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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 from the drawings made on the spot

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Creator

Faden, William, 1749-1836

Date

1776

Name on Item

engraved by Wm. Faden.

Publisher

Wm. Faden

Scale

Scale [ca.1:26,000]

Language

English

Location

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Collection (local)

Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection at Mount Vernon

Subjects
  • Fort Moultrie, Battle of, S.C., 1776--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Fortification--South Carolina--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Fort Moultrie (S.C.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Fort Sullivan (S.C.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Charleston
  • Charleston (county)
  • North and Central America
  • South Carolina
  • United States
Extent

1 map : hand col. ; 28 x 38 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
  • Depth shown by soundings.
  • Inset: Plan of the platform in Sulivans Fort / by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of the Rl. Rt. of Artillery.
  • Shows British squadron including names of vessels, esp. "bridge of boats" at Hetheral pt.", rebel camps, and vegetation.
  • Below lower margin: "London. Engrav'd & Publish'd according to Acto of Parliament Aug.t 10 th. 1776 by Wm. Faden corner of St. Martins Lane Charing Cross."
  • Includes description of symbols for where the Actoeon and the Sphinx were to be Stationed.
  • Third state of the map with a single "bridge of boats" between Hetheral Pt. and the island.

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