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    [Map of eastern Virginia] Octagonal map with portraits of 32 Union army and naval officers around border. No explanation has been found for portraits no. 1-16 appearing on border, opposite to the same no. near the map's neatline. Numbering may refer to key from larger publication from which map was removed. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows railroads converging in Richmond, major roads, rivers, marsh ...
    • Date: 1864
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    [Map of Hanover County, Va.]. LC Land ownership maps, 1272 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Date, title, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H37 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil in upper left corner: 217.
    • Date: 186?
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    Middle Virginia and North Carolina 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. Swem, C.E. Maps relating to Virginia, 1201 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Mar. 2002; source unknown; Map Cataloging Team.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Krebs, Charles G. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry) - Rusling, James Fowler
    • Date: 1864
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    Important operations in Virginia. The Army of the Potomac across the Rapidan-Scene of the impending conflict between Generals Grant and Lee. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 493.2 From The New York Herald, Friday, May 6, 1864. p. 1. General map of central Virginia from Fredericksburg south to Richmond. The Battle of the Wilderness began the day before this map was published. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1864
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    Carte de la baie de Chesapeake et de la partie navigable des rivières, James, York, Patowmack, Patuxen, Patapsco, North-East, Choptank et Pokomack. Scale ca. 1:525,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. "14." From the author's Neptune americo-septentrional contenant les côtes. 1778-80. Includes text and inset "Plan de la Baie Herring en Maryland." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Two copies. Copy 1 sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Vault AACR2: 110; 650/1; 651/2; 700/1
    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - Sartine, Antoine De - Petit
    • Date: 1778
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    Map of the state of Virginia : showing the advantages of the harbor of West Point as an entrepot for emmigration and the shipment of the products of the southern and western ... Shows major railways to the west. Relief shown by contours. Also covers Maryland, West Virginia, and Delaware. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in lower left corner stamped in blue ink: 66. LC copy imperfect: Torn with minor losses along vertical fold lines and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Quackenbush, Eugene - Ed. W. Welcke & Bro
    • Date: 1875
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    Route of troops and wagon trains from Warrenton Jnct. to Kettle Run Shows the area of Fauquier County, Va., between Greenwich and Bristoe to the north and Warrenton Junction to the south on the eve of 2nd Bull Run. The location of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-27
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    Position of Union Army April 5th and 6th 1862 Shows the area of Wormsley Creek to the north and Poquoson River to the south as McClellan's forces prepared to launch the siege of Yorktown, Va. The locations of Howard's Bridge across the Poquoson and the road from Yorktown to Hampton are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-05
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    Map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing the theatre of operations of Gens. Hooker, Dix, and Keyes, and the scene of Gen. Stoneman's raid. From: Harper's weekly, May 23, 1863, p. 325-326. Relief shown by hachures. 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. March 1945, Cora Wilson, cf; Feb. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00101. Conservation: Etherington ...
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of works erected at Centreville, Va., by Union forces. Under direction of Genl. Barnard Chief Engineer of Department of Washington. Map shows the area surrounding Centreville in Fairfax County , Va., and includes the locations of abandoned Confederate fortifications on the outskirts of the town.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Barnard, J. G. (John Gross)
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Map shows the area between the Rappahannock and Massaponax rivers including Fredericksburg and Marie's Heights. The location of Confederate troops under Longstreet and Jackson and Union troops under Burnside are indicated. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering, the Confederates were able to use the topography to their advantage, in particular the bluffs overlooking the town and river. After sustaining heavy losses crossing the Rappahannock River, ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-12
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    Map of Stafford County Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward right. At head of title: Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer. Chf. of Eng. Bur. "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, 1361 Available also ...
    • Contributor: Blackford, L. (Benjamin Lewis) - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - United States Military Academy - Blackford, L.
    • Date: 1864
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    Memoranda of J. Hotchkiss, Top. Eng., Hd. Qrs., 2nd Corps, A.N.Va. : [Chancellorsville, Virginia]. Shows troop movements during the battle of Chancellorsville and names of some residents. Pencil (some col.) on section cut down from one signature of a ledger book, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H142 In ink on red bordered label: 283 crossed through with pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1863
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    Wythe County, Va. with part of Pulaski Co. : products of soil, ores, rocks, railways, roads, furnaces, etc., etc.
    Wythe County, Virginia with part of Pulaski County
    Shows geology, economics and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Copyright 1888, by C.R. Boyd." LC Land ownership maps, 1368 Includes "Explanation of Colors." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Torn along fold-line.
    • Contributor: Boyd, Charles Rufus
    • Date: 1890
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    Lloyd's official map of the state of Virginia from actual surveys by order of the Executive 1828 & 1859. Indicates drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, roads, distances, place names, mills, factories, "places remarkable for military incidents," and the railroad network.
    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of eastern Virginia Relief shown by hachures. General map of eastern Virginia showing cities and towns, roads, and rivers. The map is overprinted in red to indicate railroads and concentric circles centered on Richmond. Circles are at intervals of ten miles. In his report to the Superintendent of the Coast survey dated November 1, 1862, Nicholson notes that "In addition to the printing of our charts proper, ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1862
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    [Scene of the late naval fight and the environs of Fortress Monroe, and Norfolk and Suffolk, now threatened by General Burnside]. Relief shown pictorially. Bird's-eye view of Hampton Roads region showing fortifications, camps, the Monitor lying off Fortress Monroe, and "Gen. Burnside's advance" on Suffolk, Va. Title from lower margin of view appearing in William Jenning Demorest's New York illustrated news, v. 5. no. 124, Mar. 22, 1862, p. 317. Wood block is composed of 12 separate parts joined together, each part 6 x 13 ...
    • Date: 1862
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    Lord Cornwallis surrender, 1781. Shows Yorktown Virginia and the York River on conical powder horn. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript: Engraved bovine horn, shellacked. Has wooden pouring spout inserted at narrow end and wooden hinged cap inserted at wide end. Inscriptions: James Downae his horn, made by E. Crosby - 1781, A: Bowery, A: Lion, The: Elem Tree, and Mare Maid at: Sea. Includes pictorial represenations of the ...
    • Contributor: Crosby, E. - Downae, James
    • Date: 1781
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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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    [Yorktown to Williamsburg] Scale ca. 1:95,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 600 Another edition. Principal rivers are hand-colored blue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Chesterfield County, Va. Shows districts and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Sectioned in 3 and mounted on cloth backing. LC Land ownership maps, 1239 Includes 1880 census notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Laprade, J. E. (Joseph Edgar) - Laprade, J. E.
    • Date: 1888
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    Sketch of the battles of Chancellorsville, Salem Church, and Fredericksburg, May 2, 3, and 4, 1863 "Accompanying report of Gen. R.E. Lee, C.S. Army Series I. Vol. XXV Part 1: page 795." Plate 41, map 1 from: Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies. Washington : GPO, 1891-1893. Relief shown by hachures. Shows location of Union and Confederate forces. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1891
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    Plan of Battle of Malvern Hill Va. Fought 1st July 1862. Shows the terrain surrounding Malvern Hill in Henrico County, Va., the sight of the last of the Seven Days' Battles.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-07-01
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    Map of "Big Hill" iron lands, 592 1/2 acres, Botetourt Co., Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil over an ink grid on lined paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H232 In pencil on verso: 340. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1881
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    Siege of Yorktown [Virginia]. Illustrates the positions of the Union and Confederate armies in York County, Va., around Yorktown, showing entrenchments and redoubts.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-04-05