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    Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va. Shows the area between the Warwick River and Yorktown to the north and Wormsley Creek to the south that was the Confederacy's first line of defense against McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula. The location of the road to Warwick Court House is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-12
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    A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt, Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. The title, land tract boundaries with owners' initials, and some place names have been identified as annotations by George Washington made ca. 1780. The author and date of the manuscript map is not known; reference sources indicate between 1758 and 1771. Phillips. Maps of America p. 713 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...
    • Contributor: Washington, George - Crawford, William
    • Date: 1780
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    The seige [sic] of Petersburg, Va.
    Siege of Petersburg, Va.
    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 611 "The above map is made to conform to a diagram of the position of the opposing armies during the seige of Petersburg, Virginia, as gotten up by N. Michler, Major of Engineers of the U.S. Army. The position of Elliotts' and Gracies' brigades are mainly represented." Map of the Richmond-Petersburg area showing forts, covered ...
    • Contributor: Stinson, J.
    • Date: 1908
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    [Map of a portion of eastern Virginia]. Shows parts of eastern Virginia from Rappannock to Goochland, including names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Sun print with pen-and-ink, crayon, and pencil annotations. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 486.3 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G3880 1864 .G4 Vault. LC copy annotated in pencil on verso: ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of part of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland]. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S174 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Portion of an unidentified printed map, extending from Hagerstown south to Warrenton, and Strasburg east to Leesburg. In pencil in lower left corner: 106. Mounted on paper.
    • Date: 186?
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    [Sketch of parts of Warren, Rappahannock, and Culpeper counties, Virginia, including the area between the Rappahannock River the Blue Ridge, from Front Royal to Culpeper]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H308 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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    Manassas National Battlefield Park, Virginia. Showing action of first battle, July 21, 1861. Scale ca. 1:90,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 572.4 Another issue. Accompanies National Part Service pamphlet entitled "Manassas National Battlefield Park, Virginia." 15 p. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1943
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    Map of Greensville Co., west of Halifax road and North Carolina between the Halifax & Jourdan rds and north of the Roanoke River. "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. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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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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    District of Columbia and the seat of war on the Potomac. Low-angle bird's-eye view. Shows cities of Washington and Alexandria in foreground. Includes index of military positions with regiment names. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 678 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 39 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir - E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    Sketch of the Confederate and Federal lines around Petersburg Sun print. Photocopy (positive). Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 610 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indicates roads, picket lines, houses, names of residents, drainage, and vegetation. Indicates Union and Confederate works hand-colored blue and red respectively. Indicates location of Confederate covered ways, guns, and mortars. In ...
    • Contributor: Stevens, W. H. (Walter H.) - Stevens, W. H.
    • Date: 186?
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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 parts of Caroline, Hanover, and Henrico counties, Va., west of the Mattaponi River and the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad]. Shows the names of some residents, some of the outer fortifications of Richmond and those along the railroad north of the South Anna River. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H25 LC Land ownership maps, 1233 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Imperfect: staining ...
    • Date: 186?
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    A map of the state of Virginia, reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law Relief shown by hachures. Donated by the Library of Virginia, April 24, 1999. Prime meridian: Washington. Includes geological remarks, memoranda, and tables of population, altitudes, and steam boat routes. Printer's proof. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von)
    • Date: 1859
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    Map of Botetourt County, Va. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the upper right. "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, Savannah, Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1218 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Printed ...
    • Contributor: Izard, Walter - Coyle, John M. - Hutchinson, W. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Randolph, Innes - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - Virginia Historical Society
    • 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 of the battlefield of Bull Run, Virginia. Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell commanding the U.S. forces, Gen. G. [i.e. P.] T. Beauregard commanding the Confederate forces, July 21st 1861 "Bell Bros. photo-lithographers, Washington, D.C." Description derived from published bibliography. Gives roads, railroads, hachures, vegetation, drainage, villages, houses, fences, and names of residents. "Dotted lines near Centreville indicate sites of [Union] bivouacs on the night of July 20th. Full lines denote the position of the forces on the next day at the commencement of the engagement at Sudley's Springs; blue marking the United States ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1877
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    A topographical map of the Elizabeth Furnace iron property, Augusta Co., Va., containing about 6250 acres, Aug. 1867. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on brown paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H237 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Insets: Map showing the general location of Elizabeth Furnace, Augusta Co., Va., by Jed. Hotchkiss, 1867 -- Profile of road from Elizabeth Furnace to ore banks &c. from surveys by ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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    Williamsburg to White House Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, and drainage. Principle rivers are hand colored in blue. "Photographic reduction by L.E. Walker, Treasury Department." Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 598 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Battle of Fisher's Hill, Va., Sept. 23, 1864 Shows Confederate positions in red, roads in brown, and vegetation in green. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 539 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1864
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    Sketch showing positions and entrenchments of the Army of N. Va. from May 9th to 21st 1864, battles of Spotsylvania C.H., Va. Pen-and-ink, 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. 83, no. 3. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H168 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 35.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia
    Battle fields of Virginia | Battlefield of Virginia
    Shows Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses.
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company - Poole Brothers
    • Date: 1898
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    Bacon's new army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc., on & near the Potomac River Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 452 Map of northeast Virginia, Washington, D.C., and part of Maryland showing the location and date of engagements, battles in which cannons were used, country names and boundaries, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, hachures, and a few soundings in the Potomac River. Positions held by Union and Confederate forces are marked by flags. Description derived from ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Geological map of the Potomac basin west of Blue Ridge, Virginia and West Virginia : showing the relations of its upper Potomac coal basin and the iron-ore bearing areas in reference to ... Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Corrections to "Explanation of colors" pasted on in lower right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H220 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes cross-section at top left: Geological section across Georges Creek coal basin and eastward (scale 1:6000 to 1") by Prof. I.C. White, May 1881, Trans. Am. Phil. Soc. ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Rogers, W.
    • Date: 1882
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    Carte de la baye de Chesapeack et pays voisins, Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tom. XIV." "No. 8." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: [Bellin, Jacques Nicolas]
    • Date: 1757