• Rights and Access --                        Hotchkiss Map Collection

    Rights and Access -- Hotchkiss Map Col...

    The maps in the Map Collections materials were either published prior to 1922, produced by the United States government, or both (see catalogue records that accompany each map for information regarding date of publication and source). The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17 of ...

  • Related Resources --                        Hotchkiss Map Collection

    Related Resources -- Hotchkiss Map Col...

    The American Memory collections contain many references to the Civil War in various formats, including photographs, prints, maps, songs, and oral histories. See the collections listed below for specific references. The Nineteenth Century in Print: Books contains a book on Virginia with contributions by Jedediah Hotchkiss. African American Perspectives: Pamphlets from the Daniel A. P. Murray Collection, 1818-1907 contains many pamphlets relating to the ...

  • The Hotchkiss Collection of Confederate Maps --                        Hotchkiss Map Collection

    The Hotchkiss Collection of Confederate Maps -- ...

    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 ...

    • Date: 1828
  • About this Collection --                        Hotchkiss Map Collection

    About this Collection -- Hotchkiss Map...

    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 ...

    • Date: 1828