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Maps of The Wilderness, Virginia (1864)
Sketch of the Battle of the Wilderness, position of 2nd Corps, A.N.V., Thursday May 5th

 

Report of the camps, marches & engagements, of the Second Corps, A.N.V., and of the Army of the Valley Dist. of the Department of Northern VA., during the campaign of 1864 : [Virginia] / illustrated by maps & sketches by Jed. Hotchkiss, Top. Eng. V.D.

No. 2. Sketch of the Battle of the Wilderness, position of 2nd Corps, A.N.V., Thursday May 5th, 1864. Scale 1:40,000 / S.B. Robinson --

Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899.

Title on envelope: Battle maps, nos. 1 to 38, campaigns of 1864-5 of 2nd Corps and of Army of Valley Dist. of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Relief shown by hachures.
A number of the maps from this report are reproduced in the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1891-95.
Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) with some sheets mounted on cloth.
In pen-and-ink on the blue lined paper cover of the report: The original report, written in Dec. 1864, Jed. Hotchkiss, Staunton, Va. In pencil on the cover of the report: The pencil changes are those made in No. (2) copy of this report, Jed. Hotchkiss. Staunton, Va., Sept. 30th, 1892.
Accompanied by ms. text. [48] p. ; 27 cm. Bound in brown leather with blue lined paper cover.
Both the atlas and accompanying text are contained in a blue paper envelope.
Reference: LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H8
All maps (some folded) within atlas are loose and detached from paper binding.
Accompanying text includes several folded sheets of manuscript notes and a typed list of locations of battles of the Civil War.
On sticker on verso and inside of cover of accompanying text and on envelope: If not delivered in 3 days, return to Jed. Hotchkiss, consulting mining engineer.
Imperfect: Map no. 29 torn along fold lines.
In pencil on envelope: 449.

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650

http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3881sm.gcwh0008

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