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A survey of a plot in Lancaster and Northumberland counties bounded by the Chesapeake Bay, Rappahnnock River, and the Potomac River

A survey of a plot in Lancaster and Northumberland counties bounded by...

Relief shown by hachures. Cadastral survey map. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper, mounted on cloth with an index of place names and resident houses on 2 sheets of blue lined paper attach... more

A plan of Patomack River, from the mouth of Sherrendo, down to Chapawamsick /

A plan of Patomack River, from the mouth of Sherrendo, down to Chapawa...

Present sheet covers from Little Falls to south. Northern sheet missing. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper. Soiled, brittle, creased, missing small sections, rubber-stamped, and mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied... more

Potomack /

Potomack /

Covers the Potomac River (estuary and river), its tributaries, and the Rappahannock River. Also covers "The Northern Neck of Virginia". Title from annotation on verso. Gift; Robert Lee Brown, Woodville, Va.; Oc... more

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

[Manuscript sketch of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch bounding the city of Washington].

[Manuscript sketch of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch bounding th...

Shows waterfront, wharves, and bridges. Depths shown by soundings. Title from Phillips's Descriptive list of maps and views of Washington. On verso in ink: Handed to the Surveyor by Mr. J.P. Ingle for safe keep... more

Potomac Aqueduct, hydrographic survey of the Potomac River near Georgetown : shewing the position of the Aqueduct, its connection with the Ch. & Ohio Canal on the north bank, and with the Alexandria Canal on the south bank of the river /

Potomac Aqueduct, hydrographic survey of the Potomac River near George...

"Survey made in the fall of 1832." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. From the papers of the Virginia-District of Columbia Boundary Commission. Available also through the Library ... more

Treasury department, April 11th, 1833. The President of the United States having decided on the plan of the bridge authorized to be built across the Potomac river, at the City of Washington, proposals, sealed and endorsed, will be received by th

Treasury department, April 11th, 1833. The President of the United Sta...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 195, Folder 4.

U.S. Reports: Binney v. the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, 33 U.S. (8 Pet.) 201 (1834)

U.S. Reports: Binney v. the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, 33 U.S....

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 33; Peters Volume 8; January Term, 1834; Amos Binney, Appellant v. the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company

U.S. Reports: Lessee of Binney v. the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, 33 U.S. (8 Pet.) 214 (1834)

U.S. Reports: Lessee of Binney v. the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Compan...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 33; Peters Volume 8; January Term, 1834; Lessee of Amos Binney, Plaintiff in Error v. the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company

Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands to Geesboro Point and thence to the Navy Yard Bridge : with the topography of the adjacent country : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Corporation of the City of Washington, approved 26th May 1837 /

Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands ...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Also shows block numbers and major buildings. "Approved--T.C. Mendenhall, Superintendent, U.S.C. & G.S." Includes text. Available also through t... more

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 /

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route...

Nautical chart of the Potomac estuary within the District of Columbia. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Stephenson. Cartography of no... more

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route of the Alexandria Canal : made in pursuance of a resolution of the Alex'a Canal Company Oct. 1838 /

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River shewing the route...

Nautical chart with extensive annotations in col. and lead pencils to show proposed railroad routes connecting central Washington and Alexandria (Va.). Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and sou... more

Map of the Potomac River from South Lowell to Alexandria with the lateral canals

Map of the Potomac River from South Lowell to Alexandria with the late...

Depths shown by soundings. "A Plot of part of the Tolson tract of land at the Great Falls of the Potomac ..." Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitio... more

Head of navigation of the Potomac River /

Head of navigation of the Potomac River /

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Photocopy of ms. map. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes notes. LC copy originally printed on separate sheets, assembled to 1 s... more

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. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios with binder's ... more

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. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios with binder's title... 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. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios with binder's t... more

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. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios with bind... more

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. O... more

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. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolios with binder's title: Sk... more

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. Originally 1 of 37 drawings in portfolio... more

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... more

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

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by order of the Sec. of War for the Corporation of Georgetown D.C. with a view to the improvement of the Georgetown Channel /

Chart of the head of navigation of the Potomac River : surveyed by ord...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes note. LC copy fold-lined, laminated, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also th... more

[Map of the northern part of Virginia and West Virginia, between the Blue Ridge and the Alleghany Front, south of the Potomac River and north of New Market].

