Texas State Archives Map Collection

A Correct Map of the Seat of War in Mexico
Date: 1847
Publisher: Disturnell, J., New York, 1847. On stone by J. Prost. Lithographed by E. Jones and G.W. Newman, New York
Cartographer: Bruff, J.G., (dseigned by), Washington
Scale: 1 3/4 inches = 60 miles
Size: 67 cm x 49 cm
Type of Map: general
Format: color, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 00131
Photo Media: -- None Listed --
File Size: 63.61 MB

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Subtitle: Being a Copy of General Arista's Map, taken at Resaca de la Palma, with additions and corrections; Embellished with Diagrams of the Battles of 8th and 9th May, and Capture at Monterey, with a Memorandum of forces engaged, results..., and Plan of Vera Cruz and Castle of San Juan de Ulua Shows rivers, lakes, mountainous areas, states, cities, towns, ranches and estates, roads, towns taken by American forces, mule tracks, forts, and some battle sites with dates given. There is a memorandum of the battles of Palo Alto, Monterey, Buena Vista, and Vera Cruz. There is a table of distances and a table giving heights of towns and mountains. Illustrations: a) Vera Cruz and Castle San Juan de Ulua, b) [U.S. Cavalry Soldier]. Insets: 1) Diagram of the Battleground [Buena Vista] Feb. 22nd and 23rd, 1847; 2) Plan of Monterey; 3) Map showing the battlegrounds of 8th and 9th May, 1846; 4) Chart of the Bay of Vera Cruz. 5/26/82

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