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Plan de Savannah

Map of Savannah, Georgia detailing the defeat of allied French and American forces against British forces on October 9, 1779. Legend keyed to 18 numbered sites, including army camps, earthworks, ships, and prominent buildings (shown pictorially).

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Contributor

Dampierre, Brigadier, fl. 1779

Date

1780

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:7,900]

Language

French

Location

Newberry Library

Collection (local)

Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection

Subjects
  • Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
  • Savannah (Ga.)--History--Siege, 1779--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Savannah (Ga.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Chatham (county)
  • Georgia
  • North and Central America
  • Savannah
  • United States
Extent

1 ms. map : hand col. ; 350 x 593 mm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
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Notes
  • Dedíe a Mr. le Commandeur de Dampierre, Briguadier [sic] des armees du Roy.
  • Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and wash (yellow, green, red). Sectioned into 10 panels, mounted on cloth.

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