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Military Reconnaissance of the Arkansas, Rio Del Norte, and Rio Gila
Date: 1847
Publisher: Made in 1846-47 with the advance guard of the "Army of the West", 1847. Engraved by E. Weber & Co.
Cartographer: Emory, W.H., Lieutenant, Topo. Engrs....
Scale: 1 inch = app. 24 miles
Size: 76 cm x 176 cm
Type of Map: military
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 01542
Photo Media: -- None Listed --
File Size: 84.50 MB

Military Reconnaissance of the Arkansas, Rio Del Norte, and Rio Gila Image:

[Cart., cont.] ... Assisted from Fort Leavenworth to Santa Fe by Lieutenants J.W. Albert and W.G. Peck, and from Santa Fe to San Diego on the Pacific by Lieutenant W.H. Warner and Mr. Norman Bestor Shows rivers, mountains, towns, mines, wagon routes, military routes giving names and dates of leaders, forts, camps, water holes, battlegrounds, and Indian tribes and villages. Areas of the United States covered include parts of Missouri, Arkansas, west Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. Tables: 1) Barometric Profile on the Route from Fort Leavenworth to Camp of October 14th, the last station on the Rio del Norte; 2) Barometric Profile of the route from the Rio del Norte to San Diego on the Pacific; 3) Table of Geographic Positions on the route pursued by the Army of the West. Long. 93 - 121 deg. This map appears in the report, U.S. Congress, Senate, Senate Executive Document no. 7, Notes of a Military Reconnaissance, from Fort Leavenworth in Missouri, to San Diego, California, including part of the Arkansas, Del Norte, & Gila Rivers, by Lieutenant Colonel W.H. Emory, 30th Congress, 1st Session, December 1847, following appendix no. 7. Map 7100 is a facsimile edition of this map, accompanied by narrative text discussing the map. 6/23/83

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