A plan of York Town and Gloucester, in the province of Virginia, shewing the works constructed for the defence of those posts by the British army, under the command of Lt. Genl. Earl Cornwallis, together with the attacks and operations of the American and French forces, commanded by Genl. Washington and Count Rochambeau, to whom the posts were surrendered on the 17th October 1781


A plan of York Town and Gloucester, in the province of Virginia, shewing the works constructed for the defence of those posts by the British army, under the command of Lt. Genl. Earl Cornwallis, together with the attacks and operations of the American and French forces, commanded by Genl. Washington and Count Rochambeau, to whom the posts were surrendered on the 17th October 1781

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Title:
A plan of York Town and Gloucester, in the province of Virginia, shewing the works constructed for the defence of those posts by the British army, under the command of Lt. Genl. Earl Cornwallis, together with the attacks and operations of the American and French forces, commanded by Genl. Washington and Count Rochambeau, to whom the posts were surrendered on the 17th October 1781
Creator:
Hills, John, surveyor
Publisher:
Faden, William, 1749-1836
Name on Item:
from an actual survey in the possession of Jn.o Hills, late Lieutt. in the 23rd Regt. & Asst. Engr.
Date:
1785
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Collection (local):
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Subjects:
Yorktown (Va.)--History--Siege, 1781--Maps
Gloucester (Va.)--History--18th century--Maps
Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Rochambeau, Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de, 1725-1807
Places:
VirginiaGloucester (county)Gloucester
VirginiaYork (county)Yorktown
Publisher:
London : Wm. Faden
Notes:
Shows fortifications, troop locations, and ships on the York River.
Relief shown by hachures.
Extent:
1 map ; 71 x 54 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca.1:5,750]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_009558
Terms of Use:
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