Auction 137, Lot 369

"South Mountain Showing the Positions of the Forces of the United States and the Enemy during the Battle Fought by the Army of the Potomac…", U.S. War Department

Subject: Pennsylvania, Civil War

Period: 1872 (dated)


Color: Black & White

20 x 31.5 inches
50.8 x 80 cm

South Mountain is in the Blue Ridge Mountains in southern Pennsylvania and western Maryland. On September 14th, 1862, the Union forces defeated the Confederate forces during the South's first invasion of the North. The map shows roads, towns, terrain features, fences, Union and Confederate troop positions and names of commanders. The map covers an area about 5 miles wide by 9 miles long. Lithograph was prepared in the Bureau of Topographical Engineers.


Condition: A

Very good condition with a few insignificant tears in the wide blank margins and a few spots.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/14/2011