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CIVIL WAR - OUTER BANKS. Colton. Events of 1861.
Map of Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds, Embracing Portions of Virginia and North Carolina, with their Strategic Points and Railway Connections.
20”h x 14”w. Minor stains in margin. Image very good. Drawn by G. Woolworth Colton. Across the top: Pictorial History of the War of 1861.

From Frank Leslie’s Pictorial History .

A large-scale map of the coastal region from Cape Charles, opposite Norfolk, Virginia to Cape Fear, south of Wilmington, North Carolina. Several railroads are shown. Near the top is "Dismal Swamp". At the right are "The Outer Banks", the scene of the first English settlement in America.

On the back are text about events of 1861 and two illustrations of Union ships in the area.

Stock number: TM046
$US 145.00


CIVIL WAR - OHIO RIVER. Coast Survey. 1864.
Ohio River between Mound City and Cairo ... A. D. Bache, Supdt.... Rear Admiral D. D. Porter ... 1864
. Published 1866. 15"h x 22"w. Large scale (1 mile to 2 3/4 inches). Slight browning at two fold lines; good. Stephenson 213.5.

This map was surveyed and prepared during the Civil War under order of Rear Admiral Porter, Commander of the Mississippi Squadron, so military and industrial facilities are emphasized. North is to the right on this map, so Illinois is at the top and Kentucky at the bottom. Mound City, Illinois, is at the right and includes a naval depot, a hospital and a rail line. At the left is Cairo, Illinois. Ft. Cairo is at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers. The Illinois Central RR comes into Cairo and to the fort.

Stock number: N2155
$US 35.00


CIVIL WAR - VIRGINIA. War Dept. 1869.
Jetersville and Sailors Creek From Surveys under the direction of Bvt. Brig. Gen. N. Michler, Maj. of Engineers . . . 1867.
Under bottom neat line: Surveyed & drawn by Maj: J. E. Weyss, assisted by F. Theilkuhl, J. Strasser & G. Thompson. Photolith. by N. Y. Lithographing, Engraving & Printing Co., Julius Bien, Sup't.

20"h x 34"w. A few chips and mild staining at the edge of the wide lower margin. Missing lower left corner about an inch outside neat lines. Image in excellent condition.

From Military Maps illustrating the Operations of the Armies of the Potomac & James... Published 1869 by the Office of the Chief of Engineers, War Department.

The area depicted is a few miles east of Farmville, Virginia. Jetersville is at the lower right of the map, along the Richmond and Danville R. R. The un-labeled Sayler’s Creek (Sailors Creek) at the left drains north into the Appomattox River. The map shows names of residents, terrain features, roads, railroads and towns.

“The Battle of Sayler's Creek (also known as Sailor's Creek, Hillsman Farm, or Lockett Farm) was fought on April 6, 1865, southwest of Petersburg, Virginia, as part of the Appomattox Campaign, in the final days of the American Civil War. It was the last major engagement between the armies of Gen. Robert E. Lee and Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant before the capitulation of Lee's Confederate army at Appomattox Court House three days later” (Wikipedia).

The Sayler's Creek Battlefield was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1985.

References:
Phillips, Atlases, Vol. 3, #3688;
Stephenson, Civil War Maps, 559.55.

Stock number: N2060
$US 300.00


CIVIL WAR - GEN. PORTER'S TRIAL. Events of 1862.
Board Map, No. 1. Map of Battle-Grounds of August 28th., 29th., & 30th., 1862 in the Vicinity of Groveton, Prince William Co., Va. Made by the authority of the Hon. G. W. McCrary, Secretary of War. Surveyed in June 1878 by Bvt. Maj. Gen. G. K. Warren ...
30"h x 26"w. Troop positions overprinted in color. Bears a "Note" under the scale. Similar to Stephenson 577.5.

For General Fitz-John Porter's trial growing out of the battle of Second Manassas (2nd Bull Run).

Stock number: N7193
$US 125.00


CIVIL WAR - HARPERS FERRY, WV. War. Dept. 1869.
Harper's Ferry Prepared by Bvt. Brig. Gen'l. N. Michler, Major of Engineers from Surveys under his direction . . . 1867
Under bottom neat line: Surveyed & drawn by Maj: J. E. Weyss, assisted by F. Theilkuhl, J. Strasser & G. Thompson. Photolith. by N. Y. Lithographing, Engraving & Printing Co., Julius Bien, Sup't. 22"h x 27"w. Edges lightly toned; a few small chips. Image is excellent. From Military Maps illustrating the Operations of the Armies of the Potomac & James...

Published 1869 by the Office of the Chief of Engineers, War Department. Reference Phillips Atlases Vol. 3, #3688. Stephenson 697.6.

The skillful use of hachures dramatizes the terrain at the intersection of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Fortifications printed in blue. Shows names of residents, railroads, roads, terrain features.

Stock number: N2058
$US 200.00
 
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