Format Maps
Contributors Callahan, Denis
Dates 1863
Location Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg Region
United States
Language English
Subjects Civil War
Fredericksburg (Va.), Battle Of
Fredericksburg Region (Va.)
Fredericksburg, Va., Battle Of
United States
Passages of the Rappahannock and Battle of Fredericksburg, December 10th to 16th, 1862 : copied from the original belonging to Gen'l. Burnside /
Contributor Names
Callahan, Denis.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Fredericksburg (Va.), Battle of, 1862
-  Fredericksburg Region (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Virginia
-  Fredericksburg, Va., Battle of
-  "Map originally prepared following the Battle of Fredericksburg in December 1862 ... enhanced by the addition of details from a captured map prepared by topographical engineer Jedediah Hotchkiss for the use of Confederate lietenant general Stonewall Jackson. A significant feature of the map is an overlay (overleaf) depicting the rapidly changing positions of Federal troops during and after their successful crossing of the Rappahannock River"--Virginia in maps, 2000 (atlas).
-  "Sketch to accompany the report of Brigadier General Henry J. Hunt, chief of artillery, Army of the Potomac, compiled from the surveys of the Topographical Dept., sketches made by Lieut. P. Haines [i.e. , Hains] T.E., and Col. C.S. Wainwright 1st N.Y.A., Chief of Arty. 1st Corps and a survey of the rebel position by Lt. Jed. Hotchkiss T.E. to Lt. Gen. Jackson C.S.A., by [signed] Alexander Doull, Major 2d N.Y. Ay. Insp. of Arty."
-  Oriented with north toward the upper left.
-  Relief shown by hachures and shading.
-  Shows Federal and Confederate positions, headquarters of commanding generals, batteries, woodland, and marsh areas.
-  Similar to no. 2.239, Guide to Civil War maps in the National Archives.
-  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 Web site as a raster image.
-  Copy of original version belonging to General Burnside: Alexander Doull. 1862. 66 x 76 cm.
-  C.1, Oct. 2001, source unknown (1968), gift, ALE; c.2, photocopy, LVA, ALE.
1 map : ms., col., mounted on paper ; 62 x 78 cm.
Library of Virginia Richmond, VA 23219-8000 USA vau For copies contact: Archives Research Services.
Digital Id
glva01 lva00023

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