Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862]


Type - map

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Title - caption or label given by the creator

Map of the battlefield of Antietam, [Sept. 17, 1862]

Creator - cartographer/artist

Willcox, William H.

Date Created


Spatial Coverage - the place depicted (geographical location)

Antietam Battlefield; Sharpsburg, Maryland


[Philada., Lith. of P. S. Duval & Son, 1862]

Rights - a statement of any use restrictions or ownership

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Source - owner or repository of original or digital image

Library of Congress

Description - notes, provenance, or other information about the map

- [Scale ca. 1:13,300].
- Inscribed in longhand as follows: Obtained from Washington & presented to Gen. R. E. Lee by J. E. B. Stuart.
- This map was in the possession of Jedediah Hotchkiss at the time of his death. Major Hotchkiss served as topographic engineer with the Army of Northern Virginia. In July 1948, the Library of Congress purchased his map collection.
- Description derived from published bibliography.

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