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  • Map
    Plan of Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va. At this midpoint in the Spottsylvania Campaign (May 7-20), Union forces under Grant and Confederate forces under Lee were facing off to the south and east of Spottsylvania Court House. On May 12, Grant ordered Hancock to assault Ewell's position in the "mule's shoe" salient. This map attempts to depict the action during that assault. It shows Ewell's position at the start of the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-05-12
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    Cold Harbor. [June 1-3, 1864] Scale 1:21,120. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 531.2 In this issue, the map is printed on a yellow background with the Chickahominy River colored green. Shows roads, "Virginia Central R. R.," houses, fences, names of inhabitants, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Entrenchments are colored red and blue. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...
    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michie, Peter S. - Weyss, J. E. - Theikuhl, F. - Strasser, J. - Thompson, Gilbert - Michler, N.
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of Rockbridge Co. Va.
    Map of Rockbridge County, Virginia.
    "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."--handwritten note on map. "This portion of Rockbridge was included in the Botetourt survey."--handwritten note appearing on map in section of county south of the James River and bordered by Botetourt and Bedford counties. Forms part ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - Coyle, John M. - Hutchinson, W. - Izard, Walter
    • Date: 1863
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    [Pencil sketches of Confederate troop positions along the Furnace Road south of Chancellorsville, on the "night of May 1st" and "May 2nd" 1863]. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on lined paper, torn along edges, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H130 Includes list of names of troop commanders. In pencil on verso: 281. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1863
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    E. & G. W. Blunt's corrected map of the seat of war near Richmond, July 10th, 1862. Scale ca. 1:405,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 622.5 The following label has been pasted beneath the map title: Metropolitan Book Store, Philp & Solomons, agents, Washington, D.C. General map of the environs of Richmond showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, drainage, and soundings on the Rappahannock, York, and James rivers. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: E. & G.W. Blunt (Firm)
    • Date: 1862
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    Territory of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Facsim. of the 1793 topographic map of the District of Columbia by Andrew Ellicott. Original version: [Philadelphia? : s.n., 1793?]. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1793
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    Map shewing [sic] movements of Union and Rebel armies and Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia from April 27th to 4th May 1863. In this regional view of the Chancellorsville Campaign, the Wilderness appears in the upper left, the confluence of the Rapidan and Rappahannock rivers in the upper right, and Fredericksburg and Falmouth, located on opposite sides of the Rappahannock, are at the bottom. Time notations attempt to trace the movements of various units over the course of the campaign.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-04-27
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    Metomkin Inlet, Virginia. Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 584.4 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 16. "No. 16" is in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Lloyd's official map of the state of Virginia from actual surveys by order of the executive, 1828 & 1859
    Virginia + North Carolina
    Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1862 edition in including a warning to the right of the map title, and a list of new maps to the left, and lacking "Deviation of the magnetic needle . . ." and "Memoranda" describing the sources and projection used to make the map. Prime meridian: Washington. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 465.1, S175 Includes text, ...
    • Contributor: Lloyd, James T. - Powell, W. Angelo
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Albemarle County Shows villages, houses, names of residents, roads, and railroads. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Chief Engrs. Office, Maj. Genl. G. [i.e., J.] F. Gilmer Chief Engr. "Approved June 15, 1864 Albert H. Campbell Capt. P. Engrs in chge. Top. Dep. D.N. Va.". Pen-and-ink on tracing linen. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 520a.8 Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Dwight, C. S.
    • Date: 1864
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    Thirty five miles around Richmond, Va. Shows radial distances from Richmond. Does not show fortifications. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 631.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes views of "The capitol of the C.S., Richmond" and "Washington Monument, Richmond". Insets: Map of the city of Richmond, Va., from the U.S. Coast Survey map of 1860, with additions by Jed. Hotchkiss. 1866. ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Bohn, Casimir
    • Date: 1867
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    Bacon's large print war map showing 50 miles round Washington and Richmond. Scale ca. 1:480,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 484 Map of eastern Virginia and part of Maryland, showing engagements by crossed swords, fortifications surrounding Richmond, routes of the opposing armies to Petersburg, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. A few important Civil War sites are underlined in red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...
