"Military Reconnaissance of the Arkansas, Rio del Norte and Rio Gila…", Emory, William Hemsley
Subject: Western United States
Period: 1847 (dated)
Publication: Notes of a Military Reconnaissance from Ft. Leavenworth…to San Diego
Color: Black & White
67 x 30 inches
170.2 x 76.2 cm
An important Mexican-American War period map that shows the route of Col. Kearny and his Army of the West from Ft. Leavenworth to Los Angeles via Santa Fe and San Diego. Wheat states that the map was an important milestone in the cartographic development and accurate determination of the West.
References: Wheat [TM] 544.
Lower margin a little wrinkled from previous shipping. A few wrinkles in lower margin, else remarkably fine condition for such a huge map.