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    Pictorial map of the seat of war, showing parts of the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and North Carolina, and also the coast line from Cape Henry to Fort Pickens, with the ... From: Harper's weekly, June 8, 1861, p. 360-361. Relief shown by shading. 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 Mar. 2002; Mrs. Cora Wilson, 1941, i; Map Cataloging Team; c. 2 Nov. 2002; Mrs. ...
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the Battle of Kernstown, Va. March 23rd 1862. The village of Kernstown was located a few miles south of Winchester, Va. Jackson's Confederates attacked with the intention of drawing Union forces away from the Army of the Potomac's position on the Virginia Peninsula. Kernstown is considered to be the opening engagement of Jackson's Shenandoah Valley Campaign.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-23
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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 Manassas battlefield area in Northern Virginia Shows roads, railroads, fortifications, settlements, farmhouses with owners' names, and woodlands. Does not show troop positions or movements. Relief shown by contours (10-ft. intervals), hachures, form lines, and spot heights. Wall map believed to have been used by the author after the Civil War for lecture purposes. Signed in ms. on verso. Title from R.W. Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Pen-and-ink (red/black ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 186?
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    Map showing the location of battle fields of Virginia
    Battle fields of Virginia | Battlefields 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: 1892
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    Map showing portions of the Federal and Confederate forces at the battle of Five Forks, fought April 1, 1865 : it also shows the country over which was fought the Battle of ... Wall map of part of Dinwiddie County (Va.) showing Civil War troop positions, roads, railroad, settlements, buildings, farms with occupants' names, and streams. Does not show troop positions or movements for battles of Quaker Road or Dinwiddie Court House. Title from typewritten label affixed at upper left corner. Gift; Mr. A.S. Perham; 1920. Pen-and-ink (black and red) and lead-pencil guidelines. LC Civil War maps ...
    • Contributor: Perham, Aurestus S.
    • Date: 1865
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    Route from Manassas to Centreville, August 28th to 31st. Depicts the path General Samuel Heintzelman took during August 23rd to 31st from Manassas Junction in Prince William County, Va., traveling toward Centreville in Fairfax County, Va., directly before and during the Second Battle of Manassas or Bull Run.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-28
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    Map of a portion of the Rappahannock River and vicinity, Virginia : to illustrate the operations of the Army of Northern Virginia C.S. and the Army of the Potomac U.S. from the ... Shows troop positions, settlements, roads, railroads, drainage, fords, vegetation, county names, and rural houses. Also covers Fredericksburg city region. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: No. 2. "The Battle Fields of Virginia". Printed proof sheet with ms. pencil annotations by Hotchkiss in lower margin. An uncorrected version appears in Hotchkiss's and William Allan's book "The battle-fields of Virginia: Chancellorsville" (New York: D. ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Robinson, S. , (Sampson ) - Barnard, William S. - Confederate States of America. Army. Corps of Engineers - D. Van Nostrand Company
    • Date: 1866
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    Rockbridge Co., Va. Section no. 1.
    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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    Central Virginia showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's Campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-65 Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 513 Map extends from Dinwiddie C. H. to about four miles north of the District of Columbia and from Lexington east to Heathsville. The routes of the II, V, VI, IX, X, XVIII, XIX, XXIV, and XXV corps, the regular cavalry, and Sheridan's cavalry are identified by colored lines. The badges of the corps are given ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1865
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    Chancellorsville, Va. Position of the 11th Corps at 6 p.m. May 2nd 1863 Maj Genl O.O. Howard commanding Map shows the position of Union and Confederate troops in the area surrounding Chancellorsville, Va., at 6 p.m. on May 2, 1863. By late afternoon on May 2, Stonewall Jackson's troops had moved deeper into the Wilderness and were within striking distance of the 1st Corps, U.S. Army of the Potomac, P.O. Howard, commanding. Jackson gave the order to attack at 6 p.m., pushing ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-02
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    The North Anna and movement from Spottsylvania [sic], May 21-26, 1864 between Lee, 50,000 and Grant, 100,000 "Lee's famous "hog-snout" line." "Read numerically." Maps 1 to 4 are dated 1933. Annotated in pen-and-ink, crayon and pencil with blank leaves at end. Confederate troop positions are colored red. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 591 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10663 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G1292.S6S5 .R83 1933 folio. Includes notes. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1864

