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    Plan of the Battle of Ball's Bluff Va. Fought October 21st 1861. Shows the Potomac River in the area of Loudoun County, Va., and Montgomery County, Md., where Union troops under Col. Edward D. Baker faced Confederate troops commanded by Evans. What was meant to be a "a slight demonstration" against the Confederate forces guarding the fords quickly became a rout. Col. Baker was one of the casualties.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861-10-21
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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 Greensville. "Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj. Gen. J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer."--map. "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 ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry)
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of Nottoway Co., Va.
    Map of Nottoway County, Virginia
    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Two sheets 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 Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs J.F. Minis, Savh. Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1314 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Graves, H. M. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of part of Essex, King and Queen, and King William Counties LC Land ownership maps, 1249 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. At head of title: Chief Engineers Office, D.N.V. Col. J.F. Gilmer Chf. Engr. Pen-and-ink on pencil grid. Imperfect: a large splash of ink in the upper left portion. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H29 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Campbell, Albert H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Sketch of the battle of Belle Grove or Cedar Creek, Wednesday, Oct'r 19th, 1864 Shows fortifications but no troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil over 3/8-inch pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H195 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 426.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1864
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    The new war map of Virginia, Maryland & Pennsylvania. General map of the Middle Atlantic and Chesapeake Bay regions showing railroads, highways, and selected forts in eastern Virginia. Does not show Civil War battle locations or troop positions. Relief shown by hachures. Printed in brown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined. Acquisitions control no.: 91-52 CW3
    • Contributor: Russell, (Benjamin ) - Russell
    • Date: 1860
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    Hanover County, Virginia Pencil and pen-and-ink over pencil grid on paper mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H292 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil in lower left corner: (210). In pencil in upper left corner: no. XVI Hanover. On verso in pencil: 156.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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    The field of Bull Run : showing the positions of the armies at 4:30 p.m. on August 29, 1862 "Reproduction-not in fac-simile. from Map No. 2 in the Report of the Board of Officers on the case of General Fitz John Porter." Annotated in red and blue to show Union and Confederate positions. Map no. VIII from: The story of the Civil War, vol. 2 / John C. Ropes. Boston, 1898. Relief shown by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of ...
    • Contributor: Geo. W. Stadly & Co. - Ropes, John Codman
    • Date: 1898
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    The Mud march ... shewing [sic] movement on Bank's Ford Jany. 19th 1863 by Hooker, Franklin & Sumner. In mid-January 1863, Union General Burnside ordered his exhausted troops to recross the Rappahannock River above R. E. Lee's left flank. A heavy rain fell as the army began to move and the road soon became a quagmire. Wagons and artillery sank; men and horses floundered. In the end the effort had to be abandoned, much to the disappointment of the amused Confederates who ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Frederick County Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward upper left. Each sheet pasted together in 4 sections, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. The manuscript original is at the Handley Library in Winchester, Virginia. LC Land ownership maps, 1260 "Photostat of blueprint loaned to L.C. ..." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Wood, John
    • Date: 1820
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    Sketch of the battle of McDowell on Thursday, May 8th, 1862 (Jackson) Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on lined paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H93 Similar to the map reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95, pl. 116, no. 1. Imperfect: Red ink stains on left and right edges. Losses at corners. In pencil in top right corner: ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862
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    Second battle of Bull Run. Position of troops at sunset, Aug. 29, 1862. Scale ca. 1:62,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 582 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 31, Jan. 1886. p. 456. Indicates position of troops, cavalry and skirmishes, roads, railroads, towns, rivers, houses, names of residents, hachures, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Date: 1886
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    Botetourt Co., Va. : north west section.
    Botetourt County, Virginia
    Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward upper right. Map printed on 4 sheets pasted together, sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth. "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, Savh, Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1219 Available ...
    • Contributor: Izard, Walter
    • Date: 186?
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    Map covering the field of operations of the Army of the Potomac Scale ca. 1:650,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 510.2 From History of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry . . . Philadelphia, Franklin Printing Company, 1905. General map of eastern and central Virginia and part of Maryland showing roads, railroads, and place names. Troop movements are not depicted. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D.
    • Date: 1905
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    Seat of war in America, 6d. Scale ca. 1:820,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 453 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland showing batteries, towns, roads, railroads, and rivers. McClellan's position on the Peninsula is shaded red. Names of Union and Confederate generals, "Exports in 1860," and "Colton's seetl [i.e., steel]-plate maps of the United States of America" are listed at the top of the map. See entry ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Colton's map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing minutely the interesting localities in the vicinity of Richmond.
    Map of the seat of war in Virginia | Seat of war in Virginia
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows some fortifications. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. LC copy hand col. in red to show Virginia boundaries. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year [1862], by J.H. Colton, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." LC copy signed in ink in upper right corner: Millard ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Fillmore, Millard - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the region between Gettysburg, Pa. and Appomattox court house, Va. : including all the battle-fields [sic] of the Army of Northern Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Reduced and redrawn version of the index map in the U.S. Army, Corps of Engineer's Military Maps Illustrated the Operations of the Armies of the Potomac & James... ([Washington] War Dept., Office of the Chief of Engineers, 1869). For a complete description of the atlas see entry no. 518. Map indicates cities and towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and defensive works ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 186?
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    A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey. Relief shown pictorially. Date and attribution from On the map, 1983. Second state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne. This state differs from the earlier one in lacking the publisher's imprint. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in ink in upper left margin: 64. Pencil annotations in bottom margin. LC copy imperfect: Creased, ...
    • Contributor: Browne, Christopher
    • Date: 1700
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    Henrico County, Virginia, 1862. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, rivers, houses, names of residents, and woodland. The map is based on James Keily's "Smith's map of Henrico County, Virginia" (Richmond, Robert P. Smith & C. Carpenter, 1853) LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 559.18 LC Land ownership maps, 1279 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Date: 1862
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    Section from Little North Mountain to Big North Mountain crossing S.W. of Ferrol Furnace Shows area north of Ramsey Bank to Elliots Knob in Augusta County, Virginia. Pen-and-ink and pencil, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H224 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 229.
    • Contributor: Campbell, J. L. (John Lyle) - Egleston, Thomas - Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Campbell, J. L.
    • Date: 1879
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    Loudoun County, Virginia [186-?]. Relief shown by line forms. Indicates roads, railroads, drainages, and the names of a few villages. Stamped on verso: Gilbert Thompson. Sun print. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 559.8 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 186?
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    [B]alloon view of the attack on Fort Darling in the James River, by Commander Rogers's [sic] [i.e., Rodger's] gun-boat flotilla, "Galena," "Monitor," etc. [May 16, 1862] Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 541.2 From Harper's weekly, v. 6, May 31, 1862. p. [337] This view was acquired by the Library of Congress in 1948 with the purchase of the papers and maps of Maj. Jedediah Hotchkiss. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1862
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    Bird's eye map of the city of Winchester. F51399 U.S. Copyright Office Perspective map not drawn to scale. Folded title: Stranger! The ancient city of Winchester in Virginia bids you welcome! to the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 966 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and map "Opequon-Lake Park." Text and map on verso. AACR2: ...
    • Contributor: Woods - Ryan, William A.
    • Date: 1926
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    Map of the positions of the Fourth Alabama Regt. during the battle of Stone Bridge Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 564.8 Accompanied by fact sheet (1 leaf ; 28 x 22 cm.) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: King, Porter
    • Date: 1861