Published in 1912, this unique depiction of the battles of the Civil War shows the significant amount of clashes that occurred on Virginian soil. By 1861 the disagreement between Northern and Southern States erupted into conflict at Fort Sumter South Carolina, and Virginia's geographical location placed it at the northernmost portion of the Confederacy. Its location would make it critical to Union assaults and ultimate victory. Virginia was home to the first and last significant battles of the Civil War, with the first being the Battle of Bull Run and the last, the Battle of Appomattox Courthouse.
Richmond was the Confederate Capital and its significance as a manufacturing powerhouse that the Confederacy heavily relied upon informed the decision to move the capital to the city from Montgomery, Alabama, in 1861. The town needed strong defense as it was only 100 miles south of the newly established border with the Union and capital Washington D.C.
Richmond was also the only large scale industrial city in the Confederacy, and it's importance required armaments to ensure Union forces would not destroy it. Confederate President Jefferson Davis also resided just blocks north of the State Capital. The city was the target of many Union attacks throughout the war, though never moved or successfully sieged throughout the conflict.
Petersburg was another vital city for the Confederacy as a hub with five railroads allowing access throughout the deep south. Published at a time of great transition, this distinctive map is an authentic piece of cartographical history.
Our museum quality giclee print comes printed with archival ink on premium heavyweight matte paper. Shipped in a sturdy cardboard tube your print will arrive ready to be framed. This eye-catching vintage map reproduction print makes the perfect gift for anyone that loves history and imagery.
- VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: You’ll love this high quality historic reproduction of 1912 American Civil War Battle Map . Our museum quality maps are archival grade, which means it will look great and last without fading for over 100 years. Our print to order maps are made in the USA and each map is inspected for quality. This beautiful artwork is a perfect addition to your themed decor. Vintage maps look great in the home, study or office. They make a perfect gift as well.
- MUSEUM QUALITY: This high quality map print will be a great addition to your vintage-themed wall. Don't waste money on cheap-looking, thin paper posters. We use thick, fine art print quality matte paper. Our professional’s choice matte paper displays artwork in high detail without glare. The color is vibrant and text is easy to read. When framed, this map looks absolutely stunning.
- A LOOK BACK AT HISTORY: This is an impressive, historic reproduction of 1912 American Civil War Battle Map . This print is from an original found in the maps and geography division of the US Library of Congress. A true, accurate piece of history. See our product description section for more fascinating information about this historic map and its significance.
- READY TO FRAME: This 18x24 Inch print includes a 0.2 inch border for a perfect frame fit and look. Our maps are designed to fit easy-to-find standard frame sizes, saving you money from having to pay for a custom frame. Each map is inspected for quality and shipped in a rigid tube.
- HISTORIX: We love history and art. Sometimes old maps have tears, folds, separations and other blemishes. We digitally restore and enhance maps while keeping its historical character. All our maps are proudly made in the USA. Customers all over the world love our vintage maps and we know you will too.