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War, like necessity, has been called the mother of invention. The same might be said of cartography, for with every war there is a great rush to produce maps to aid in ...
Site/Collection: Civil War Maps Original Format: Maps - Web Pages Date: 2008-08-04
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 ...
Site/Collection: Hotchkiss Map Collection Original Format: Maps - Web Pages Date: 1948-11-01
History Of Liberia: A Time Line After the struggle for liberty in the American Revolution, free and enslaved African Americans faced continued hardship and inequality. A number of white Americans, for a ...
Site/Collection: Maps of Liberia, 1830 to 1870 Original Format: Maps - Web Pages Date: 1998-03-12
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 ...
Site/Collection: Hotchkiss Map Collection - Catalog Original Format: Maps - Web Pages Date: 1828-01-01 View catalog record
The tradition of perspective mapping flowered in Europe in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Mathias Merian, George Braun, Franz Hogenberg, and others produced perspective maps of European cities. These early ...
Site/Collection: Panoramic Maps Original Format: Maps - Web Pages Date: 2007-05-17