Auction 136, Lot 229

"Map of the Military Operations During the War of 1861-1865 Designed Expressly to Accompany "The Lost Cause" a Standard Southern History of the War", Colton, G.W. & C.B.

Subject: United States - Southern

Period: 1867 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24 x 18 inches
61 x 45.7 cm

This uncommon Civil War era map focuses on the South. It is extremely detailed showing railroads, towns, cities and highlights battle sites with red hand color. The lower right has a "Chronology of the Principal Events of the War" which starts with Jeff. Davis's inauguration and ends with his capture. Surrounded by a decorative vine & trellis border. Copyrighted by G.W. & C.B. Colton and published by E. B. Treat & Co. in The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates written by Edward A. Pollard.

References:

Condition: A

Fine original color and crisp impression. Folding as issued on fine banknote style paper with some archival tape applied on verso to support fold intersections .

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/1/2011

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