Auction 140, Lot 252

"[Lot of 9 - Civil War in Tennessee]", Ruger, Edward

Subject: Tennessee, Civil War

Period: 1875 (published)

Publication: History of the Army of the Cumberland

Color: Printed Color

See Description

Included are nine maps by Edward Ruger illustrating the various Civil War battles in Tennessee from the atlas of Van Horne's "History of the Army of the Cumberland." Ruger worked for the Topographical Engineers and had access to the War Department maps and plans, which he used in the production of these finely detailed and well engraved maps. Each shows highly detailed troop actions and movements with color overprinting. Published by Robert Clarke & Co., and printed by the Krebs Lithographing Co., Cincinnati.

A. Map Exhibiting the Campaigns of the Army of the Cumberland…, (17.3" x 14.5"). Condition: Two tiny splits at fold intersections and a 0.5" edge tear that has been repaired on verso with archival tape.. (B+)

B. Map Exhibiting the Chattanooga & East Tennessee Campaigns in Conjunction, (18" x 16.5"). Condition: There are 2" and 5" fold separations that have been partially repaired on verso with archival tape. Binding trim at upper right. (B)

C. Map of the Field of Shiloh…, (5" x 8.3"). Condition: (A).

D. Map of the Battlefields in Front of Nashville, (8.8"" x 8"). Condition: (A).

E. Battlefield of Chattanooga With The Operations of the National Forces… , (8"" x 9.5"). Condition: Binding trim at lower left. (B+)

F. Battlefield in Front of Franklin, Tenn., (5"" x 8"). Condition: (A).

G. Map of the Battlefield of Stone River, (5"" x 8.1"). Condition: (A).

H. Map of the Battle of Chickamauga, (8"" x 5"). Condition: (A).

I. Map of the Country Between Monteret, Tenn. And Corith, Miss. … , (6.5"" x 8"). Condition: (A).



See descriptions. Larger sheets are issued folding.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/23/2012