Auction 125, Lot 188

"[Lot of 5 Civil War maps]",

Subject: Southern United States

Period: 1863-1877 (published)


Color: Printed Color

6.8 x 8.3 inches
17.3 x 21.1 cm

Nice set of Civil War maps. The first is "Siege of Vicksburg Mississippi 1863" (7.7" x 8.3"). This map shows the location of Herron, Lauman, Ord, and McPherson in the hills to the east and southeast of Vicksburg. General Sherman's troops are located at the edge of the hills to the north. Profiles show battery and rifle pits. Near fine with three binding punctures in left margin. (A) The remaining four maps are a matched set that were published by Virtue & Yorston, 1877. Each measure 6.8" x 8.3". The maps include "Gettysburg and Vicinity," "Antietam Sharpsburg and Vicinity," "Chattanooga and its Defenses," and "Vicksburg and its Defenses."



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Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/24/2008