Texas State Archives Map Collection
Map of the Route Pursued in 1849 by the United States Troops, under the Command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel John M. Washington, Governor of New Mexico, in an Expedition Against the Navajos Indians
|Publisher:||Constructed under general orders of Colonel J.J. Albert, Chief Topographical Engineer. Lithographed by P.S. Duval's Steam Lithographic Press, Philadelphia.|
Simpson, James H. and Edward M. Kern
Kern, Edward M. and James H. Simpson
|Scale:||1 inch = 10 miles|
|Size:||52 cm x 61 cm|
|Type of Map:||military|
|Format:||color, engraved, lithographed, printed|
|Photo Media:||-- None Listed --|
Map of the Route Pursued in 1849 by the United States Troops, under the Command of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel John M. Washington, Governor of New Mexico, in an Expedition Against the Navajos Indians Image:
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Covers parts of New Mexico and Arizona, showing rivers, lakes, springs, wells, water holes, mountainous areas, mesas, canyons, the route pursued by the U.S. troops, other routes and trails-- including Navajo trails and covered wagon routes, camps, passes, corn fields, lead mines, ranches, Indian villages and ruins, and points occupied by troops and Indians. Parts of the map are highlighted in red. Table: Table of Distances, with remarks in relation to the route. Long. 106 - 110 deg. This map appears in the report, U.S. Congress, Senate, Executive Document, no. 64, Reports of the Secretary of War, with Reconnaissances of Routes from San Antonio to El Paso, by Brevet Lieutenant Colonel J.E. Johnston, et al., of Quartermaster Department; also the Report of Captain R.B. Marcy's Route from Fort Smith to Santa Fe and the Report of Lieutenant J.H. Simpson of an Expedition into the Navajo Country; and The Report of Lieutenant W.H.C. Whiting's Reconnaissance of the Western Frontier of Texas, 31st Congress, 1st Session, July 1850, opposite page 250. 6/13/83
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