Texas State Archives Map Collection

Military Map of the Rio Grande Frontier
Date: 1883
Publisher: Prepared from Original Surveys, County Maps, Reports of Officers, etc. Traced by O.L. Wylie.
Cartographer: Livermore, W.R., Captain, 1883
Scale: 1 inch = 20 miles
Size: 37 cm x 66 cm
Type of Map: general
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 01591
Photo Media: -- None Listed --
File Size: 29.45 MB

Military Map of the Rio Grande Frontier Image:

Covers the western boundary of the Rio Grande as well as parts of New Mexico and west Texas. Shows rivers, creeks, mountainous areas, cities, towns, routes and trails--including those of Indians and immigrants, the Overland Mail Route, forts, sites of Indian battles, missions, a proposed route for the Texas & Pacific Railroad, and the supposed line of travel of Cabeza de Vaca along the Rio Grande, indicating buried treasures. This map appears in "White God", The Voice of the Mexican Border, volume 1, no. 1, following page 32. 9/26/83

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