Fine Adornment of Civil War History. Impressive on any Home or Office Wall.
Map of 1863 Siege of Defenses of Charleston Harbor July 18, 1863 - September 7, 1863 Includes Operations of The Army of The Potomac Original Lithograph Plate XLIV (#44) of the 175 Plates of The Official Folio Historical Record of The Official Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Ordered by Act of Congress in 1864; Entered into The Library of Congress; and Published by the U. 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 XLIV (#44) of the 175 Published. Map is in Good/Fair condition. No soiling, marks, or writings.
Heavy to Moderate fraying along edges. Closed separation along fold indentation previously repaired.
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 The Atlas Entered the Public Domain when the Atlases were withdrawn from Libraries and Other Federal Depositories over the past Century. Only 10,000 were Published, and 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 (1) Plan of Portion of the Siege Operations Against the Defenses of Charleston Harbor, Showing the Left Batteries: 1. Batteries erected against Fort Wagner Prior to July 18, 1863.Part of the Breaching Batteries erected against Fort Sumter used also against Fort Wagner and Battery Gregg, Executed by Order of Major General Q. Gillmore, Under the Direction of Maj. " (2) "Sections and Diagrams of Approaches. " (3) "Sketch Showing the Operations of the Army of The Potomac from November 26 to December 3, 1863. " (4) "Plan of a Portion of the Siege Operations Against the Defenses of Charleston Harbor prior to the Capture of Fort Wagner, September 7, 1863, Showing Defensive Lines across Morris Island, Approaches and Batteries against Fort Wagner, and part of the Breaching Batteries against Fort Sumter. Confederate Forces shown in Red. Union Forces shown in Blue. Great for Family History as Map Shows Towns & Landmarks during the War; Some of Which No Longer Exist Today. Map Shows Names of Citizens' Homes & Farms, Churches, Taverns, Schoolhouses, & Many Other Landmarks. A Few of the Homes, Farms, Depots, Forts, Mills, Churches, & Other Landmarks located on the Map: Homes and Farms of Mrs. Collins Vaughan, Payne, Dogget, Mrs.
Taylor, Smith, Moran, Robertson, Blacksmith Shop, Colvin's Tavern, Hudson's Mills, Harris, Gordon, Mitchell's Ford, Dr. Morton, Bartlett's Mill, Tom Morris, McVeigh, Ross, Mrs. Taylor, Mitchell's Station, Rapidan Station, Wallace, Pannell, Porter, Roach's Farm, Tom Morris, Howe, Widow Kennedy, New Hope Church, Beacon House, Ruins of House, Old Lumber Yard, Brandy Station, Vincent's Creek, Plank Road, Yancy, Covington, Sheppard's Grove Post Office, Old Wilderness Tavern, Fort Wagner, Kemper, Kelly's Ford, Pontoon Bridge, Beverly Ford, Clark's Mountain, R. Webb, Reynolds Farm , 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.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 halls, parlors, chambers, and libraries... Loveth, getteth, and useth maps, charts, and geographical globes.John Dee, Advisor to Queen Elizabeth I. The item "Original Antique Civil War Map SIEGE of CHARLESTON HARBOR South Carolina SC" is in sale since Monday, March 20, 2017. 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.