Original Lithograph Plate LXVIII (#68) 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 LXVIII (#68) of the 175 Published. Map is in Very Good/Good condition.Mild foxing along left border. 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 The Atlas Entered the Public Domain when the Atlases were withdrawn from Libraries and Other Federal Depositories over the past Century.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) Defensive Lines From Fort Brady to Fort Burnham, Department Virginia and North Carolina In the Field, October 1864. " (2) "Defensive Lines From Fort Burnham to Right of New Market Road, Drawn in the Field, October 1864. " (3) "Battlefield of Five Forks, Virginia, Union Forces Commanded by Maj. Surveyed and Drawn by Henry Croch and Drawn for Stone by F. " (4) " ReDoubt and Sign Station of Cobb's Hills, VIrginia.
" (5) " Battle of Bentonville, North carolina, Fought March 19th, 1865. " (6) " Map Showing Position of Pontoon Bridge on which The Army of The Potomac Crossed the James River, June 14th & 15th, 1864.
" (7) " Chart of the Obstructions in the Cape Fear and Brunswick Rivers, and the Batteries Commanding Them. " (8) " Plan, Section, and Elevation of Casemate in Fort Burnham, January 1865.
" (9) " Plan of The Cantonment of the 1st Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, at Graveley Springs, January and February 1865. So Large It Makes Itself The Conversation of Any Room. Great for Family History as Map Shows Cities, Towns, & Landmarks during the War; Some of Which No Longer Exist Today. Map Shows Names of Citizens' Homes & Farms, Churches, Taverns, Schoolhouses, & Many Other Landmarks.A Few of the Homes, Farms, Depots, Forts, Mills, Churches, & Other Landmarks located on the Map: Homes and Farms of E. Boisseau, Tom Bass, Hogwood, Butler, W. Scott, Louis Snyder, and landmarks Cabin, Barn, James River, Graveyard, Woodland Cleared by the Enemy, Chamberlain's Creek, Open Ground, Corn Field, Varina Road, New Market Road, Battery Garrison, Eagle's Island, Brunswick River, Clark's Island, Fort Campbell, Fort Harris, Fort Lee, Rebel Works, Bowdton Plank Road, Stony Creek, Gravelly CHurch, White Oak Road, Rebel Line Charge on 3rd Brigade, Old Field, Dinnwiddie Court House, Cabin, Hatcher's Run, Graveyard, 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 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.
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