By: Harper's Weekly
Date: 1861 (published)
Dimensions: 30 x 20 inches ( 76.2 x 50.8 cm )
This terrific Civil War map that takes exceptional care to detail as it displays the towns villages railroads and the ship blockade of the south. The title in full reads "Map of the Southern States Including Railroads County Towns State Capitals County Roads the Southern Coast from Delaware to Texas Showing the Harbors Inlets Forts and Position of Blockading Ships" and continues along the bottom: "Prepared for Harper's Weekly November 1861." Surrounded by an elaborate border it features portraits at every corner of Lincoln Seward Gen. Scott and Gen. McClellan. An inset of Washington DC is shown at the lower right corner of the map.
On the verso, five wood engraved views include, "The Valley of the Shenandoah Virginia" "Arkansas Troops now under Beauregard in Virginia" "Our Army at Edwards's Ferry on the Potomac Opposite Leesburg" "Our Fleet at the Mouth of the Mississippi…" and "Camp in the Woods near Leesburg Loudon County Virginia - Virginia Infantry." A great addition to any civil war or southern states collection.
Condition: B Issued folding with some light offsetting a few minor spots and numerous long clean fold separations that have been closed on verso with archival tape and paper tape.
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