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Full title: Plate 21. Thirteen small maps of Virginia including battles, skirmishes, reconnaissance, routes and positions, 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. 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 titles of the maps are: Rough sketch of Reconnaissance near Hanover, VA; Battle of Hanover, VA; Engagement near Hanover Court-house, VA; Reconnaissance near Old Church; March from Mount Airey to Old Church, VA; Skirmish between two Rebel Batteries and Battry B, 1st Md. Arty. At New Bridge; Battle of Mechanicsville VA; Battle of New Market, VA; Pamunkey Expedition near Richmond; Malvern Hill, VA; Engagement near Hanover Court-house, VA; Battle-field of Cross Keys, VA; Route and Positions First Corps, Army of Virginia. Very good condition with mild image transfer, a few minor spots/stains and a touch of foxing, and some staining and slight wear to the paper edges. Folds at bottom corners. Measures approx. 16 x 27 inches to the outer border lines. **SOLD**
Item Number: CIV095