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Map 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

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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.

Names

  • Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble), 1830-1882.
  • Freyhold, Edward.
  • Bien, Julius, 1826-1909.
  • Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874, collector.
  • United States. War Department.

Created / Published

  • [Washington, D.C., War Dept., 1858]

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.
  • -  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/Physical Location

  • G4050 1858 .W35

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71000831

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Warren, G. K, Edward Freyhold, Julius Bien, Millard Fillmore, and United States War Department. 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. [Washington, D.C., War Dept, 1858] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000831/.

APA citation style:

Warren, G. K., Freyhold, E., Bien, J., Fillmore, M. & United States War Department. (1858) 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. [Washington, D.C., War Dept] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000831/.

MLA citation style:

Warren, G. K, et al. 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. [Washington, D.C., War Dept, 1858] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gm71000831/>.