The attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold, by the King's fleet commanded by Capt. Thos. Pringle, upon Lake Champlain, the 11th of October, 1776


The attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold, by the King's fleet commanded by Capt. Thos. Pringle, upon Lake Champlain, the 11th of October, 1776

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Title:
The attack and defeat of the American fleet under Benedict Arnold, by the King's fleet commanded by Capt. Thos. Pringle, upon Lake Champlain, the 11th of October, 1776
Description:
Published in London by William Faden, this 1776 map of the Lake Champlain region is the earliest plan of the first naval battle of the Revolutionary War that accurately depicts the positions of the fleets during the attack, and their movements to and from the action. The map displayed here is the original issue, without the account of the battle below the map.
Creator:
Faden, William, 1749-1836
Name on Item:
from a sketch taken by an officer on the spot ; engraved by Wm. Faden.
Date:
1776
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Collection (local):
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Subjects:
Champlain, Lake--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
Champlain, Lake
Publisher:
London : Wm. Faden
Notes:
Original issue, without the account of the battle below the map.
Relief shown by hachures.
Shows positions of the fleets and lines of fire.
Extent:
1 map : hand col. ; 25 x 42 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:71,000]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_008217
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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