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Auction 116, Lot 123

"Outline Map of the United States Exhibiting the Positions of the Military Posts", U.S. Army

Subject: United States

Period: 1856 (published)

Publication: Senate 96, 34th Cong., 1st Session.

Color: Black & White

20.5 x 9.4 inches
52.1 x 23.9 cm
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This rarely seen map locates all of the military forts in the United States. It was originally included in the Statistical Report on the Sickness and Mortality in the Army of the United States Embracing a Period of Sixteen Years, from January, 1839, to January, 1855. Prepared under the Direction of...Thomas Lawson, Surgeon General United States Army. Ordered by Secretary of War Jefferson Davis, this was the first such report since 1840. Lithography by Ackerman Lith, 379 Broadway, NY.


Condition: B

Folding, as issued. A little light scattered foxing in the Northwest and along one fold, else very good.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/20/2006