Catalog Archive
Auction 102, Lot 237

"Central Virginia Showing Lieut. Genl. U.S. Grant's Campaign and Marches of the Armies under his Command in 1864-5", U.S. War Department

Subject: Virginia

Period: 1864-5 (dated)

Publication: 39th Cong., 1st Session. Map #11

Color: Hand Color

22.9 x 31.2 inches
58.2 x 79.2 cm

A large and detailed Civil War campaign map extending from Fredericksburg south to a line from Lynchburg to Petersburg. Colored lines identify routes of the various Corps, the regular cavalry, and Sheridan’s cavalry. Badges of the Corps are given in the legend. Fortifications, common roads, railroads, towns, etc. are shown in great detail. In this edition the map title and legend have been moved from the right side to the upper left corner. An interesting and informative map on a famous campaign.

References: Stephenson [CW] #516.

Condition: B

Age toned along some folds, one stronger than others. Backed with archival tissue.

Estimate: $250 - $300


Closed on 3/5/2003