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1867 Antietam Battlefield
1867 Antietam Battlefield


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Antietam. 1867. Antietam. [Prepared by Bvt. Brig. Genl. N. Michler, Major of Engineers, from surveys under his direction, by order of Brig. Genl. & Bvt. Maj. Genl. A. A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, and under the authority of the hon. Secretary of War. Surveyed & drawn by Maj: J. E. Weyss, assisted by F. Theilkuhl, J. Strasser & G. Thompson.]. Stamped at top of map: 320 Union. Handwritten note on verso: War Records Office. Washington, D.C. Feb. 8, 1892. Respectfully referred to the Postmaster, Sharpsburg, Md. with request that he will please examine this map, correct the spelling of the names and return it to me as early as practicable. [Signed] C. D. Cowles, Capt. U.S.A. Confederate positions and the corrections apparently made by the Sharpsburg Postmaster are in red ink. 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

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