Offering a fine group of original 1893 folio maps from the "Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies", a comprehensive record of detail during the four years of the Civil War. These are in overall very good antique condition. FEATURING here an original 1893 lithograph plate CLXIX depicting the Civil War Geography Boundaries of the Union & Confederate States on June 30, 1864. Good overall antique condition other than clean split on the lower fold as shown in photos, age yellowing and some minor edge wear/tear to the outer border margins.Please see photos for details. History of the atlas in our description. Original folio map of "The Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies" commissioned and published by Resolution of the United States Congress of May 19, 1864. Entered as the historical record into the Library of Congress.
The atlas illustrated therein a comprehensive record of all battles, skirmishes, troop positions, and an intricate geographic and topographic detail of all four years of conflict. Only during the last century were the maps released into the public domain. Of the 10,000 published, fewer then 1,000 complete atlases remain. Original 1893 lithograph plate from The Official Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Commissioned by Resolution of the United States Congress of May 19, 1864; by which Adjt.General Townsend was Appointed Director of its Collection and Preparation. Upon the passing of General Townsend, the Compilation and Accumulation of maps and records continued through three Presidential Administrations and under the direction of three Secretaries of War: the Hons. Lamont, and attended by its Board of Publication led by Major George B. They ultimately compiled and published between the years 1891 - 1895 under Captain Calvin D.
Cowles in two maroon folio volumes with the publication of 35 parts set in 5 lithograph plates, totaling 175. Each was engraved by Master Printer Julius Bien & Company. The compilation and assembly of the atlas taking over 30 years to complete. We got wonderful results and the best part... Thank you for choosing to shop with us at.Where we guarantee 5 Gold Star Satisfaction! Thank you for your understanding. The item "Antique Atlas Map CLXIX USA Boundaries Union & Confederate States Civil War 1864" is in sale since Saturday, May 30, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Maps & Atlases". The seller is "connectibles" and is located in New Canaan, Connecticut. This item can be shipped worldwide.