Auction 162, Lot 337

"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 City

Period: 1847 (dated)

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Color: Black & White

Size:
28.6 x 23.3 inches
72.6 x 59.2 cm

This interesting map provides 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.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding with light offsetting and a few spots of foxing, a few misfolds, and a small split at one of the fold intersections.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 4/26/2017

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