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Jedediah Hotchkiss

Also Known As: "Jed"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Old Stone House, Windsor, Broome, New York, United States
Death: Died in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Stiles Hotchkiss and Lydia Ward Hotchkiss
Husband of Sara Ann Hotchkiss
Father of Ellen May Holmes and Anne Lydia Howison
Brother of Olive Bound; Jenette Moke Bound and Nelson Hill Hotchkiss

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About Major Jedediah Hotchkiss

Jedediah Hotchkiss (November 30, 1828 – January 17, 1899), also known as Jed, was an educator and the most famous cartographer and topographer of the American Civil War. His detailed and accurate maps of the Shenandoah Valley are credited by many as a principal factor in Confederate General Stonewall Jackson's victories in the Valley Campaign of 1862.

Daughters of Jedediah Hotchkiss and Sara Ann Comfort

  • Ellen May Hotchkiss 1855
  • Anne Lydia Hotchkiss 1857

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Major Jedediah Hotchkiss's Timeline

1828
November 30, 1828
Windsor, Broome, New York, United States
1853
December 21, 1853
Age 25
1855
January 27, 1855
Age 26
1857
1857
Age 28
1899
January 17, 1899
Age 70
Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States
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Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States