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I am Hal Jespersen, a freelance cartographer who specializes in creating battle and campaign maps for the American Civil War. From 2004 to 2012 I wrote hundreds of Wikipedia articles about the war and illustrated them with 200+ elaborate maps, which are available for free. See the FREE MAPS tab above.

My cartography services are now available to historians for commercial publication in books, journals, magazines, websites, or presentation materials. As of spring 2020, I have worked on over 230 professional publishing projects, for which I have created over 3,300 maps. And I recently started as the official cartography for Gettysburg Magazine.

My cartography/illustration skills, my familiarity with Civil War campaigns, tactics, and personnel, and my extensive research library of secondary sources and atlases, make me the ideal partner for collaborating on professional works. See the SERVICES/PRICING tab above for details. The PORTFOLIO tab above has an extensive collection of sample maps that illustrate a variety of cartography styles I have delivered for publication.

Please use the CONTACT tab above for more information.

Visit my personal website, www.posix.com, for more of my personal background and details on my extensive Civil War writing and traveling.