Catalog Archive
Auction 92, Lot 204

"Plan of the Battle of Buena Vista", U.S. Government

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1847 (dated)


Color: Black & White

20 x 16 inches
50.8 x 40.6 cm

Lithographic map drawn by Linnard and surveyed by Lieutenants Pope and Franklin. A very detailed battle plan showing a crucial battle in the war with Mexico. Outnumbered nearly 5 to 1, General Taylor's forces held, and finally defeated the advancing Mexican forces under General Santa Ana. A legend notes troop locations during the battle.


Condition: A

Very crisp impression. Folding as issued. Minor foxing on verso.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/13/2000