Maker: US War Dept..
Full title: Plate 166. The United States of America showing the Boundaries of the Union and Confederate Geographical Divisions and Departments, December 31, 1862. 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, 1895. 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. Includes topography. Darker blue borders indicate a "Union Department", red borders indicate a "Confederate Department" and the "gray tint indicates the seceding states at the date of the map." Very good condition with image transfer, a few minor spots/stains and a touch of foxing, and some staining and wear to the paper edges. This sheet has a tear at the top right that goes just into the map. Measures approx. 16 x 27 inches to the outer border lines.
Item Number: CIV240