Map of 1864 Coast of Texas and Its Defenses Shows Corpus Christi & Galveston (1) Coast of Texas and Its Defenses, Capt. Tipton Walker, Chief of Topographical Bureau of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. Bermuda Hundred, Deep Bottom, Chattahooche, Point of Rocks. Original Lithograph Plate LXV (#65) 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 LXV (#65) of the 175 Published. Union Forces Shown in Blue. Confederate Forces Shown in Red. Map is in Very Good/Good condition.
No soiling, 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 The Atlas Entered the Public Domain when the Atlases were withdrawn from Libraries and Other Federal Depositories over the past Century.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.The Most Intricately Detailed Map of the Texas Coast of All 175 Plates of the Atlas. Impressive On Any Home or Office Wall Dimensions: 19 " x 29.5" So Large It Makes Itself The Conversation of Any Room. Great for Family History and Genealogy 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, & Many Other Landmarks.
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.
The item "Large Original Civil War Map TEXAS COAST DEFENSES Corpus Christi Galveston" is in sale since Sunday, January 24, 2021. 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.