Map to Illustrate War with Mexico

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This sheet contains two principal maps and a series of ancillary maps. The left half of the page contains a "Map to Illustrate War With Mexico" which uses colors to shade the areas delineating Mexico, the United States, and the territory acquired from Mexico by the United States. U.S. states are also outlined and labeled. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There are two insets in the lower left corner titles "Vicinity of Matamoras" and "Route of Gen. Scott between Vera Cruz and Mexico." The right half of the page contains ...

Physical Description

2 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet 21 x 24 cm.

Creation Information

A. S. Barnes & Co. 1885.

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  • A. S. Barnes & Co.
    Publisher Info: "Copyright 1885 by A.S. Barnes & Co. New York. Del."
    Place of Publication: New York

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  • Main Title: Map to Illustrate War with Mexico
  • Added Title: Map to Illustrate the War of 1812-1814
  • Added Title: Wars Against Indians 1790 and 1811

Description

This sheet contains two principal maps and a series of ancillary maps. The left half of the page contains a "Map to Illustrate War With Mexico" which uses colors to shade the areas delineating Mexico, the United States, and the territory acquired from Mexico by the United States. U.S. states are also outlined and labeled. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There are two insets in the lower left corner titles "Vicinity of Matamoras" and "Route of Gen. Scott between Vera Cruz and Mexico."

The right half of the page contains a "Map to Illustrate the War of 1812-1814" (top portion) as well as "Wars Against Indians 1790 and 1811" (centered within the bottom portion). There are also five ancillary maps around central map titled "Vicinity of Detroit," "Niagara River and Vicinity," "Vicinity of Plattsburg," "Southern Region of the War 1812-14." and "Vicinity of Baltimore" which seem to pertain to the top map of the War of 1812. Each of the maps is shaded in various colors to separate different regions and has cities, bodies of water, and geographic features marked.

Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington

Physical Description

2 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; sheet 21 x 24 cm.

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From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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  • Call Number: 127/2 00436
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_1025111
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50345

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

This map collection from the University of Texas at Arlington features more than 5,000 maps that document the greater Southwest. The collection includes maps dating from 1493 to the present and features noted cartographers.

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  • 1885

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  • 1790 - 1848~

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  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

A. S. Barnes & Co. Map to Illustrate War with Mexico, map, 1885; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50345/: accessed July 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.