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    Position of Richmond, Va. Area map of Richmond showing locations of roads, railroads, waterways, and landforms, as well as outlying Confederate defenses. Also includes notations of Union positions on June 13th and June 20th, 1862, and of Genl. Grant's position June 1st, 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson)
    • Date: 1862-05-27
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    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
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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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    Plan d'York en Virginie avec les attaques faites par les Armées françoise et américaine en 8bre. 1781. Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1466 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 400; 651/1
    • Contributor: Querenet De La Combe
    • Date: 1781
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    Original formation of Union forces around Petersburg.
    Union forces around Petersburg
    Anonymous pen and ink manuscript map showing Civil War fortifications, roads, railroads, rivers and vegetation. Drawn on a 1-inch grid. Similar to no. 1095, Swem, E.G. Maps relating to Virginia. 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 ...
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Battle of the Wilderness, Va. : May 5th to 12th. While labelled the Battle of the Wilderness (May 5-6), this map depicts troop locations and movements during engagements in the days immediately following as both armies met at Spotsylvania Court House (May 8-12) and Union forces under Grant made slow but steady progress moving southeast toward the James River and their ultimate goal, Richmond. This map encompasses the Rapidan River to the northeast, and ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-05
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    Map of the country between Richmond and Petersburg Includes the area of Chesterfield County, located between Richmond and Petersburg. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, fortifications, landowners, roads, railroads, vegetation, and marsh areas. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Penfield, Henry L.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Battle of Savage's Station Va. Fought June 29th 1862. Shows the area of Henrico County, Va., that includes Savage's Farm to the north and the Williamsburg Stage Road to the south. The Richmond and York River Railroad is also indicated. The Battle of Savage's Station was one of the Seven Days' Battles.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-29
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    Map of the rebel capital : topographical sketch of the city of Richmond, Virginia with the surrounding encampments From the New York herald, Nov. 12, 1861, p. [1]. Relief shown by hachures. Shows buildings, streets, rivers, railroads and encampments. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Bosse, D. Civil War newspaper maps, 692 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. C. ...
    • Contributor: Hall, Edward S.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the Shenandoah & Upper Potomac including portions of Virginia and Maryland Scale 1:253,440. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 655.5 General map extending from Charlottesville north to the Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary and showing roads, railroads, towns, rivers, houses and names of residents, and relief by shading. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Meigs, John Rodgers
    • Date: 1864
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    Seat of war in America, 6d. Scale ca. 1:820,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 453 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland showing batteries, towns, roads, railroads, and rivers. McClellan's position on the Peninsula is shaded red. Names of Union and Confederate generals, "Exports in 1860," and "Colton's seetl [i.e., steel]-plate maps of the United States of America" are listed at the top of the map. See entry ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    A part of Henrico County "Approved Albert H. Campbell Capt. P. Engrs. & Chf. Top. Dept."--handwritten note on map. "This Confederate States Map was saved by My Mother Mrs. J.F. Gilmer in April 1865 & taken to Georgia. I now give it to my dear friends at Brook Hill. Louisa Porter Minis née Gilmer, May 24th 1897."--handwritten note on map. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis
    • Date: 1862
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    The Union position before Yorktown, Va., 18th April 1862 A regional view of Yorktown, Va., and vicinity, with Yorktown and Gloucester Point on opposite sides of the York River and indicating where the Warwick River feeds into the James, and also the Poquoson River as it branches off from the York below Yorktown. The headquarters of Gen. John Sedgwick's VI Corps is shown at Warwick Court House.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Vessels destroyed at Norfolk 1861. Sketch map of "U.S. Navy Yard" vicinity at Portsmouth (Va.) showing buildings, shipbuilding docks, drydock, buoys, and locations of the scuttled U.S. ships "Pennsylvania", "Columbia", "Raritan", and "Delaware". Title from verso (red-ink handwriting). Pen-and-ink (black and red). Rubber-stamped at lower right: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, Feb. 21 1902, Ass. No. 738 X [no. handwritten in black ink]. Handwritten in black ink ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 18??
