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Map Battle of Palo Alto, 8th May 1846.

About this Item


  • Battle of Palo Alto, 8th May 1846.


  • Glynn, Charles R.

Created / Published

  • [1846]


  • -  Palo Alto, Battle of, Tex., 1846--Maps, Manuscript
  • -  Resaca de la Palma, Battle of, Tex., 1846--Maps, Manuscript
  • -  Mexican War, 1846-1848--Mexico--Matamoros (Tamaulipas, Mexico)--Maps
  • -  Mexico


  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Shows military deployment of troops on May 8th and 9th, 1846 between the Americans under Gen. Taylor and the Mexicans under Gen. Arista.
  • -  Pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • -  Accompanied by typewritten letter attributing authorship to Charles R. Glynn, New Orleans, September 1846.
  • -  Ancillary maps: Lines of battle as first formed on 8th May 1846 -- The train parked on the 9th -- Resaca de la Palma, supposed position of Mexicans in the battle of 9th May.
  • -  Unidentified architectural drawing of buildings on verso.
  • -  LC Luso-Hispanic World, 970
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.


  • 1 map : ms., col. ; 15 x 13 cm., on sheet 24 x 26 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G4034.B8S44 1846 .G5


  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2001622060

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Glynn, Charles R. Battle of Palo Alto, 8th May. [1846] Map.

APA citation style:

Glynn, C. R. (1846) Battle of Palo Alto, 8th May. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Glynn, Charles R. Battle of Palo Alto, 8th May. [1846] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.