Our Nation's Heroes


Our Nation's Heroes

Item Information

Title:
Our Nation's Heroes
Description:
Dealer's description: Broadside map relating to the Civil War, with twenty-one portraits of Union generals and commodores surrounding map. Each portrait is vividly hand colored in Union blue. Generals included are Grant, McClellan, Fremont, Halleck, McDowell, Pope, Burnside and Buell, as well as Commodore Farragut. The vignette along the top depicts several soldiers in the uniforms of units of various states. Swords and various insignia - epaulets and shoulder broads - are illustrated with the ranks associated with them. At bottom center is a depiction of the encounter of the Monitor and the Meriimac in 1862.
Creator:
Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
Date:
[ca. 1863]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Portraits
Places:
United States
Publisher:
New York : Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
Notes:
Railroad map of eastern United States.
Extent:
1 map : col. ; 37 x 34 cm, on sheet 92 x 71 cm.
Scale:
Scale not given.
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_006844
Call #:
G3701.S5 1863 .E57
Barcode:
39999059028637
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.