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Michel's map: 1707

Michel's map: 1707

Relief shown pictorially. Title from LC G&M Div. preliminary map shelflist card. Date of photocopy: 1921? Oriented with north to the right. Accompanied by positive and negative photocopies of article: Documents... more

[Plat of a survey for William Hughes, Jr. of 460 acres in Frederick County, Va. on the Cacapon River].

[Plat of a survey for William Hughes, Jr. of 460 acres in Frederick Co...

Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington Atlas. 1932. Survey plot is located either in Hampshire County or Morgan County, W. Va. Handwritten on verso: William Hughes Junr., plat for 460 acres, 1753,... more

A sketch of the field of battle with the disposition of the troops in the beginning of the engagement of the 9th of July on the Monongahela 7 miles from Fort Du Quesne.

A sketch of the field of battle with the disposition of the troops in ...

Scale 1:10,800; 300 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. The name R. Ohio applies also to the Allegheny. "No. 27." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a rast... more

[Braddock's route, 1755, Fort Cumberland to Fort Pitt.

[Braddock's route, 1755, Fort Cumberland to Fort Pitt.

Scale 1:316,800; 5 mi. to an in. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. In pencil: Braddock's rout 1755. Sh... more

[Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom on the east side of the Ohio River, 3 or 4 miles below the mouth, a portion of which is divided into 17 lots]

[Plat of a survey of 2,314 acres of land, being the first large bottom...

Scale ca. 1:20,000. Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington atlas. 1932. Cover title: George Washington; survey of land in Ohio, a grant from the Colony of Virginia to Washington for military service... more

Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun[t]y. Surveyed for George Washington 2950 acres of land (by virtue of a warrant for 5,000 acres granted by His Excellency the Governor to said Washington agreeable to His Majesty proclamatiom issued in the year 1763) lying in the county of Botetourt on the n.e. side of the Great Kanhaway about a mile and half above the mouth of Cole River, joining the upper end of the Poketillico survey ... Novemr. 6th, 1774.

Copy of a survey return'd by Mr. Sam Lewis, surveyor of Botetourt Coun...

Scale not given. Title from certificate mounted below map. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermark. LC Maps of North America, 1750-... more

[Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land granted to George Washington and others.

[Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land grant...

Scale ca. 1:40,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Has watermarks. Individual surveys dated 1771 through 1774, performed by "Mr... more

A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt,

A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt,

Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. The title, land tract boundaries with owners' initials, and some place names have been identified as annotations by Geor... more

Plan of a tract of land (marked in the General Plan no. 7), containing in the whole 5000 acres, & divided into 20 plantations of 250 acres each, situate on a left hand branch of Elk River, & on the head waters of Salt Lick Creek, in Harrison County, State of Virginia

Plan of a tract of land (marked in the General Plan no. 7), containing...

Covers part of Harrison County (W.Va.) "Survey'd for Sam'l Young, Ase'e of William Jones, 5000 Acres of Land, in Harrison County, on a Land Office Treasury Warrant, no. 20,98, dated the 20th Day of October 1783... more

Plat of the partition of Moore & Beckley survey of 170,038 a. in the counties of Giles & Logan, Virginia.

Plat of the partition of Moore & Beckley survey of 170,038 a. in the c...

"Surveyed for Andrew Moore & John Beckley, Nov. 2nd, 1794." Shows names of some residents. Pen-an-ink and pencil over col. grid, mounted on cloth. Includes notes. In upper right corner in red ink: Moore & Beckl... more

Plats of the Wilson Cary Nicholas surveys (from the originals) made in Wythe and Russell Counties, Virginia, now Mercer, Raleigh, Wyoming, McDowell, and Logan counties, West Virginia

Plats of the Wilson Cary Nicholas surveys (from the originals) made in...

Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H217 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

U.S. Reports: Hollingsworth v. Virginia, 3 U.S. (3 Dall.) 378 (1798)

U.S. Reports: Hollingsworth v. Virginia, 3 U.S. (3 Dall.) 378 (1798)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 3; Dallas Volume 3; February Term, 1798; Hollingsworth, et al. versus Virginia.

Map of Frederick, Berkeley, & Jefferson counties in the state of Virginia /

Map of Frederick, Berkeley, & Jefferson counties in the state of Virgi...

Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of some residents. Accompanied by photocopy of text: Topographical description of the counties of Frederick, Berkeley & Jefferson : situated in the state of Virginia, in wh... more

Mr. Buchanan's statement. Extract from Gen. Jackson's second letter ... Mr. Buchanan's statement to the Editor of the Lancaster Journal ... Lancaster, 8th August, 1827. Printed at the Office of the Wheeling Gazette [1827].

Mr. Buchanan's statement. Extract from Gen. Jackson's second letter .....

Imprint 3. 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 189, Folder 4.

A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law /

A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of th...

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 ... more

Map of the location of part of the North-Western Turnpike Road /

Map of the location of part of the North-Western Turnpike Road /

Shows road from Winchester westward to the Cheat River in Preston County, West Virginia. Relief shown by hachures. "This copy made by Fr. Koch, Richmond, Va. Jan. 27th 1862." Pen-and-ink, pencil and watercolor ... 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

The tourist's pocket map of the state of Virginia : exhibiting its internal improvements, roads, distances &c

The tourist's pocket map of the state of Virginia : exhibiting its int...

Relief shown by hachures. "Longitude west of Washington." Includes lists of steamboat and stagecoach routes, and indexed inset of the District of Columbia. Virginia 1830 census information on inside front cover... more

Map of Berk[eley] County, Virginia /

Map of Berk[eley] County, Virginia /

Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. Title partially obscured. Sun print. LC Land ownership maps, 1380 In top right corner: No. 12. Includes inset of "Plat of Martinsburg" and table of s... more

[Ancient Indian burial mounds. Moundsville, W.Va.] Great Mound at Grave Creek

[Ancient Indian burial mounds. Moundsville, W.Va.] Great Mound at Grav...

Engraving by J.W. Orr. Illus. in: Squier & Davis, Ancient Monuments..., 1848. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: W.Va. Moundsv... more

[Ancient Indian burial mounds. Moundsville, W.Va.] Group of Sepulchral Mounds

[Ancient Indian burial mounds. Moundsville, W.Va.] Group of Sepulchral...

Engraving by J.W. Orr. Illus. in: Squier & Davis, Ancient Monuments..., 1848. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: W.Va. Moundsv... more

Map of the property of the Western Mining & Manufacturing Co. situate on Drody's Creek, Coal River Peytona, Boone County, Western Virginia /

Map of the property of the Western Mining & Manufacturing Co. situate ...

Shows the names of some residents. Date taken from LC jacket note. Oriented with north toward bottom. Copy imperfect: Very brittle, losses along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as... more

Charles Town, showing rear of courthouse, Charles Town, W. Va.

Charles Town, showing rear of courthouse, Charles Town, W. Va.

Shows rear of courthouse where John Brown was tried.

Map of Jefferson County, Virginia /

Map of Jefferson County, Virginia /

Shows Jefferson County before the formation of West Virginia in 1863. Relief shown with hachures. Oriented with north at upper right. "Entered according to act of Congress in ... 1852 by S. Howell Brown in ... ... more

Map of the proposed line of Rail Road connection between tide water Virginia and the Ohio River at Guyandotte, Parkersburg and Wheeling /

Map of the proposed line of Rail Road connection between tide water Vi...

Scale ca. 1:625,000. LC Railroad maps, 81 Description derived from published bibliography. Annotations added in pencil and colored inks to indicate "Railroads tending to Richmond, Norfolk Alexandria and Baltimo... more

Map of Hancock County Virginia, 1852.

Map of Hancock County Virginia, 1852.

Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Copy 2 imperfect: damaged, includes pen annotation "West."

Map of the Virginia Central Rail Road showing the connection between tide water Virginia, and the Ohio River at Big Sandy, Guyandotte and Point Pleasant; made by W. Vaisz Top. Eng.

Map of the Virginia Central Rail Road showing the connection between t...

Map of Virginia and parts of adjacent states showing drainage, county boundaries, place names and "McAdamised" roads. Scale ca. 1:1,250,000. Tables at lower left of map list "Counties bordering on the Central R... more

Hillsborough & Cincinnati Railroad map extending from Jackson, Jackson Co. Ohio to Parkersburg, Va., as located in 1853 under the direction of Ellwood Morris, Chief Eng. N. E. Jones, S. Linton, Princ. Assist. Engrs.

Hillsborough & Cincinnati Railroad map extending from Jackson, Jackson...

