Maps and Mapmakers of the Civil War
Bosse, David, Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society
Maps and Mapmakers of the Civil War. By Earl B. McElfresh. (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1999. Pp. 272. Illustrations, maps, index. Cloth, $55.00)
Once largely neglected as a field of scholarly inquiry, the cartography of the American Civil War has enjoyed a remarkable revival in the past decade. The publication of essential cartobibliographies that describe the maps in the Library of Congress and the National Archives have made those outstanding collections more widely known, thereby facilitating research. Other recent monographs have examined specific topics such as the life and work of Confederate mapmaker Jedediah Hotchkiss, or the publication of maps by Northern daily …
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Publication information: Article title: Maps and Mapmakers of the Civil War. Contributors: Bosse, David - Author. Journal title: Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society. Volume: 93. Issue: 4 Publication date: Winter 2001. Page number: 450+. © Illinois State Historical Society Summer 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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