A plan of the entrance of Chesapeak Bay, with James and York Rivers : wherein are shown the respective positions (in the beginning of October) 1° of the British army commanded by Lord Cornwallis, at Gloucester and York in Virginia; : 2° of the American and French forces under General Washington, : 3° and of the French fleet under Count de Grasse


A plan of the entrance of Chesapeak Bay, with James and York Rivers

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Title:
A plan of the entrance of Chesapeak Bay, with James and York Rivers : wherein are shown the respective positions (in the beginning of October) 1° of the British army commanded by Lord Cornwallis, at Gloucester and York in Virginia; : 2° of the American and French forces under General Washington, : 3° and of the French fleet under Count de Grasse
Publisher:
Faden, William, 1749-1836
Name on Item:
by an officer
Date:
1781
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
New-York Historical Society
Collection (local):
New-York Historical Society Collection
Subjects:
Yorktown (Va.)--History--Siege, 1781--Maps--Early works to 1800
Yorktown (Va.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Virginia--Maps--Early works to 1800
Virginia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps
Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
VirginiaYork (county)Yorktown
Publisher:
[London] : Published by Wm. Faden Charing Cross
Notes (citation):
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1465
Nebenzahl, K.A bibliography of printed battle plans, no. 186
Notes:
Shows James River peninsula and general positions of armies and the French fleet.
Extent:
1 map : hand colored ; 41 x 52 cm on sheet 48 x 58 cm.
Scale:
Scale 1:250,000
Language:
English
Identifier:
93223d_EntranceChesapeakeBay1781_M20_2_16
Catalog Record:
https://library.nyu.edu/persistent/lcn/nyu_aleph004267378?institution=NYU&persistent
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