Texas State Archives Map Collection

Map of Texas and Part of New Mexico
Date: 1857
Publisher: Map compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Topographic Engineers, 1857.
Cartographer: -- None Listed --
Scale: 1 inch = 45 st. miles
Size: 43 cm x 57.5 cm
Type of Map: other
Format: color, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 08004
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

Map of Texas and Part of New Mexico Image:
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Covers Texas and most of New Mexico, part of Oklahoma, and part of Northern Mexico. Shows rivers, creeks, springs, mountainous areas, routes of military expeditions, roads, forts, camps, and railroads. Small maps: Plan of the Battlefield at Pleasant Mills near Cumberland, 1864; Plan of the Battlefield of New Creek, W. Virgina, 1864. These two small maps were printed on the same plate with the Texas map in the 1890s. This map was published in the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, compiled by Captain Calvin D. Cowles, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1891-1895, plat LIV. Title page, table of contents, and index to maps in the atlas are filed under map 3209 in the Archives Map Collection. A reprint of this atlas can be found in the Archives' Texana book collection and various other libraries. 12/30/02

The Texas State Archives Map Collection contains original, photo-reproduced, and compiled maps covering the period from the early seventeenth through the late twentieth centuries. For general information about the holdings and descriptive information available, read the map introduction and indexes and types of maps webpages. For our copy policy, view our webpage on preservation, access, and reproductions.

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