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 CXXII (#122) of 175 Published. Panoramic Lithograph is in Very Good Condition.
No soiling, marks , or writings. Closed separation 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 The Atlas Entered the Public Domain when the Atlases were withdrawn from Libraries and Other Federal Depositories over the past Century.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, 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) Exterior View of the Gorge of Fort Sumter on the 14th of April, 1861.
" (2) " Exterior View of the Gorge of Fort Sumter on the 14th of April, 1861. " (3) " Channel Face of Fort Moultrie with Bomb Proof Shelter and Flag Staff.
" (4) " Fort Sumter, December 9th, 1863, View of the Southeast Angle. " (5): " Exterior View of the Gorge of Fort Sumter on the 14th of April, 1861. " (6) " Exterior View of the Gorge of Fort Sumter on the 14th of April, 1861. " (7) " Sullivan's Island, Battery Beauregard, 1861, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina.
" (8) " Fort Sumter, December 9th, 1863, Interior View of Three-Gun Battery. " (9) " Fort Sumter, December 9th, 1863, View from Southwest Angle. " (10) " Sullivan's Island Fort Monroe, 1864, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. " (11) " Fort Sumter, December 9th, 1863, View of Entrance to Three-Gun Battery.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. So Large It Makes Itself the Conversation of Any Room. 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.
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. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\North America Maps".
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