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. Impressive on Any Home or Office Wall. Map of 1864 Virginia Battles Battles of Mechanicsville, Cross Keys, New Market, Hanover, & Malvern Hill (#1) Engineer Department, Headquarters Army of the Potomac, July 28, 1864.
" (#2) "Plan Showing Part of the Line of the U. Forces on July 29th, 1864, Engineer Department, Headquarters Army of the Potomac. " (#3) "Sketch Explanatory of the Positions and Operations of the Artillery Army of the Potomac, July 30th, 1864.
To Accompany the Report of Brigadier General H. " (#4) "Reconnaissance beyond the Chickahominy at Bottom's and Railroad Bridges, May 21at, 1862; Made by Lieuts. Confederate Forces Shown in Red.
Original Plate XXI (#21) of the 175 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 of The Atlas taking over 30 Years to Complete. Original Plate XXI (#21) of the 175 Published.
Map is in Very Good/Good condition. Mild to Moderate foxing along fold indentation.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 The Atlas Entered the Public Domain when withdrawn from Libraries and Other Federal Depositories over the Past Century. 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, Churches, Mills, Shops, Taverns, Forts, Schools, Hotels, Railroads, & Many Other Landmarks. A Few of the Homes, Farms, Depots, Forts, Mills, Churches, & Other Landmarks located on the Map: Malvern House, Road to Richmond, Wheat Field, Winston, Hospital, Pirkey's Farm, Mooney Farm, Middletown, Sperryville, Luray, Warrenton, New Baltimore, Sulphur Springs, Culepper, Centreville, Fairfax Cour House, Vienna, Waterloo Bridge, Freeman's Ford, Road to New Market, Willis Chuch, Abandoned House, House in front of Battlefield, Mrs. Talley, Hawes Shop, Old Churhc, Mrs. Braxton, Pine Tree Crossing, Johnson's House, Blacksmith Shop, Meadow Bridge Road, Mrs. Webb, Old Church, Hotel, and many others. 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 VIRGINIA Mechanicsville New Market Richmond VA" is in sale since Friday, March 20, 2020. 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.