[Map of the northern part of Virginia and West Virginia, between the B...

Relief shown by hachures and shading. Date and title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. In upper left: The square are miles. Pen-and-ink on pencil grid, mounted on cloth. Imperfect: horizontal creases and ... more

[Detailed map of part of Virginia from Alexandria to the Potomac River above Washington, D.C. 186-].

[Detailed map of part of Virginia from Alexandria to the Potomac River...

Relief shown by form lines. Shows parts of Arlington and Fairfax counties, part of the defenses of Washington, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, houses, fences, names of residents, and drainage. "211, L. She... more

Bridge over Potomac Virginia side

Bridge over Potomac Virginia side

Sketch of a covered railroad bridge. Title inscribed above image. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.680) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Indian Head, M.D. [and] Fish house, Indian head

Indian Head, M.D. [and] Fish house, Indian head

Two sketches. Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. B-86. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.850) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortification, etc. on & near the Potomac River

Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fo...

Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 448 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and reli... more

[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

A reconnaissance of the Potomac River from Point Lookout to Washington City

A reconnaissance of the Potomac River from Point Lookout to Washington...

Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.85 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, Supdt. Pencil note in the bottom margin reads "This is the first chart of the Potomac River issued by the Coa... more

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.

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. Caption continues: S. Seymour, chief engineer, C.B. Morse, constructing engineer, S.S. Post & Co., contractors. Title from item.

Falls of the Potomac from Maryland Shore

Falls of the Potomac from Maryland Shore

Signed lower right: A.R. Waud. Title inscribed below image. Published in: New York Illustrated News, January 4, 1862, p. 132. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.714) Forms part of: Morgan collection of C... more

Long Bridge, Washington, D.C.

Long Bridge, Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows Long Bridge over the Potomac River from the Virginia shore. No. 275. Title from item.

Union forts on Maryland shore

Union forts on Maryland shore

Shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Maryland side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases the name of the regiment that built the structure. This appears to be a companion ... more

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. No. 5077. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Photograph is half of a stereograph ... more

Battery Rodgers, Potomac River, near Alexandria

Battery Rodgers, Potomac River, near Alexandria

No. 143. Title from item. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. V, p. 87. Hand written on verso: also BH825-16. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Potomac River, Sept. 31st, 1861

Potomac River, Sept. 31st, 1861

Broadside view sidewheel steamship. Signed upper left: Wau[d] Title inscribed below image. Inscribed below image and crossed out: "Putnam" and "Lockwood." Formerly Waud no. C-113 Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC?PP... more

Government coal wharf, Alexandria, Va.

Government coal wharf, Alexandria, Va.

Photograph shows two men on the shore of the Potomac River facing the wharf. No. 123. Title from item.

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. Caption continues: S. Seymour, chief engineer, C.B. Morse, constructing engineer, S.S. Post & Co., contractors. Title from item.

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. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Color coding indicates the ... more

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. Exhibited: "East of th... more

Battery Rodgers, Potomac River, near Alexandria

Battery Rodgers, Potomac River, near Alexandria

No. B469. Title from item. Hand written on verso: 15 inch Rodman. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. 5, p. 87. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

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. No. 261. Title from item.

Map of the Potomac River

Map of the Potomac River

Regional map of Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania showing the Potomac River and its tributaries. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image. Relief shown by hachures. This item is ... more

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. No. 131. Title from item. Title from published source: Entrance to Washington Water Works, Great Falls, Potomac Ri... more

Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 map

Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 map

This map shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Virginia side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases lists the name of the regiment that built the structure. NOTE: Researcher... more

[Military construction in northern Virginia: raft of blanket boats ferrying men and timber across the Potomac River]

[Military construction in northern Virginia: raft of blanket boats fer...

No. 78 (handwritten) and 2579 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... more

[Military construction in northern Virginia: men sitting in blanket boats strapped together on the Potomac River]

[Military construction in northern Virginia: men sitting in blanket bo...

