Antique hand-colored Civil War battle map by Bien and published by the US War Department. Shown on this map is the field where the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse took place in Virginia. The battle, which ended in stalemate, included a brutal 20-hour struggle over a section of the Confederate defenses that became known as the "Bloody Angle". The site of the Bloody Angle and other portions of the battlefield are preserved as part of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial National Military Park. This map is dated 1867. Very good restored condition. This map has been archivally cleaned, deacidified, and rebacked. It has a closed tear on the right side. Measures approx. 19.5 x 31 inches to the neatline.
Antique Civil War Battle Map
Maker: Bien / US War Dept
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