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    Richmond, Petersburg, and vicinity. Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 623 At top of map: Genl. Grant's campaign war map. Shows fortifications, camps, roads, railroads, street pattern of Richmond and Petersburg, towns, drainage, vegetation, hachures, and houses. "The horizontal and upright lines represent one mile square. By refering [sic] to the number on the left and to the letter on the base, any point may ...
    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1864
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    Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc. on & near the Potomac River. Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 455 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and relief by hachures. Principal Union and Confederate positions are marked by small flags or underlined in blue and red respectively. List of 34 forts defending Washington is in the lower ...
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of western Virginia This map was apparently captured by Confederate cavalry under the command of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn during a raid on the Union arsenal at Holly Springs, Miss., in December 1862, and forwarded to the Confederate Engineer's Office in Richmond, Va.
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L. - Bache, Alexander Dallas - Krebs, Charles G. - Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1862
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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 the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9th, 1862. The newly-organized Union Army of Virginia under Gen. John Pope had as its mission to draw Lee's focus and forces away from the defense of Richmond. To that end, the army began moving toward Gordonsville in July, planning to approach the Confederate capital from the north. Realizing the seriousness of his position, with McClellen in front of him and Pope on his left flank, ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-09
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    Map of the vicinity of Richmond and part of the Peninsula Relief shown by hachures. Covers that portion of the Virginia Peninsula between Round Squirrel Church, 15 miles northwest of Richmond, to Old Barrell's Ferry on the Chickahominy River, 35 miles southeast of Richmond. "Approved, April 24th, 1864, Albert H. Campbell, Capt. P. Engrs. in Chge. &c, &c." "Photographed in Off. Top. Dept., D.N.V." "Sanxay & Gomert's Patent" Hand colored photocopy showing roads in brown, ...
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the Confederate lines from Fort Gregg to Mrs. Price's : [Virginia] Relief shown by hachures. Shows portions of the fortifications of Richmond. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 630 Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Hoffmann, J. Paul
    • Date: 186?
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    Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.15 Map, without border, extends from Frederick, Maryland, west to Winchester, Virginia, and Hagerstown, Maryland, south to Front Royal, Virginia. Depicted are roads, railroads, canals, drainage, houses, cities and towns, and relief by hachures. In some areas, countryside is described by terms such as "hilly & wooded country," "open country," etc. Stamped in lower left ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1863
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    [Map of Hanover 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."--Note on map. Forms part of the Gilmer Map Collection. Relief shown by hachures. Shows towns, waterways, roads, geographic features and land owners. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1864
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    Petersburg Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Official [signed] N. Michler, Major [of Engrs.]. LC copy annotated in pen-and-ink, watercolor, crayon and pencil to show picket lines of the 2nd, 5th, and 6th Union corps situated between Fort Wadsworth and Billup's P.O. on the Weldon and Petersburg R.R. "Gilbert Thompson" stamped on lower right corner, annotated in pencil. Sun print. LC Civil War maps ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army of the Potomac. Engineer Department - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th, & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va.
    Illustrative map accompanying argument of petitioner's counsel, positions of troops delineated by his counsel : no. 6, 6 P.M., Aug 29th '62 | Engineer Department, U.S. Army, Bvt. Maj. Gen. A. A. Humphreys, Brig. Gen. & Chief of Engineers | Battle-grounds of August 28th, 29th & 30th, 1862, in the vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va.
    Includes text and table of military officers' names. Relief shown by contours and 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. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 577.6 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. July 2002, source unknown, Map Cataloging Team. Civil ...
    • Contributor: Warren, Gouverneur Kemble - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - McCrary, George Washington - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1878
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    Map [of] central Virginia showing the movements of the Tenth New York Cavalry in the campaigs [sic] of 1864.
    Map central Virginia showing the movements of the Tenth New York Cavalry in the campaigs of 1864
    Covers Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Petersburg city regions extending from Rappahannock Station southward to Dinwiddie C.H. and from Trevillian Station eastward to King & Queen C.H. Shows troop movement routes, encampments, battle sites, roads, railroads, streams, and settlements. Relief shown by hachures. Printed version appears in N.D. Preston's History of the Tenth Regiment of Cavalry, New York State Volunteers, August 1861 to August 1865 (New ...
