Highly detailed map of the region between Richmond and Amherest County, one of three maps of the Seat of War which appeared in the Dispatch Atlas, published by the Weekly Dispatch and engraved by Edward Weller in London.
This third sheet of shows the region bounded by Augusta, Amherst and Campbell Counties in the West and Caroline, King-William, Henry and Prince George in the East. Other large towns include Richmond, Charlottesville, Bowling Green, Petersburg, Appootomax (spelled as shown on map) and Lynchburg.
It is one of the most detailed maps of the time, showing in great detail each of the small towns, rail lines, roads, villages, and other minute details. Published in response to British interest in the American Civil War.