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    Map of Richmond-Petersburg and adjacent territory showing lines of communication and points of historical interest Scale ca. 1:135,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 647 Union fortifications are colored purple, and Confederate fortifications are colored red. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Virginia Passenger and Power Company
    • Date: 1907
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    Map of Fluvanna Co., Va.
    Map of Fluvanna County, Virginia
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Oriented with north toward upper left. "Aug't, 1863." "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 pasted together, mounted on cloth. LC Land ownership maps, 1257 Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the seat of war showing the battles of July 18th & 21st 1861 [Scale ca. 1:115,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 563.1 Another issue. Additional details added such as "Camp Sprague," "U.S. Hospital," "Soldier's Home," and other place names in the northern part of Washington, D.C. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Corbett, V. P.
    • Date: 1861
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    Topographical sketch of the New Market, Va., battlefield of May 15, 1864, Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 586 "The sketch is of the battlefield as it was in May, 1864. The woods, orchards, houses and other cultural features and the places where certain ones fell are from lifelong residents of New Market who were there on the day of the battle." Inset: [Sketch of part of the Woodstock, Virginia, sheet of the U.S. ...
    • Contributor: Colonna, Allison
    • Date: 1912
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    Caroline County, Virginia Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil over pencil grid, mounted on cloth. In pencil in upper left corner: 237 and No. XVII Caroline Co. In pencil in upper right corner: Silley [illegible], Aug. 18th. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H287 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 177.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1867
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    Map of the seat of war showing the battles of July 18th, 21st & Oct. 21st 1861 Scale ca. 1:115,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 564 Map of the battles of first Manassas and Ball's Bluff, showing troop camps, entrenchments, forts, batteries, positions during engagements, roads, railroads, street pattern of Washington and Alexandria, towns, drainage, vegetation, and some indication of relief by hachures. Insets: Leesburg to Harpers Ferry. Scale ca. 1:400,000. 9 x 9 cm. -- Map from the mouth ...
    • Contributor: Corbett, V. P.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of western Virginia Scale ca. 1:887,040. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 465.5 General map of western Virginia extending from Staunton to Cumberland Gap and showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, rivers, and relief by hachures. This is the first of three issues in the Library of Congress published in 1862. This issue is characterized by the appearance of "Civ. Engr." after the compiler's name and a ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • Date: 1862
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    Position of Richmond, Va. Area map of Richmond showing locations of roads, railroads, waterways, and landforms, as well as outlying Confederate defenses. Also includes notations of Union positions on June 13th and June 20th, 1862, and of Genl. Grant's position June 1st, 1864.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson)
    • Date: 1862-05-27
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    [Map of Stafford County, Va.]. Shows the names of some residents. Date, scale, and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H63 LC Land ownership maps, 1359 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil at right upper corner: 2144 (second 4 crossed out).
    • Date: 186?
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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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    Plan des environs de Williamsburg, York, Hampton, et Portsmouth. Scale ca. 1:300,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1145 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3
    • Date: 1781
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    [Map of the siege of Petersburg, 1864-5 Relief shown by hachures. Title taken from other version. Names of surveyors and draftsmen have been added by hand in the lower left corner. Scale in manuscript on verso. Mounted on cardboard, sectioned to 4 parts, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 618 Includes names of some residents in outlying areas. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: Weyss, J. E. - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1865
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    Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of magazine pier, &c., June 30th, 1860 "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth October 19, 1861, Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in: Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966). Also mentioned: Plan of harbor of Norfolk and Portsmouth, by Cassell (G3884 .N6S5 1861 .C3). Also shows, vegetation, vegetable ...
    • Contributor: Cassell, Charles E. - Browne, C.
    • Date: 1860
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    A map of the internal improvements of Virginia; prepared by C. Crozet, late principal engineer of Va. under a resolution of the General Assembly adopted March 15th 1848. The map indicates drainage, county boundaries, mines, cities and towns, roads, canals, and railroads.
    • Contributor: Crozet, Claudius
    • Date: 1848
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    [Map of Prince Edward County, Va.]. Shows five township names, but does not give any other names. Date, title, and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the bottom. Pen-and-ink and pencil on a 3/8-inch grid on tracing paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H53 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. On verso right bottom corner: 423.
    • Date: 186?
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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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    Battlefield of Dinwiddie Courthouse, Va. from official map made by Col. W. H. Paine U.S. Engineers. Map shows the area between Dinwiddie Court House and Five Forks, Va., including the location of troops at different times during the engagement. Beginning on March 30, 1865, Sheridan advanced on the Five Forks area. He was stopped overnight at Dinwiddie Court House due to heavy rain. On March 31st he advanced toward Five Forks only to meet significant Confederate resistance, and was forced ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Date: 1865-03-31
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    Birds eye view of Franklin, Southampton Co., Virginia 1907. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 955 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. AACR2
    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (Thaddeus Mortimer) - Fowler, T. M.
    • Date: 1907
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    Sketch book of Jed. Hotchkiss, Capt. & Top. Eng., Hd. Qrs., 2nd Corps, Army of N. Virginia : [Virginia].
    Sketch book of Jedediah Hotchkiss, Captain and Topographical Engineer, Headquarters, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
    Shows general maps of northwestern Virginia and parts of Montgomery County, Maryland, with some showing roads, troop movements, and the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "This volume is my field sketch book that I used during the Civil War. Most of the sketches were made on horseback just as they now appear. The colored pencils used were kept in the places ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1862

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    Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Winchester, Virginia, Potomac, etc. Shows portions of southern Maryland and northern Virginia emphasizing Winchester, Va. Sneden notes on the map that Winchester was a city that changed hands 46 times during the war. He lists three major battles near Winchester, fought in March 1862, May 1864, and September 1864. Sneden considered the Battle of Kernstown, Va., to be the First Battle of Winchester but today historians consider the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862-03-23
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    Birds eye view of Maryland and Virginia. Not drawn to scale. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.5 Panoramic map looking south from southern Pennsylvania showing relief, rivers, place names, and railroads. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: S. N. Gaston and Company
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of Botetourt County, Va. Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the upper right. "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, Savannah, Ga." LC Land ownership maps, 1218 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Printed ...
    • Contributor: Izard, Walter - Coyle, John M. - Hutchinson, W. - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Randolph, Innes - Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Minis, Louisa Porter - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 186?
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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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    Battle fields of Fisher's Hill [22 Sept. 1864] and Cedar Creek [19 Oct. 1864], Virginia Relief shown by contour lines, hachures, and spot elevations. Detailed map indicating earth and wood entrenchments, troop positions and movements, names of commanders and some unit numbers, roads, "Manassas Gap Railroad," houses, names of inhabitants, fences, vegetation, drainage, fords, street pattern of Middletown and Strasburg. Union and Confederate troop positions are hand-colored blue and red respectively. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War ...
    • Contributor: Gillespie, G. L.
    • Date: 1873
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    [Central Virginia]. Shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and houses with names of residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Some sheets consist of two parts joined in the middle. Accompanied by index map (1 sheet ; 64 x 79 cm.) annotated in red ink to show sheet lines and numbers. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 501.7 Available also through ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Gedney, J. F.
    • Date: 1864

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