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A plan of the entrance of Chesapeak Bay, with James and York Rivers : wherein are shown the respective positions (in the beginning of October) 1° of the British army commanded by Lord Cornwallis, at Gloucester and York in Virginia; : 2° of the American and French forces under General Washington, : 3° and of the French fleet under Count de Grasse

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Publisher

Faden, William, 1749-1836

Date

1781

Name on Item

by an officer

Publisher

Published by Wm. Faden Charing Cross

Scale

Scale 1:250,000

Language

English

Location

New-York Historical Society

Collection (local)

New-York Historical Society Collection

Subjects
  • Yorktown (Va.)--History--Siege, 1781--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Yorktown (Va.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Virginia--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Virginia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps
  • Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • North and Central America
  • United States
  • Virginia
  • York (county)
  • Yorktown
Extent

1 map : hand colored ; 41 x 52 cm on sheet 48 x 58 cm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • No known restrictions on use.
Notes
  • Shows James River peninsula and general positions of armies and the French fleet.

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