Map of 1861 Military Map of Southeastern Virginia Showing Approaches to Richmond & Petersburg Compiled in the Bureau of Topographical Engineers of the War Department 1861. Original Plate XVII (#17) of The Official Folio Historical Record of The Civil War contained within.
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 XVII (#17) of the 175 Published. Map is in Very Good/Good condition No soils, marks, or writings. 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The Atlas Entered the Public Domain when the Atlases were withdrawn from Libraries and Other Federal Depositories over the past Century.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 Published, and Less than 1,000 Complete Atlases Remain. Impressive On Any Home or Office Wall Dimensions: 19 " x 29.5" So Large It Makes Itself the Conversation of Any Room Maps Read: (#1).Part of the Map of the Military Department of Southeastern Virginia and Fort Monroe Showing the Approaches to Richmond and Petersburg, Compiled in the Bureau of Topographical Engineers of the War Department, 1861. Picket Line of First Bridge and Reconnaissance toward Lee's Mill, Virginia, April 28, 1862.
" (#3): "Reconnaissance toward Lee's Mill, April 26, 1862. Map Shows Citizens' Homes & Farms, Churches, Mills, Trading Posts, Blockade Line, & Many Other Landmarks. A Few of the Homes, Farms, Depots, Forts, Mills, Churches, & Other Landmarks located on the Map: Pocahontas, Appomattox River, Petersburg & Lynchburg Railroad, Church, Port Walthall, Bermuda Hundred, Residences of Smith, Allen, Phillips, Clark, Bradly, Carter, Barker, Bailey, Parsley, Chickahominy River, Long Bridge, Jones' Bridge, Charles City, York River, Yorktown, St. Peter's Church, and many others landmarks.Great for Genealogy & Family History as Map Shows Towns & Landmarks during the War; Some of Which No Longer Exist Today. 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 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". The seller is "jonesjackson" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.