Original Antique Civil War Map HARPERS FERRY West Virginia HAGERSTOWN Maryland
Original Plate of The Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Commissioned by Resolution of the U. Congress of May 19, 1864 to Serve as the Official Historical Record of The Civil War, Illustrating in Intricate Detail the Battle Lines, Campaigns, Field Reports, Correspondence, Troop Positions, Coastal Surveys, Skirmishes, Naval Blockades, Military Strategy, and Topography During the War. 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. Military Map of 1863 Harper's Ferry Military Map Showing the Topographical Features of the Country Adjacent to Harper's Ferry, Including Maryland, Loudoun, and Bolivar Heights, and Portions of South and Short Mountains with the Defensive Works and the Junction of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers and their Passage through the Blue Ridge. Surveyed from August 2nd to September 30th, 183 Under the Direction of Captain N. Michler, by Major John Weyss, Principal Assistant. Map of the Vicinity of Hagerstown, Funkstown, Williamsport, & Falling Waters, Maryland Accompanying the Report of Major General G. Meade on the Battle of Gettysburg, Dated October 1863. Original Plate XLII (#42) of the 175 Lithograph Plates of The Official Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Commissioned by Resolution of Congress, Published in 35 Parts of 5 Plates Each, Entered into The Library of Congress, and Dedicated to Preserving the Historical Record of The Civil War, Containing a Wealth of Knowledge and Information on Troop Positions, Battle Lines , Field Reports, Correspondence, Coastal Surveys, Skirmishes, Naval Battles, Military Strategy, and Topography During the Four Years of the War. The Undertaking of Accumulating the Records and Assembling the Atlas taking Over 30 Years to Complete. Original Plate XLII (#42) of the 175 Published. Map is in Very Good/Good condition. No marks, tears, or writings. Nominal fraying along the corners. Original Lithograph Engraved by Julius Bien for the The Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Commissioned by the Resolution of Congress of 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 The Atlas Entered the Public Domain when withdrawn from Libraries and Other Federal Depositories over the Past Century.
Fine Map for the American Historian or Civil War Enthusiast. Makes an Imaginative & Creative Gift.
Impressive On Any Home or Office Wall Dimensions: 19 " x 29.5" Fine Adornment of Civil War History. Great for History and Family Genealogy, as Map Shows Cities, Towns, & Landmarks during the War; Some of Which No Longer Exist Today. Map Shows Names of Citizens' Homes & Farms, Railroads, Roads, Forts, Mills, & Many Other Landmarks. The Atlas to Accompany The Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies was Commissioned with the Resolution of the U. Congress of 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. Dedicated to Preserving the Historical Record of the War, the 175 Lithographic Maps Portray 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 HARPERS FERRY West Virginia HAGERSTOWN Maryland" is in sale since Thursday, November 30, 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.
- Type: Civil War Map
- Maker: Official Records of The Civil War
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Continent: North America
- Country/Region: United States of America
- North America States & Provinces: Virginia
- Year: 1892
- Format: Folio Map
- Printing Technique: Lithography
- Era: 1800s
- Engraver: Julius Bien
- Date Range: 1800-1899
- Cartographer/Publisher: Julius Bien
- Topic: Genealogy
- US State: DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA
- City: Baltimore