United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Maps
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Collection Number: A&M.3803
Overview Copies of maps drawn and painted with water colors by Robert Knox Sneden, a Union soldier who served for a time as a draughtsman making maps on the staff of the III Corps of Samuel P. Heintzelman. Although serving in the eastern theater of the Civil War, the 316 maps in the collection show Sneden's interest in documenting military campaigns, battles, and strategic terrain in most theaters of the conflict. An item-level listing of maps in the collection can be found in the scope and content...
Dates: ca. 1861-1918
Collection Number: A&M.0895
Overview Papers mainly related to the Civil War in southern West Virginia, including correspondence, maps, photographs, newspaper clippings, muster rolls, and other material. Highlights of the collection include material regarding Captain John V. Young of the 11th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry; Captain James S. Cassady of the 7th West Virginia Cavalry; Captain W.D. Thurmond and his company of Partisan Rangers; and the 8th and 13th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry units. The collection is organized...
Dates: 1844-1938; Majority of material found within 1861-1867