Maker: US War Dept..
Full title: Plate 132. Parts of Brunswick and New Hanover Counties showing the approaches to Wilmington, N.C. / Fort Caswell and adjoining works at Western Bar Cape Fear River, N.C., evacuated January 16th, 1865 / Line of Rebel Works, Smith's Island, N.C., evacuated January 16th, 1865 / Defenses of Augusta, Ga. / Fort Johnston, Smithville, N.C. evacuated January 16th, 1865 / Battle-Field of Champion's Hill, Miss., May 16th, 1863 plus 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. Daniel S. Lamont, Secretary of War, 1894. 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. The two smaller maps are: Plan of the Fortifications at Columbus, GA 1864; Augusta, GA 1864. 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. Mild vertical folds that are barely noticeable. Measures approx. 16 x 27 inches to the outer border lines.
Item Number: CIV206