Map Battles of Mexico : survey of the line of operations of the U.S. Army, under the command of Major General Winfield Scott on the 19th & 20th & on the 8th, 12th, & 13th September, 1847

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Title

  • Battles of Mexico : survey of the line of operations of the U.S. Army, under the command of Major General Winfield Scott on the 19th & 20th & on the 8th, 12th, & 13th September, 1847

Names

  • McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885, cartographer.
  • Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866.
  • Turnbull, Wm. (William), 1800-1857, surveyor.
  • Hardcastle, E. L. F. (Edmund Lafayette), 1824-1899, surveyor.

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : C.B. Graham, 1848.

Headings

  • -  Mexican War, 1846-1848--Campaigns--Maps
  • -  Battlefields--Mexico--Mexico City--Maps
  • -  Roads--Mexico--Mexico City--Maps
  • -  Buildings--Mexico--Mexico City--Maps
  • -  Mexico City (Mexico)--History--American occupation, 1847-1848--Maps
  • -  Mexico, Valley of (Mexico)--Maps
  • -  Churubusco (Mexico City, Mexico)--Maps
  • -  Mexico--Mexico City
  • -  Mexico--Mexico, Valley of
  • -  Mexico--Mexico City--Churubusco

Genre

  • Military maps

Notes

  • -  Shows positions and routes of troops by brigade, division, battalions, and batteries; location of fortifications, buildings, roads, streets, ranches, and terrain for Mexico City and the vicinity to the south and east.
  • -  "Entered according to the act of Congress, in the year 1848, by Curtis B. Graham, in the Clerk's Office of the District of Columbia."
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Routes and fortifications annotated in colored pencil and sectioned into 18 and mounted on cloth.
  • -  In lower left corner: Bureau Corps T. Engineers. 3rd March 1848. Examined & approved, J.J. Abert, Col. Corps T.E.
  • -  Includes inset map of "Part of the Valley of Mexico," key to symbols, and casualty statistics for the battles of Contreras, Churubusco, Molino del Rey, and Chapultepec.
  • -  Signed on verso: No. 122, Mexico-Battles of 1847. Millard Fillmore.

Medium

  • 1 map ; 61 x 88 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G4411.S44 1848 .M32

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2018593090

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Mcclellan, George B. , Cartographer, Winfield Scott, Wm Turnbull, and E. L. F Hardcastle. Battles of Mexico: survey of the line of operations of the U.S. Army, under the command of Major General Winfield Scott on the 19th & 20th & on the 8th, 12th, & 13th September. Washington, D.C.: C.B. Graham, 1848. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018593090/.

APA citation style:

McClellan, G. B., Scott, W., Turnbull, W. & Hardcastle, E. L. F. (1848) Battles of Mexico: survey of the line of operations of the U.S. Army, under the command of Major General Winfield Scott on the 19th & 20th & on the 8th, 12th, & 13th September. Washington, D.C.: C.B. Graham. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018593090/.

MLA citation style:

Mcclellan, George B. , Cartographer, et al. Battles of Mexico: survey of the line of operations of the U.S. Army, under the command of Major General Winfield Scott on the 19th & 20th & on the 8th, 12th, & 13th September. Washington, D.C.: C.B. Graham, 1848. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018593090/>.