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of Battle of Cold Harbor, Va. : June 1st and 3rd 1864. The area of Hanover County, Va., covered by this map extends from Mechanicsville to the northwest, the Chickahominy River to the south and Cold Harbor to the east. The Confederate army was already in place along the lowlands of the Chickahominy River when Grant's army arrived on June 1. There was some fighting late in the day, with no Federal progress, but both sides ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-06-01
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    Plan of the Battle of Dranesville Va Decr 20th 1861. Shows Dranesville, Fairfax County, Va., and the area to the north. The locations of the Leesburg Turnpike, Centreville Road and Chain Bridge Road are indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-12-20
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    Map of country between Yorktown and Williamsbu[rg] in Virginia. Shows a portion of the peninsula outlined by the York River to the north and the James River to the south. Sneden marked the Union line of march, wagon trains, and Confederate works, all related to the Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    New county map of Virginia "Crow, Thomas & Co., lith." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1861, by J.H. Colton & Co., in the clerk's office of the dist. court of the southern dist. of N.Y." Also shows Maryland and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania. In upper right corner: "Goldthwait's new distance map of the United States and Canada. Showing distances of every 10 miles on ...
    • Contributor: O.N. Snow & Co. - Crow, Thomas & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    Bacon's new army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc., on & near the Potomac River Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 452 Map of northeast Virginia, Washington, D.C., and part of Maryland showing the location and date of engagements, battles in which cannons were used, country names and boundaries, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, hachures, and a few soundings in the Potomac River. Positions held by Union and Confederate forces are marked by flags. Description derived from ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    [Sketch showing positions of Second Corps, A.N.Va., August 26th to September 2, 1862 : embracing engagements at Bristoe Station, Manassas Junction, Groveton or Second Manassas, and Ox Hill or Chantilly, Va. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink, colored pencil, and pencil mounted on cloth. Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 111, no. 1. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H109 Imperfect: Discoloration along fold lines. Stains and ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862
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    [Preliminary sketch of a portion of the Belle Grove or Cedar Creek battlefield area]. Shows fortifications and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on sheet of paper from notebook, lined on right recto and left verso, and mounted on cloth. Watermark: Coat-of-arms. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H197 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    Battle of Fisher's Hill, Va., Sept. 23, 1864 Shows Confederate positions in red, roads in brown, and vegetation in green. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 539 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Russell, Robert E. L.
    • Date: 1864
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    Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., Decr. 13, 1862. Map shows the region surrounding Fredericksburg, Va., including Marie's Heights outside of the city and Falmouth across the Rappahannock River. Due to Burnside's slow maneuvering of the Union forces, Lee was able to use the bluffs overlooking the river to his advantage. After sustaining heavy losses crossing the river, Burnside decided against renewed attacks and withdrew on the 15th of December.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-13
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    Map of the country surrounding Richmond, Virginia : showing the railroads, principal roads, water-courses, etc. From: Harper's weekly, August 23, 1862, p. 533-534. 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, b; Feb. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00094. Conservation: Etherington ...
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the battlefield of Bull Run, Virginia. Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell commanding the U.S. forces, Gen. G. [i.e. P.] T. Beauregard commanding the Confederate forces, July 21st 1861 "Bell Bros. photo-lithographers, Washington, D.C." Description derived from published bibliography. Gives roads, railroads, hachures, vegetation, drainage, villages, houses, fences, and names of residents. "Dotted lines near Centreville indicate sites of [Union] bivouacs on the night of July 20th. Full lines denote the position of the forces on the next day at the commencement of the engagement at Sudley's Springs; blue marking the United States ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1877
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    [Map of the James River Valley from the vicinity of Richmond to Chesapeake Bay : including parts of Henrico, Chesterfield, Charles City, and James City counties, Va.]. Shows both Confederate and Federal fortifications in the area of Malvern Hill and shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on irregularly shaped sheet of tracing paper sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H100 Imperfect: Holes in bottom right and left side of ...
    • Date: 1862
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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