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Catalog Number 2005.74.53
Object Name Map
Accession number 2005.74
Other number FR-CF-10
Description French printed map, in color, of Mezieres and the surrounding area. Lines of advancement added to the map by hand after printing in colored ink, including an addition to the legend on the bottom center of map. The lines of advancement are dated November 1, 1918. Part of a map series titled "Carte de France et des Frontieres" and this map is labeled as No. 10 in the series. Map originally created in 1912 by the French Army and reprinted in 1918 by Base Printing Plant, 29th Engineers U.S. Army in Langres, France. Signed in the lower right of map by "Sgt. S.M. Willis".

Handwritten on back of map: "Western Front / Mezieres Sheet / (Last Phase Argonne-Meuse Offensive) / 1/200000".

53.2 x 75.8 cm.

From the service of Sgt. Sidney Morse Willis, Service No. 1446764, Headquarters Company, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, A.E.F.
Date 1918
People Willis, Sidney Morse
Subjects World War I
Title French Map of Mezieres
Area / Region Mezieres, France
Publisher Base Printing Plant, 29th Engineers U.S. Army
Series Carte de France et des Frontieres
Pub Place Langres, France
Pub Date 1918
Scale 1:200000
Size 53.2 x 75.8 cm.