(1) Map of the Ground of Occupation and Defense of Washington of the Division of the U. Army in Virginia in Command of Brigadier General Irvin McDowell. Topographical Survey by the Party in Charge of H.
Field Work Executed during Parts of June and July 1861 by F. " Inset Maps: (2) " Sketch of Paducah, Kentucky and Vicinity by Captain John Rziha, 19th U." (3) " Sketch of the Battle Field of Logan's Cross Roads, Kentucky. Forces Under the Command of Brig. Forces of the Enemy Commanded by General G. Drawn Under the Direction of Captain Michler, Topographical Engineer. Original Plate VI (#6) of the 175 Plates of The 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 VI (#6) of the 175 Published. Of All the Maps, Plate VI (#6) is the Most Detailed Map of the City of Washington of All 175 Plates Issued. Map is in Very Good/Good condition No marks or writings.
Nominal fraying along border edges. Separation along fold indentation previously repaired. Original Lithograph Engraved by Julius Bien for the "The 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 The Atlas Entered the Public Domain when withdrawn from Libraries and Other Federal Depositories over the past Century.Only 10,000 Published, and Less than 1,000 Complete Atlases Remain.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 Genealogy & Family History as Map Shows Towns & Landmarks during the War; Some of Which No Longer Exist Today.
Map Shows Citizens' Homes & Farms, Churches, Railroads, Taverns, Cotton Mills, Cemeteries, & Many Other Landmarks: A Few of the Homes, Farms, Depots, Forts, Mills, Churches, & Other Landmarks located on the Map Include: Ball's Cross Roads, Hunter's Chapel, Falls Church, Bailey's Cross Roads, Taylor's Tavern, Arlington, Columbia Turnpike, Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad, Theological Seminary, Orange and Alexandria Railroad, Toll Gate, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, Fort Totten, Fort Gaines, Fort Ripley, Chain Bridge, Mason's Island, Fort Lincoln, Three Sisters, Hunting Creek, Mount Vernon Road, Roach's Mill, Uniontown, Georgetown, Taylor's farm, Log House, Well, Heavy Timber, Road to Cemetery, Road to Mayfield, School House , 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, Military Strategy, Topography, and History.Greetings from Historical Savannah, Georgia: Founded 1733. Some, to beautify their halls, chambers, and studies... Loveth, getteth, and useth maps, charts, and geographical globes. John Dee, Advisor to Queen Elizabeth I. The item "Original Antique Civil War Map DEFENSES of WASHINGTON DC Alexandria VA Virginia" is in sale since Saturday, December 16, 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.