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    Military reconnaissance of Virginia
    Head Qrs. Dept. N. E. Virginia
    Shows Fairfax County and parts of Loudoun and Prince William counties, Virginia. Also shows fortifications in the environs of Washington and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. In upper margin: 211, L. Sheet 19. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Sun print annotated in pen-and-ink roads (red), railroads (blue), and a few additional place names...
    • Contributor: Young, J. J. - McDowell, Irvin - Whipple, Amiel Weeks - Putnam, Haldimand Sumner - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1860
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    Map showing the battle grounds of the Chickahominy : and the positions of the subsequent engagements in the retreat of the Federal Army towards James River and all the other points of ... Annotated with troop positions, movement, and railroad routes. Similar to no. 639, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.). This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints, 6201 Swem, C.E. Maps relating to Virginia, 974 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as...
    • Contributor: Sheppard, Edwin - Hoyer & Ludwig
    • Date: 1862
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    Map shewing [sic] retreat of Union Army from Savage's Station to White Oak Swamp, Va. : the position of Army after crossing morning of 30th June 1862, 7 a.m. Bottom margin: "The swamp was 8 miles long and 3 miles wide." Key across the bottom margin indicates the symbols for positions of the Union and Confederate armies, including infantry, cavalry, and artillery. Farms, homes, and churches are included as well as all major roads and waterways. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary page. This item is from the...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-30
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    Vicinity of Brandy Station, Culpeper Co., Va. : showing battle-field of June 9th 1863. Relief shown by hachures. Shows location of troop lines. 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. c.1, July 2002, W.F. Lee (April 1926), gift; Map Cataloging Team; c.2, photocopy, LVA; c.3, photocopy, LVA. c.1, map accession...
    • Contributor: Strobridge & Co. Lith
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Surveys & reconnaissances in the vicinity of Budd's Ferry, Charles Co., Md. Relief shown by hachures. In upper lefthand corner: 211, L. Sheet 5. In lower righthand corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jan'y 1866. Shows roads, drainage, houses, names of residents along the Potomac River, "Hd. Qrs. Genl. Hooker's Dvn.," "Hd. Qrs. Sickles Brgd.," breastwork and battery at Budd's Ferry, and the location of batteries in Prince William...
    • Contributor: Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton) - Williamson, R. S.
    • Date: 1862
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    Position Sunday May 3rd at 3 p.m. The map depicts troops movements in the Chancellorsville area between 10 a.m. and 3 P.M. on May 3rd,1863. Union troops under generals Reynolds, Meade, Sickles and Slocum are located to the east between Chancellorsville and the Rappahannock River. Confederates troops under generals Stuart , McLaws, Rhodes and Anderson are located to the west near Dowdall's Tavern.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-03
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    Map of the city of Richmond, Virginia LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 645.6 General map indicating streets and street names, important buildings, and relief by hachures. Water is tinted blue. Map annotated with a 1 1/4 inch grid. Water is colored green and built-up area is colored brown. On verso in ink: "To be returned to Jed. Hotchkiss, Staunton, Augusta Co., Va." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of country between Yorktown and Williamsbu[rg] in Virginia. Shows a portion of the peninsula outlined by the York River to the north and the James River to the south. Sneden marked the Union line of march, wagon trains, and Confederate works, all related to the Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 3.
    Rockbridge County, 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. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Mrs. Louisa Porter (Gilmer) Minis (i.e., Mrs....
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Preliminary map of a part of the south side of James River, Va. : from surveys and reconnaissances "Includes Amelia, Chesterfield, Nottoway, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Surry, Sussex, Greensville, Southampton, Isle of Wight, Nansemond Counties." "Julius Bien & Co. Lith. N.Y." Inset: The battle-field of Chancellorsville, Va. 1867. Plate 93, map 1 from: Atlas to accompany the official records of the union and confederate armies, 1861-1865. Washington : GPO, 1891-1893. Shows roads, waterways, railroads, towns, buildings, land owners and geographical features. This item...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia. Engineer Office - Bien, Julius - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Patton, J. H.
    • Date: 1891
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    Map of the seat of war, positions of the rebel forces, batteries, entrenchments, and encampments in Virginia-the fortifications for the protection of Richmond Scale ca. 1:800,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 450.3 Includes a mileage table. Reference is made in the lower margin to the "battle of Bull's [sic] Run, fought on Sunday, the 21st July [1861], about 22,000 unionists and about 60,000 rebels were in the engagement." An earlier version of this map was published in the morning edition of the New York Herald, June...
    • Date: 1861
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    The defenses of Richmond, 1864 Shows the fortifications surrounding Richmond including, Brook Run to the north, and Harrison's Landing to the south. The James River and major roads and railroad lines are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    [White House to Harrisons Landing]. Annonymous pen and ink manuscript map traced on linen from a portion of: White House to Harrisons Landing. Prepared by Capt. H.L. Abbot, topographical engineer, Army of the Potomac. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, railroads, houses, names of residents and vegetation. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Title...
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Dept
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of operations at Bermuda Hundred and Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, 10th May 1864. In this map Sneden attempts to show several engagements that took place between Butler's Army of the James and Beauregard's Confederates, May 6th through May 13th, 1864. He includes Port Walthall Junction, where Union forces first engaged Beauregard's Confederates; the Confederate defense of Fort Darling at Drewry's Bluff; and the Union entrenchments astride the Appomattox River at Bermuda Hundred and City Point, where they...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-10
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    Preliminary map of a part of the south side of James River. Includes Amelia, Chesterfield, Nottoway, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Surry, Sussex, Greensville, Southampton, Isle of Wight, and Nansemond counties.
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Patton, J. Houston
    • Date: 1864
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    Battery no. 1 (Powhatan) ; : Battery no. 2 (Marion Hill).
    Batteries nos. 1, 2 & 3 and outworks no. 1 & 2 to battery no. 3 | Battery no. 2 (Marion Hill)
    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Franklin Stearns, Robert Styll and Saml. Ball. One of a series of ten maps drawn by 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...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    County map of Virginia and West Virginia "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1863 by S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. ... for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." In lower right corner: 27. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Probably from: Mitchell's new general atlas. Philadelphia : S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr, 1864. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
    • Date: 1863
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    Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. Shows radial distances from Richmond and fortifications. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 631 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. Scale [ca. 1:52,000]. -- Map of the city of Petersburg, Va., from Lynch's map with...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Bohn, Casimir
    • Date: 1867
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    [An unfinished drawing of the battle of Fredericksburg, Saturday, December 13, 1862]. Shows "Gen. Lee's Hd. Qrs." and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on pencil grid, mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 31, no. 4. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H125 In pencil on...
    • Date: 1862
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    [Richmond, vicinity]. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 636.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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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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    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
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    The Investment of Petersburg, Va. Shewing [sic] battlefield of 5 Forks and Hatcher's Run, Friday March 31st, Saturday April 1st & Sunday April 2nd 1865. Shows the area surrounding Petersburg on the Appomattox River with all major transportation lines noted. Union forces under Grant are opposed by Lee's Confederates. Five Forks is to the left of the image; Port Walthall to the upper right: Ream's Station is in the lower right; and Dinwiddie Court House is at the bottom center.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1865-03-31
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    Richmond and its defences. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South" Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 640.4 From Tomes, Robert. The war with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 2, between p. 236 and 237. Signed (facsimile): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. "Entered according to act of Congress AD. 1863 by Virtue, Yorston & Co." Caption in lower margin: A topographical map of Richmond and its vicinity, showing all...
    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Date: 1863