No. 74 (handwritten) and 2574 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... more

[Military construction in northern Virginia: men sitting in blanket boats on the Potomac River]

[Military construction in northern Virginia: men sitting in blanket bo...

No. 73 (handwritten) and 2573 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... more

Bacon's new army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc., on & near the Potomac River

Bacon's new army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battl...

Scale ca. 1:180,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 452 Map of northeast Virginia, Washington, D.C., and part of Maryland showing the location and date of engagements, battles in which cannons were used, country ... more

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.

[Raft of blanket boats ferrying field artillery and soldiers across the Potomac River]

[Raft of blanket boats ferrying field artillery and soldiers across th...

No. 79 (handwritten) and 2580 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... more

Potomac River (in four sheets)

Potomac River (in four sheets)

Chart of the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. to its entrance into the Chesapeake Bay. Chart indicates soundings, tides, lighthouses, and the shoreline configuration. Description derived from published bibli... more

[Military construction in northern Virginia: man rowing raft of blanket boats on the Potomac River]

[Military construction in northern Virginia: man rowing raft of blanke...

No. 81 (handwritten) and 2582 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... more

Army map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing the battle fields, fortifications etc. on & near the Potomac River

Army map of the seat of war in Virginia : showing the battle fields, f...

"Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1861, by John Disturnell, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Lithograph of P.S. Duval & S... more

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. "Copy of the Official map furnished by the War Dept., 1861.... more

"Masterly inactivity," or six months on the Potomac [caricature of inactivity of Confederate and Union soldiers on both sides of the Potomac River]

"Masterly inactivity," or six months on the Potomac [caricature of ina...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Wood engraving by A.B. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 13 (1862 Feb. 1), p. 176. No reference copy may be available. Caption card... more

Transports at Alexandria removing troops

Transports at Alexandria removing troops

Signed lower right: Alf. R Waud. Title inscribed lower right. Inscribed in pencil above image: Washington and the Capitol in the distance 5 miles away; Maryland shore; Fort; Steamer Vanderbilt, Steamer John Bro... more

Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fortifications, etc. on & near the Potomac River.

Army map of the seat of war in Virginia, showing the battle fields, fo...

Scale ca. 1:183,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 455 Map of the Potomac River and vicinity from Harpers Ferry to Swan Point showing towns, roads, railroads, names and boundaries of counties, drainage, and reli... more

Pontoon bridge across Potomac River at Berlin, October 1862

Pontoon bridge across Potomac River at Berlin, October 1862

No. 4218. Title from item. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866], v. 1, pl. 25. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. II, p. ... more

[Military construction in northern Virginia: raft of blanket boats ferrying men across the Potomac River]

[Military construction in northern Virginia: raft of blanket boats fer...

No. 76 (handwritten) and 2576 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... more

Washington, District of Columbia (vicinity). Great Falls, Potomac River

Washington, District of Columbia (vicinity). Great Falls, Potomac Rive...

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Great Falls, Potomac River, near Washington D.C. File print in LOT 4161-H. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, P... more

The war in Georgia -- Reconnoissance of a detachment of national troops and sailors from the gunboat Western World, beyond Fort Jackson, Savannah River -- Expedition fired on by the Rebels / from a sketch by our special artist.  The war in Virginia ; The U.S. steamer Wyandank, dismounting and removing guns from the Rebel batteries at Cockpit Point, on the Potomac River, March 11 / from a sketch by Mr. V.O. Traynor, quartermaster of the Wyandank.

The war in Georgia -- Reconnoissance of a detachment of national troop...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 13, no. 336 (1862 April 19), p. 376.

Pontoon bridge across the Potomac, at Berlin / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Pontoon bridge across the Potomac, at Berlin / Alex. Gardner, photogra...

Photograph showing a pontoon bridge across the Potomac River to the village of Berlin, Maryland. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomon... more

[Military construction in northern Virginia: raft of blanket boats ferrying soldiers across the Potomac River]

[Military construction in northern Virginia: raft of blanket boats fer...

No. 77a (handwritten) and 2577 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mil... more

Alexandria, Virginia (vicinity). Battery Rodgers, erected in 1863, overlooking the Potomac river near Jones' Point. 15-inch Rodman gun (left). 200 pd. Parrott rifle and gun (right)

Alexandria, Virginia (vicinity). Battery Rodgers, erected in 1863, ove...

