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Places in American Civil War History: Maps Depicting Prologue to War and Secession, March 1861

Posted by: Ed Redmond

This is the first of a series of posts documenting the cartographic history of maps related to the American Civil War, 1861-1865. The posts will appear on a regular basis. The first post will provide on overview of pre-war mapping, and maps depicting secession. Following posts will proceed chronologically from the first shots fired at …