Auction 150, Lot 286

"[Lot of 7 - Civil War Maps] The Middle Tennessee and Chattanooga Campaigns", Bien, Julius

Subject: Tennessee, Civil War

Period: 1891 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
35.9 x 22.9 inches
91.2 x 58.2 cm

This lot of eight maps, on seven sheets, shows the important Civil War campaigns in Tennessee. Outside of Virginia, Tennessee experienced the most warfare due to its several strategic rivers running to the south. Each of the maps shows very good detail of troop locations (shown in blue and red) as well as topography and place names. Enlarged from an 1865 "Military Map of Middle Tennessee and parts of East Tennessee..." by C.S. Mergell, which was published in 1874. Printed by Julius Bien & Co. Size varies slightly. The maps are presented in a paper folder with the title ("The Middle Tennessee and Chattanooga Campaigns") on front cover.

A. Map No. 1 The Middle-Tennessee Campaign of Jun and July 1863 Enlarged from a Map Compiled in 1865 by C.S. Mergell....
B. Map No. 2 The Middle-Tennessee Campaign of Jun and July 1863 Enlarged from a Map Compiled in 1865 by C.S. Mergell....
C. Map No. 3 The Middle-Tennessee Campaign of Jun and July 1863 Enlarged from a Map Compiled in 1865 by C.S. Mergell....
D. Map No. 4 The Chattanooga Campaign of August and September 1863 Enlarged from a Map Compiled in 1865 by C.S. Mergell....
E. Map No. 5 The Chattanooga Campaign of August and September 1863 Enlarged from a Map Compiled in 1865 by C.S. Mergell....
F. Map No. 6 The Chattanooga Campaign of August and September 1863 Enlarged from a Map Compiled in 1865 by C.S. Mergell....
G. Map No. 8 The Chattanooga Campaign of August and September 1863 Enlarged from a Map Compiled in 1865 by C.S. Mergell... [on sheet with] Movements and Positions Preceding Battle of Chickamauga Locations Made by Captain S.C. Kellogg, 5th Cavalry.

References: Stephenson #396.

Condition: B+

Maps are very good with light toning and scattered foxing. Bottom right corner of front cover is chipped.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/17/2014

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