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Plan of the battle of Monmouth, 28th of June, 78

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Cartographer

Butler, Richard, 1743-1791

Date

[1778?]

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:3,000] 100 p[ace]s to an in.

Language

English

Location

New-York Historical Society

Collection (local)

New-York Historical Society Collection

Subjects
  • Monmouth, Battle of, Freehold, N.J., 1778--Maps
  • Freehold (N.J.)--History--18th century--Battlefields--Maps
  • Monmouth County (N.J.)--History--18th century--Battlefields--Maps
  • Monmouth Battlefield State Park (N.J.)--Maps
  • Freehold (N.J.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Maps
  • Landforms--New Jersey--Freehold--Maps
Places
  • Freehold
  • Monmouth (county)
  • New Jersey
  • North and Central America
  • United States
Extent

1 map : ms. ; 38 x 49 cm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • No known restrictions on use.
Notes
  • Military map. Covers an area near Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey. Shows troop positions, commanders' names, points of attack. Also shows relief by hachures and roads, streams, buildings and vegetative cover.
  • Title from verso text.
  • Attributed to Butler, based on verso text in another hand: "This is an original Map of Monmouth among the papers of Richard [Butler] [B.]G. lent me by [N.B.] Cra[ig]. W.[B.R.]"--cf. American National Biography article on Butler, which names Craig his editor.
  • Pen-and-ink on paper.
  • On recto: "Neville B. Craig"

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