To His Excellency Genl. Washington, Commander in Chief of the armies of the United States of America
- To His Excellency Genl. Washington, Commander in Chief of the armies of the United States of America : this plan of the investment of York and Gloucester has been surveyed and laid down
- Title (alt.):
Plan of the investment of York and Gloucester
- Bauman, Sebastian
- Scot, Robert, 1744?-1823
- Name on Item:
and is most humbly dedicated by His Excellency's obedient and very humble servant, Sebastn. Bauman, Major of the New York or 2nd Regt. of Artillery ; R. Scot, sculp.
- Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
- Collection (local):
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Gloucester (Va.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Yorktown (Va.)--History--Siege, 1781--Maps--Early works to 1800
Yorktown (Va.)--History--18th century--Maps--Early works to 1800
Shows units, ships, lines of fire, and successive positions.
Oriented with north to the upper left.
Relief shown by hachures.
"This plan was taken between the 22nd & 28th of October, 1781."
Includes "References to the British lines" with illus. of ships and "Explanation" of the American and French siege operations.
This map can be viewed as a georeferenced overlay in an interactive application made especially for We Are One: Mapping America's Road from Revolution to Independence http://d2o8owo4k087al.cloudfront.net/index.html?mapId=80.
- 1 map : hand col. ; 66 x 48 cm.
Scale [ca. 1:14,500]
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