A Correct Map of the Seat of War in Mexico

Description:

Map of the Seat of War in Mexico, circa 1847. The map has a written description and illustrations surrounding the land. The map shows topographical data.

Creator(s): J. Goldsborough Bruff
Location(s): Mexico
Creation Date: 1847
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
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Creator (Cartographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1847
  • Digitized: May 8, 2008
Coverage:
Place
Mexico
Era
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
Date
1847  
Description:

Map of the Seat of War in Mexico, circa 1847. The map has a written description and illustrations surrounding the land. The map shows topographical data.

Note:

Written underneath the title on the map is, "Being a Copy of Gen. Arista's Map, taken at Resaca de la Palma, with additions and Corrections; Embellished with Diagrams of the Battles of 8th & 9th May, and Capture of Monetery, with a memorandum of forces engaged, results, &c, and Plan of Vera Cruz and Castle of San Juan de Ulua."

Physical Description:

Lithographed map with hand coloring: 24.0 in. X 32.0 in.

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Keyword(s): Topographies | Maps
Source: J. Disturnell (New York, c1847).
Contributor(s):
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Collection:
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 46_2_81-170
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth41372
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image