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A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina : by a squadron of His Majesty's ships, on the 28th. of June 1776 : with the disposition of the King's land forces, and the encampments and entrenchments of the rebels

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Creator

Faden, William, 1749-1836

Date

1776

Name on Item

from the drawings made on the spot ; engraved by Wm. Faden

Publisher

William Faden

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:26,200]

Location

Newberry Library

Collection (local)

Edward E. Ayer Collection

Subjects
  • Sullivans Island (S.C.)--Maps
  • United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps
Places
  • Charleston (county)
  • North and Central America
  • South Carolina
  • Sullivan's Island
  • Sullivans Island
  • United States
Extent

1 map : hand col. ; 28 x 38 cm. on sheet 55 x 41 cm.

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Notes
  • Soundings shown in feet.
  • Inset: Plan of the platform in Sulivans Fort, by Lt. Colonel Thos. James.
  • A 'List of His Majesty's squadron' and an 'Account of the attack of Fort Sullivan' are printed in letterpress below the map.
  • Detached from: Faden, William, [Atlas of battle plans, ca. 1783], no. 8.
  • The atlas was previously owned by British general Sir Henry Clinton.

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