"Der Amerikanische Kriegsschauplatz Zwischen Baltimore & New York", Petermann, Augustus Herman
Subject: Mid-Atlantic United States, Civil War
Period: 1862 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
15.5 x 12.8 inches
39.4 x 32.5 cm
This rare Civil War map was published in Germany to illustrate the seat of war in the Mid-Atlantic states from Baltimore to New York City. While no battles are depicted, the map does a nice job detailing the transportation network and natural features of the region including railroads, roads, court houses, rivers and topography. Originally issued as a brochure, this example has been dissected and backed with linen. European maps of the Civil War are quite uncommon.
A mostly clean and bright example with a little marginal soiling along the sheet edges and a previous owner's stamp on verso.