Auction 97, Lot 235

"Plan of the Battle of Buena-Vista Fought February 22nd and 23rd 1847", 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 Capt. Linnard and surveyed by Lieutenants Pope and Franklin. A very detailed battle plan showing a crucial battle in the Mexican-American War. 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: B

Good impression. Backed with tissue and pressed. Some light offsetting.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2001