Maps Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff' Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route.

Format Maps
Contributors Bien, Julius
Freyhold, Edward
United States. War Department
Warren, G. K.
Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble)
Dates 1858
1863
Location United States
Language English
Subjects Maps
Railroads
United States
West
West (U.S.)
Title
Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff' Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route.
Summary
Very detailed map of the United States west of the Mississippi River indicating drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, forts, trails, wagon roads, and routes of exploration. An important map of western expansion, it utilized and lists 45 major exploration and mapping reports from the Lewis & Clark to the U.S. General Land Office Surveys.
Contributor Names
Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble), 1830-1882.
Freyhold, Edward.
Bien, Julius, 1826-1909.
United States. War Department.
Created / Published
[Washington, D.C., War Dept., 1858]
Subject Headings
-  West (U.S.)--Maps
-  Railroads--West (U.S.)--Maps
-  United States--West
Notes
-  Shows Indian tribal locations, military posts, and routes and dates of expeditions and surveys.
-  LC also has 1868 edition.
-  Scale 1:3,000,000.
-  Published to accompany Lt. G. K. Warren's memoir to accompany the map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean and was included in the volume XI of the Pacific Railroad Reports; with this map the work of the Bureau of Topographical Engineers on the preliminary Pacific surveys came to a conclusion.
-  Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing.
-  LC Railroad maps, 174
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Signed: Millard Fillmore, Dec. 19, 1863.
-  Includes "Authorities."
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Annotated on verso: No. 250. Territories of the U.S. 1863. Millard Fillmore Jany. 18, 1864.
-  Vault
-  AACR2
Medium
map 110 x 120 cm. fold. to 23 x 15 cm.
Call Number
G4050 1863 .W35
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g4050 rr001740 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g4050.rr001740
Library of Congress Catalog Number
gm71000831
Other Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record
http://lccn.loc.gov/gm71000831

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