Auction 113, Lot 190

"Map of the Seat of War to Accompany the American Conflict", Case & Company

Subject: Southern United States

Period: 1866 (dated)

Publication: Horace Greeley's The American Conflict

Color: Hand Color

Size:
36 x 25 inches
91.4 x 63.5 cm

This large and important Civil War map in original hand color extends west to include part of Kansas, Indian Territory and Texas to beyond Houston but not as far as Austin. The considerable detail throughout names counties and numerous railroads. Two insets feature portions of Texas and Florida. A table provides symbols for towns, villages, battlefields, forts, military routes of infantry and cavalry, railroads and canals.

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Condition: D

Issued folding, now backed with spun nylon to support weakened paper. Some areas of loss along folds, two areas with significant loss that will require restoration and facsimile.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/7/2005

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