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1822: United States of America

Cartography:
John Melish

This is the first map in the collection at the Museum of the Big Bend to show Texas as a … See more United States of America

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1850: A New Map of the United States

Cartography:
J. H. Young

This is the first map to show Texas following the Compromise of 1850. From early on in American history, the … See more A New Map of the United States

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1857: Military Map of the United States

Cartography:
U.S. War Department

Interesting map of the United States, focusing on the Military Forts and Military Districts between the US-Mexico War and the … See more Military Map of the United States

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1863: Frank Leslie’s War Map

Cartography:
George Woolworth Colton

On 1 January 1863, Confederate forces under the command of General John Bankhead Magruder recaptured the city of Galveston from … See more Frank Leslie’s War Map