"[Lot of 6] Mississippi River", U.S. Coast Survey
Period: 1865 (dated)
Publication: Report…Showing the Progress…during the Year 1864.
Color: Black & White
15 x 22 inches
38.1 x 55.9 cm
Complete and matching set of six charts with great detail along the Mississippi River. Created for use by Rear Admiral S.P. Lee's Mississippi Squadron and covering from Cairo to St. Mary in Missouri. Titles include: 1). Mississippi River from Cairo IL To St. Marys. MO in VI Sheets; 2) Mississippi River Sheet No. 2 - 25 to 41 miles above Cairo; 3) Mississippi River Sheet No. 3 - 41 to 61 miles above Cairo; 4) Mississippi River, Sheet No. 4 - 62 to 78 miles above Cairo; 5) Mississippi River Sheet No. 5 - 78 to 96 miles above Cairo; 6) Mississippi River Sheet No. 6 - 96 to 115 miles above Cairo. Sizes vary slightly. Rarely seen as a complete set.
Good impressions on thin paper. Toned along most folds, many with long splits. Sheet No. 6 is split into 4 pieces.