Topographic strip map indicating drainage, relief by hachures, roads, houses, property owners names, and county names. This line was chartered in Ohio, March 2, 1846. It was purchased by the Baltimore and Ohio ... more

Hon. Kellian Van Rensalear Whaley of Va. & W. Va

Hon. Kellian Van Rensalear Whaley of Va. & W. Va

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. During the Civil Warrecruited several regiments for the Union Army. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photogra... more

Map of the Manassas Gap Railroad and its extensions; September, 1855.

Map of the Manassas Gap Railroad and its extensions; September, 1855.

Topographical map of part of northern Virginia showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, counties, roads, and railroads with distances. Includes profiles. Chartered March 11, 1850. Opened in 1854 ... more

Hon. K. Van R. Whaley of Virginia and West Virginia

Hon. K. Van R. Whaley of Virginia and West Virginia

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Gene... more

Hon. Peter Godwin Van Winkle of W. Va

Hon. Peter Godwin Van Winkle of W. Va

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Gene... more

John Brown ascending the scaffold preparatory to being hanged / from a sketch by our special artist.

John Brown ascending the scaffold preparatory to being hanged / from a...

Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 9, no. 211 (1859 Dec. 17), p. [33].

The Harper's Ferry insurrection--The U.S. Marines storming the engine house--Insurgents firing through holes in the doors / from a sketch made on the spot by our special artist.

The Harper's Ferry insurrection--The U.S. Marines storming the engine ...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 8, no. 204 (1859 Oct. 29), p. 342.

Harper's Ferry insurrection - Interior of the Engine-House, just before the gate is broken down by the storming party - Col. Washington and his associates as captives, held by Brown as hostages

Harper's Ferry insurrection - Interior of the Engine-House, just befor...

Men shot and bleeding, John Brown and others with rifle and pikes, and hostages inside the engine house of the Harpers Ferry Armory. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 8, no. 2... more

The Execution of Cook and Coppock ... [Charlestown, W. Va., Dec. 17, 1859; panoramic view of soldiers surrounding gallows from which 2 of the Harper's Ferry Raiders are hanging]

The Execution of Cook and Coppock ... [Charlestown, W. Va., Dec. 17, 1...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 9, no. 212 (1859 Dec. 24), pp. 56-57. Caption card tracings: U.S. History 1859; West Virginia Cha... more

Harper's Ferry insurrection - burying the dead insurgents

Harper's Ferry insurrection - burying the dead insurgents

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1859 Nov. 5, p. 351.

John Brown riding on his coffin to the place of execution  [Charlestown, W. Va.]

John Brown riding on his coffin to the place of execution [Charlestow...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 9, no. 211 (1859 Dec. 17), p. 36. Wood engraving by Arthur Berghaus. Caption card tracings: A/P/P... more

The execution of John Brown, in a stubble field, near Charleston, [W.] Va. [men on horseback in foregrd.]

The execution of John Brown, in a stubble field, near Charleston, [W.]...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 9, no. 210 (1859 Dec. 10), pp. 24-25. Caption card tracings: P&P Case; US Hist.; BI; Shelf.

Hon. James Clark McGrew of W. Va

Hon. James Clark McGrew of W. Va

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: McGrew. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divis... 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

Col. David H. Strother, 3rd W. Va. Cav

Col. David H. Strother, 3rd W. Va. Cav

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Corresponding print is in LOT 4192. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information... more

[Map of Shenandoah Valley from Winchester to New Market, Virginia and from Millwood to Waverly P.O., including parts of Frederick, Clarke, Warren, Shenandoah, and Page counties, Virginia].

[Map of Shenandoah Valley from Winchester to New Market, Virginia and ...

Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) over a 3/8-inch pencil grid, mounted on cloth. LC Civil... more

Col. David H. Strother, 3rd W. Va. Cav

Col. David H. Strother, 3rd W. Va. Cav

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, inked on emulsion: David H. Strother. Corresponding print is in LOT 4192. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library o... more

W. S. Prickett, Fairmont, W. VA

W. S. Prickett, Fairmont, W. VA

Title from item. No. 2.

Hon. Frank Hereford of W. Va

Hon. Frank Hereford of W. Va

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Nest M A. Annotation from negative, glass side, top: illegible. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph colle... more

Hon. James Clark McGrew of W. Va

Hon. James Clark McGrew of W. Va

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Hon. McGrew, McGrew. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Phot... more

Hon. Chester Dorman Hubbard of W. Va

Hon. Chester Dorman Hubbard of W. Va

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Hubbard. Annotation from negative, glass side, top: Hon. C.D. Hubbard M.C. Cab. C.? Va. Delegate to Va. C... more

Hon. James Clark McGrew of W. Va

Hon. James Clark McGrew of W. Va

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Gene... more

Old John Brown's career illustrated

Old John Brown's career illustrated

Print shows five vignettes from the violent life of abolitionist John Brown, three related to "doing his Kansas work" and the fourth "commencing his Virginia work"; the fifth vignette, at center, labeled "The t... more

Harper's Ferry, VA, no. 641 / George Stacy.

