Mobile Bay & Mobile Harbor 1862


This map of Mobile Bay is taken from J. H. Colton's plans of U.S. Harbors. It shows the position and vicinities of the most important Civil War fortifications on the sea-board and in the interior. The map was drawn from U.S. surveys and other authentic sources. Printed by Lang & Lang, New York, 1862. … [Read more...]

Alabama Map 1802


This map, by Nathan H. Glick, shows the land of the Georgia cession, Indian lands ceded to the United States in 1802. Present-day Mobile County and Baldwin County, including Mobile Bay, were still not a part of the United States. At that time this area was still part of Spanish West Florida. … [Read more...]