Maker: Bien / US War Dept.
Antique Civil War battle map published by the US War Department. Shown on this map is the area in Virginia from Morton's Ford on the Appomattox River to Flat Creek and from Captain Miller's homestead to the Harper farmstead. Very detailed and includes homesteads, mills, farms, and churches, as well as Jetersville and Dentonsville. In the upper left corner is the Appomattox River, and the Richmond and Danville Railroad is in the bottom right corner. The Richmond and Danville is the railroad used by Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his cabinet when they evacuated Richmond on April 2, 1865. This map is dated 1867 and possibly by Bien, although the lithographer is not specifically noted. Very good restored condition. This map has been archivally cleaned, deacidified, and rebacked. Some signs of age still visible including minor stains. Measures approx. 19.75 x 34 inches to the neatline.
Item Number: CIV031