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Auction 174, Lot 281

"Map of Genl. Worth's Operations on the 20th of Augt. 1847. Surveyed by Capt. Mason of Engrs. & Lieut. Hardcastle, Top. Eng.", U.S. War Department

Subject: Mexico City, Mexico

Period: 1847 (dated)


Color: Black & White

30.9 x 18.6 inches
78.5 x 47.2 cm
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This plan details the action during the Battle of Churubusco, in the southeast portion of today's Mexico City (and Mexico's center of the television and movie industry). Worth was second in command to General Zachary Taylor at the outbreak of the Mexican War. The map is very detailed, showing individual buildings and locations of the combatants.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with some light scattered foxing.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 9/11/2019