"Outline Map showing a New Route from Texas to Fort Yuma, California, for Cattle Droves and Trains En route to California", U.S. Army
Subject: Southwestern United States
Period: 1867 (circa)
Publication: HR ex doc 1, 46th Cong. 3rd Sess.
Color: Black & White
49 x 14.5 inches
124.5 x 36.8 cm
By Capt. O.C. Overman. Unusual map beginning in Austin and depicting the route, connecting several army forts, to Yuma. Incredible detail of water holes, grazing areas, missions, camps, Indian villages, and mines. Lists four authorities including Gillespie's Map of Texas (1867) and Gildart's Journal.
References: Wheat (TMW) #1216.
Two sheets joined and folded as issued. Backed with Japanese tissue. Toned along vertical folds.