Auction 129, Lot 348

"Bermuda Hundred", U.S. War Dept.

Subject: Virginia - Civil War

Period: 1867 (dated)

Publication: Military Maps…Armies of the Potomac & James

Color: Printed Color

28.8 x 19.1 inches
73.2 x 48.5 cm

Map of the Civil War battlefield in the vicinity of Bermuda Hundred. From surveys under the direction of Bvt. Brig. Gen. N. Michler, Maj. f Engineers and Bvt. Lieut. Col. P.S. Michie, Capt. f Engineers. By Command of Bvt. Maj. Gen. A.A. Humphreys, Brig. Genl. & Chief of Engineers. Lithographed by Julius Bien. Attractive burnt umber background with the Union and Confederate entrenchments colored in strong blue and red. Map shows common roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, relief by hachure, houses and names of residents. Locates City Point, Chester Station, Fort Brady, Fort Clifton, Fort Converse, etc.

References: Stephenson (CW) #525B.2.

Condition: B

The map image is near fine with full margins, but a long (8") well-closed tear enters at right.

Estimate: $120 - $180


Closed on 9/23/2009