CAMP ST MARY'S [caption title in margin above four images in the lithograph]. Captions to four separate images that make up the print: "Winter Quarters of the Maryland Line -- Near Hanover Junction, Va., January, 1864," a bird's-eye view [and] Brigade Church / Interior view from the Gallery" [and] "Guard Mounting at Brigade Hd.-Qrs." [and] "Cavalry HD-Qrs."

New York: Printed by Alp. Brett & Co., 83 Nassau St. ("Drawn on stone from nature by one of the line."), nd [ca. 1864-1869, after which Brett's business operated under a different name]. Black-and-white lithograph, 12 1/8 x 20 7/8 inches (on a larger sheet, 17 7/8 x 23 l4 inches), the first image a panorama stretching across the top half of the lithograph, 5 3/4 x 20 7/8 inches, under which are the second and fourth images, each 5 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches, to the left and right of the third image, 5 x 10 1/8 inches, and with a key to 35 individuals, buildings, tents, and other features in the lower margin, along with facsimile signatures, with rank and command, of the brigade field officers, including its commander Col. Bradley T. Johnson. The Maryland Line included three Confederate units, the 2nd Maryland Infantry, the 2nd Maryland Artillery, and the 1st Maryland Cavalry. In November, 1863, the Maryland Line was ordered to Hanover Junction (now Doswell), Virginia, located at the intersection of the Virginia Central and Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railways, about 20 miles north of Richmond, with orders to protect bridges over the North and South Ann and Middle Rivers, and provided that garrison duty through early March, 1864. Apparently this was the only time the three units were joined together for a significant time, otherwise being divided and serving with regiments from other states. McCauley "Maryland Historical Prints" E-48 (p. 180, with illustration). Apparently not recorded on OCLC. Some browning to outer margins, professionally cleaned and mounted to cloth, a very good example of a scarce Civil War print. (10965). Item #64590

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