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  • Map

    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc. on & near the Potomac River.

    Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 455 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and relief by hachures. Principal Union and Confederate positions are marked by small flags or underlined in blue and red respectively. List of 34 forts defending Washington is in the lower ...

    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1862
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    1791 map of District of Columbia, before the city was laid out : showing the main roads (used by President Washington) as surveyed by Andrew Ellicott in 1791-2 and published in Paris, ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Blueprint. LC Trails 96 Includes text. LC copy signed in ink at bottom: By Artemas C. Harmon. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Harmon, A. C. (artemas Canfield)
    • Date: 1791
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    Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District of Columbia

    Relief shown by hachures. Title at head of text: District of Columbia. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text and statistical tables. At upper right: No. 21. LC copy stained, fold-lined, and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] American atlas, published by H.C. Car[e]y & I. Leo [sic], Philadelphia, 1827. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: H.C. Carey & I. Lea (firm) - Young & Delleker
    • Date: 1827
  • Map

    Map of n. eastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington

    Shows forts and batteries in the District of Columbia and immediate vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. At head of title: Surveys for military defences. "Additions & corrections for Rappahannock and Rapid Ann Rivers and their vicinity ..." added to data used in compilation. Mounted on cloth backing. Includes "Data used in compilation," table of "Elevations above tide water," and "Geological ...

    • Contributor: United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - McDowell, Irvin - Schedler, J. (joseph)
    • Date: 1862
  • Map

    Nation's capital area. [Washington D.C. and Cheaspeake Bay regions]

    Scale 1:250,000. Photo mosaic. Does not show relief. "National Aeronautics and Space Administration image." "NASA (ERTS-1)." "This 'false-color' composite imagery of the National Capital area was produced by the Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, from multispectral imagery taken by the NASA Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS-1) on October 11, 1972 ..." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Geological Survey (u.s.) - United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    • Date: 1973
  • Map

    [Map showing reclamation of Potomac River estuary at Washington D.C. to form harbor and the Potomac parks].

    Depths shown by soundings and contours. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Date: 1880
  • Map

    Outlines of tracts of land within which the city of Washington was laid out

    Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Shows block and ward numbers, major buildings, block dimensions, street railroads, sewers, and streetlamps. Land tracts ca. 1792 shown by red pencilled lines. Depths shown by contours. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... in the year 1870." Includes notes and statistical table. LC copy assembled from small sheets, sectioned, and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy brittle, cracked, soiled, ...

    • Contributor: Seibert, S. R. - Toner, Joseph M. (joseph Meredith)
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    Highlights of the new plan for Washington's monumental core : [Washington D.C.].

    Bird's-eye view of future Washington D.C. as if seen from aircraft. Shows "Washington's ... monumental core ... and ... what it would be like 50 to 100 years from now." Also covers adjacent part of Arlington County (Va.). Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text, index of major planned changes, and col. ill. Text, "Draft, monumental core framework" map, and col. ill. ...

    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Planning Commission
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    No. 1. Magruder & Bealls "Honesty" ; No. 2. Alexander Island, Alexandria County, Va.

    Cadastral survey maps. "Beginning of the Resurvey of Honesty ... January 1st 1753 for 865 acres." From the Joseph M. Toner papers. Pen-and-ink. Soiled, fold-lined, torn, taped, missing small sections, and faced with rice paper. Includes notes and tables of survey data. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Toner, Joseph M. (joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1753
  • Map

    Chart of the Potomac River from Georgetown to Alexandria

    Depths shown by contours and soundings. Does not cover Georgetown vicinity. Negative photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north to the right. "Drawer 55, sheet 4." "55-4." LC copy fold-lined and originally printed on 4 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Berrien, John Macpherson - Kearney, James - Hughes, George W. (george Wurtz) - United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1833
  • Map

    [Maps of the Washington Aqueduct, Md. and Washington D.C.] : to accompany supplemental report of Chief Engineer dated Feb. 22nd 1864.

