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    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. "Reproduced by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in February 1898 from a print in the Hall of Maps and Charts of the Library of Congress." Facsimile. Original version: Drawn by And'w Ellicott. [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. In left upper margin: No. 3059 price 25 cents. Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1793
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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 Campbell Co.
    Map of Campbell County | Chief Engineer's Office, D.N.V., Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer
    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Blue-line print. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer Chief Engineer. Presented to the West Point Military Academy by his only daughter, Mrs J.F. Minis, Savh. Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1230 "Gilmer maps no. 14." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Dwight, C. S. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - United States Military Academy
    • Date: 1864
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    A plan of the county of Fairfax on Potomack River the middle of which is in 39⁰, 12ʹ No. latitude. Also covers Arlington and Loudoun counties. Relief shown by hachures. Map described in R.W. Stephenson's The Cartography of northern Virginia: The earliest known map of Fairfax County is a pen and ink sketch apparently drawn between 1745, when Rocky Run Church was established, and 1749, when Alexandria was laid out. Although unsigned, this manuscript map is believed to have been drawn by Daniel Jenings,...
    • Contributor: Jenings, Daniel
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    Scene of the present terrible conflict in front of Richmond. Positions formerly held by our right wing-Mechanicsville, White House, Meadows Bridge, Gaines' House, Dispatch and Tunstall's Station's-The Pamunkey River still commanded by ... Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.65 From the Philadelphia Inquirer, Tuesday, July 1, 1862. p. 1. Map of the area east of Richmond showing Union headquarters on the Chickahominy near Bottoms Bridge, the skirmish at Barhamsville (Eltham's Landing), May 8, 1862, and the battleground at West Point, May 2, 1862. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library...
    • Date: 1862
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    Fortress Monroe, Old Point Comfort, & Hygeia Hotel, Va. in 1861 & 1862. The key to the South Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 547.2 Bird's-eye view. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    [Five sketches on one sheet of areas in Culpeper County, Virginia, in the vicinity of Liberty Mills, Germanna, Ely's Ford, etc.]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.), mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H163 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ink on red bordered label: 284 crossed out with pencil. Includes notes, a list of distances,...
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Map of Augusta County, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward upper left. Two sheets joined to form 1, mounted on cloth. LC Land ownership maps, 1214 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - United States. War Department
    • Date: 1875
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    [Map of King William County, Va.] "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."--Hanwritten note on map. "This county contains 310 square miles. The lines of the rivers as far as practicable were run by the instrument and the houses on the opposite sides were established by intersecting sights....
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis)
    • Date: 1865
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    Sketch of the entrenched lines in the immediate front of Petersburg. [1864-5] Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 609 Indicates Union and Confederate lines, names of forts, roads, railroads, street pattern of Petersburg, houses, names of residents, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1865
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    Amherst County, Virginia Scale ca. 1:126,720. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H277 Unfinished map giving roads in red, drainage in blue, but lacking names. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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    Hughes military map of Richmond & Petersburgh [sic], Va. Showing the Rebel fortifications drawn on the ground for the War Department by Major W. C. Hughes of Michigan Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 632 Copyright no 27521. "Deposited-July 23, 1864. R. J. Meigs Clk." "Respectfully dedicated to the Army of the Potomac." Insets: [View of] Libby Prison. 13 x 16 cm. [View of] Belle Island. 13 x 18 cm. Shows Confederate forts, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, hachures, and houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through...
    • Contributor: Hughes, William C.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va. At this midpoint in the Spottsylvania Campaign (May 7-20), Union forces under Grant and Confederate forces under Lee were facing off to the south and east of Spottsylvania Court House. On May 12, Grant ordered Hancock to assault Ewell's position in the "mule's shoe" salient. This map attempts to depict the action during that assault. It shows Ewell's position at the start of the...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-12
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    [A Civil War field map of Fairfax County, Virginia with Fort Coccoran]. Shows paths and roads that no longer exist and names of some landowners. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink on blue tinged laid paper, sectioned and mounted on cloth. Donation; Richard W. Stephenson Memorial Acquisition. Funded by Philip Lee Phillips Society members: Ralph and Theresa Ehrenberg, Robert Grogg, and Dennis M. Gurtz; Received: September 2014. Condition imperfect: Foxed, torn at fold lines, missing small internal...
