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A plan of the surprise of Stoney Point, by a detachment of the American army commanded by Brigr. Genl. Wayne, on the 15th July 1779 : also of the works erected on Verplanks Point, for the defence of Kings Ferry, by the British forces in July, 1779

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Creator

Hills, John, surveyor

Publisher

Faden, William, 1749-1836

Date

1784

Name on Item

from the surveys of Wm. Simpson ... and D. Campbell ... by John Hills ... & asst. engr.

Publisher

Printed for Wm. Faden

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:5,500]

Language

English

Location

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Collection (local)

Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection at Mount Vernon

Subjects
  • Stony Point, Battle of, Stony Point, N.Y., 1779--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Stony Point (N.Y.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Verplanck Point (N.Y.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • New York
  • North and Central America
  • Rockland (county)
  • Stony Point
  • United States
  • Verplanck Point
  • Westchester (county)
Extent

1 map : hand col. ; 48 x 68 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 shading.
  • Includes note and references.
  • The defenses of the strong points at either end of King's Ferry on the Hudson are carefully drawn. The silent line of march of Anthony Wayne's assault force is shown.

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