A plan of the action at Bunkers Hill on the 17th of June 1775 between His Majesty's troops, under the command of Major General Howe, and the American forces [no. 2]


A plan of the action at Bunkers Hill on the 17th of June 1775 between His Majesty's troops, under the command of Major General Howe, and the American forces [no. 2]

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Title:
A plan of the action at Bunkers Hill on the 17th of June 1775 between His Majesty's troops, under the command of Major General Howe, and the American forces [no. 2]
Description:
Page, an English military engineer who served as aide de campe to General Howe during the action, prepared this detailed plan of the Battle of Bunker Hill. It is the best known and most commonly reproduced plan of the battle. Originally published shortly after the battle, this copy appeared in 1793, accompanying Stedman's History of the American War. It depicts redoubts, fences, and hedgerows in great detail, as well as the lines of march of attacking forces, British ships, and the Corps Hill battery with lines of fire.
Cartographer:
Page, Thomas Hyde, Sir, 1746-1822
Date:
1793
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775--Maps--Early works to 1800
Boston (Mass.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonBunker Hill
Publisher:
[London] : Thomas Page
Notes:
Overlay tipped on to middle right. Overlay, designated no. 1, shows the first position of the troops. Main map, designated no. 2, shows the second position.
Extent:
1 map : hand color ; 49 x 42 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:4,800
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_014237
Barcode:
30000002772096
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