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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 - 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.

The skillful use of hachure line 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, and terrain features.

References:

Phillips, List of Geographical Atlases, Vol. 3, #3688.
Stephenson, Civil War Maps An Annotated List, 697.6.

Stock number: N2058
$US 200.00
 
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