Map of route pursued by U.S. troops from Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Santa Fé, New Mexico, via south side of Canadian River in the year 1849.

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Map shows Native American habitation, military outposts, river crossings, wooded areas, physical landmarks, wagon roads and trails from Fort Smith, Arkansas to Old Fort Holmes in Indian Territory en route to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Includes table of distances and descriptive notes. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:645,000].

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1 map : 27 x 47 cm.

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Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883 1849.

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Map shows Native American habitation, military outposts, river crossings, wooded areas, physical landmarks, wagon roads and trails from Fort Smith, Arkansas to Old Fort Holmes in Indian Territory en route to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Includes table of distances and descriptive notes. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:645,000].

Physical Description

1 map : 27 x 47 cm.

Notes

In upper right corner of map: "Senate Executive Doc. No. 12, 1st Session 31. Congress." Text: "Projected and Drawn by Lieut. Simpson, assisted by Mr. E.M. Kern and Mr. Champlin."

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  • 1849

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  • Nov. 12, 2011, 7:34 a.m.

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  • Jan. 31, 2018, 10:18 a.m.

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Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883. Map of route pursued by U.S. troops from Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Santa Fé, New Mexico, via south side of Canadian River in the year 1849., map, 1849; Baltimore. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth192522/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.