Antique Map Auction Sale No. 130 - closed 12/2/2009
Drawn by Captain William Kossak in St. Louis, MO, this map was compiled under the direction of Bvt. Maj. W.L.B. Jenney by order of General Sherman. It covers the region bounded by Mobile in the south, Washington DC and St. Louis in the north, east to Chesapeake Bay and as far west as Little Rock. Absolutely filled with fine detail including all roads and trails, towns and villages, rivers, creeks, and railroads. Legend locates Infantry, Cavalry, U.S. fortifications and Rebel fortifications including those of the 4th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th and 20th Army Corps, each indicated in color. Yellow is used to show the route in Pursuit of Hood and other colors show the Movements of the Cavalry Corps of Genl. J.H. Wilson and G. Stoneman. With a long list above title crediting thirteen different authorities in the creation of this large, magnificent map. On thick paper and unfolded this rarity was separately issued.