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Auction 116, Lot 315

"Battlefields in front of Nashville where the United States Forces commanded by Major General Geo. H. Thomas defeated and routed the Rebel Army under General Hood December 15th & 16th 1864", U.S. War Department

Subject: Tennessee

Period: 1865 (published)

Publication: Report of the Chief Engineer, 39th Congress, 1st Session

Color: Hand Color

15 x 12.5 inches
38.1 x 31.8 cm
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This is a great Civil War battle map and a very early map of the vicinity of Nashville; Phillips lists only one earlier. It is drawn on a scale of 1.5" to the mile and is oriented with north on the left. A colored key shows the various troop locations. A legend at upper left provides details of the 2-day battle.

References: Phillips (M) p. 458; Stephenson (CW) #432.

Condition: B

Lightly toned with some tissue repairs on folds.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/20/2006