Creator

H Lawrence

Date Original

1852

Description

Printed map of the land above the Upper Red River as explored in 1852 by Capt. R.B. Marcy. The map shows territories inhabited by Kiowas, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Middle and Southern Comanche.

Biographical/Historical Note

Randolph Barnes Marcy (April 9, 1812 – November 22, 1887) was a career officer in the United States Army, achieving the rank of Brigadier General before retiring in 1881.

In 1852, Capt. Marcy was in charge of the expedition that first reached the headwaters of both forks of the Red River, which official parties had tried to find since 1806. The Ke-che-ah-que-ho-no is the main branch of the Red River.

Physical Description

Map, 17" x 36"

Keywords

Rivers; Waterways

Contributor

Capt. R.B. Marcy, Capt. G.B. McClellan, U.S. Army

Geographical Area

Upper Red River

Language

English

Identifier

Map1638

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Map collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Map of the Country Upon Upper Red River, Map1638, Map collection, 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.

Disciplines

United States History

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Additional Content

Maps collection inventory.

Keywords

Rivers; Waterways

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