Auction 98, Lot 128

"Pictorial History of the War of 1861", Colton, George Woolworth

Subject: United States - Southern

Period: 1861 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

29.5 x 20.5 inches
74.9 x 52.1 cm

A large and detailed map of the Southern and Border States showing the actual positions of the National and Rebel forces, and of the blockading fleets and vessels, the positions of the various fortifications, and the localities of all of the important battles. Insets: “Vicinity of Washington D.C” and “The Southern portion of Florida.” Legend identifies battles, Rebel troops, U.S. troops, forts, fortified towns. Noted as drawn on ‘wood’ by Colton.


Condition: B

Title at top was trimmed by binder. Light scattered foxing, small area of paper loss in Potomac.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/6/2002