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A plan of York Town and Gloucester, in the province of Virginia, shewing the works constructed for the defence of those posts by the British army, under the command of Lt. Genl. Earl Cornwallis, together with the attacks and operations of the American and French forces, commanded by Genl. Washington and Count Rochambeau, to whom the posts were surrendered on the 17th October 1781

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Creator

Hills, John, surveyor

Publisher

Faden, William, 1749-1836

Date

1785

Name on Item

from an actual survey in the possession of Jn.o Hills, late Lieutt. in the 23rd Regt. & Asst. Engr.

Publisher

Wm. Faden

Scale

Scale [ca.1:5,750]

Language

English

Location

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Collection (local)

Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection at Mount Vernon

Subjects
  • Yorktown (Va.)--History--Siege, 1781--Maps
  • Gloucester (Va.)--History--18th century--Maps
Places
  • Gloucester
  • Gloucester (county)
  • North and Central America
  • United States
  • Virginia
  • York (county)
  • Yorktown
Extent

1 map ; 71 x 54 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
  • Shows fortifications, troop locations, and ships on the York River.
  • Relief shown by hachures.

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