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Auction 184, Lot 352

"Appomattox Court House from Surveys Under the Direction of Bvt. Brig. Gen. N. Michler...", Humphreys, Andrew A.

Subject: Appomattox, Virginia

Period: 1867 (dated)


Color: Black & White

22.1 x 30.3 inches
56.1 x 77 cm
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This map, published two years after the end of the Civil War, shows the vicinity of Appomattox Court House, one of the last battles of the war. The map is finely detailed showing roads, railroads, houses, names of residences, drainage and woodlands. The map was made from surveys under the direction of Bvt. Brig. Gen. N. Michler, Maj. of Engineers by command of Major General Andrew A. Humphreys. Lithographed by Julius Bien. This map is framed but can be removed from the frame for shipping. Frame measures 31.7 x 40.0".

References: Rumsey #3881.014; Stephenson (Civil War) #525.3; Wooldridge #299.

Condition: B+

A nice impression on a bright sheet with some light stains at bottom, an edge tear at bottom that enters about 1/2" into image, and a couple of pencil notations in the image. The map was not examined out of the frame. The white triangle near the top of the image is due to a light reflecting on the glass. The map can be removed from the frame for shipping upon request.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/15/2021