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Reference Maps on the War of 1812

Map of Eastern North America in 1812

Map of the Campaigns of the War of 1812

Map of the British Advance on New Orleans

Map of the Battle of  New Orleans - January 8, 1815

Map of all United States Battle Sites 1689-1945

Map of the Western World: European Colonies and Dependencies 1815

 



Map Description
History Map of West Florida 1767-1819

Illustrating the Acquisition of West Florida

I. Territory added to the original jurisdiction of West Florida by Great Britain in 1764
*;
in dispute between Spain and the United States, 1783-1795; relinquished by Spain in the
Treaty of 1795 (Pinckney's Treaty) and definitely occupied by the United States in 1798.

II. Territory claimed by the United States, 1803-1810, as part of the
Louisiana Purchase;
proclaimed independent by its inhabitants, September 1810 (see
West Florida Revolt),
and occupied by the United States in the following December; incorporated with the
State of Louisiana in 1812.

III. Claimed by the United States as above; brought under its military and civil jurisdiction
in 1811; incorporated with Mississippi Territory in 1812.

IV. Claimed by the United States as above; American jurisdiction proclaimed there by
Claiborne
(1811) and by Holmes (1812), except in the town of Mobile; occupied by
the military forces of the United States, April 1813, and the civil jurisdiction of Mississippi
established there; later part of Alabama.

V. Invaded by
Jackson, in 1814 and 1818; ceded by Spain to the United States in the
Treaty of 1819 (Transcontinental Treaty); part of Florida.

Vicksburg, Walnut Hills, Natchez, Mississippi River, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Pearl River,
Tombigbee River, Alabama River, Fort St. Stephens, Mobile, Perdido River, Pensacola,
Chattahoochee River, Apalachicola River

31st Parallel   = 31st Parallel

 

* On June 6, 1764, the border was moved north to 32 28' latitude. See more here.



 

Credits
The West Florida Controversy 1798-1813: A Study in American Diplomacy, Isaac Joslin Cox, 1918


Related Links
Map of the Floridas: East and West Florida 1765     West Florida Revolt of 1810     History of West Florida     

Siege of Pensacola 1781     About the War of 1812     Map of West Florida 1810: The District of Baton Rouge

Map of Western West Florida 1810     Map of West Florida 1810: District of Mobile


Map Illustrating the Acquisition of West Florida 1767-1819

 



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