Tag Archives: hand-drawn maps

5 August 1864: “Line of Works occupied by 1st Division”

Item Description: Map dated 5 August 1864, by Herbert E. Valentine. He was a private in Company F of the 23rd Massachusetts Volunteers. Valentine made birds eye view sketches of the towns in which he was stationed, as well as … Continue reading

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17 December 1862: “MAP of The Route Marched by the Foster Expedition Dec, 1862″

Item description: Newton Wallace, Company I, 27th Massachusetts Infantry, drew this map of the route the Foster expedition took through eastern North Carolina, moving from New Bern to Goldsboro in December 1862. It includes towns, railroads, roads, water features, and … Continue reading

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30 October 1862: “A map of Port Hudson and its defences”

Item description: Map, dated 30 October 1862, of Port Hudson (La.) and its defences, including a descriptive list of batteries (hand-drawn and colored). More about this map and the Gilmer Maps Collection: This map is part of the Southern Historical … Continue reading

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21 July 1862: “MAP of Marches Made July 21′, 1862 and July 4th 1863″

Item description: Newton Wallace, Company I, 27th Massachusetts Infantry, drew this map of the marches he made while in North Carolina with the Union Army. Item citation: Diary commencing Oct. 14, 1861 – ending Sept. 20th, 1863 / Newton Wallace, … Continue reading

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27 May 1862: “4 miles S.E. of Hanover C.H. Va.”

Item Description: Hand drawn map of the Battle of Lebanon Church [Hanover Court House], Va., 27 May 1862.      Item Citation: William James Harriss Bellamy Papers, #1559-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel … Continue reading

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23 March 1862: Hand drawn map of the First Battle of Kernstown

Item description: Hand drawn map, dated 23 March 1862, of the First Battle of Kernstown, reportedly sketched by two officers on Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s staff: Major Jedediah (Jed) Hotchkiss and Major R.L. Dabney. The battle is considered the opening … Continue reading

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