"[Lot of 4] Plates CLXXII - CLXXV", U.S. War Department
Subject: Military, Civil War
Period: 1891-95 (published)
Publication: Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies
Color: Printed Color
27.8 x 16.5 inches
70.6 x 41.9 cm
These interesting double-page plates are from the official government record of the Civil War, published three decades after the conflict. This lot contains a description of the battle flags, uniforms, cavalry equipment and weaponry, and diagrams of the various types of hospital wagons, tents, boats and railway cars.
Some toning and offsetting with some chipping in the margins.