Auction 101, Lot 211

"Plan of the Battle of Buena-Vista Fought February 22nd and 23rd 1847", U.S. Corps of Engineers

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1847 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
20.3 x 16.1 inches
51.6 x 40.9 cm

Lithographic map drawn by Capt. Linnard and surveyed by Lieutenants Pope and Franklin. A very detailed battle plan showing a crucial battle in the Mexican-American War. Outnumbered nearly 5 to 1, General Taylor's forces held, and finally defeated the advancing Mexican forces under General Santa Ana. A legend notes troop locations during the battle.

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Condition: A

Crisp and clean copy. Folding as issued with short splits on three upper folds, repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $95

Closed on 12/4/2002

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