The Hotchkiss Map Collection contains cartographic items made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss (1828-1899), a topographic engineer in the Confederate Army. These maps were used by Generals Robert E. Lee and “Stonewall” Jackson in developing strategies for battles. Also included are copies of Hotchkiss’s field notes and materials Hotchkiss created after the war was over when he served as a consulting engineer.
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These historical era(s) are best represented in the collection although they may not be all-encompassing.
- The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1877
Related Collections and Exhibits
- Civil War Map Collection
- Civil War Photographs, 1861-1865
- Band Music from the Civil War
- Civil War Sheet Music
- Civil War Treasures from the New-York Historical Society
- A Civil War Soldier in the Wild Cat Regiment
- The Gettysburg Address
- The Alfred Whithal Stern Collection of Lincolniana
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