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    Copy of an unfinished map of a portion of the military department of north eastern Virginia and Fort Monroe Relief shown in hachures. Shows Union and Confederate works near Fredericksburg, Va. Sun print. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Embossed on two lefthand panels: Gen. M.C. Meigs, 1239 Vermont Ave, N.W. On verso: "Gen Meigs, 21 June 1862." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 451.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Virginia : showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860 West Virginia shown as Kanawha. "Washington, June 13th, 1861." "Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1861 by Henry S. Graham, in the Clerk's Office of the District of Columbia." "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded of the U.S. Army." "Census Office, Dept. of the Interior, Washington, Sept. 9th, 1861. After a careful examination of this very interesting map I am ...
    • Contributor: Graham, H. S. (Henry S.) - Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Graham, H. S.
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia : shewing [sic] Union and Rebel positions 13th Decr 1862. The map shows positions at the beginning of the battle, with the bulk the of Union Army located across the Rappahannock from Fredericksburg, awaiting the construction of a pontoon bridge. Once across, the Union forces were met with fierce opposition from Confederate forces located in the hills to the west and south of the town. Depicts the area surrounding Fredericksburg and on both sides ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-12-13
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    The approaches from Washington, to Richmond "Presented by the Home Insurance Compy. of New York." Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: The strategic points of east Tennessee, northern Alabama, and Georgia, from the U.S. official military map, 1864. Map of eastern Virginia showing roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and some relief by hachures. Battlefields are identified by crossed swords. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of ...
    • Contributor: Heald, D. A. (Daniel Addison) - Home Insurance Company
    • Date: 1864
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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 Fort Powhatan, Prince George County, Virginia Original map located in House of Delegates, Office of the Speaker, Executive Communications, Oversized, Box 9, Folder 14. Although included in a report of 1821, this plan represents the fort as it looked in 1819, before the cannon was removed. 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 ...
    • Contributor: Brown, Elijah
    • Date: 1819
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    Map of Charlotte 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 - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Cassell, Charles E.
    • Date: 1864
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    Charge of the V.M.I. cadets : battle of New Market, Va., May 19, 1864 "Sketch map" LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 587 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 Salem Church or Salem Heights, Va. Attack and repulse of the 6th Army Corps, Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick, U.S.A., afternoon of 3rd May 1863. The Battle of Salem Church, Spotsylvania County, Va., was part of the Chancellorsville Campaign of April-May, 1863, and was actually fought on May 4, 1863.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-03
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    Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 2nd & 3rd 1863 This large detailed map shows the area defined by the Rapidan and Rappahannock rivers and Wilderness Run and indicates the locations of various units over the course of the middle two days of fighting.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-05-02
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    Map of vicinity of Fisher's Hill Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Pen-and-ink over 1 1/2-inch pencil grid on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H187 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 57.
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Randolph, Innes - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1864
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    [Theatre of war in Virginia.]. Relief shown by hachures. Various scales. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 450.8 Maps are printed on the verso of lined note paper. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Magnus, Charles
    • Date: 1861
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    Fredericksburg. [Dec. 1862] Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 553.6 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the Rappahannock River colored green. Detailed map of the environs of Fredericksburg giving Union entrenchments in blue and Confederate entrenchments in red, roads, "Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Rail Road," street plan of Fredericksburg and Falmouth, houses, fences, names of residents in rural areas, ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Topographical map of Washington, D.C., and vicinity. Showing the Union forts and defences built 1861-3. Detail from a printed map of the Potomac River region of Maryland and Virginia, and including Washington, D.C., which Sneden has annotated to show the locations of Union forts and picket lines.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Richmond, Henrico County, Manchester and Springhill, Chesterfield Co. (Virginia) From the Illustrated London news, Sept. 7, 1861. Relief shown by hachures. Shows buildings, railroads and roads. 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. April 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00128. Conservation: Etherington ...
    • Contributor: Ettling, Theodor
    • Date: 1861
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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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    Campaign of "The Wilderness," position of brigades of 2nd Corps, A.N. Va. May 6th, 1864 Shows encampments and troop movements. Pen-and-ink, 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. 83, no. 2. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H167 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 33.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    General map of the battle-field of Manassas. [July 16-21, 1861] Scale ca. 1:105,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 571 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 30, May 1885. p. 103. Indicates troop positions, rivers, roads, railroads, towns, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Struthers, Servoss & Co.
    • Date: 1885
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    Map of the battle fields of the Wilderness, May 5th, 6th, and 7th, 1864 : showing the field of operations of the Army of the Potomac commanded by Maj. Gen. George G. ...
    Battle fields of the Wilderness, May 5th, 6th, and 7th, 1864
    Relief shown by hachures. LC copy 1 from the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. Includes note. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 665 LC copy 1 annotated in pencil on verso: Map of the Battlefields of the Wilderness, Duane. LC copy 2 annotated in ink on recto: Library of the Department of State. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: Howell, C. W. - Meade, George Gordon - Duane, James C. (James Chatham) - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - Bien, Julius - United States. Army of the Potomac
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of the battlefield of Five-Forks. [March 30-April 1, 1865] Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 540 Shows entrenchments, villages, roads, "South Side Rail Road," drainage, vegetation, relief by hachures, houses, and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Theilkuhl, F. - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of Alexandria County, Virginia for the Virginia Title Co. D13495 U.S. Copyright Office Cadastral map showing land ownership and acreage. Also covers part of the city of Alexandria. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1900 ..." Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Land ownership maps, 1211 Stephenson. Cartography of northern Virginia, pl. 99-102 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy ...
    • Contributor: Howell & Taylor - Strum, G. P. (Gustave P.) - Graham, Andrew - Virginia Title Co.
    • Date: 1900
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    Battle of Beaverdam Creek Va., Chickahominy River, June 27th 1862 While dated June 27th, this map depicts an engagement that took place the day previously, on the second day of the Seven Days' Battles. It shows the area of Hanover County that includes Mechanicsville, with the Chickahominy River to the south of the image and Beaverdam Creek with the Union and Confederate armies located on either side.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-06-27
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    Appomattox Court House. [1865] Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 525.2 Detailed map of the environs of Appomattox Court House showing roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, drainage, and woodlands. Troop positions are not depicted. Annotated by an unknown hand to indicate a few positions, including "Grant Hd Qrs." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Battlefield of Bull Run August 29th and 30th 1862. Shows the area of the Bull Run battlefield with the disposition of Union and Confederate forces. Union Gen. Pope's command faced that of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson, unaware that Longstreet's command had arrived to reinforce Jackson's position. On the second day of fighting, an assault by Pope's forces was repulsed by Jackson's troops, while Longstreet attacked Pope's unprotected left flank. Pope was defeated, but ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-08-29
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    Map of Charlotte County, Va.
    Map of Charlotte County, Virginia
    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Sept. 15th, 1864." Oriented with north toward upper left. Two sheets sectioned and joined to form 1, mounted on cloth. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer. Presented to the Virignia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs J.F. Minis, Savh. Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1236 Includes ...
    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E. - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 1864