Lot 622: Taos New Mexico battle plan 1848

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:55

Lot 622: Author: U.S. Government; Title: Sketch accompanying Col. Price Despatch; Place Published: Washington, D.C.; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1848; Description: Lithographed map, modern hand-coloring. 24x29 cm (9½x11½"), matted and framed under plexiglass.Map of Taos showing troop dispositions, etc. In January 1847 a Mexican uprising in Taos resulted in the death of Gov. C. Bent and others. A force under Col. Sterling Price marched from Santa Fe, routed the rebels at La Canada, El Embudo and Taos, ultimately capturing most of them. Later skirmishes took place at La Cuesta, Las Vegas and Cienega near Taos. Condition: Very good, not examined out of frame. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $100-150
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