203Re: [TalkAntietam] Carman-Cope
- Jun 11, 2001TR,
I am probably telling you things you already know, but I hope you have the
revised 1908 version of the 1904 atlas. Carman made significant changes in
1908 and reissued the maps. As Kevin mentioned earlier, I have finished a
complete transcription of his 1,800 page manuscript and am working on
editing, notating and publishing it.
TR Livesey wrote:
> Brian Downey wrote:
> > Hi group,
> > I have been wondering for years, but never asked, is there a
> > published source for the Antietam Battlefield Board Papers and/or
> > maps? I gather from the grapevine that they may reside in the secret
> > back-room at the Battlefield Visitor's Center, but I'm ashamed to
> > admit I've never actually asked to see.
> As far as I know, there is only the 1904 edition of the Atlas,
> of which I am lucky enough to have a copy. It is quite spectacular
> (elephant folio) and in color.
> I am currently in the process of geo-referencing the troop placements,
> a task which will take quite some time to complete. Geo referencing
> is assigning earth coordinates to features on maps, aerial photographs,
> or satellite images.
> Here is a sample from plate 1 "Daybreak":
> TR Livesey
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