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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

[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.

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 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

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 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.

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

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

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].

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.

[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

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.

[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

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

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

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

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

Full length portrait of an officer.

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

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.

[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

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

[George R. Latham, Colonel, 5th W. Va. Cav., head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left, in Union uniform]
Parkersburg.

Parkersburg.

LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 1004 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

New map of Virginia : compiled from the latest maps

New map of Virginia : compiled from the latest maps

Accompanied by cover: New map of Virginia. Richmond, Va. : J.W. Randolph ; 14 x 9 cm. Insets: Harpers Ferry -- Norfolk Harbor and vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Shows principal cities, towns and railroads,... more

Church and street in Shepherdstown, W. Va.

Church and street in Shepherdstown, W. Va.

No. 5079. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Photograph is half of a stereograph pair. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Map to illustrate the report of Brigadier-General Hill

Map to illustrate the report of Brigadier-General Hill

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 693 Map of part of West Virginia and western Maryland from Romney west to Grafton, showing the battle of Corricks Ford on July 14th, routes used by Union and Confed... more

The battle of Rich mountain, Virginia, July 13, 1861 / Hennessy del.

The battle of Rich mountain, Virginia, July 13, 1861 / Hennessy del.

Men charging into battle. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 5, no. 239 (1861 July 27), p. 468. Title from item.

Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. View of Loudon [i.e. Loudoun] Heights

Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. View of Loudon [i.e. Loudoun] Heights

Photograph shows Loudoun Heights above the Shenandoah River near Harper's Ferry. No. 441. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Maryland Heights (as on duplicate print)". Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol.... more

Vicinity of Winchester and Harper's Ferry, Va.

Vicinity of Winchester and Harper's Ferry, Va.

Detail of a printed map of Winchester, Va., and environs, with annotations and additions by Sneden. Additions include inclusion of roads, notes about and dates of battles and skirmishes, location of the point w... 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

Averill's map of western Va.

Averill's map of western Va.

Shows Rich Mountain Region including Randolph, Upshur, and parts of adjoining counties, W. Va., as well as the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil on 4 sheets pasted togeth... more

Shenandoah River, near Harper's Ferry, W. Va.

Shenandoah River, near Harper's Ferry, W. Va.

No. 7443. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.