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Plan of the British and American positions, Aroostook War

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MMN Item 9598 Item Details
Plan of the British and American positions, Aroostook War
MMN Item 9598 Zoom

Description

Map of Northern Maine depicting the disposition of Maine Militia, U.S. Army and British troops during the border dispute known as the Aroostook War. The conflict was settled by the Webster-Ashburton Treaty of 1842 establishing the present Maine border with Canada.

The positions were plotted by an eye witness, 1843.

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