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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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    Perspective view of northwest Alexandria : showing location with reference to cities of Washington & Alexandria Bird's-eye view. Partial cadastral map showing block and lot numbers and dimensions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Gedney & Roberts - Gorman, A. M. (Alexander M.)
    • Date: 1890
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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 wards, 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, brittle, missing ...
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William
    • Date: 1870
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    Map of the District of Columbia including the cities of Washington, Georgetown, and Alexandria, Virginia. Shows wards and districts. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes ancillary map of Alexandria. LC copy 1 quartered, trimmed, has center section cut out, and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP 2 copies
    • Date: 1873
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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, brittle, missing substantial ...
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William
    • Date: 1870
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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
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    Topography of the north side of Hunting Creek near Alexandria, Va. Relief shown by contours and hachures. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, Supdt. "Copied from the Archives of the U.S. Coast Survey for Gen. J.G. Barnard. [Signed] J.E. Hilgard, Asst. Coast Survey in ch. of office. Coast Survey Office, Washn., May 26, 1863." Pen-and-ink and red ink on tracing linen. In upper left corner: 211, L. Sheet 6. In lower right ...
    • Contributor: Bache, Chas. M.
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan e : [map showing two blockhouses between "Turn Pike Road" and "bridge," Alexandria, Virginia]. Shows defenses of Washington situated between Little River Turnpike (Duke Street) and the Telegraph Road bridge crossing Cameron Run. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Includes profile. In lower right corner: P. In upper left corner: 211, L. Sheet 13. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.-1866. Stamped on verso: By ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the town of Alexandria, D.C. with the environs : exhibiting the outlet of the Alexandria Canal, the shipping channel, wharves, Hunting Cr. &c. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours. Copy annotated in ink: Presented to Edw. B. Stelle, July 1853. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 31 Includes index to points of interest and text. LC copy imperfect: Stained. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Ewing, Maskell C. - Sinclair, T. (Thomas) - Stelle, Edw
    • Date: 1845
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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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    Plan of the town of Alexandria, D.C. with the environs : exhibiting the outlet of the Alexandria Canal, the shipping channel, wharves, Hunting Cr. &c. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and text. Copy annotated in pencil to show boundaries(?) and to update index; annotated in ink to add "Va." to title. LC copy imperfect: Small sections missing along the map ...
    • Contributor: Ewing, Maskell C. - Sinclair, T. (Thomas)
    • Date: 1845
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    Plat of the land where on stands the town of Alexandria.
    [George Washington's survey of the site of Belhaven (Alexandria) Virginia.]
    Title from verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1748
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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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    Reconnaissance in advance of Camp Mansfield Shows military camps in Arlington County, Alexandria, and adjoining areas of Fairfax County. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: 211, L., sheet 12. In lower right corner: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept.--1866. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink and pencil. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 521 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. ...
    • Contributor: Church, S. (Benjamin Silliman) - Church, S.
    • Date: 1861
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    [Map of Alexandria, Virginia] Cadastral map showing lot numbers. Title from R.W. Stephenson's The cartography of northern Virginia. Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Has watermark. Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 18 Survey notes on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP Vault
    • Contributor: Dermott, James R. (James Reed)
    • Date: 1791
  • Map
    [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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    A plan of Alexandria, now Belhaven. Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink. Cadastral map showing lots and lot nos. Includes indexed list of "Proprietors names." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1749
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    Plan of Alexandria. Shows selected buildings and churches. Copy annotated in blue pencil: Printed at the Coast Survey Office, October 25, 1862; authographic transfer from an old map of Alexandria furnished by the U.S. Sanitary Commission. "Alexandria, Va." annotated on each margin. Oriented with north to the right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 523.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Virginia The map shows a close up drawing of Fort Lyon located on Eagle Hill in Alexandria, Virginia. Shows the fort's defenses, including abatis, ditches, salients, sally port, and bomb proof.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • 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. ... 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 1876." Originally printed on 6 sheets. Includes notes, insets of D.C. avenues and Alexandria, population table, and D.C. commissioners' names. LC sheets ...
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1876
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    Map of the Potomac River, Va. : from Alexandria to below the Occoquan. Regional map of the lower Potomac River in Virginia, including Alexandria and Fairfax Court House. The Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    The U.S. forts and batteries near Alexandria Va. Sept 1862 showing Fort Lyon with extended works. Shows the locations of Union fortifications surrounding Alexandria, Va., including forts Lyon and Ellsworth in Fairfax County. The locations of Hunting Creek and the Potomac River are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Birds eye view of Alexandria, Va. "Ent. according to Act of Congress A.D. 1863 by Chas. Magnus in the Clerk's Office of the Southern District of New York." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 950.4 LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 522.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. DCP Vault Phillips. Washington, 7 Reduced photocopy cataloged separately: G3884.A3A3 1863 ...
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia / engraved by W. & D. Lizars, Edin'r. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. of the Capitols at Richmond and Washington. LC copy fold-lined and taped. DCP
    • Contributor: Lizars, W. H. (William Home) - Lizars, Daniel - Lizars, W. H.
    • Date: 1819
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    Plan of the town of Alexandria in the District of Columbia, 1798 Relief shown by hachures. Authorship attributed to George Gilpin in P.L. Phillips' A list of maps of America. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 97 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 21 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and notes. Phillips. Washington 2 DCP Vault
    • Contributor: Gilpin, George - Clarke, Thomas - Thomas, John V.
    • Date: 1798