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Auction 109, Lot 283

"Battles of Mexico Line of Operations of the U.S. Army Under the Command of Major General Winfield Scott on the 19th and 20th of August 1847", U.S. War Department

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1847 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

28.5 x 23 inches
72.4 x 58.4 cm

Interesting map providing a view of the operations leading up to the capture of Churubusco (a short distance from Mexico City). Several battles were fought, and won, against an enemy force of 32,000, devastating Santa Anna, and leaving the way open to the assault on Mexico City in mid-September. This plan shows the positions of American and Mexican troops outside Mexico City on the outskirts of Pedregal, a huge lava field.


Condition: B

Issued folding, now pressed. Pleasant later color. Bit of light foxing.

Estimate: $120 - $160


Closed on 12/1/2004