"Reconnaissance of Routes from San Antonio de Bexar to El Paso del Norte &c.", U.S. War Department
Period: 1849 (dated)
Publication: Senate ex doc 61 31st Congress. 1st Session
Color: Printed Color
36.6 x 24.6 inches
93 x 62.5 cm
Map covers the region of Texas between the Rio Grande at left and east to include Matagorda Bay, Preston and Fort Washita. Good detail along routes, especially around San Antonio de Bexar, and mostly blank elsewhere. Shows a reconnaissance of 1849 in red and Lt. Whiting's route in blue. Filled with geographical information, forts, presidios, springs, fords, watering holes and much more.
References: Wheat [TMW] #677.
Backed with archival tissue. A little fold toning and one fold intersection with a small tape repair.