Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Map making
- There's a story from the Forbidden Zone about Yankees
capturing a map of Confederate positions from a Confederate
officer and copying it by a "fast" photographic process:
They simply laid the map over a photographic plate, out
in the mid-day sun. When the plate was developed, they
had a negative of the map, and of course multiple copies
could be made from the one exposed plate.
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, GnrlJEJohnston@a... wrote:
> ...Lewis Cass (first governor ofHe was also a general in the war of 1812, Secretary of War under
> Michigan I believe)...
Jackson, Secretary of State under Buchanan [until he resigned during
the secession crisis] and the Democratic Party's Presidential
Candidate in 1848 (lost to Taylor), in addition to a bunch of other
sutff (amassador, congressman, senator)