Antietam., Confederate States of America, American Civil War.
LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.9
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. In July 1948, the Library of Congress purchased his map collection.
Description derived from published bibliography.
Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.