General Sherman ordered this map to immortalize his troop's movements during the Civil War -- Drawn by Captain William Kossak, and compiled under the direction of Bvt. Maj. W.L.B. Jenney. It covers SE US: Mobile in the south, Washington DC and Louisville in the north, east to Chesapeake Bay and Little Rock to the west. Lots of detail provided on roads, trails, towns, villages, rivers, and railroads. Infantry, Cavalry, fortifications on both sides are shown indicated in color. One color is used to show the route in Pursuit of Hood and other colors show the Movements of the Cavalry Corps of Genl. J.H. Wilson and G. Stoneman. There is a long list crediting thirteen different referenced authorities. Issued in the war period. Color lines.
1865 US War Dept. Map of Gen. Sherman's Marches
Military Map Showing the Marches of the United States Forces Under the Command of Maj. Genl. W.T. Sherman U.S.A. during the Years 1863, 1864, and 1865
Map Maker Specifics
US War Department, 1865, St. Louis
23 x 37 in. plus margins
Very Good. Tears expertly repaired, slight age toning.