Jedediah Hotchkiss (1828 - 1899) MP

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Nicknames: "Jed"
Birthplace: Old Stone House, Windsor, Broome, New York, United States
Death: Died in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States
Managed by: Doug Robinson
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About 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 Sarah 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
1855
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