editing disabled

SCOTT'S GREAT SNAKE MAP FROM THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS



What can we learn from this map? Use the link to the map below to zoom in on the details of the map. Look at the individual states and the images and words. What do you see? Examine the drawings in the states; how do they relate to the map, to the time period?

Snake_map_for_wiki.jpg
What is happening in New York? Pennsylvania? Maryland? Virginia?


Civil War Maps - Commercial Mapping from LOC
Scroll to locate the Great Snake Map. Click on the map to advance page for zoom in and out capabilities.


Another link to the map found in the Encyclopedia of Virginia

From Gay Thistle:


National Archives


Copy of Scott's Great Snake


Use of Maps


A Dangerous Neutrality by Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman, NY Times, May 12, 2011