Creator

W Hood

Date Original

1837

Description

Printed map of Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri and the Western frontier. The map includes mileage between military posts and depots and the shows the territories of the various Native American tribes.

Biographical/Historical Note

The 1830s was a tumultuous decade in relations between Native American tribes and the U.S. government. With the passing of the Indian Removal Act of 1830, the Native American tribes of the southeastern United States were forcibly relocated from their native lands to Indian Territory, in eastern sections of modern-day Oklahoma.

Physical Description

Map, 23" x 17"

Contributor

U.S. Topographical Bureau, Charles Gratiot, Col. J.J. Abert

Geographical Area

Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Western Frontier

Language

English

Identifier

Map 1577

Resource Type

Map

Collection

Historic Maps Collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Map Illustrating the Plan of the Defenses of the Western and Northwestern Frontier, Map1577, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6901 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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