Civil War era ink on laid paper hand drawn map depicting West Tennessee and Northern Mississippi and Alabama. The strategical map focuses on towns, cities, and railroad stations and their positions along the railroads, rivers, and roads of the region. Towns, cities, and stations identified include Paris, Hainbolt, Lexington, Henderson, Bolivar, Grand Junction, McNairy, Saltillo, Cerro Gordo, Coffee, Savannah, Crump Landing, Bethel, Purdy, Adamsville, Pittsburg, Holly Springs, Corinth, Eastport, Waterloo, Iuka, Leland, Florence, and Tuscumbia. Includes a table of contents that lists five starting points from railroad stations and river towns to various regional locations with the travel distance in miles. Also includes Explanation with a key for roads and railroads, and a compass rose illustrating North and South. Pencil inscription reading "Comag Officer I_U_KA" en verso. Housed in a sealed plastic archival sleeve. Map – 7 1/2" H x 9 1/2" W. Sleeve – 8 1/4" H x 10 1/8" W. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Overall very good condition, possibly deacidified. Writing and illustrations in strong, highly visible condition. Tears, largest 1" x 3/4", corners and edges of lower fold lines. 1/8" tears, center of left side of map. 1/2" loss at upper left corner. Sealed in a plastic sleeve.
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