Gilmer Civil War Maps Collection

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Title:Gilmer Civil War Maps Collection

The Gilmer maps are an extensive group of Civil War maps, including both manuscript maps and printed maps with manuscript annotations and engineers' drawings of military construction, housed in the Southern Historical Collection in the Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library. This site includes 161 maps representative of the entire southern region, with particularly large groupings of North Carolina and Virginia maps. Most of the maps are dated between 1861 and 1865.

Types:Maps | StillImage
Subjects:United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps | United States, North Carolina, 35.759573, -79.0193 | United States, Virginia, 37.431573, -78.656894 | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Institution:University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library
Contributors:University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
Original Material:

The Gilmer maps available on this site are part of a larger collection of materials called the Jeremy Gilmer Papers, which contains army papers, 1851-1859, about the construction of fortifications on the Georgia and Florida coast; Gilmer's diary, 1841-1842, at Fort Schuyler, N.Y.; a Confederate order book, 1863-1864, from the Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina military district; letters from Gilmer to his wife and family; a few additional maps; and other items.

Rights and Usage:

[Identification of item], in the Jeremy Francis Gilmer Papers #276, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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