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  1. wausaubob

    It probably was cotton, after all.

    The Historical Atlas of the Civil War, John MacDonald, Chartwell Books, Inc, New York 2009. There is a little map on page 21 that illustrates the distribution of the vote on secession. In western Virginia, eastern Tennessee, northern Alabama, and the Red River area of Texas, areas in which...
  2. lelliott19

    Robert Knox Sneeden Diary Images

    Digitized images from the Diary of Robert Knox Sneden, 1861–1865, in the collection of the Virginia Museum of History and Culture. Call Number Mss5:1 Sn237:1 Volume 1, 1861 April 12–1862 May 5; Volume 2, 1862, May 5–June 28. Destroyed in a fire in the late nineteenth century; Volume 3, 1862 June...
  3. GELongstreet

    Movements Of Companies Of the 20th Maine and 15th Alabama Regiments During the Attack On LRT

    An essay about the movements and positions of those two famed regiments on Little Round Top at Gettysburg on July 2nd, 1863. The main text is accompanied by a dozen maps. Created in 2012 by Lowell L. Getz.
  4. Belle Montgomery

    Discussion 40 Civil War Sites Are Featured In New Missouri Passport Book

    MISSOURI - 40 Missouri civil war battle sites are featured in a new passport book encouraging Show-Me-State tours. Historically significant civil war sites were chosen by the Fry's Lyon Foundation for the passports. The Fry's Lyon Foundation is a non-profit educational foundation dedicated to...
  5. OldReliable1862

    Civil War Era road maps?

    I'm trying to find 19th-century era maps depicting roads and other features. This is mostly for my wargaming, but I thought other people could find this useful as well. Google Maps, Google Earth, and Topographical Survey are fine for figuring the general topography, but finding lost roads and...
  6. datameister

    Interactive Battle Map - part 1

    Greetings. This is my first attempt at taking my Gettysburg order of battle spreadsheet, incorporating lat/long, and building an interactive map. With this map you can select a time period, select one of three map types, and click on an icon to reveal information about the unit. I'm going to...
  7. datameister

    Gettysburg Data

    Greetings everyone. I have been working on a data set for Gettysburg, relating to the order of battle and casualties for some time now. The source I have used for this Excel file is "The Gettysburg Campaign in Numbers and Losses" by J. David Petruzzi and Steven Stanley. You can download the...
  8. J

    animated maps of day one and two

    I'm working on animated maps of the three days of the battle of Gettysburg. Day one is complete - at least as a version one; and the second day is available in an early version that shows the action up to 8pm. A 3-minute YouTube demo of the day two map is here. The maps themselves are here.
  9. Jimklag

    ENDED Civil War Maps

    I have a good number of troop movement maps like the ones in the picture below. I am looking for similar sets for Vicksburg and Chickamauga/Chattanooga. Does anyone have some good helpful hints for searching for these maps?
  10. lelliott19

    NEW Atlanta Fortifications Mapping App - free access

    From the Georgia Battlefield Association in their most recent Newsletter (June 2017)..... Battlefield mapping app for smart phones or tablets Georgia Tech professor Bill Drummond, who has been working on Geographic Information System (GIS) battlefield mapping for 20 years, has linked his...
  11. Forrest

    Vicksburg Bluffs

    Does anyone have any photos or drawings of the bluffs in front of Vicksburg when the Mississippi was low? At the risk of sounding dumb, was it possible for supplies to get into Vicksburg via the Mississippi when the bluffs were exposed to their full heights? All the photos and drawings I've...
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