Collection Hotchkiss Map Collection

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  • "Kennedy" iron lands, 4,500 acres : /

    Shows mountains in the southern portion of Augusta County, Virginia. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H241 Includes "Section of Kennedy Mn." In pencil on bottom: 26271. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • [Outline map of eastern Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay region].

    Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil mounted on cloth. In pencil in top right margin: Copy of Map No. 4, U.S.C. & G. survey report, 1882. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H213 In pencil on verso: 183. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • The Hotchkiss Collection of Confederate Maps - Hotchkiss Map Collection - Collections

    by Clara LeGear Jedediah Hotchkiss was born at Windsor, Broome County, N. Y., November 30, 1828. He was graduated from the Windsor Academy and early showed great interest in botany and in geology. In the winter of 1846-47, he taught school in Lykens Valley near Harrisburg, Pa., in a community where coal mines were being opened. In his spare time, he studied the geology ...

  • Topographic map of the Vesuvius Furnace Iron Estate, Rockbridge Co., Va., 8,000 acres /

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. In ink in upper right corner: IV. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H249 Includes inset of "Geological section along Dogwood Hollow, by Jed. Hotchkiss." In pencil on verso: 223. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Donald, W. A. - Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Topographical map showing the location of Big Hill iron lands, Botetourt Co., Va. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H233 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Insets: Title map of "Big Hill" Iron Lands, 592 1/2 A., Botetourt County, Va. -- Geological section of Big Hill, on line A-B. In pencil on verso: 223.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Geological map of the Potomac basin west of Blue Ridge, Virginia and West Virginia : showing the relations of its upper Potomac coal basin and the iron-ore bearing areas in reference to ...

    Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. Corrections to "Explanation of colors" pasted on in lower right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H220 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes cross-section at top left: Geological section across Georges Creek coal basin and eastward (scale 1:6000 to 1") by Prof. I.C. White, May 1881, Trans. Am. Phil. Soc. ...

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Rogers, W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • Map showing location &c. of "Middleton" coal lands, Fayette County, W. Va. /

    Pen-and-ink on tracing linen, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H261 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Plate no. 3." In pencil on verso: 204.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1882
  • About this Collection - Hotchkiss Map Collection - Collections

    The Hotchkiss Map Collection contains cartographic items made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss (1828-1899), a topographic engineer in the Confederate Army. Hotchkiss made detailed battle maps primarily of the Shenandoah Valley, some of which were used by the Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson for their combat planning and strategy. Several of the maps have annotations of various military officers, demonstrating their ...