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Auction 132, Lot 246

"Chickamauga Battlefield Sketched by J.C. McElroy of the Ohio Commission Late Captain 18th Ohio Infantry",

Subject: Georgia

Period: 1895 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

29 x 19 inches
73.7 x 48.3 cm
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This is an uncommon map of the bloody Civil War battle between the forces of the Army of the Cumberland (Union) and the Army of Tennessee (Confederate) at Chickamauga September 18-20, 1863. It illustrates the battlefield of Chickamauga and is filled with detail of buildings and landmarks, showing the locations of Union and Confederate troops during the battle. Legend uses color and line to differentiate the Federal and Confederate lines on the two days of action. It locates Lee & Gordon's Mill, numerous individual homes with owner's names, the location of Sheridan, Stewart's Division, and many, many more. Lithographed by the Henderson Lithographic Co.


Condition: C+

Folding as issued with several clean separations on folds. Needs simple repair.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/2/2010