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Auction 163, Lot 92

"Johnson's New Military Map of the United States Showing the Forts, Military Posts &c. with Enlarged Plans of Southern Harbors...", Johnson and Ward

Subject: United States, Civil War

Period: 1861 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

23.9 x 17.5 inches
60.7 x 44.5 cm
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This is the more desirable issue of this Civil War period map, with the state and territory borders instead of the Military Districts. The large western territories include Dakota, Idaho (incorporating present-day Montana and Wyoming), and a truncated Nevada with Arizona encompassing the region containing Las Vegas. Hundreds of military forts are located. The map has at bottom and right nine inset plans of the major towns and harbors including Hampton Roads, Charleston Harbor, Key West, Baltimore and Washington. Copyright date 1861, but published circa 1863.


Condition: B+

Light toning primarily along the edges of the sheet, minor soiling, and a few small spots.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/14/2017