Auction 104, Lot 259

"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: 1863 (circa)

Publication: New Illustrated Family Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
26.5 x 17.8 inches
67.3 x 45.2 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.

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Condition: B

Close trimmed as usual for this map. A tiny chip just touching lower neatline. Lightly toned and some light scattered foxing.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $0

Closed on 9/10/2003

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