Auction 117, Lot 172

"Map of United States Military Rail Roads, Showing the Rail Roads Operated during the War from 1862-1866, as Military Lines under the Direction of Bvt. Brig. Gen. B.C. McCallum, Director and General Manager", U.S. War Department

Subject: Southcentral United States

Period: 1866 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
38 x 25 inches
96.5 x 63.5 cm

An interesting hand colored map lithographed by J. Bien. This detailed map provides a clear picture of the railroads involved in the theater of operations during the Civil War. The tracks using a gauge of 5 ft., 4 ft. 8 1/2 in., and 5 ft. 6 in. are color-coded.

References:

Condition: B

Lightly toned along some folds with tiny loss at two fold intersections, else very good. Issued folded, now backed with archival tissue.

Estimate: $350 - $500

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/6/2006

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