"Map of United States Military Rail Roads, Showing the Rail Roads Operated during the War from 1862-1866, as Military Lines under the Direction of Bvt. Brig. Gen. B.C. McCallum, Director and General Manager", U.S. War Department
Subject: Southcentral United States
Period: 1866 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
38.2 x 25 inches
97 x 63.5 cm
An interesting hand colored map lithographed by J. Bien. Provides a clear picture of the railroads involved in the theatre of operations during the Civil War. The tracks using a gauge of 5 ft., 4 ft. 8 1/2 in., and 5 ft. 6 in. are color-coded. A large and detailed map that is useful for tracking military operations and troop movements during the Civil War.
Lightly toned along some folds with tiny loss at two fold intersections, else very good. Issued folded, now backed with archival tissue.