Auction 179, Lot 136

"Route from Fort Ellis Montana to Fort Hope, British Columbia, Travelled by General Sherman July and August 1883, as Shown by Heavy Black Line", U.S. Government

Subject: Northwestern United States & British Columbia

Period: 1883 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
27.4 x 15.2 inches
69.6 x 38.6 cm

A heavy dark line depicts General Sherman's route from Yellowstone to Fort Hope, B.C. Sherman led his troops through the sites of many native battles in his final year as the Head of the Army, retiring in November of 1883. The map has fine detail of watersheds in the Northwest. It extends as far east as Bozeman to show most of Yellowstone National Park, and south to show Point Orford in Oregon. Roads, Indian reserves, towns, rivers and the rail lines are noted.

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Condition: A+

A fine example. Issued folding with a binding trim at lower left.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $425

Closed on 9/16/2020

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