A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina


A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina

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Title:
A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina : by a squadron of His Majesty's ships, on the 28th of June 1776, with the disposition of the King's land forces, and the encampments and entrenchments of the rebels from the drawings made on the spot
Creator:
Faden, William, 1749-1836
Name on Item:
engraved by Wm. Faden.
Date:
1776
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Fort Moultrie, Battle of, S.C., 1776--Maps--Early works to 1800
Fortification--South Carolina--Maps--Early works to 1800
Fort Moultrie (S.C.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
Fort Sullivan (S.C.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
South CarolinaCharleston (county)Fort Moultrie
Publisher:
London : Wm. Faden
Notes:
Depth shown by soundings.
Inset: Plan of the platform in Sulivans Fort / by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of the Rl. Rt. of Artillery.
Shows British squadron including names of vessels, esp. "bridge of boats" at Hetheral pt.", rebel camps, and vegetation.
Below lower margin: "London. Engrav'd & Publish'd according to Acto of Parliament Aug.t 10 th. 1776 by Wm. Faden corner of St. Martins Lane Charing Cross."
Includes description of symbols for where the Actoeon and the Sphinx were to be Stationed.
Third state of the map with a single "bridge of boats" between Hetheral Pt. and the island.
Extent:
1 map : hand col. ; 28 x 38 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca.1:26,000]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_003143
Call #:
G3914.C3:2F5S3 1776 .F3
Barcode:
39999058998863
Terms of Use:
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