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Mississippi River From Memphis to Vicksburg

Description: Map illustrating the region between Vicksburg, Mississippi, and Memphis, Tennessee, focusing on the Mississippi River. Towns, rivers, lakes, railroads, and hills are shown. 1 inch = 20 miles.
Date: 1910
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Copy of Letter from Galveston to Messrs. Meyer & Sons of New York - December 10, 1841]

Description: Copy of a letter from Galveston, discussing Thomas Falconer's affairs and reassuring the recipient that Falconer's silence in response to six letters is because he has been captured with the Santa Fe Expedition. It also discusses the terms of a sum of money Falconer drew and a term set by Messrs. Meyer & Co. (written as "& Sons" earlier in document) and gives a brief summary of how he joined the expedition. There are notes on cities and dates on the back page.
Date: December 10, 1841
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Southwestern University

Sketch of Rebel Fortifications at Haynes' Bluff

Description: Map illustrating Confederate fortifications along the Mississippi River. Also shown are forests, fields, swamps, bridges, and a graveyard.
Date: 1911
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Map Showing the Route of the Late Expedition, Commanded by Rear Admiral Porter, U. S. Navy, in Attempting to Get Into the Yazoo River by the Way of Steele's Bayou and Deer Creek

Description: Map illustrating the Mississippi River, Yazoo River, creeks, cities, and gun emplacements surrounding a gunboat route through Mississippi. The shaded area is where the gunboats actually traveled. The dotted line is an additional portion of the proposed route. In the upper right corner is a map that showed where the gunboats were to fall back.
Date: 1911
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department