Campement de l'armée à Tombecbe


Campement de l'armée à Tombecbe

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Title:
Campement de l'armée à Tombecbe
Description:
Map of Fort Confederation (also known as Fort Tombécbee, Fort Tombigbee, and Fort York) on the Tombigbee River near the later site of Epes in Sumter County, Alabama; originally built by the French as a Choctaw Indian trading post. Details the 1736 occupation by French and Choctaw forces during their campaign against Chickasaw Indians allied with the English. Keyed to 9 references.
Creator:
Dumont de Montigny
Date:
[1747]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Newberry Library
Collection (local):
Louis C. Karpinski Map Collection
Subjects:
Choctaw Indians--Wars--Maps--Early works to 1800
Chickasaw Indians--Wars--Maps--Early works to 1800
Indians of North America--Warfare--Alabama--Maps--Early works to 1800
Indians of North America--Wars--1600-1750--Maps--Early works to 1800
Fortification--Alabama--Fort Confederation--Maps--Early works to 1800
Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
Fort Confederation (Ala.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Sumter County (Ala.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
Fort Tombecbe (historical)
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Oriented with north at left.
Note on verso: No. 10, page 257.
Pen-and-ink and watercolor (green, yellow, gray, brown).
No. 10 of 23 maps and drawings detached and bound together, from: Dumont de Montigny. Memoire de Lxx Dxx Officiere Ingenieur, contenant les evenemens qui se sont passés à la Louisiane depuis 1715 jusqu'a present [1747]
Ms. memoir adapted by Jean Baptiste Le Mascrier and published as Dumont de Montigny, Mémoires historiques sur la Louisiane. Paris: C.J.B. Bauche, 1753.
Extent:
1 ms. map : hand col. ; 177 x 268 mm.
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
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