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 1864 Campaign From Vicksburg to Meridian February 1864 Original Lithograph Plate LI (#51) 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 LI (#51) of the 175 Published. Map is in Very Good/Good condition. Moderate Foxing along bottom right corner. 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to serve as The Official Historical Record of the War.The Atlas Entered the Public Domain when the Atlases were withdrawn from Libraries and Other Federal Depositories over the past Century.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) Map of the Country between VICKSBURG to MERIDIAN, Mississippi, Showing the Route Followed by the SEVENTEENTH ARMY DIVISION Under the Command of MAJ.
" (2) "Sketch of the City of Atlanta and Line of Defenses, April 12, 1864. " (3) "Map of Smith's Island, North Carolina, Prepared Under the Direction of Capt. James, Chief Engineer by Lieut. So Large It Makes Itself The Conversation of Any Room.
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, Schools, Railroads, Mills, & Many Other Landmarks. A Few of the Homes, Farms, Depots, Forts, Mills, Churches, & Other Landmarks located on the Map: Homes and Farms of J. Gibson, Harris, Williams, McDonald, Atchinson, Robbins, Moore, Cagles, Rhodes, Calhop, Yarborough, G.Curtis, Barton, Howard, Clark, Pollack, Milldale, Bolton, Treadwell, Robinson, Dean, James, Hinton, Ricks, Morrison, Bryant, McCall, Nailer, Campbell, Hamilton, Vaughn, H. Stevens, McMillian, Kilpatrick, Holiday, Pelham, Maline, Russell, Wade, Moore, Wilson, Patterson, Dowell, Walsh, Fisher, White, Gandis, Osbourne, Wintham, Davis, James, Lay Woods, Everett's Store, Mississippi &Central Railroad, Pelathatchie, Morton, Forest, Southern Railroad, Paulding, Choctaw, Enterprise, Quitman, Marion, Daleville, Utica, Higginbottom's Farm, Brownsville, Vicksburg & Jackson Railroad, Drake's Bluff, Birdsongs, J. Whitaker, Thompson, Auburn, Baldwin, Livingston, Claiborrnesville, Vernon, Harmony, Johns, Jones, Grand Gulf, Morrisville, Richmond, Goshen, Sulphur Springs Church, Beattie's Gap, Mobile & Ohio Railroad, Linden, Jackson, Rocky Springs, Terry Store, Richland, Mt. Shiloh 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. A Frame is Not Included.
The Framed Map shown is a Personal Lithograph Plate 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 "Large Original Antique Civil War Campaign Map VICKSBURG MERIDIAN Mississippi MS" is in sale since Wednesday, December 27, 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.S Official Records of The Civil War