Histoire de la Guerre Civile en Amerique, par M. Le Comte de Paris. Cartes et Planches. (Atlas volume)

Histoire de la Guerre Civile en Amerique, par M. Le Comte de Paris. Cartes et Planches. (Atlas volume)

Louis-Philippe-Albert d'Orleans Paris, comte de

Paris: Michel Levy Freres, 1874

Scarce Atlas volume only.  Folio, 44 cm.  30 color maps (8 double-page).  Bound in contemporary pebbled cloth.  Cover wear.  Manuscript paper label on front cover. Original blue wraps bound in. Early neat notations in a fine hand (Reeve's?) indicate the battles fought in the margins.  The author, Prince Philippe served as a diplomatic aide de camp to General George McClellan from September 1861 to July 1862.  He served with distinguish during the Peninsular Campaign with the Army of the Potomac.  D'Orleans was the pretender to for French throne, and grandson of the last king of France. <br> Provenance: Book plate of Felix Alexander Reeve, a Union Colonel (8th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment) during the civil war and later Solicitor of the U.S. Treasury.  See Officers of the Volunteer Army and Navy who served in the Civil War, published by L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1893, 419 pgs. 

Maps include: 1. Carte generale du theatre la guerre; 2. Virginie et Maryland; 3. Kentucky et Tennessee; 4. Missouri et Arkansas; 5. Environs de Washington et du Bull Run; 6. Pamlico Sound (Caroline du Nord); 7. Sea Islands (Caroline du Nord); 8. Belmont, Pea Ridge, Hampton Roads, Isle no. 10; 9. Fort Henry, Fort Donelson, Shiloh; 10. Bouches du Mississippi et Nouvelle Orleans; 11. Environs de Richmond; 12. Environs de Corinth, Winchester, Suffolk; 13. Charleston; 14. Environs de Warrenton (Virginie); 15. Cedar Mountain (Virginie), Harpers Ferry et South Mountain, Antietam (Maryland); 16.  Iuka and Chickasaw Bayou (Mississippi), Murfreesborough (Tennessee); 17. Brashear City (La.), Nashville (Tenn.), Galveston (Tx.); 18. Les champs de Bataille du Rappahannock; 19. Environs de Vicksburg; 20. Champion Hill and Big Black River Bridge (Miss.), Port Hudson (La.); 21. Vicksburg (Miss.); 22. Vallee du Monocacy et contrees voisines; 23. Gettysburg (Pa.); 24. Vallee du Shenandoah (Virginie); 25. Bristow Station, Manassas Gap, Brandy Station (Virginie); 26. Carnifex Ferry (Va.), Logan Cross Road and Mill Spring (Ky.), Pea Ridge (Ark.); 27. Perryville (Ky.), Iuka (Miss.)  <br>  Refs: Phillips, Atlases 1352; Stephenson, Civil War Maps 80.

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