Catalog Archive
Auction 102, Lot 235

"Johnson's Map of the Vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsula Campaign in Virginia Showing also the interesting localities along the James, Chickahominy and York Rivers", Johnson & Ward

Subject: Virginia

Period: 1862 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

26.8 x 17.9 inches
68.1 x 45.5 cm

Fully colored and well-engraved map compiled from the official maps of the War Department. Covers the region of the James, Chickahominy and York Rivers, and includes the cities of Norfolk, Richmond, and Petersburg. Shows great detail on military movements, lines and fortifications. Notes the "contest" between the Monitor and Merrimac on 9 March 1862; Confederate evacuation of Yorktown, May 4 1862; Battle vicinity Williamsburg, May 5 1862; Battle of Malvern Hill and several other engagements in the vicinity of Richmond.


Condition: B

Close trimmed as this map is always found. A short archivally taped tear and tiny chip. Some light small spots, else very good.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/5/2003