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Detailed military map of the area between Malate and Pasai, to the south of Manila, published by American Army Signal Corps in October 1898.

The map notes the position of various American Troops during the the Naval bombardment of Manila, before the Army 1st Brigade advanced toward Manila.

The key locates the entrenchments of the Americans, Insurgents and Spanish, along with telegraph lines, stations, buildings, churches and roads.

Among the American commanding officers was General Arthur MacArthur (father of Douglas MacArthur), who would go on to become the military Governor-General of the American-occupied Philippines in 1900.