Framed Document Civil War Map 1861-1865
- Parchment paper, unique in appearance, with crinkles and aging process characteristics
- Approximately 11 X 14 inches
This map marks 78 separate Civil War battlefield locations with chronological information. The battles span the entirety of the Civil War and give significant historical information about the war and each battle.
The National Archives' cartographic section contains approximately 8,000 Civil War maps, including both manuscript and printed maps and plans. The manuscript maps include pencil sketches and original pen-and-ink drawings as well as processed maps with annotations in ink or pencil. Many of the Civil War manuscript maps and drawings are unique to the National Archives, while a variety of the printed maps are more common and can be found in other large repositories such as the Library of Congress.