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A plan of the entrance of Chesapeak Bay, with James and York rivers : wherein are shewn the respective positions (in the beginning of October) 1⁰. of the British army commanded by Lord Cornwallis, at Gloucester and York in Virginia; 2⁰. of the American and French forces under General Washington; 3.⁰ and of the French Fleet under Count de Grasse

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Cartographer

Faden, William, 1749-1836

Date

1781

Name on Item

by an officer

Publisher

Wm. Faden

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:250,000]

Language

English

Location

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Collection (local)

Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection at Mount Vernon

Subjects
  • Yorktown (Va.)--History--Siege, 1781--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Yorktown (Va.)--History--18th century--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Gloucester (Va.)--History--18th century--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • York River (Va.)--History--18th century--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • James River (Va.)--History--18th century--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Gloucester
  • Gloucester (county)
  • James
  • North and Central America
  • United States
  • Virginia
  • York
Extent

1 map : hand col. ; 41 x 51 cm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).
Notes
  • Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings..

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