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Map Map of the valley of Mexico, with a plan of the defences of the capital and the line of operations of the United States Army under Major General Scott in August and September 1847

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Title

  • Map of the valley of Mexico, with a plan of the defences of the capital and the line of operations of the United States Army under Major General Scott in August and September 1847

Names

  • Smith, M. L., Lieut., cartographer.
  • Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866.
  • Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874, collector.
  • Hardcastle, E. L. F. (Edmund Lafayette), 1824-1899, surveyor.

Created / Published

  • [Washington, D.C.] : [Publisher not identified], 1847.

Headings

  • -  Mexican War, 1846-1848--Campaigns--Maps
  • -  Mexico, Valley of (Mexico)--Maps
  • -  Mexico--Mexico, Valley of

Genre

  • Military maps

Notes

  • -  Shows United States troop movements, roads, buildings, geographical features, cities, and towns in the "Valley of Mexico."
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Annotated in red ink and sectioned into 12 and mounted on cloth.
  • -  Signed on verso: No. 125, Mexico, Valley of 1847. Millard Fillmore.
  • -  Includes information on troop numbers and divisions.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Medium

  • 1 map ; 67 x 51 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G4412.M4S44 1847 .S5

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2018593099

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Smith, M. L., Lieut., Cartographer, Winfield Scott, Millard Fillmore, and E. L. F Hardcastle. Map of the valley of Mexico, with a plan of the defences of the capital and the line of operations of the United States Army under Major General Scott in August and September. [Washington, D.C.: Publisher not identified, 1847] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018593099/.

APA citation style:

Smith, M. L., Scott, W., Fillmore, M. & Hardcastle, E. L. F. (1847) Map of the valley of Mexico, with a plan of the defences of the capital and the line of operations of the United States Army under Major General Scott in August and September. [Washington, D.C.: Publisher not identified] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018593099/.

MLA citation style:

Smith, M. L., Lieut., Cartographer, et al. Map of the valley of Mexico, with a plan of the defences of the capital and the line of operations of the United States Army under Major General Scott in August and September. [Washington, D.C.: Publisher not identified, 1847] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018593099/>.