Auction 113, Lot 285

"[Lot of 5 - Virginia]", Pope, John

Subject: Virginia - Civil War

Period: 1862 (dated)

Publication: Pope's Report to the Committee on the Conduct of the War

Color: Black & White

See Description

A fascinating set of Civil War battle maps produced by Maj. Gen. John Pope for his contribution to the 1863 report to Congress's Joint Committee of the War Department. The set of five includes 1) "Map of the Field Operations of the Army of Virginia During the Months of July and August 1862" (16.5 x 14.3"). The largest map in the set, it shows the area from Charlottesville to Washington DC. 2) "Battle of Manassas, Va. Close of the Action August 29th 1862" (8.8 x 6.3"). 3) "Map Showing the Positions of Both Armies August 27th 1862 at Night" (9 x 5.8"). 4) "Position of Troops at Sunset August 28th 1862" (8.8 x 6.2"). 5) "Battlefield of Cedar Mountain August 9th 1862" (6.1 x 8.8").

References: Stephenson (CW) #526.5.

Condition: A

Folding as issued. All with full original margins. The first with a little fold toning, but all are generally very good.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/7/2005