The Resource Map of the military district, Kansas and the territories, Maj. Gen. G.M. Dodge, commanding, 1866 ; executed under the direction of Maj. Geo. T. Robinson, Chf. Engr. ; drawn by T.H. Williams, (microform)

Map of the military district, Kansas and the territories, Maj. Gen. G.M. Dodge, commanding, 1866 ; executed under the direction of Maj. Geo. T. Robinson, Chf. Engr. ; drawn by T.H. Williams, (microform)

Label
Map of the military district, Kansas and the territories
Title
Map of the military district, Kansas and the territories
Statement of responsibility
Maj. Gen. G.M. Dodge, commanding, 1866 ; executed under the direction of Maj. Geo. T. Robinson, Chf. Engr. ; drawn by T.H. Williams
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Map of the West (U.S.) roughly bounded by Idaho, the Dakotas, Utah and Kansas. Compiled under the direction of U.S. Major General Grenville Mellen Dodge in 1866, the same year as his appointment as Chief Engineer of the Union Pacific Railroad Company. Shows extent of UPRR construction, numerous U.S. military posts, army expedition routes variously dated 1843-1860, wagon roads, and trails. Includes distance tables
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DPL
Characteristic
single map
Index
no index present
Location of originals duplicates
Location of original: The Newberry Library, Special Collections,
Label
Map of the military district, Kansas and the territories, Maj. Gen. G.M. Dodge, commanding, 1866 ; executed under the direction of Maj. Geo. T. Robinson, Chf. Engr. ; drawn by T.H. Williams, (microform)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Accompanied by photocopy of letter dated June 4, 1915 from Dodge to Edgar Rubey Harlan of Des Moines, Iowa, concerning publication of the map
  • Published 1866 under the following imprint: R. Stevenson & Co., photograph rooms, 48 Delaware Street, Leavenworth, Kansas
  • A copy of the 1866 reproduction at the U.S. National Archives includes note crediting U.S. General Christopher Columbus Augur with furnishing information for the map; cf. Wheat
  • Following its publication, the manuscript was extensively revised, including erasures and modifications to the projected transcontinental railroad route. See Thurman, Mel. "Warren, Dodge, and later nineteenth-century army maps of the West" in Mapline no. 53 (March 1989) p. 1-4; cf. Wheat, C.I. Mapping the Transmississippi West, v. 5, p. 188-190, no. 1142
  • Prime meridian: Greenwich
  • Relief shown by hachures
  • Bar scale of 50 miles = 71 mm
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/cartographicMathematicalDataCoordinateStatement
(W 1182̊5-́-W 922̊0/́N 491̊5-́-N 365̊5)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/cartographicMathematicalDataProjectionStatement
1138000
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/cartographicMathematicalDataScaleStatement
  • a
  • Scale at center [ca. 1:1,138,000]
Dimensions
1,193 x 1,682 mm.
Extent
1 ms. map
Form of item
microfiche
Note
Previously classed under: CG4050 1866 .D6 1988.
Other physical details
hand col.
Reproduction note
Microfiche.
System control number
OCM52534193
Label
Map of the military district, Kansas and the territories, Maj. Gen. G.M. Dodge, commanding, 1866 ; executed under the direction of Maj. Geo. T. Robinson, Chf. Engr. ; drawn by T.H. Williams, (microform)
Publication
Note
  • Accompanied by photocopy of letter dated June 4, 1915 from Dodge to Edgar Rubey Harlan of Des Moines, Iowa, concerning publication of the map
  • Published 1866 under the following imprint: R. Stevenson & Co., photograph rooms, 48 Delaware Street, Leavenworth, Kansas
  • A copy of the 1866 reproduction at the U.S. National Archives includes note crediting U.S. General Christopher Columbus Augur with furnishing information for the map; cf. Wheat
  • Following its publication, the manuscript was extensively revised, including erasures and modifications to the projected transcontinental railroad route. See Thurman, Mel. "Warren, Dodge, and later nineteenth-century army maps of the West" in Mapline no. 53 (March 1989) p. 1-4; cf. Wheat, C.I. Mapping the Transmississippi West, v. 5, p. 188-190, no. 1142
  • Prime meridian: Greenwich
  • Relief shown by hachures
  • Bar scale of 50 miles = 71 mm
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/cartographicMathematicalDataCoordinateStatement
(W 1182̊5-́-W 922̊0/́N 491̊5-́-N 365̊5)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/cartographicMathematicalDataProjectionStatement
1138000
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/cartographicMathematicalDataScaleStatement
  • a
  • Scale at center [ca. 1:1,138,000]
Dimensions
1,193 x 1,682 mm.
Extent
1 ms. map
Form of item
microfiche
Note
Previously classed under: CG4050 1866 .D6 1988.
Other physical details
hand col.
Reproduction note
Microfiche.
System control number
OCM52534193

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