A Map of the ‘Disunited States’ Shows the Fears of Civil War–Era America

This vintage map, published in 1864 by H.H. Lloyd of New York, reflects anti-secession sentiment by taking secession to an extreme conclusion. All images: Boston Rare Maps

It’s 1864, and the Civil War is raging. But southern secession isn’t the only danger threatening the Union. The United States has plenty of other enemies, foreign and domestic. If they got their way, this is what the formerly united states would look like—not two, but four nations jostling for space and supremacy on the land mass between the Pacific and Atlantic.

The map title reads: Our Country as Traitors & Tyrants Would Have […]

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