Auction 146, Lot 193

"[Lot of 2] Siege Operations at Spanish Fort Mobile Bay... [and] Rebel Line of Works at Blakely...", U.S. Army

Subject: Alabama, Civil War

Period: 1866 (published)

Publication: Report of Chief Engineer U.S.A., 39th Congress, 1st Session

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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These two maps show Union and Confederate positions in blue and red in the vicinity of Spanish Fort, Alabama on April 8th and 9th, 1865. The maps depict roads, drainage and topography. This area was one of the last major battlegrounds of the Civil War and involved 4,000 Confederate troops and 16,000 Union troops. Lithographed by Bowen & Co. in Philadelphia.

A. Siege Operations at Spanish Fort Mobile Bay... (16.8 x 12.2"). Condition: Issued folding with light toning along the folds and a few short fold separations.

B. Rebel Line of Works at Blakely... (15.0 x 10.0"). Condition: Issued folding with light toning along the folds and a chip at lower left that just enters the neatline in a couple of spots.

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Condition: B

See descriptions above.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/4/2013

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