William Hudson Mexican War Lithograph Collection

Survey of the Mexican Lines of Defense at Cerro Gordo

Title

Survey of the Mexican Lines of Defense at Cerro Gordo

Identifier

BD0018-1847-SurveyCerroGordo-011

Files

Download BD0018-1847-surveyofmexican.JPG (5.2 MB)

Creation Date

4-18-1847

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History | Political History | United States History

Description

Black and white lithograph. Survey of the Mexican Lines of Defense at Cerro Gordo as surveyed by Major Turnbull and Capt. McClellan Topogal. Engs. drawn by Lieut. H. Coppee.

The map illustrates one of the major battles of the Mexican American War. It shows mountains, roads, Mexican and American camps, gun batteries and the route of Shield's Brigade. Copied from the original in the Bureau of Topographical Engineers Framed 24.75" x 19"

Sponsored by: Texas State Library, Train to Share, UTB/TSC, William Hudson.

Physical Description

.JPG, 1 File, 5.18 MB

Survey of the Mexican Lines of Defense at Cerro Gordo

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