Plan of the operations of General Washington, against the Kings troops in New Jersey
- Plan of the operations of General Washington, against the Kings troops in New Jersey : from the 26th. of December 1776, to the 3d. January 1777
This map depicts events of the New Jersey campaign, from December 26, 1776 to January 3, 1777, during the American Revolutionary War. Led by General George Washington, the map illustrates the American's famous crossing of the Delaware River from Trenton, NJ into Pennsylvania on December 25th. Washington attacked the Hessian garrison at Trenton at dawn on December 26th, which resulted in an American victory. This map details the number of British and Hessian losses in the lower left and right columns, along with the routes taken by the American troops en route to Trenton, and the action there.
- Faden, William, 1749-1836
- Name on Item:
by William Faden.
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
- Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
New Jersey--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
Relief shown by hachures.
Shows area from Newtown, Pennsylvania to Kingston, New Jersey, with routes of British and American forces.
Includes tables "Loss in the engagement, on the road from Prince Town to Maidenhead, January the 3d. 1777" and "Loss at Trenton, December 26th. 1776."
- 1 map : hand col. ; 29 x 39 cm.
Scale [ca. 1:113,000]
- Call #:
G3811.S3 1777 .F3
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