    Relief shown by hachures on some maps. Title devised by cataloger. Orientation differs. Accompanied by Senate document: Supplemental report of the chief engineer of the Washington Aqueduct. 50 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Some maps include cross-sections. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1864

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    [A map of Fairfax County, and parts of Loudoun and Prince William Counties, Va., and the District of Columbia]

    LC Land ownership maps, 1251 Relief shown by hachures. Shows western Washington D.C. region, including fortifications and names of some residents. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H30 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul - Brown, Samuel Howell
    • Date: 1864
  • Map

    A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law

    Covers also Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Issued in blue slipcase designed for this map. Annotations of place names on map area in ink (red and black) and pencil. Handwritten annotations on ...

    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Dawson, E. - Giles, William Branch
    • Date: 1827
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    Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838

    Nautical chart of the Potomac estuary within the District of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 29-30 Includes note. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 1 annotated in ink in right lower margin: From Senate Doc. 178, 26th Congress, 2nd Session, Feb. 5., ...

    • Contributor: Stone, William James - Kearney, James - Turnbull, Wm. (william) - Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Ewing, Maskell C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1838
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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 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 of part of the Potomac River, from the head of tide water to Alexandria : with its lateral canals, soundings, and topography

    Relief shown by hachures. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Includes "Profile of the Alexandria Canal" and distance list. LC copy annotated in pencil: From a manuscript in the Office of the Chief of Engineers. LC copy originally printed on 6 sheets, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by negative photocopy. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Fairfax, Wilson M. C. - Alexandria Canal Company
    • Date: 1835
  • Map

    Map of Jackson City opposite the city of Washington at the south end of the Potomac Free Bridge. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Shows proposed town of Jackson City in Alexandria County D.C. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Potomac River between Georgetown and Alexandria. Pen-and-ink and blue wash. Faced with gauze and mounted on cloth backing. Includes later lead-pencil annotations at lower right. Map folder annotated in ink: This map removed from a binding containing a list of the original ...

    • Date: 1843
  • Map

    [Photomap of central Washington D.C. and adjacent part of Arlington].

    Title devised by cataloger. Accompanied by bibliographic information card: 109. U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Map of Washington, D.C. Copyrighted 1946. Aerial photograph. 1 sheet ; 5 x 12 cm. In upper left corner: 18752. LC copy halved and mounted on cloth backing. DCP

    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1946
  • Map

    Territory of Columbia

    Relief shown by hachures. Printed along city boundary: Out lines of the city of Washington with the grand avenues and principal streets leading through the public appropriations. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Roads watercolored in brown and estuary in light blue. Missing edge section, stained, fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with leatherette strips. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1794
  • Map

    Topographical map of the District of Columbia

    Partial cadastral map showing some householders' names, individual buildings, and vegetation. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also covers Virginia shoreline zone. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861, by D. McClelland, Blanchard & Mohun, Hugh B. Sweeny, and Thos. Blagden, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia." Oriented ...

    • Contributor: Boschke, A. - McClelland, D. - Sweeny, Hugh - Blagden, Thos. (thomas) - D. McClelland, Blanchard & Mohun
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States, extended to embrace its suburban towns, villages, &c. ...

    Depths shown by contours. Also covers Rosslyn (Va.). Also shows block numbers, water and sewer lines, streetlights, major buildings, and streetcar lines. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia in the year 1870." Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, and population table. LC copy darkened, fold-lined, soiled, missing ...

    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - District of Columbia. Board of Public Works
    • Date: 1870
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    Chart showing the original boundary milestones of the District of Columbia

    Ms. (india ink on tracing paper). Accompanied by newspaper article: Some forgotten stones mark D.C.'s first outline, The Evening Star, Monday, Jan. 2, 1950. [2] p. : ill., map ; 60 x 30 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Contributor: Woodward, Fred E. (fred Eugene) - Woodward, Fred E.
    • Date: 1906
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    Map of Virginia and Maryland, constructed from the latest authorities.

    "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
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    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia]

    Illustrates Alexandria's central position in the defense of Washington, where at least 12 outlying forts surrounded the city. Military camps of various Union officers such as Samuel Peter Heintzelman are indicated on this map.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861