Auction 130, Lot 821

"[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.


Condition: B

Some toning and offsetting with some chipping in the margins.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/2/2009