"Map Exhibiting the Routes between Fort Dalles and the Great Salt Lake. By Bvt. 2nd Lieut. Joseph Siscon Topl. Engrs…", U.S. War Dept.
Subject: United States - Western
Period: 1859 (dated)
Publication: Sen. Doc. No. 1, 36th Cong., 2nd Sess.
Color: Black & White
23.3 x 27.5 inches
59.2 x 69.9 cm
General William S. Harney's detailed wagon road map extends from Camp Floyd adjacent to Lake Utah all the way to the Cascade Range and Mt. Adams. Locates Fort Boise, Fort Walla Walla, Salt Lake City, Fort Hall, and Fremont's Route in 1843. Topography shown via hachure with excellent detail along the route. This is the November 9th, 1860 edition from the Topographical Engineers.
References: Wheat (TMW) #972.
Issued folding, now pressed and backed with archival tissue. Toning along folds.