    • Contributor: Bacon & Co.
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law
    Map of Virginia
    Covers also Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Issued in blue slipcase designed for this map. Annotations of place names on map area in ink (red and black) and pencil. Handwritten annotations on ...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Dawson, E. - Giles, William Branch
    • Date: 1827
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    Map of Grayson County, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows economic and geologic cross section information and the names of some residents. "Authorities consulted: U.S. Geological Survey, H.B.C. Nitze in vol XXI, Transactions of the American Institute of Mining Engineers, The Chief Engineer, maintenance of way, N & W. RR Co., and the notes and memoranda of the authors." "This map and cross sections are made to accompany the ...
    • Contributor: Dickey, Samuel - Boyd, Charles Rufus
    • Date: 1897
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    Map of Amelia Co., Virginia
    Map of Amelia County, Virginia | Chief Engineers Office, DNV., Maj. Genl. J.F. Gilmer, chief engr.
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward upper left. "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." Two sheets joined to form 1, mounted on cloth. LC Land ownership maps, 1204 Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Henderson, D. E. - 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: 186?
  • Map
    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 showing portions of the Federal and Confederate forces at the battle of Five Forks, fought April 1, 1865 : it also shows the country over which was fought the Battle of ... Wall map of part of Dinwiddie County (Va.) showing Civil War troop positions, roads, railroad, settlements, buildings, farms with occupants' names, and streams. Does not show troop positions or movements for battles of Quaker Road or Dinwiddie Court House. Title from typewritten label affixed at upper left corner. Gift; Mr. A.S. Perham; 1920. Pen-and-ink (black and red) and lead-pencil guidelines. LC Civil War maps ...
    • Contributor: Perham, Aurestus S.
    • Date: 1865
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    Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, showing also eastern Tennessee & parts of other adjoining states, all the fortifications, military stations, rail roads, common roads and ... "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by J. H. Colton." "Printed by Lang & Laing Lith., N.Y." appears in the lower left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. General map showing state and county boundaries, roads and railroads, fortifications, and place names. Drawings of ships offshore depict the Union blockade of the coast. Includes population charts for Virginia, Maryland, the ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Lang & Laing Lith
    • Date: 1864
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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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    Preliminary chart of the Atlantic coast : from the entrance of Chesapeake Bay to Ocracoke Inlet
    U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache Supdt.
    Depths shown by soundings. 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. Oct. 2002; Source unknown (1968); Map Cataloging Team. Civil War Map Proj. no.: LVA00069. Conservation: 1968. Digital image available: 27.4 x 16.5 in. Map accession ...
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Camp Greble near Norfolk, Va. of the 99th N.Y.S.V. [September 2, 1862] Twenty-four locations are indexed including "Sutter & Gunmaker, "Photograph Shop," "House for Knapsacks," and "Bowling Alley." Tents of officers and various companies are identified as are cooking houses. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Camp Greble was named in honor of Lieutenant John Trout Greble killed at the Battle of Big Bethel, Virginia (June 10, 1861) and ...
    • Contributor: Maynicke, Frank
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Greensville Co. east of the Halifax road and that portion of No. Ca. included between the Petersburg and S.& R. Rl. Rds. "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. Title handwritten on map. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. Of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Greensville Co., west of Halifax road and North Carolina between the Halifax & Jourdan rds and north of the Roanoke River. "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: 1863
  • Map
    Map of 1st and 2nd Bull Run battles. Official map from the Topographical Bureau, Washington, D.C. In this detail of a printed map, Sneden has juxtaposed troop locations during First Bull Run (21 July 1861) and Second Bull Run (29-30 August 1862). He has also noted the location where Union General Philip Kearny was shot by Confederate troops in 1862; the line of command of the Union Army's Department of Washington as of January 1863; and the Union monument erected ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Second Battle of Bull Run position of troops at 6 p.m. Shows the area of Sudley Springs, Va., to the north and Bethlehem Church to the south. The location of Warrenton Turnpike and Manassas Gap Railroad is also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862