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Full title: Plate 40. Approaches to Petersburg and their Defenses (VA)/ Battle-field of Gettysburg PA/ plus three 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. The three smaller maps are titled: Sketch showing route of the Burnside Expedition (includes Pamlico Sound with Roanoke and Cape Hatteras); Sketch showing the route to New Berne (including Beaufort, Cape Lookout); Map showing the position of Maj. Gen S.G. French's Forces at Lovejoy's Station, GA. 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: CIV114