Publishing Office, Containing all Battle Maps, Field Reports, Correspondence, Troop Positions, Skirmishes, Coastal Surveys, Naval Battles, and Topography during the Four Years of the War - The undertaking of Accumulating and Assembling The Atlas taking over 30 years to complete. Original Plate LXX (#70) of the 175 Published. Map is in Very Good/Good condition.
Moderate fraying along border edges. Original Lithograph Engraved by Julius Bien for the "The Official Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies;" Commissioned by Resolution of Congress May 19, 1864, in accordance to serve as The Official Historical Record of the War.
The Atlas Entered the Public Domain when the Atlases were withdrawn from Libraries and Other Federal Depositories over the past Century. Of the only 10,000 Published, Less than 1,000 Complete Atlases Remain. Impressive On Any Home or Office Wall Dimensions: 19 " x 29.5" Fine Adornment of Civil War History. Inset Maps: (1) Map Showing the Route of March of the 2nd Division, 15th Army Corps from November 12th to December 21, 1864.
" (2) "Rebel Defenses in Front of the 14th and 20th Army Corps Before the Evacuation of Savannah, Georgia. " (3) "Map of the City of Selma, Alabama, and its Defenses Captured by Assault by the Cavalry Corps, April 24, 1865, Bvt. Surveyed and Drawn by Capt. The Most Intricate & Detailed Map of Savannah of All 175 Maps Published and Highly-Prized.
Great for Family History & Genealogy as Map Shows Towns & Landmarks during the War; Some of Which No Longer Exist Today. Map Shows Names of Citizens' Homes & Farms, Churches, Taverns, Mills, Schoolhouses, & Many Other Landmarks. A Few of the Homes, Farms, Depots, Forts, Mills, Churches, & Other Landmarks located on the Map: Homes of 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, Oxslow Island, Fort McAllister, Court House, Bluffton Jones Island, Turnbridge Landing, Orphan Asylum, Old Fort Jackson, Fort Pulaski, Screven's Church, Miller's Station, Isle of Hope, Wilmington Island, Baptist Church, Saltworks, 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, Wassaw Island, Bloody Point, Turtle Island, Smith's Rice Mills, Morton Hall, Argyle Island, Red Mill, Goshen Church, and many others. The Atlas to Accompany The Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies was Commissioned with Resolution of the U.
Congress in 1864, by which Adjt. Townsend was Appointed Directorship of the Collection and Preparation of the Atlas, which was ultimately Completed and Published in 35 Parts in Sets of Five Lithographic Plates by the U.The 175 Plate Volume dedicated to Preserving a Historical Record of the War, each Map portraying a wealth of Knowledge and Information on Division, Corps, and Troop Positions; Battle Lines, Topography, and Military Strategy. Confederate Forces Shown in Red. Union Forces Shown in Blue. A Frame is Not Included. The Framed Map shown is a Personal Lithograph of the Atlas Featured to Show the Beauty of the Maps when Framed. Greetings from Historical Savannah, Georgia: Founded 1733. Some, to beautify their parlors, chambers, & studies... Loveth, getteth, and useth maps, charts, and geographical globes. John Dee, Advisor to Queen Elizabeth I. The item "Original Antique Civil War Map Sherman's Siege SAVANNAH Georgia GA December 1864" is in sale since Sunday, July 22, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\North America Maps". The seller is "jonesjackson" and is located in Savannah, Georgia. This item can be shipped worldwide.S Official Records of The Civil War