Original Antique Civil War Lithograph Confederate Defenses Atlanta Ga Georgia For Sale
Original Plate of "The Official Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies,"Publishedby theResolution of the U.S. Congress of May 19, 1864 asTheOfficial Historical Record ofThe Civil War,and was Never Openly Sold, but Distributed only to Federal Depositories, University Libraries, Public Museums, and a few Private & Semi-Private Concerns, And of Which Fewer Than 1,000 Complete Atlases Remain.
A Fine Adornment of Civil War History. Impressive on Any Home or Office Wall. Imaginative & Creative Gift.
Lithograph of 1865 Photographs of Confederate Capitol &Rebel Defenses of Atlanta
Photographs Taken in 1865. Engraved by Julius Bien.
View #5 Showing General Sherman in the background.
Original Plate of The Official Atlas to Accompany The Official Records of The Union & Confederate Armies. 175 Plates Issued in 35 Parts.
Part 26. Plate CXXVI.
Original PlateCXXVI (#126) of the 175 Issued.
Original 1894. 119-yrs-old.
Lithograph is in Good/Very Good Condition: No writings,fraying, or foxing. Short closed separation at fold indentation. Single fold as Issued. Not a Reproduction. Original PlateCXXVI (#126) of the 175 Issued of The Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union & Confederate Armies, Commissioned with a Resolution of Congress of May 19, 1864, Published Under the Direction of the Hon. Daniel S. Lamont, Secretary of War, by Major George B. Davis, Leslie J. Perry, and Joseph W. Kirkley, Board of Publications. Compiled by Calvin D. Cowles, 23rd Infantry, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 1894; a copy of the Preface, Part Volume, & Title Page of which is Included. Engraved by Julius Bien & Co., Lithographers. A Fine Rare Map for the Collector orCivil War EnthusiastorMakes Quite an Impressionable Gift. I Sell Only Original Antique Maps: No copies or reproductions.Press Here to View My Collection.
Impressive on Any Home or Office Wall.
Dimensions: 18" x 29.5"
So Large It Makes Itself The Conversation of Any Room.
Views Include: (#1) "Capitol, Richmond, Virginia, Front View, May 1865." (#2) "Libby Prison,North Side, May 1865." (#3) "Libby Prison, South Side, May 1865." (#4) "Post Hospital, City Point, Virginia, 1865." (#5) "Rebel Fort, (with General Sherman in the background)." (#6 - #11) "Rebel Fort Defensesfortified by Federals."
Fine Adornment of Civil War History.
The Atlas to Accompany The Official Records of the Unionand Confederate Armies was Commissioned with a Resolution of the United States Congress of May 19, 1864, by which Adjt. General E.D. Townsend was Appointed Directorship of the Collection and Preparation, and was Published by the United States Government Printing Office Between the Years 1891 and 1895 as The Historical Record of The War of The Rebellion, Constituting a Total of 175 Plates Issued in 35 Parts, of which this Plate is One, Portraying a Wealth of Knowledge and Information on Battle Lines, Division & Troop Positions, Topography, & Military Strategy. All Plates are Lithographs,Primary Colors beingGreen, Red, Blue, & Brown, with the Union Army represented in Blue&The Confederacyin Red.
Imaginative & Creative Christmas, Birthday, Graduation, or Other Special Occasion Gift.
The sale is for the Map Itself. A Frame is Not Included. The Framed Map Pictured is a Personal Plate (#126) Featured to Show the Beauty of the Maps when Framed.
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Original Antique Civil War Lithograph Confederate Defenses Atlanta Ga Georgia: $160