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Large Civil War map of the Mississippi Valley...



Item # 698333

March 08, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, March 8, 1863  The front page features a large map headed: "THE GREAT UNION RIVER..." showing the Mississippi and tributaries from Moon Lake to the Gulf of Mexico.
Among the front page column heads on the war: "Important Military & Naval Movements on the Mississippi" "Tremendous Efforts of the Unionists to Open Navigation to the Gulf" "The Plans of the Southwestern Campaign as Developed by the Rebels" "Interesting from Hooker's Army" and much more.
A small map on pg. 2 and a later one on the back page: "The Destruction of the Nashville" on the Ogeechee River.
Eight pages, minor loss to a lower blank corner, very nice condition.

Category: Yankee