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British camp at Trudruffrin from the 18th. to the 21st. of September 1777 : with the attack made by Major General Grey against the rebels near White Horse Tavern on the 20th. of September

Produced in London by William Faden in 1778, this battle map depicts in detail the encampment of the British and Hessian troops, and the American force in ambush. The American's planned to ambush the British, but their plan was discovered. The British in turn conducted a night raid, known as the "Paoli Massacre," on American forces, who are described as "flying in disorder" in the legend.

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Contributor

Faden, William, 1749-1836

Date

1778

Name on Item

drawn by an officer on the spot ; engraved & published by W. Faden.

Publisher

W. Faden

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:31,800]

Language

English

Location

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Collection (local)

Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection at Mount Vernon

Subjects
  • Paoli Massacre, 1777--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Tredyffrin (Pa. : Township)--History--18th century--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Township of Tredyffrin
Extent

1 map ; 26 x 41 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 by hachures.
  • Includes references.

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