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Hotchkiss Map Collection

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0990

Overview

Microfilm copy of the Hotchkiss Map Collection housed at the Library of Congress. Jedediah Hotchkiss (1828-1899) was a Confederate army officer, topographical and mining engineer, and historian. Collection contains more than three hundred cartographic items made by Hotchkiss during the Civil War and the post-war years. Civil War maps include detailed battle maps, sketch books, and some general regional maps, chiefly in Virginia. Post-war maps include information about railroads, mining, and geology, mostly in Virginia and West Virginia.

Dates

  • 1861-1870

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Biographical / Historical

Jedediah Hotchkiss (1828-1899) was a Confederate army officer, topographical and mining engineer, and historian. He served in Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia from 1862 to 1865.

Extent

0 Linear Feet (Summary: 2 reels of microfilm)

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Title
Hotchkiss Map Collection, 1861-1870
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536