"The Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies". Commissioned and Published by Resolution of the United States Congress of May 19,1864; Entered as the Historical Record into the Library of Congress, and Illustrated therein a Comprehensive Record of all Battles, Skirmishes, Troop Positions, and an Intricate Geographic and Topographic Detail of all Four Years of the Conflict. Only later during the past Century were the maps released into the Public Domain. Of the 10,000 Published, fewer than 1,000 Complete Atlases Remain. Map of 1864 Sherman's.
Map of Savannah, Georgia and Vicinity Illustrating the Operations of the Army Under the Command of Maj. Sherman, Resulting in the Fall of the City, December 21, 1864. Compiled Under the Direction of Bvt.
Poe from Captured Maps, Coast Surveys, and Recognizance made During the Progress of the Siege. Original Plate LXX (#70) of the 175 Published. Original Lithograph Plate LXX (#70) of the 175 published within. "The Official Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies". Commissioned by Resolution of the United States Congress of May 19, 1864; by which Adjt.Townsend was Appointed Director of its Collection and Preparation. Upon the passing of General Townsend, the Compilation and Accumulation of Maps and Records Continued through three Presidential Administrations and Under the Direction of Three Secretaries of War - the Hons. Lamont, and Attended by its Board of Publication led by Major George B. Kirkley,, and ultimately Compiled and Published between the years 1891 to 1895 Under Captain Calvin D. Cowles in Two Maroon Folio Volumes with the Publication of 35 Parts in Sets of 5 Lithographic Plates, totaling 175, each Engraved by Master Printer Julius Bien & Company. - the Compilation and Assembly of The Atlas taking over 30 years to Complete. The Most Richly Detailed Map of Savannah of all 175 Plates of the Atlas. Moderate fraying along border edges. Slight separation along fold indentation. Original Map Engraved by Julius Bien. Highly-Sought Map and Fine Historic Adornment for the Civil War Enthusiast and/or Historian. Map Showing the Route of March of the Second Division, 15th Army Corps from November 12 to December 21, 1864. Rebel Defenses in Front of the 14th and 20th Army Corps Before the Evacuation of Savannah. Map of the City of Selma and its Defenses Captured by Assault by the Cavalry Corps, April 24, 1865. Surveyed and Drawn by Captain H. Great for History & Family Genealogy, as Map Names Citizens' Homes and Farms, Cities, Towns, Churches, Schoolhouses, Railroads and other Landmarks During the War, Some of Which No Longer Exist Today. A Few of the Homes, Farms, Forts, Mills, Schoolhouses, Churches, Railroads, and Other Landmarks Shown on the Map Include. Homes and Farms of Dr.
Dotson, Monteith, Smith, Oliver, Stewart, C. Wolf, Heyward, Taylor, Charles Mitchell, Smith, Grieves, Fisher, F. Douglass, Naves, Meldrian, Towles, W. Carter, Wilburn, Widow Baker, Mangiin, William King, Hoffman, J.
Dunn, Judge Hagner, Drayton, Whitaker, William Paterson, Thomas Arnold, Meyers, Thiot, Dasher, G. Keller, and Landmarks of Cuffee Bluff, Oxbow Island, Fort McAllister, Court House, Bluffton, Jones Island, Orphan Asylum, Old Fort Jackson, Fort Pulaski, Screven's Church, Miller's Station, Isle of Hope, Wilmington Island, Baptist Church, Hutchinson Island, White House, Saw Mill, Georgia Central Railroad, Whitemarsh Island, Atlantic and Gulf Railroad, Fort Thunderbolt, Savannah & Charleston Railroad, Oyster Beacon, Tybee Lighthouse, Skiddaway Island, Wilmington River, Bloody Point, Turtle Island, Smith's Rice Mills, Morton Hall, Argyle Island, Red Mill, Goshen Church, and many others. Confederate Forces Shown in Red.Greetings from Historical Savannah, Georgia; Founded 1733. The item "Original Antique Civil War Map Sherman's SIEGE of SAVANNAH Georgia December 1864" is in sale since Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
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