Maker: US War Dept..
Full title: Plate 37. Defenses of Vicksburg, Miss., surveyed February, 1863 / Jackson and vicinity, May 14th to 16th and July 10th to 21st, 1863 / Jackson and vicinity, July 20th, 1863 / Vicksburg and vicinity / Jackson, Miss., 9th to 17th, July, 1863 / Big Black River Railroad Bridge and vicinity, May 17th, 1863 / Battle-field of Big Black River Bridge, May 17th, 1863 MS. 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. Very good condition with mild image transfer, a few minor spots/stains and a touch of foxing, and some staining and wear to the paper edges. Measures approx. 16 x 27 inches to the outer border lines.
Item Number: CIV111