Texas State Archives Map Collection

Coast of Texas and Its Defenses
Date: 1864
Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1891-1895.
Cartographer: Helferich, P., Assistant Engineer, 1864
Scale: 1 3/8 inch = 24 miles
Size: 20 cm x 55 cm
Type of Map: military
Format: color, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 03538
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

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Shows the Gulf, bays, rivers, creeks, towns, roads, railroads, and Confederate forts and defenses. Insets: 1) Galveston Island, 2) [Outline sketches of forts along Texas Coast]. This map is part of the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, compiled by Captain Calvin D. Cowles, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1891-1895, plate LXV. Title page, table of contents, and index to maps in the atlas are filed under map #3209. A reprint of this atlas can be found in the Archive's Texana book collection. 10/24/84

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