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Detailed map of New Orleans from 1849...
Item # 644139
June 11, 1849
NEW ORLEANS WEEKLY DELTA, Louisiana, June 11, 1849 The front page features a very nice & detailed: "Map Of the City, Showing the Extent of the Inundated District". Included is lengthy text on the flood, noting that half of the limits of the city are under water. A great map of New Orleans from before the Civil War.
Also, the ftpg. has a print of: "The Sauve Crevasse, As it Appeared When the Work was Abandoned by Capt. Grant" with a lengthy article on it as well.
Inside has reports on the death & funeral for General Edmund P. Gaines. Eight pages, one inside leaf is close-trimmed at the margin with text loss but not to mentioned articles, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War