Maker: US War Dept.
Full title: Plate 17. Southeastern Virginia and Fort Monroe showing approaches to Richmond and Petersburg, 1861, with additions and corrections 1862, with 2 smaller maps. Antique lithograph by Julius Bien & Co published in the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies published under the direction of the Hon. Stephen B. Elkins, Secretary of War, 1892. The atlas was published as a companion piece to the Official Records of the American Civil War. It contains maps and other images derived from materials generated by both Union and Confederate military personnel during the American Civil War. The atlas was printed in 35 parts between 1891 and 1895. Printed color indicates topography and Union or Confederate locations. Includes Richmond, Petersburg, Yorktown, etc. Smaller maps are: Picket Line of First Brigade and Reconnaissance toward Lee's Mill, VA; Reconnaissance toward Lee's Mill, VA. Very good condition with mild image transfer, a few minor spots/stains and a touch of foxing, and some staining and slight wear to the paper edges. Folds at bottom corners. Measures approx. 16 x 27 inches to the outer border lines.
Item Number: CIV091