Colton's 1861 Slave Map of Southern States
is an illustration of Colton's map of the southern states, including
Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, North
Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas,
Louisiana, Texas, showing also part of adjoining states & territories
locating the forts & military stations of the United States & showing
all the rail roads, Railroad stations, & other internal improvements.
Inset Text on the Map:
Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J. H. Colton.
Printed by Lang & Laing, N.Y.
6" in the upper left margin.
Insets: Include Southern part of
Florida. Colton's map of the United States showing the proposed railroad
routes to the Pacific Ocean.
Includes tables of population based on the "United States Census for
Cover title: Colton's map of the
southern states of America, showing the whole seat of war on the
seaboard and in the interior, designating every town, railway, and
stream; also showing the forts and fortifications. London, Bacon and Co.
Explanations: (i.e., legend) is pasted
over the bottom border. Map is colored to show "free, or
non-slaveholding states" (pink), "border slave states" (yellow), and
"seceded or confederate states" (green).