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Photo Left:  Jackson Military Road cut exiting Washington, Arkansas, to the North East (2005)

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Birds eye view of the Mississippi Valley from Cairo to the Gulf of Mexico Drawn from government surveys and other authentic sources by M.K. Couzens, Civ. Eng. Printed by Lang & Laing, lith.

Created/Published

N.Y. New York W. Schaus c1861.
 

Notes

Scale ca. 1:1,710,000.
Reference: LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 9
At top of map: The seat of war.
This is a map and not a bird's-eye view. It covers Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, and parts of Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Indian Territory, and Texas, and indicates forts, towns, rivers, roads, railroads, state boundaries, and relief by shading.
Insets: Fort Pickens. 19 x 18 cm.-Camp Defiance at Cairo, the key of the West. 11 x 17 cm.
Description derived from published bibliography.

[http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?gmd:9:./temp/~ammem_VYbZ:: 23 Aug 2006.

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