Auction 160, Lot 337


"Richmond from Surveys Under the Direction of Bvt. Brig. Gen. N. Michler...", U.S. War Department

Subject: Virginia, Civil War

Period: 1867 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

33.1 x 21.7 inches
84.1 x 55.1 cm

This detailed, large-format map of the vicinity of Richmond extends eastward about 16 miles to include all battle lines in color. Shows common roads, railroads, and fortifications (Union in blue; Confederate in red). Richmond and Manchester are shown with street detail with a ring of heavy fortifications surrounding both. A concentration of troops is shown north of the Chickahominy River near New Cold Harbor and Old Cold Harbor. Lithographed by Julius Bien.

References: Stephenson #632.8; Phillips [A] Vol. 3 #3688-9.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with light toning confined to the sheet edges and a small chip confined to the top blank margin.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 11/16/2016