Texas State Archives Map Collection

Ground Plan of "Fort Defiance", La Bahia Mission, March 2, 1836
Date: 1836
Publisher: -- None Listed --
Cartographer: Chadwick, Joseph M., Lieutenant
Scale: none given
Size: 27 cm x 27 cm
Type of Map: plan
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 00099-8
Photo Media: 4x5 b&w neg., photo no. 1989/10-2

Ground Plan of "Fort Defiance", La Bahia Mission, March 2, 1836 Image:

In addition to the ground plan, also shows the location of artillery and companies within the fort. This fort is located south of the San Antonio River. The mileage to surrounding points is given. This fort is also known as the Presidio Nuestra Senora de Loreto. This map accompanies the book Texas Independence, by Andrew Jackson Houston, 1938. 5/3/82

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