Auction 106, Lot 225

"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: 1864 (published)

Publication: New Illustrated Family Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
26.2 x 17.7 inches
66.5 x 45 cm

A very interesting Civil War map that was compiled from the "Official Maps of the War Department." This fully colored and well-engraved map 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 location of 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: A

Closely trimmed as this map was always issued. A couple light foxing spots, still very good for this map.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/3/2004

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