An Original Plate from The Official Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Published by Resolution of the U. Congress of May 19, 1864, to serve as the Official Historical Record of The Civil War Dedicated to Demonstrating and Preserving the History of the Conflict's Battles, Regions of Control, Army Troop Positions, Military Strategy, Topography, and History. Of the 10,000 Published, Less than 1,000 Complete Atlases Remain. Fine Adornment of Civil War History. Impressive on any Home or Office Wall.
1865 Carolinas Campaign & Siege of Spanish Fort, Alabama (1): Howard's Campaign through South & North Carolina. (2): Engagement at Bentonville, North Carolina. (3): Environs of Petersburg, Virginia. (4): Plat showing the Positions of Howard's Army at Bentonville. (5): Siege Operations at Spanish Fort, Mobile Bay, by the U.
Canby, April 8th & 9th, 1985. Original Plate LXXIX (#79) of the 175 Plates of The Official Folio Historical Record of The Civil War contained within 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 Accumulation of Records & the Assembling of the Atlas taking over 30 years to Complete. Original Plate LXXIX (#79) of the 175 Published. Map is in Good+ condition.
Slight moderate fraying along border edges. No soils, marks, or writings. 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The Atlas Entered the Public Domain when the Atlases were withdrawn from Libraries and Other Federal Depositories over the past Century. Map Shows Names of Local Citizens' Homes & Farms, Churches, Railroads, Blacksmiths, Taverns, Depots, Cotton Mills, & Many Other Landmarks. A Few of the Landmarks Shown on the Map Include: Minette Bay, Blakely River, Minnette Bayou, Road to Carr's Brdige, House in Ruins, Randallsville, Springfield Post Office, the Harper home, Cape Fear River, Point of Rock's Road, Cottage Point Road, Lunette, Appomattox River, Laurel Hill, Swift Creek, Brightsville, Williams Crossroads, Russell Place, Everettsville, Military Railroad, Boat Landing, General Hospital, Baker's Store, Rowe's Store, Sandy Level Church, Fayetteville, Cheraw, Columbia, Beaufort, Averysboro, Woods and Swamps, Harper Farm, Leetown, Elkhorn Tavern, Minette Bayou, Fort Davis, Fort Morton, Fort Stedman, Fort Howard, Graham home, School House, and many other points of interest.Great for History & Genealogy as Map Shows Cities, Towns, & Landmarks During the War; Some of Which No Longer Exist Today. 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, Military Strategy, and History. Greetings from Historical Savannah, Georgia: Founded 1733. Imaginative & Creative Gift for the Historian or Civil War Enthusiast.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. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\North America Maps".
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