Printed color antique map by Julius Bien & Co. at the turn of the century, part of a series of maps of the nation as it was torn apart during the Civil War; titled "Map of the United States of America, Showing the Boundaries of the Union and Confederate Geographical Divisions and Departments, Dec. 31, 1860", from the "Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-65," the map depicts South Carolina as the sole seceding state; as a whole, the series also clearly charts a young and growing nation, including railroads, mail routes, the Pony Express route, the Oregon Trail, military headquarters, and topographical features. Fair to good overall antique condition, with stains, measures approx. 16.5 x 27.75 inches. Priced as-is.
Item Number: USA003