West of the Mississippi - 1879 
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United States
From Lt. George M. Wheeler of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1879, his "Sketch Indicating the Advancement of the Surveys of the Public Lands and the Military, Topographical and Geographical Surveys West of the Mississippi", its many notations of Indian tribes, reservations and territories serving as a graphic reminder of the diverse numbers of Native American peoples who once flourished across the nation; also shown are U.S. Army forts and camps, designated by flags; land grants; the routes of early military expeditions; the advancement of the railroad into the interior; and the nation's, and some say the world's, first national park, Yellowstone, opened in 1872. Very good overall antique condition with original folds, with a few tiny tears at some fold corners, measures 32.5 x 44.5 inches, folded measures 11 x 8.5 inches.
Antique printed color Map
WES175
Antique
Maker: Wheeler
$450.00



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