    • Date: 1861
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    Sketch book of Jed. Hotchkiss, Capt. & Top. Eng., Hd. Qrs., 2nd Corps, Army of N. Virginia : [Virginia].
    Sketch book of Jedediah Hotchkiss, Captain and Topographical Engineer, Headquarters, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
    Shows general maps of northwestern Virginia and parts of Montgomery County, Maryland, with some showing roads, troop movements, and the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "This volume is my field sketch book that I used during the Civil War. Most of the sketches were made on horseback just as they now appear. The colored pencils used were kept in the places...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862

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    [Petersburg National Military Park, Virginia.]. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 615.7 Descriptive leaflet illustrated with two maps: Petersburg National Military Park. Scale ca. 1:87,000. 13 x 19 cm.-Virginia campaign of Grant and Lee, 1864-65. Scale ca. 1:970,000. 20 x 28 cm. Both maps indicate battle sites and suggested tour routes. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as...
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1962
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    Chesapeake Bay wetlands : take pride in Chesapeake Bay "This figure illustrates the ... major wetland complexes in the Chesapeake Bay area during 1973-1983." Also covers Delmarva Peninsula. Includes text, notes, and 2 insignia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Annapolis Field Office
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia : compiled from official war records and maps for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co. Title when folded: "Should auld acquaintance be forgot" 36th annual encampment, G.A.R. Oct. 6th, 1902. Washington, D.C., via Chesapeake & Ohio Ry. To right of map: Principal battles and engagements occurring within the limits of the accompanying map, and the losses sustained by the opposing forces- Comparative statement of the number of men furnished and of the deaths in the United States Army during...
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company
    • Date: 1902
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    J. H. Colton's topographical map of the seat of war in Virginia, Maryland &c. Scale ca. 1:750,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 479.2 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1852 by J. H. Colton." Printed by Lang & Cooper, N.Y. General map of eastern Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, southern Pennsylvania, and northern North Carolina. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Loudoun County, Virginia Shows magisterial districts and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Edition A." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1853 by Robert Pearsall Smith in the Clerks Office of District Court of the Eastern District Court of Pennsylvania." Sheets pasted together in 20 sections, sectioned in 4, and mounted on cloth. LC Land ownership maps, 1287 Includes text, "Geological profile...
    • Contributor: Taylor, Yardley - Thomas Reynolds & Robert Pearsall Smith, Publishers
    • Date: 1854
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    Map of the battle ground near Richmond, showing plainly, every point of interest of the late & present position of the Union army. Scale ca. 1:250,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 633 Indicates location and dates of battles, "McClellan's present defensive line" at Harrison's Landing, principal roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: L. Prang & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Powhatan County Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward upper left. Blue-line print. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer. Presented to the West Point Military Academy by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Savannah, Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1323 "Gilmer maps no. 30." Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - United States Military Academy
    • Date: 1864
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    [Sketches of portions of Madison County, Va.]. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil (some col.) on irregularly shaped sheet of ledger paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H106 Imperfect: Pencil smudges, spotting, and discolorations throughout. Discoloration and tears along fold lines. In ink on red bordered label: 297. Available...
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of the battle of Frayser's Farm (Charles City cross roads or Glendale), June 30, 1862, showing approximate positions of Union and Confederate troops. Also disposition of troops during the military engagement ... Scale ca. 1:73,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 549 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 30, July 1885. p. 470. Brigades and batteries are identified and keyed by numbers and letters to the map. Gives roads, streams, fords, "White Oak Swamp," and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Wells, Jacob
    • Date: 1862