Original 1863 PERRINES WAR MAP OF THE SOUTHERN STATES Civil War Battles History
Original large-format, fold-out 1863 antique Civil War map of the Southern States, published by Charles O. The image area measures 71.5 x 93 cm [28¼ x 52¾], and the full title is Perrines New Topographical War Map of the Southern States Taken from the Latest Government Surveys and Official Reports. Small red circles show battles and engagements, and there's an inset of southern Florida. The map folds into stiff cardboard covers, with 142 pages of text on the "Chronology of the Great Rebellion, compiled from authentic sources" by Captain John S. The chronology is current through November 1863, the same year the map was copyrighted. It is titled A Concise History of the War and includes an introduction and statistical appendix. Overall size of the map and book when the map is folded into the book is 6" x 4" x 1½ thick. There is some paper loss along the upper fold and at the left edge. The map has been professionally cleaned and backed; the image is strong and clear, and there are no marks or writing. The cardboard covers show a bit of rubbing on the corners, and the contents are tight and clean, with no rips or tears. Overall, in quite fine condition for an original map that was used to follow the progress of the Civil War in its final two years. Please see the scans and feel free to ask any questions. It is an original , authentic antique map, not a reproduction or modern reprint, and it is fully guaranteed to be genuine. The text is copyrighted 1864 on the reverse side of the title page.
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- Type: Political Map
- Maker: Captain John S. Bishop
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- date of Creation: 1863
- Region or Country: United States
- US_by_Areas: South
- Date Range: 1800-1899
- Year: 1863
- Country/Region: United States of America
- Cartographer/Publisher: Charles O.
- Format: Folding Map
- Printing Technique: Lithography