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    Encampment of U.St. troops at Newport News, Va., 1861 & 1862
    Encampment of United States troops at Newport News, Va., 1861 & 1862 | Encampment of U.S. troops at Newport News, Va., 1861 & 1862
    Bird's eye view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2001-31 CW3
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co. - Bohn, Casimir
    • Date: 1862
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    [Map of the lines of march of the Army of the Potomac from Culpeper to Petersburg, Virginia] Shows names of some residents. Sun print annotated in pen-and-ink the lines of march of the Federal II, V, VI, IX, and XVIII corps and the cavalry. Sheets 2, 3, and 5 are signed by Maj. N. Michler and are dated July 28, August 2, and November 7, 1864, respectively. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 500, 501 Available also through the Library of ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
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    [Miscellaneous lithographed proof sheets of areas in Virginia : field surveys compiled and printed by the Engineer Department, Army of the Potomac]. Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and houses with names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from R.W. Stephenson's: Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Sheets are unnumbered and untitled. Some sheets are mounted on cloth backing and are torn in margins with holes and water stains throughout. The sheet covering the environs of Dumfries, Acquia, and Stafford is marked "Proof sheet issued ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Gedney, J. F. - United States. Army of the Potomac. Office of Surveys and Maps
    • Date: 1863

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    Map of the counties of Charles City, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King William, New Kent, and part of the counties of Caroline and Louisa, Virginia. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--apears above title. "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. With ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Alexander, Edward Porter
    • Date: 1864
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    The North Anna and movement from Spottsylvania [sic], May 21-26, 1864, between Lee, 50,000 and Grant, 100,000 "Lee's famous "hog-snout" line." "Read numerically." Maps 1 to 4 are dated 1933 and maps 5 to 12 dated 1935. Annotated in pen-and-ink, crayon and pencil. Confederate troop positions are colored red and Union positions are blue. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 592 LeGear. Atlases of the United States, 10664 Call no. cited in LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.): G1292.S6S5 .R 1935 ...
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1864

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    Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. Shows radial distances from Richmond. Does not show fortifications. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 631.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 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. ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Bohn, Casimir
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of Mount Vernon, Virginia and vicinity : shewing [sic] Union picket lines, March 186[1]. Includes main roads, farms, churches, forts, and Union lines in Fairfax County, Va., especially around the estate of Mount Vernon.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Battery no. 9 (near the Brooke turnpike) : total contents 8 91/100 acres. Gives measurements and latitude and longitude of perimeters. Map annoted with names of land owners: Widow Robert Gordon, Gen. Clay and Nath. Bowe. One of a series of ten maps 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 Library ...
    • Contributor: Jones, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    Chancellorsville, May 2, 1863, showing Stonewall Jackson's great flank movement This detail from a printed map shows the area around Chancellorsville, Va., including Wilderness Church to the west, the Rapidan River to the north, and the Plank Road to the south. Also indicated is the route taken by Stonewall Jackson's corps to Wilderness Tavern and the direction of their attack on the Union's exposed flank.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-02
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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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    Index sheet of battlefield maps for Fredericksburg, Spottsylvania C. H., Wilderness, Chancellorsville, Virginia. [1862-64] To accompany report of the Battlefield Commission created by Act of Congress public no. 261, 68th Congress dated ... Scale ca. 1:135,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 488.2 Map indicates troop positions, trenches, public roads, "roads, special, to be built," "property to be acquired," and "some of the important points to be marked." Inset: Locality sketch. 9 x 7 cm. Another issue with the imprint "Engineer Reproduction Plant, U.S. Army, Washington Barracks, D.C., 1926" accompanies the report "To establish a national military ...
    • Date: 1925
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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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    [Map of Greenbrier, Summers, Raleigh, Mercer and Monroe Counties, West Va. and Bland, Giles and Craig Counties, Va. Covers the area between Raleigh Court House, Blue Sulphur Springs and Pearisburg, W. Va. Drawn with colored ink and pencil on lined paper. Shows towns, roads, rivers and residences with some distances given. Not drawn to scale. 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. ...
    • Contributor: Loring, William Wing
    • Date: 1862