • Date: 1685
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    Development of Great Falls for water power and increase of water supply for the District of Columbia. Covers Potomac River watershed above Great Falls. Shows sub-watersheds, gaging stations, and reservoir sites. Title and imprint from accompanying text. On t.p. of accompanying text: Letter from the chairman of the Federal Power Commission ... together with the report of Maj. M.C. Tyler. Accompanied by t.p. and p. 91-102 of: Senate document no. 403, 60th Congress, 3d session : Development of Great Falls for ...
    • Contributor: Tyler, M. C. - United States. Government Printing Office - United States. Congress. Senate - United States. Federal Power Commission
    • Date: 1921
  • Map
    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