Map of Wyoming 1865

Wyoming Map, 1865

Wyoming Territory was created by the Organic Act of July 25, 1868 but a portion of it appears on this 1865 map. "Wyoming is named for the first time on this map." -- (Blevins, 2007)

Johnson's Nebraska, Dakota, Idaho, and Montana published by Johnson and Ward in Johnson's New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas, with Physical Geography, and with Descriptions Geographical, Statistical, and Historical; New York: Johnson and Ward, 1865

Title Page Late 1865 edition. From Title Page: "The New Plates, Copyrighted by A. J. Johnson, are made exclusively for Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas. Others are the same as Used in Colton's General Atlas." Adds a double page map of "Nebraska, Dakota, Idaho and Montana" that also shows Wyoming—this is a newly drawn map.

Map and description courtesy of David Rumsey Map Collection.