Re: Map making
- --- In email@example.com, "hank9174" <clarkc@m...> wrote:
> > Exactly. I don't fault him for not knowing the roads intimately
> How was local topographic information disseminated?
> IIRC, while campaigning, the AotP send out squads every day to
> local information and then the mapmakers worked all nightcompiling
> maps which were *photographed* in the morning for daily use.I think that the AotC had a similar cartographic capability using
photography, and it was reckoned to be very thorough and fast.
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, GnrlJEJohnston@a... wrote:
> ...Lewis Cass (first governor ofHe was also a general in the war of 1812, Secretary of War under
> Michigan I believe)...
Jackson, Secretary of State under Buchanan [until he resigned during
the secession crisis] and the Democratic Party's Presidential
Candidate in 1848 (lost to Taylor), in addition to a bunch of other
sutff (amassador, congressman, senator)