Make Me a Map of the Valley: The Civil War Journal of Stonewall Jackson's Topographer

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Southern Methodist University Press, 1973 - 352 pages
Jedediah Hotchkiss (November 30, 1828 - January 17, 1899), also known as Jed, was an educator and the most famous cartographer and topographer of the American Civil War. His detailed and accurate maps of the Shenandoah Valley are credited by many as a principal factor in Confederate General Stonewall Jackson's victories in the Valley Campaign of 1862. - Wikipedia.

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I found this to be quite an unusual book, but if you are interested in cartography in the nineteenth century, very interesting indeed. Hotchkiss wasn't a mapping professional at the start of the war ... Read full review

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