William Hemsley Emory: Sketch of the Battle of Los Angeles Upper California between the Americans and Mexicans Jan. 9th 1847. from a sketch of Emory.
Scarce large version of this Mexican War Battle plan, depicting one of the very few battles fought in California during the Mexican War.
The plan shows the Pueblo de Los Angeles, the American Encampments before and after the battle, the Rio De Los Angeles, Mexican positions, batteries, charges, etc. Mexican War Battle plans are relatively uncommon.
The map is engraved by Kollner. The more common version is about 1/2 the size of this edition.
This is an authentic 1925 survey (edition of 1928, reprinted in 1931) U.S.G.S. Topographical Map reproduced in black and white and distributed by the Midcontinent Map Company until Covenant Maps bought them out back in the mid '80s. Shows the individual buildings, roads and the topography of the land at the time of the survey. Actual map size is 16 3/4" X 21 3/4" with viewable portion being 15 1/8" X 18 1/4". The scale is 1/24000 which is approximately 2 5/8" equals 1 mile.Read more