Original Plate of "The Official Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, " Published the by the Resolution of the U. 1864, to serve asThe Official Historical Record of The Civil War, to be Accompanied by an Atlas of Battles, Troop Positions, Skirmishes, and Topography. Of the only 10,000 Published, less than 1,000 Complete Atlases Remain.
Fine Adornment of Civil War History. Impressive on any Home or Office Wall. Map of 1862 Siege of Yorktown April & May, 1862 Includes Inset Maps of The Battlefield of Shiloh & The Army of The Ohio.
Original Lithograph Plate XIV (#14) 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 XIV (#14) of the 175 Published. (1) Reconnaissance of Secession Works and Plan of SIEGE OF YORKTOWN, Made Under Command of General Barnard and Major Humphreys, by Lieut. Wagner, April & May, 1862.
" Inset Maps: (2) "Map of The Battlefield of Shiloh, April 6th and 7th, 1862. " (3) "Topographical Sketch of the Lines of Operations of The Army of Ohio, Under the Command of Major Gen. Buell, Surveyed from the 8th of APril to the 6th of June, 1862, by N. Michler, Assisted by John E. Confederate Forces Shown in Red.
Map is in Very Good/Good condition. No marks, soiling, or writings. Moderate foxing along fold indentation.
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 The Atlas Entered the Public Domain when the Atlases were withdrawn from Libraries and Other Federal Depositories over the past Century.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. Great for Family History as Map Shows Cities, Towns, & Landmarks during the War; Some of Which No Longer Exist Today. Map Shows Names of Citizens' Homes & Farms, Churches, Taverns, Mills, Railroads, & Many Other Landmarks, A Few of the Homes, Farms, Depots, Forts, Mills, Churches, & Other Landmarks located on the Map: Homes and Farms of Clarke, Johnson's Farm, A. Hicks, Harley, Widow Sarratt, Mill, Peach Orchard, 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 parlors, chambers, and libraries... Loveth, getteth, and useth maps, charts, and geographical globes.
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