Auction 99, Lot 229

"Map of the Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds, embracing portions of Virginia and North Carolina, with their strategic points and railway connections", Colton, George Woolworth

Subject: North Carolina

Period: 1861-2 (published)

Publication: Leslie's Pictorial History of the War of 1861

Color: Black & White

Size:
14 x 20 inches
35.6 x 50.8 cm

Large Civil War map of the coastal region from Norfolk, Virginia to Wilmington, North Carolina. The map is filled with details and an emphasis on the railway network. This region was hotly contested during the war when the Burnside Expedition captured Roanoke Island in February of 1862.

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Condition: A

Some minor stains in margins.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $50

Closed on 6/12/2002

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