Georgetown and the City of Washington, the Capital of the United States of America. No. 24. Published by J.H. Colton & Co., No 172 William St., New York. Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.
Neighborhoods tinted in color. Street map. Vignettes of Washington Monument, Smithsonian Institution, and the Capitol.
War Telegram Marking Map. L. Prang & Co. Print Publishers, 159, Washington St. Boston ... Entered ... 1862 by L. Prang & Co. ... Massachusetts.
In the "Explanations" below the map Prang states that this is "a map to mark the change of positions of the Union forces in red pencil and the rebel forces in blue, on the receipt of every telegram from the seat of war..." He goes on to say that he will furnish the necessary pencils and that "with the aid of a little soft bread" prior markings can be erased to show the latest developments. Printed in brown ink, showing the area between Richmond and Washington in good detail.
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