Auction 97, Lot 152

"Map Showing the System of Rebel Fortifications on the Mississippi River at Island No. 10 and New Madrid Also the Operations of the U.S. Forces under General John Pope Against these Positions", U.S. War Dept.

Subject: Missouri and Tennessee

Period: 1866 (published)

Publication: Report of Maj. Gen. Pope to the Committee on the Conduct of the War

Color: Black & White

17.2 x 20 inches
43.7 x 50.8 cm

A key map for the CIVIL WAR collector who is interested in following the operations involved in the capture of New Madrid and Island No. 10 in the early months of 1862. The detailed map shows the troop locations, roads, houses, batteries and gunboats in the Mississippi. Very fancy titling.

References: Stephenson (CW) #299-8.

Condition: B

Light toning along folds. Backed with archival tissue and pressed.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/5/2001