G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) Booklet, Map of Illinois Central Railroad - 1887 
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Annual encampment booklet published by the Illinois Central Railroad and dedicated to the GAR, includes engraved color map of the railroad from New Orleans to St. Louis and farther north to Sioux City, Iowa, Chicago, Illinois and Cincinnati, Ohio, with large inset of St. Louis, and marked sites of all Civil War battlefields. Booklet contents include a timeline of battles and casualties for the Civil War and other items such as "Places of Amusement" in St. Louis and a description of the "great steel bridge over the Mississippi." Good condition, map measures 13.5 x 14 inches, folded into booklet measuring 7.25 x 3.75 inches.
Antique color lithograph map
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