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The Battles of Spotsylvania Courthouse
The Battles of Spotsylvania Courthouse

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. - Nos. 4-4a: Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia

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
No. 4. Sketch showing positions and entrenchments of the Second Corps, A.N.V. during the battles of Spotsylvania C.H. from May 9th to May 21st 1864. Scale 1:40,000 -- No. 4a. Sketch showing positions and entrenchments of the Second Corps, A.N.V. during the battles of Spotsylvania C.H. from May 9th to May 21st, 1864, to accompany report of Jed. Hotchkiss, Top. Eng., V.D. Scale 1:40,000 -- owing position of 2nd Corps., A.N.Va. at Hanover Junction, May 22nd to May 27th 1864.
Scale 1:80,000 --

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

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