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Topic: potomac

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Draw bridge over Potomac at George Town, D.C. / J.R.S.

Draw bridge over Potomac at George Town, D.C. / J.R.S.

Drawing shows the Chain Bridge spanning the Potomac River at Georgetown, Washington, D.C., with a covered wagon on the bridge; also shows men loading a boat with barrels from a loading dock at left center, with... more

Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia, under the direction of Capt. J. D. Graham, U.S. Top. Eng., 1831 and 1832; surveyed by Lts. A. D. Mackay and E. French, 1st Arty., assistants in 1831, and Lts. E. French and J. F. Izard, assistants in 1832; drawn from the original plot by Lt. Humphreys, 2d Artillery.

Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac...

Topographic map surveyed in strips along the railroad routes. Shows property owners and covers an area between the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers to Winchester. Includes table showing "a summary of the routes su... more

Map shewing [sic] the several routes, examined with a view to the extension of the route of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail-Road through north western Virginia from the Potomac to the Ohio river; as well as the different railways and canals completed and projected within that state,--and also the various lines of improvement existing and proposed between Cincinnati on the Ohio and Richmond, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York and Boston on the Atlantic coast.

Map shewing [sic] the several routes, examined with a view to the exte...

Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, important cities, the existing railroads, turnpike roads, canals, and the projected railroads; a statement below the title explains th... more

Map showing the connection of the coal-field of Allegany with the canal and rail-road improvements of the Potomac.

Map showing the connection of the coal-field of Allegany with the cana...

Outline map of western Maryland showing drainage, major roads, cities, and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and Canal. A shaded area indicates the coal field.

The Potomac morning June 26

The Potomac morning June 26

Sketch shows the Potomac River in Virginia, probably from a boat. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.

Washington from the Potomac

Washington from the Potomac

Sketch shows the Capitol and Washington DC from the Potomac. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.

White seaman and cold. [e.g. colored] man on board steamboat on Potomac, Washington to Aquia Creek Virginia

White seaman and cold. [e.g. colored] man on board steamboat on Potoma...

Sketch shows side-view portraits of a white seaman and an African American man aboard the steamboat that Wallis took from Washington, DC to Aquia Creek, Virginia. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Fore... more

On the Potomac

On the Potomac

Sketch shows the Potomac River in Virginia looking across water. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.

Potomac looking towards Washington June 26

Potomac looking towards Washington June 26

Sketch shows the Potomac River in Virginia looking up towards Washington, probably from a boat. The city is not visible. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.

Potomac River from Aquia Creek Virginia

Potomac River from Aquia Creek Virginia

Drawing shows the Potomac River, as seen from Aquia Creek in Virginia. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.

River boat on the Potomac

River boat on the Potomac

Sketch shows a sidewheel steamboat on the Potomac River. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.

On the Potomac

On the Potomac

Sketch shows the shore of the Potomac River in Virginia looking across the water. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.

Alexandria on the Potomac, Washington in the distance

Alexandria on the Potomac, Washington in the distance

Sketch shows ships docked on the waterfront of Alexandria, Virginia, with Washington's Capitol dome rising in the distance. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.

[Clergyman on board steamboat on the Potomac

[Clergyman on board steamboat on the Potomac

Head-and-shoulders portrait sketch shows a clergyman wearing glasses, facing toward the left. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853.

Timber raft on the Potomac River US

Timber raft on the Potomac River US

Drawing shows a timber raft floating down the Potomac River past Maryland house and Georgetown, although neither are visible in the sketch. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the Unite... more

Bridge over Potomac Virginia side

Bridge over Potomac Virginia side

Sketch of a covered railroad bridge.

[Map of the Potomac River].

[Map of the Potomac River].

Regional map of Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania showing the Potomac River and its tributaries.

Entrance to Washington Water Works, Great Falls, Potomac River

Entrance to Washington Water Works, Great Falls, Potomac River

Photograph shows two men standing in a small flat boat near the spillway.

[Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862]

[Map of the lower Potomac River showing picket lines, January 1862]

Concerns Union and Confederate pickets positioned north and south around Pohick Church and Accotink in Fairfax County, Va., in January 1862. Includes a balloon pictured near Pohick Church and labelled as "Decr... more

The Bivouac fire at the outposts of our army on the Potomac
The war in America: the chain bridge across the Potomac above Georgetown, looking towards the Virginian shore

The war in America: the chain bridge across the Potomac above Georgeto...

Soldier standing on hill in foregrd. overlooking Chain Bridge.

Potomac River, looking down from Georgetown, showing Mason's Island, Long Bridge, &c

Potomac River, looking down from Georgetown, showing Mason's Island, L...

Photograph shows an aerial view of Georgetown rooftops and backyard gardens, the Potomac River, and Mason's Island, now known as Theodore Roosevelt Island, Washington, D.C.

Potomac River, Sept. 31st, 1861

Potomac River, Sept. 31st, 1861

Broadside view sidewheel steamship.

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and Georgetown Railroad.  Total length 5,104 feet

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and George...

Photograph showing a trestle railroad bridge across the Potomac River.

Parade march of the great Potomac Army, respectfully dedicated to Major Genl. McClellan by Gen. L. Blenker. Composed by Chas. Fradel / lith. of Sherman & Hart.

Parade march of the great Potomac Army, respectfully dedicated to Majo...

Music cover with head-and-shoulders portrait of Major Gen. McClellan, facing left.

Ruins of bridge, across Potomac River at Shepherdstown

Ruins of bridge, across Potomac River at Shepherdstown

Photograph shows a man in the foreground overlooking the ruins of the bridge at Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

Blockade of the Potomac - by Rebels, winter of 1861

Blockade of the Potomac - by Rebels, winter of 1861

Shows the Potomac River with the Confederate forces located near Cockpit Point, Prince William County, Va.

War views -- Army of the Potomac -- the way they cook dinner in camp

War views -- Army of the Potomac -- the way they cook dinner in camp

Photograph shows five Union soldiers, including one African American soldier, sitting and eating in front of tents.

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and Georgetown Railroad.  Total length 5,104 feet

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and George...

Photograph showing a railroad bridge across the Potomac River. Three men are seated at right: S. Seymour, chief engineer, C.B. Morse, constructing engineer, S.S. Post & Co., contractors.

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and Georgetown Railroad.  Total length 5,104 feet

New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and George...

Photograph showing construction on a trestle railroad bridge across the Potomac River.

Looking up the Potomac River, from Fort Sumner

Looking up the Potomac River, from Fort Sumner

Photograph shows two men, one seated and one standing, on a bank above the Potomac River in Fort Sumner, Maryland.

View down the Potomac from Union Arch

View down the Potomac from Union Arch

Photograph showing an aerial view of a wharf facility with large stone bricks scattered around.

Map of the Potomac River, Va. : from Alexandria to below the Occoquan.

Map of the Potomac River, Va. : from Alexandria to below the Occoquan.

Regional map of the lower Potomac River in Virginia, including Alexandria and Fairfax Court House. The Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad is also indicated.

Group at Headquarters Army of Potomac, Warrenton, Va., November 1862

Group at Headquarters Army of Potomac, Warrenton, Va., November 1862

Portrait shows from left: Major N.H. Davis, Gen. J. Buford, Col. D.B. Sackett, Col. G.D. Ruggles, Col. H.F. Clark.

Panoramic view of encampment of Army of Potomac at Cumberland Landing on Pamunkey River, May 1862

Panoramic view of encampment of Army of Potomac at Cumberland Landing ...

Left section of panoramia with rear view of 5 soldiers seated on hill in foregrd.

Panoramic view of encampment of Army of Potomac at Cumberland Landing, on Pamunkey River, May 1862

Panoramic view of encampment of Army of Potomac at Cumberland Landing,...

Right section of panorama with 5 soldiers seated on hill in foregrd.