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    [Map of Fairfax and Alexandria counties, Virginia, and parts of adjoining counties] Above neat line in right corner: "Recd. Engineer Bureau, April 25th 1864. with letter April 23d '64, fm. Capt. Michler, [signed] J.C. Woodruff, Maj. of Engineers." Map showing the defenses of Washington situated in Virginia, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, vegetation, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 493 Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
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    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing the battle fields, fortifications etc. on & near the Potomac River "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1861, by John Disturnell, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Lithograph of P.S. Duval & Son, Philadelphia. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions, battlefields, cannon use, railroads, turnpikes, common roads and canals. This item is in the Map Collection of the ...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1862
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    [Battery no. 3] ; : outwork no. 1 ; outwork no. 2.
    Batteries nos. 1, 2 & 3 and outworks no. 1 & 2 to battery no. 3 | Outwork no. 1
    Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: John P. Dickinson, W. Lucius Harrison, John Atkinson and Wm. Walden. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    Atlas showing battles, engagements, and important localities connected with the campaigns in Virginia, completing the Campaign Map Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 485 Phillips, 1348 Stamped in blue ink on t.p.: Library of Congress, City of Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bechler, Gustavus R.
    • Date: 1864
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    Historical overlay : [Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Battlefields Memorial National Military Park, Virginia] Blueprint. Accompanied by text: Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, vegetation, community structure, and historical features survey : final report June 1981 / Richard R. Anderson ... [et al.] (iii, 62 leaves ; 28 x 22 cm. - 1 index diagram) LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 551.5 LC sheets annotated in ink on verso: Chancellorsville -- Spotsylvania Court House -- Fredericksburg -- The ...
    • Contributor: Jeck, Michael C. - Anderson, Richard R.
    • Date: 1981
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    Sketch of the country occupied by the federal & Confederate armies on the 18th & 21st July 1861 Inset: [Sketch of the environs of Bull Run from Washington to Fredericksburg]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Relief shown by hachures. Shows confederate and federal troops, notes on battles, roads, homes and names of homeowners, 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. LC Civil ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, Samuel P. - Bornemann, F. W. - White, W. Hargrave
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of Rebel redoubt and barracks [at] "Camp Misery" : surveyed April 11th 1862. Layout of "Camp Misery," a Confederate fort on the Virginia Peninsula located in a swampy area on the Ship Point road. The camp was evacuated on April 5th, 1862, as Union forces began their siege of Yorktown.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-11
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    [Map of Kanawha, Boone, Logan, Wyoming, McDowell, Mercer, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Greenbrier, Summers and Monroe Counties, West Va., and Tazewell, Smyth, Washington, Bland, Giles, Craig, Montgomery, Pulaski and Wythe Counties, Va. Covers the area from Charlestown south to Dublin Depot and east to White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Drawn with ink and pencil on blue-lined paper. Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers and mountains with some distances given. One of a series of eight maps of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Originally in envelope with notations: "Maps of various kinds by residents of Western Virginia. Found ...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of the Chaffin's Bluff area of Henrico County, Virginia] Additional annotations made in pencil. Map shows federal and Confederate positions September 28, 1864. One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Normand
    • Date: 18??
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    Battle of Chaffin's Farm, Sept. 29th 1864 : topography of 1894 : roads, houses, trees, etc. of 1864 from Campbell and Chambliss maps : positions and routes assumed from descriptions in official ... Ink on tracing cloth. Map shows troop positions and movements Sept. 29, 1864. 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, April 2003; Earl A. Scott, Div. of Planning, Commonwealth of Va. (1968), gift; c. ...
    • Date: 1894
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    Map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing the theatre of operations of Gens. Hooker, Dix, and Keyes, and the scene of Gen. Stoneman's raid. From: Harper's weekly, May 23, 1863, p. 325-326. 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. March 1945, Cora Wilson, cf; Feb. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00101. Conservation: Etherington ...
    • Date: 1863