Original Plate of "The Official Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, " Published the by the Resolution of the U. 1864, to serve asThe Official Historical Record of The Civil War, to be Accompanied by an Atlas of Battles, Troop Positions, Skirmishes, and Topography.
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. 1862 Reconnaissance of Yorktown Surveyed & Drawn Under the Direction of Major A. Humphreys, Commanding of Topographical Engineers. Original Plate XV (#15) 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 XV (#15) 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 The Atlas Entered the Public Domain when the Atlases were withdrawn from Libraries and Other Federal Depositories over the past Century. Impressive On Any Home or Office Wall. Dimensions: 19 " x 29.5" Fine Adornment of Civil War History MAPS READ: (#1). Barnard, Chief Engineer Army of Potomac, Reconnaissance of the Secession Works at Yorktown, Virginia, Made By Lieut. Abbot, Topographical Engineers, and at Gloucester, VA, made by Lieut. Comstock, Engineers, May, 4, 1862.
" (#2): "The Position of Yorktown with the Approaches from Reconnaissance and Survey between the 5th and 10th day of April 1862; By Command of Major General George B. McClellan, Commanding the Army of the Potomac, A.A> Humphreys, Major and Chief of Topographical Engineers. Barnard, Reconnaissance of Red Redoubt Group to Right of Yorktown, Made by Lieut. " (#4): " The Position of Yorktown with the Approaches From Reconnaissances and Surveys Made by Command of Major General George. McClellan, Commanding The Army of The Potomac, Prepared Under the Direction of Major A.
Humphreys, Commanding Topographical Engineers, Camp Winfield Scott, April 21, 1862. Shows Citizen's Names & their Homes & Farms, Churches, Taverns, Blacksmiths, Mills, Trading Posts, Blockade Lines, & Many Other Landmarks: Hope Church, Steam Mill, Fort MacGruder, Log Houses, Rebel Containment, Old Wharf, Garrow House, Warwick River, Widow Curtis, Mrs.Whitback, Wright's farm, Taylor's Landing, Orchard, Felled Trees, Wynn's Mill, Burnt Chimneys, Dam, Lee's Mill, Burnt Saw Mill, Obstructed Road, Baptist CHurch, Temple Farm, Copeland, Stony Point, Mrs. Power, Adams, Clark's Farm, Moore, Waterview, Bassett Farm, Telegraph Station, and many others landmarks.
Great for Genealogy as Map Shows Cities, 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, Military Strategy, and History.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 "Original Antique Civil War Reconnaissance Map YORKTOWN Williamsburg Virginia VA" is in sale since Friday, December 1, 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.