Map of the territory of the
United States from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean, ordered
by the Hon. Jeff'n Davis, Secretary of War, to accompany the Reports
of the Explorations for a Railroad Route.
Made in accordance with the 10th and 11th sections of the Army Appropriation
Act of March 1853. Compiled from authorized explorations and other
reliable data by Lieut. G. K. Warren, Topl. Engrs. in the Office
of Pacific R.R. Surveys. War Dep. under direction of Bvt. Maj. W.
H. Emory, Topl. Engr. in 1854 and of Capt. A.a. Humphreys, Topl.
Engrs., 1854-5-6-7; engr. by Selmar Siebert.
Serial Set 768-02 (33-2) S. exdoc. 78, map 18
Serial Set 801 (33-2) H. exdoc. 91, map 6
Size: 117 x 108 cm.
Shows dense network of trails, exploratory routes, and roads involved
with all of the explorations and surveys for the Pacific Railroad
conducted by the Office of Pacific Railroad Surveys. Shows detailed
hydrology and topography including mountains and passes. Includes
towns, villages, and missions. Shows the general location of Indian
tribal lands. Includes list of authorities for adopted survey information
from prior explorations.