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Sketch of the battle of Bristoe
Map of the northern part of Virginia and West Virginia
Part of map of portions of the milit'y dep'ts of Washington, ...
Map used by Jed. Hotchkiss
Memoranda of J. Hotchkiss
[Sketch of a portion of the Antietam battlefield
[Sketch of the vicinity of the Shenandoah Iron Works
[Preliminary sketch of the battle of Gettysburg
[Map of Madison County, Va.].
[Sketch of the Manassas battlefield].
Sketch-book of positions of forces of 2nd Corps A.N.Va., ...
[Map of cavalry engagement near Bridgewater, Va. Oct. 4th and ...
[Sketch of the battles of Chancellorsville Salem Church, and ...
[Map of parts of Caroline, Hanover, and Henrico counties, Va. ...
Battle of Monocacy.
[Sketches of portions of Madison County, Va.].
[Base map of Pennsylvania].
[Map of Chancellorsville battlefield, May 3-4, 1863].
[Base map of Alabama].
[Rough sketch of the Rich Mountain battle area extending from ...
Maps | Web Pages The Hotchkiss map collection
1828 to 1899
Jackson, Thomas J.
Lee, Robert E.
- The Hotchkiss map collection
- Created / Published
- Washington, DC : Library of Congress, [200-?]
- Subject Headings
- - United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- - United States--History--1865-1898
- - Hotchkiss, Jedediah,--1828-1899--Map collections
- - Mode of access: World Wide Web.
- - Title from home page (viewed on May 1, 2006).
- - Offered as part of the American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library Program of the Library of Congress.
- - 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 importance in the military campaigns. The collection also includes maps made or used by Hotchkiss during his post-war years, including maps with information about railroads, minerals and mining, geology and history, most of which focus on Virginia and West Virginia, but also cover other states and even the world. The collection consists of 341 sketchbooks, manuscripts, and annotated printed maps, the originals of which reside in the Library of Congress' Geography and Map Division.
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