Auction 96, Lot 134

"Military map of the United States", U.S. War Dept.

Subject: United States

Period: 1857 (dated)


Color: Black & White

30 x 13.5 inches
76.2 x 34.3 cm

This map was prepared by the Office of the Quarter Master General. It shows all the military departments and forts throughout the United States. The most interesting feature is a line showing the extreme line of outposts in 1845, which can then be compared with expansion in the west including the routes of military expeditions.

References: Wheat (TMW) 929.

Condition: B

Toned along folds, backed with Japanese tissue. One small loss at fold intersection.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/12/2001