Sketch of the route of General Worth's column from Chapultepec to the Alameda in the attack upon the city of Mexico, 13th & 14th September 1847

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Map shows positions of batteries, headquarters, troops, and buildings on the outskirts of Mexico City. Includes the roads and aqueducts to Garita San Cosme and Belin Garita. Identifies route of General Quitman and route of General Worth's division. Includes index to troop positions. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.

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1 map : 36 x 28 cm.

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Pemberton, John C. (John Clifford), 1814-1881 1847.

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Map shows positions of batteries, headquarters, troops, and buildings on the outskirts of Mexico City. Includes the roads and aqueducts to Garita San Cosme and Belin Garita. Identifies route of General Quitman and route of General Worth's division. Includes index to troop positions. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.

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1 map : 36 x 28 cm.

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  • 1847

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Pemberton, John C. (John Clifford), 1814-1881. Sketch of the route of General Worth's column from Chapultepec to the Alameda in the attack upon the city of Mexico, 13th & 14th September 1847, map, 1847; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth192515/: accessed December 10, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.