[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 ...
[Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862]
Concerns Union and Confederate pickets positioned north and south around Pohick Church and Accotink in Fairfax County, Va., in January 1862. Includes a balloon pictured near Pohick Church and labelled as "Decr. 1861," but as noted in Sneden's diary text on pp. 374-376, he indicates that Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe also was using the surveillance hot-air balloons in the same area in January ...
Plan of the battle of Chantilly, Virginia. Fought Septr. 1st 1862, 5 to 10 PM.
This engagement, known as the Battle of Chantilly, or Ox Hill, was the last action in the 2d Bull Run Campaign (June-September 1862). This map focuses on western Fairfax County, Va. Stonewall Jackson's forces occupy both sides of the road from Centreville to Chantilly, with additional forces based on Ox Hill overlooking the town from the north. There is also a substantial force located ...
Sneden, Robert Knox
Virginia, Fairfax-Alexandria counties sheet, soil map
Covers Fairfax and Arlington counties and the city of Alexandria. "Field operations, Bureau of Soils, 1915." "Base map in part from U.S. Geological Survey sheets." Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 103 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
Carter, William T. (William Thomas) - Yingling, C. K. - United States. Bureau of Soils - A. Hoen & Co. - Geological Survey (U.S.) - Carter, William T.
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, ...
Battle of Chantilly Va.
Shows the area between Chantilly to the north and Bull Run to the south where Pope massed his troops prior to their retreat back to Washington. The location of Centreville and Fairfax Station are also indicated.
Rural Delivery Routes; Fairfax County, Va.
"October 9, 1912. M.V. - P." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In lower right corner: Fairfax Co., Va. Includes key to public buildings, highways and P.O. routes. LC copy in two pieces. AACR2: 110
United States. Post Office Department
Burr, Edward - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Sketch of the seat of war in Alexandria & Fairfax Cos., by V. P. Corbett.
Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 522 Gives the location and names of Union regiments, entrenchments, houses, names of residents, railroads, roads, and drainage, "Arlington Heights," "Alexandria Heights" and "Shooter's Hill" are indicated by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
[Map of the First Battle of Bull Run]
Shows the movement of the Union and Confederate forces as their positions changed over the course of July 21, 1861, during the First Battle of Bull Run. Sneden illustrates the battle over the countryside in Prince William and Fairfax counties, Va.