"[Great Plains: Fort Leavenworth to Santa Fe]", U.S. War Department
Subject: Western and Midwest
Period: 1860 (circa)
Publication: American State Papers, Military Affairs, Vol. VL
Color: Hand Color
17.5 x 10 inches
44.5 x 25.4 cm
Map detailing the 1835 expedition of Dragoons under the command of Colonel Henry P. Dodge. The map, attributed to Lt. Steen, extends from Pike's Peak and Santa Fe in the west and east to Fort Leavenworth. It locates rivers, creeks, mountains, Indian Reservations, Indian villages, Indian lands, military posts, the Santa Fe Trail, etc. Originally published HR Doc. 181, 24th Cong., 1st Session, in 1836. A landmark map for illustrating land holdings of the Western Indians.
References: Wheat [TMW] 411.
Good impression that is well colored. Backed with Japanese tissue with margin extended at binding side.