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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1862Johnson & WardNew YorkJohnson's New Map of the State of Texas$400 Picture

A lithographed map, with hand colored wash.

Size: 26 1/4" inches X 18 inches; Scale: 1 inch = approximately 38 miles.

Map Type: Atlas

This is a superior copy, with strong lines and vivid color.

This is an important transitional map of Texas from the 1862 edition of Johnson & Ward's Illustrated Family Atlas published during the midst of the American Civil War.

Western Texas consists of El Paso, Bexar, and Presidio territories. The map shows many military installations, including Fort Duncan and Phantom Hill. The Fort Ewell Rifles Military Station is identified in southern Texas. "German Settlements", "Indian Reserve", "Wichita Village", and "Wells Road" locations are noted. Topographical features such as rivers, springs, mountains, and the Cross Timbers are all identified.

Inset maps of Sabine Lake, Northern Texas, and Galveston Bay.

References: American Maps and Mapmakers, page 325, Ristow, George, Wayne State University Press, Detroit, 1985; Maps of Texas 1527-1900, #1511, Day, James M.,The Pemberton Press, Austin, 1964

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