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    A new and accurate chart of the Bay of Chesapeake, with all the shoals, channels, islands, entrances, soundings, and sailing-marks, as far as the navigable part of the rivers Patowmack, Patapsco and ... Scale ca. 1:250,000. Soundings shown in fathoms. "Drawn from several draughts made by the most experienced navigators, chiefly from those of Anthony Smith, pilot of St. Marys; and compared with the modern surveys of Virginia and Maryland." LC copy trimmed and mounted on cloth. From the author's North-American pilot. 1776. v. 2. Includes sailing directions, "Observations on the northeast current on the coast of...
    • Contributor: Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1776
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    A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey. Relief shown pictorially. Date and attribution from On the map, 1983. Second state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne. This state differs from the earlier one in lacking the publisher's imprint. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in ink in upper left margin: 64. Pencil annotations in bottom margin. LC copy imperfect: Creased,...
    • Contributor: Browne, Christopher
    • Date: 1700
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    [Outline map of eastern Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay region]. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted on cloth. In pencil in top right margin: Copy of Map No. 4, U.S.C. & G. survey report, 1882. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H213 In pencil on verso: 183. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1882
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    Johnson's Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, and Maryland Includes ill.: "University of Virginia," "Dismal Swamp," and "City of Baltimore." Plates 29-30. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes the counties in Virginia which became West Virginia 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...
    • Contributor: Johnson & Browning
    • Date: 1862
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    Chesapeake Bay watershed, percent change in farming of prime farmland 1982-1992 Shows increase/decrease of prime farmland by 10% increments within hydrologic units (regions). Also covers Susquehanna River watershed. Includes notes. "6-49." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Soil Conservation Service
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    Map of the seat of war : [Virginia and Maryland] General map. Place names in Maryland north of Baltimore and Frederick, and south of Washington, D.C. (with the exception of Fort Washington), are not given. Few place names in Virginia south of Richmond and Lynchburg (with the exception of Norfolk and the Virginia Peninsula) are given. Mounted on cloth. Copy 2 imperfect: Originally folded, with losses along fold lines, staining along folds at center...
    • Contributor: Grant, M. - Howell, R. H. - Burke, T. A. (Thomas A.)
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of part of Maryland and Virginia : showing the probable theatre of the war. From: Harper's weekly, May 4, 1861, p. 275-276. 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. Aug. 1946, Book & Print Shop, cf; Feb. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00097. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center,...
    • Date: 1861
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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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    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 ... " "Printed for Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, & Thos. Jefferys at the corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross, London." From Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1775. Includes distance chart. On verso: 20--21. LC Maps of...
    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Sayer, Robert - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1775
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    Route map of the Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Company : showing the Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay, and adjacent territory in Maryland and Virginia. Includes notes and distance table. Text, 3 deck plans, and fare table on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Norfolk and Washington Steamboat Company
    • Date: 1920
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    Chesapeake Bay watershed, Del., D.C., Md., N.Y., Pa., Va., and W.V. "November 1984 4-R-38804-1." Includes notes and location map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Soil Conservation Service
    • Date: 1984
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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
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    Virginie, Maryland en 2 feuilles par Fry et Jefferson. Scale ca. 1:660,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Planche 2e." Shows Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the southern portions of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Appears in the author's Atlas amériquain septentrional. 1778 [i.e. 1792] Includes inset, at reduced scale, showing western Virginia including the confluence of the Ohio and Kenawha rivers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault...
    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges-Louis - Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter
    • Date: 1777
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    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 ... " "Printed for Robt. Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, & Thos. Jefferys at the corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross, London." Appears in Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1775. Three copies. Copy 1, outlined in yellow, green,...
