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AUCTION 24

<p>Complete map</p>


247.    

[MAP]. TURNBULL, Charles Nesbit, et al. Siege of Vera Cruz, by the U.S. Troops under Major General Scott, in March 1847, from Surveys made by Major Turnbull, Captains Hughes, McClellan & Johnston Lieutenants Derby & Hardcastle, Topl. Engineers, Drawn by Capt McClellan. [Mexico City: Salazar, 1848?]. Tables at lower right of Worth and Twiggs’ divisions. Lithograph map with contemporary hand coloring. Neat line to neat line: 40.5 x 64.5 cm; overall sheet size: 49 x 68 cm. Veracruz fortifications shown in blue and U.S. Army siege lines in orange. Professionally washed and stabilized; marginal tears (some into image) expertly mended; part of upper left blank margin supplied.

First edition.

Republished in U.S. government reports after its appearance here. (See Message of the President...December 7, 1848, Washington, 1848). Probably published by the U.S. Army during the occupation.

($400.00-$800.00)

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