"Map of 1861 Southeastern Virginia & Fort Monroe" Map of the Military District of Southeastern Virginia & Fort Monroe Compiled in the Bureau of Topographical Engineers of the War Department, August, 1861. Original Plate XVI (#16) 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 XVI (#16) 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 The Atlas Entered the Public Domain when the Atlases were withdrawn from Libraries and Other Federal Depositories over the past Century.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): Military Reconnaissance Department of Virginia, Major General Wool Commanding. Charles Worret and Compiled under the Direction of Col. Cram, Chief Topographical Engineer Department of Virginia.
" (#2): "Map of 1862 Campaign from Yorktown to Williamsburg, Prepared by Command of Major General George B. McClellan, Commander of The Army of the Potomac, by A. Humphreys, Chief of Topographical Engineers.Map Compiled in Bureau of Topographical Engineers, April 1862, Under the Direction of Brigadier General A. A Few of the Cities, Towns & Other Landmarks located on the Map: Richmond, Richmond & Danville Railroad, Louisa Courthouse, Charlottesville, Cumberland Couthhouse, Petersburg, Yorktown, Williamsburgh, Junction, Bowling Green, Rappahannock River, Potomac River, Westermoreland Courthose, King George, Clarksville, Dunkirk, King & Queen, Hanover Courthouse, 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.
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