    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Sayer, Robert - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1775
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    New map of the seat of war in Virginia and Maryland [Scale ca. 1:360,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 478 Another issue. This issue contains the following additions: a) Washington is described as being "Surrounded by forts, batteries, and redoubts." b) Fredericksburg is labeled "H. 2 Rebel forces, Dec. 1862." c) "Explanation" contains the statement that "Washington City is the centre of the circles of measurement, 10 miles apart" d) Town and country names...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1863
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    Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland & Delaware : and portions of other adjoining states Relief shown by hachures. Cover title: Colton's map of the states of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia. Greenwich and Washington meridians. Publisher's map list on cover endpaper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 91-25
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1876
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    Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Maryland & Delaware : showing also eastern Tennessee & parts of all the fortifications, military stations, railroads, common roads, and other internal improvements
    Colton's map of Virginia
    Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Publisher's map list on cover endpaper. Includes population statistical tables. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 91-37
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1862
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    A new map of Virginia with Maryland, Delaware & v. Covers Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware and parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, New Jersey, and North Carolina. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Washington. Title from label that was original affixed to map in lower right margin. At lower left: Engraved by William Hooker. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Accompanied by label with title. Copy...
    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Hooker, William
    • Date: 1814
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    General chart of Delaware and Chesapeake Bays and the seacoast from Cape May to Cape Henry Scale 1:400,000. Facsimile. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Plate no. 453." "BiC-40." Includes sailing information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Hassler, F. R. (Ferdinand Rudolph) - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - National Ocean Survey
    • Date: 1976
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    This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay, Scale ca. 1:40,960. Hand colored. Depths shown by shading and soundings. Includes notes, "Description of ranges," and insets of "Annapolis Harbour & roads" and "Survey of the harbour of Baltimore and the waters adjacent." Maps for an Emerging Nation, #44. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Brantz, Lewis - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1819
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    Map of the location of part of the North-Western Turnpike Road Shows road from Winchester westward to the Cheat River in Preston County, West Virginia. Relief shown by hachures. "This copy made by Fr. Koch, Richmond, Va. Jan. 27th 1862." Pen-and-ink, pencil and watercolor on brown irregularly shaped paper, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. In ink on verso obscured by mounting: N.W. Turnpike and notes. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H215 In...
    • Contributor: Shaw, Charles Brion - Crozet, Claudius - Koch, Fr.
    • Date: 1831
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    [Map of portions of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, centering on Harpers Ferry and including Winchester, Hancock, Emmitsburg, and Ridgeville, Maryland.] Shows roads in red, and railroads, place names, etc. in black. Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Following the statement "Engineer Office" is an effaced inscription "[illegible] Corps". Drawn on a 1/2-inch grid. Ink with pencil annotation on tracing linen mounted on paper. Originally folded, with water damage along fold lines....
    • Contributor: Nauck, Chas. G. - Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Engineer Office
    • Date: 186?
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    Part of map of portions of the milit'y dept's of Washington, Pennsylvania, Annapolis, and north eastern Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows Washington D.C. region, including western part of Maryland and northeastern Virginia. Does not show Pennsylvania with the exception of Gettysburg. Pen-and-ink on tracing cloth, mounted on paper. Holograph beneath title: "A.L. Rives., Col. & asst. to Chf. Eng." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H15 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau - Early, Jubal Anderson - Rives, Alfred Landon - Sheppard, William Ludwell - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    Map showing vicinity of battlefield of Antietam Md. Shows the area west from Cumberland, Md., east to Hanover, Pa. The maps also show the area surrounding the Antietam battlefield including Hopewell, Pa., to the north down to Winchester, Va., in the south. Despite the indication of Maryland in the lower left of the image, it actually depicts parts of Virginia and West Virginia.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the seat of war Covers Virginia and Maryland and portions of Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Shows some fortifications. Relief shown by hachures. Sewn on to and mounted on cloth backing. "Entered by Evans & Cogswell according of the act of Congress of the Confederate States in the Clerks Office of the Distr. Court of the District of South Carolina." Confederate imprint. Includes inset. Available also...
    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Date: 1861