Harper's Ferry, VA, no. 641 / George Stacy.

Stereograph shows view of town, railroad, bridge, and river.

Col. David H. Strother, 3rd W. Va. Cav

Col. David H. Strother, 3rd W. Va. Cav

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Corresponding print is in LOT 4192. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information... more

[Map of part of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland].

[Map of part of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland].

Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S174 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Portion of an unidentified printed map, extending from Hagerstown south to ... more

[Map of portions of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, centering on Harpers Ferry and including Winchester, Hancock, Emmitsburg, and Ridgeville, Maryland.] /

[Map of portions of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, centering o...

Shows roads in red, and railroads, place names, etc. in black. Relief shown by hachures. Date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Title derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Following the statemen... more

Hon. James Clark McGrew of W. Va

Hon. James Clark McGrew of W. Va

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954. Gene... more

Brown, Hon, Wm. Gay of Va. & W. Va

Brown, Hon, Wm. Gay of Va. & W. Va

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: 492; inked on emulsion: 5362; tape on emulsion: 1058. Born: 1800. Died: 1884. Credit line: Brady-Handy ph... more

Hon. Henry G. Davis of W. Va

Hon. Henry G. Davis of W. Va

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Print found with negative and appears to be the same person, but image does not match that on the negative; annotation from negative, scratched into emulsio... more

[Charles Whittington, Sergeant Major, 7th West Virginia Cavalry, half-length portrait, wearing uniform, seated, facing front]

[Charles Whittington, Sergeant Major, 7th West Virginia Cavalry, half-...

Title devised by Library staff. Stamped on verso: Partridge's Gallery, Wheeling, W. Va. Inscribed on verso: Charles Whitington, Sergt. Maj. 7th Regt. Sc - Kelleys Mills Ohio.

Map of the battle ground of Greenbrier River.

Map of the battle ground of Greenbrier River.

Scale ca. 1:11,200. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 697 Confederate imprint. Sketch map showing Confederate camps and batteries, position of "Yankee artillery," "Gen. Jacksons quars.," "posn. of Genrl. and staff" ... more

[Pencil sketch of the road from Slaven's Cabin to the top of Cheat Mountain in the area of the battle of Rich Mountain, July 11-12, 1861].

[Pencil sketch of the road from Slaven's Cabin to the top of Cheat Mou...

Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pencil on lined paper, 1 sheet cut in two and pasted together, mounted on cloth. Some staining at upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H81 Available a... more

Battle of Rich Mt.

Battle of Rich Mt.

Relief shown by hachures. Date and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink on blue lined paper, mounted between transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H74 Pen-and-in... more

Col. Dixon S. Miles at Harper's Ferry, W. Va.

Col. Dixon S. Miles at Harper's Ferry, W. Va.

No. 5439. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Berkeley County, Virginia

Berkeley County, Virginia

Hand-colored lines show roads "reliable in all seasons." Relief shown by hachures. Sun print. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Servic... more

Jefferson County, Virginia

Jefferson County, Virginia

Sun print. 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 ... more

[George R. Latham, Colonel, 5th W. Va. Cav., head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, in Union uniform]
Map of the battle ground of Greenbrier River

Map of the battle ground of Greenbrier River

Oriented with north to upper right. Sketch map showing Confederate camps and batteries, positions of union and Confederate troops during engagements and drawings of principal buildings, roads and drainage. This... more

A. Skimmel D.M. & W.V. Vol

A. Skimmel D.M. & W.V. Vol

Full length portrait of an officer. Title inscribed vertically right margin. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.595) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Sketch of the battle of Rich Mountain, July 11-12, 1861].

[Sketch of the battle of Rich Mountain, July 11-12, 1861].

Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink on blue paper, with pencil annotation, mounted between transparent paper. Imperfect: some losses at center right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H72 Annot... more

Town of Phillippi, Barbour County, West Virginia. 1861.

Town of Phillippi, Barbour County, West Virginia. 1861.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 1008 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1

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