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Battery Rodgers, vicinity Alexandria, Va. Corresponding print is in LOT 4166-H. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congre... more

Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].

Contours of Union forts on south side of Potomac, 1862 [map].

This map shows the names and configurations of Union fortifications on the Virginia side of the Potomac River in 1862, and in some cases lists the name of the regiment that built the structure.

[Military construction in northern Virginia: raft of blanket boats ferrying soldiers across the Potomac River]

[Military construction in northern Virginia: raft of blanket boats fer...

No. 77b (handwritten) and 2578 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mil... more

Blockade of the Potomac. Map showing Union and Rebel batteries January 1862. The Rebels evacuated all their batteries night of 4th March 1862

Blockade of the Potomac. Map showing Union and Rebel batteries January...

"The Rebel troops and batteries were commanded by Genl. Holmes, C.S.A. during the blockade which lasted from Decr 1861 to 9th March 1862." -- Page caption. Color coding shows location of Union and Confederate f... more

Washington, District of Columbia (vicinity). Great Falls, Potomac River

Washington, District of Columbia (vicinity). Great Falls, Potomac Rive...

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Great Falls, Potomac River, near Washington D.C. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divi... more

Washington, District of Columbia (vicinity). Great Falls, Potomac River

Washington, District of Columbia (vicinity). Great Falls, Potomac Rive...

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: Great Falls, Potomac River, near Washington, D.C. File print in LOT 4161-H. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, ... more

Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper Potomac River.

Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper ...

Concerns an area of Maryland and Virginia between the towns of Cumberland, Md., on the west and Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.], on the eastern side of the map. Sneden details the mountainous topography highlig... more

The Potomac River, near Williamsport, on the morning of the crossing of Gen. Lee's army

The Potomac River, near Williamsport, on the morning of the crossing o...

Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.1.88) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Jones Point, Potomac River, near Alexandria, Virginia /

Jones Point, Potomac River, near Alexandria, Virginia /

Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, supdt. At lower right: Coast Survey Office, Washington D.C., April 29th 1863. India ink, red ink, and lead ... more

Potomac River (in four sheets): Sheet no. 4, from Indian Head to Georgetown

Potomac River (in four sheets): Sheet no. 4, from Indian Head to Georg...

Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 53.4 "No. 391" in upper left corner of map. "Electrotype copy no. 1, by G. Mathiot, U.S.C.S." is printed in the upper margin. Information concerning lighthouses, tid... more

Pontoon bridge across Potomac River from Georgetown, D.C. to Analostan Island, June 1865

Pontoon bridge across Potomac River from Georgetown, D.C. to Analostan...

Photograph shows a group of civilians crossing a pontoon bridge from Georgetown to Analostan Island (i.e. Roosevelt Island). A group of men seated in a carriage in the foreground while a woman stands at the sh... more

Blake, Captain of the steamer W.W. Corcoran on the Potomac River

Blake, Captain of the steamer W.W. Corcoran on the Potomac River

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, inked on emulsion: 840; scratched into emulsion: Capt. Blake, 222 [crossed out], M.M. Cocran [crossed out], 858; penciled on emuls... more

Bridge across Eastern branch of Potomac River, Washington, D.C., April, 1865

Bridge across Eastern branch of Potomac River, Washington, D.C., April...

Photograph shows Navy Yard Bridge across the Anacostia River, Washington, D.C. (Source: similar image with caption "Navy Yard Bridge across the Anacostia River," Smithsonian Institution, "America on the Move" o... more

Long Bridge across Potomac River, 1865

Long Bridge across Potomac River, 1865

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negative or negative sleeve. Copy neg. Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947. General information about the National Photo Company collection is ... more

Hydrographic map of the Potomac River from Aqueduct Bridge, Georgetown, to Long Bridge, Washington, D.C. /

Hydrographic map of the Potomac River from Aqueduct Bridge, Georgetown...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Includes notes. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and extensively annotated in red ink to show estuarine contours. Available a... more

In hot water

In hot water

Includes cutout prints of three heads. No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860221.

The present status of the water controversy

The present status of the water controversy

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.