Auction 110, Lot 143

"Geographically Correct Map of the Territory Traversed by The Nashville Chattanooga and St. Louis Railway [Southern Battlefields]", Railroad Companies, (Various)

Subject: United States - Southern

Period: 1906 (dated)

Publication: Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway

Color: Printed Color

Size:
30 x 20 inches
76.2 x 50.8 cm

A scarce and very detailed map that shows most of the Southeast with the Civil War battlefields highlighted. Railway routes are identified with red overprinting. Includes all or a portion of Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, eastern Missouri, Mississippi and Alabama. Map is handsomely printed with an earthy green background color. Map folds into paper pamphlet titled "Southern Battlefields - A List of Battlefields on or near the lines of the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway and Western & Atlantic Railroad..." Pamphlet is 47 pages with descriptions of the route and battles. It contains numerous engravings, photographs and 8 battlefield plans. Inside back cover has another map showing the routes of the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway. Finely engraved and colored pictorial cover features an active battle scene.

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Condition: A

Some stains at upper left on front cover. One short fold split.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/2/2005

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