Auction 96, Lot 201

"Cold Harbor", U.S. War Department

Subject: Virginia

Period: 1867 (dated)

Publication: Maj. J.E. Weyss

Color: Hand Color

32.5 x 19.8 inches
82.6 x 50.3 cm

Map of the Civil War battlefield of Cold Harbor. From surveys under the direction of Bvt. Brig. Gen. N. Michler, Maj. of Engineers and Bvt. Lieut. Col. P.S. Michie, Capt. of Engineers. By Command of Bvt. Maj. Gen. A.A. Humphreys, Brig. Genl. & Chief of Engineers. Scale 3 inches = 1 mile. Lithographed by Julius Bien with full-wash burnt umber background and the Union and Confederate entrenchments colored in strong blue and red. Shows roads, Virginia Central RR, houses, fences, names of inhabitants, vegetation, drainage, and relief hachures. One of the better maps of the area printed on heavy paper.

References: Stephenson #531.2.

Condition: A

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/12/2001