Take the Journey to Where America HappenedTM with the National Geographic Society's Map of the American Civil War. The Journey Through Hallowed Ground is a 180-mile long, 75-mile wide swath of land stretching from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to Monticello, Virginia, and represents a remarkable historical and cultural landscape. Within it lies the single largest concentration of Civil War battle sites in the country, the homes and birthplaces of 9 U.S. presidents, Native American settlements, 13 National Parks, and more. In addition to Civil War sites, this detailed map includes sites from the French and Indian War and Revolutionary War as well as points of interest from World War I, World War II, and the struggle for civil rights.
The bestselling Battles of the Civil War poster map is printed on the reverse detailing the four bitter years that saw 3 million Americans take up arms against each other. This comprehensive map shows major land campaigns, Union and Confederate troop movements, major Union naval campaigns, roads, railroads, battle outcomes and their impacts on the war, dates of capture by Union forces and more. Two inset maps Battle for the Capitals and Turning Points of the War as well as a timeline of battles with map location, casualties and impacts of battles are included. Created with the assistance of the National Park Service, Civil War Preservation Trust, American Battlefield Protection Program, Naval Historical Center, Virginia War Museum, National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and the U.S. Naval Academy, this poster map is a must-have for any Civil War history enthusiast.
This stunning map is a two-sided, folded map printed in the U.S.A. on high quality paper. When folded in a packable size the map is 4.25 x 9.25 , unfolded size is 24 x 36 .
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