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JULIUS ERASMUS HILGARD SIGNED CARD, AM. ENGINEER, U.S. COAST SURVEY, CIVIL WAR

$100.00

Description

JULIUS ERASMUS HILGARD (1825-90) SIGNED CARD, “Yours respectfully, J. E. Hilgard/Asst. in Ch’ge”, on a card 3.5 x 1.25, by the German-American engineer who was Alexander Dallas Bache’s assistant at the U. S. Coast Survey and in 1881 became Superintendent of the U. S. Coast Survey. During the American Civil War he served the Union army and navy by the construction of maps and charts and by surveys, as well as by tidal and other information. The card is in fine condition, with minor age toning.

$100   #12595