Auction 115, Lot 206

"Territory and Military Department of Utah", U.S. War Department

Subject: United States - Western

Period: 1892 (published)

Publication: Atlas to Accompany Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies

Color: Printed Color

Size:
27 x 16.5 inches
68.6 x 41.9 cm

This map, dated 1860, encompasses Utah, Nevada, as well as parts of New Mexico (today's Arizona), Colorado, California, Nebraska and Washington Territory. It shows considerable detail with the topography delineated in hachure. Locates Santa Fe and Fort Marcy, Salt Lake City, Denver City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, etc. Names scores of forts including: St. Vrains, Wingate, Camp Collins, Bonneville, Uintah, Ruby, Tejon, Reading, Bidwell, and camps McDermot and Summit Lake. Routes of various exploring parties are traced, with locations of forts, towns, watershed, wagon roads, and much more. Along the left is a strip map inset of "March Routes of the Army of the Tennessee from Savannah, GA to Columbia SC." Detailed list of Authorities lists 17 source maps used in the production of this map!

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Condition: A

Full, original margins and fine impression. A hint of marginal toning away from map image.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/21/2006

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