Trading posts on the Texas side of the Big Bend in 1916-1930. Map

Trading posts on the Texas side of the Big Bend in 1916-1930. Map

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Shows trading posts on the Rio Grande from El Paso to Eagle Pass, Texas; companion U. S. and Mexican settlements along the river; and settlements in the trading area of the posts 80 miles into the states of Chihuahua and Coahuila in Mexico.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
Routes of the historical cavalry overland marches of 1916. Map

Routes of the historical cavalry overland marches of 1916. Map

Date: unknown
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Charts routes of the units of the U. S. Army that entered Mexico in 1916 and gives details about the units and miles traveled.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)
U. S. Cavalry detachments and bases of army pilots on or near the U.S.-Mexico border, 1918-1919. Map

U. S. Cavalry detachments and bases of army pilots on or near the U.S.-Mexico border, 1918-1919. Map

Date: 1918/1919
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Description: Identifies towns where Cavalry units were stationed on the border from El Paso to Del Rio in 1918 and 1919. An inset shows locations of the three U. S. Military District headquarters (Rockwell Field, CA; Fort Bliss, TX; and Kelly Field, TX) for the pilots patrolling the border from the Pacific to the Gulf of Mexico.
Contributing Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)