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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 Said Posts Were Surrendered on the 17th October 1781; From an Actual Survey in the Possession of Jno. Hills, Late Lieut. In the 23d. Regt. & Asst. Engr

Hills, John (surveyor); Faden, William; Rochambeau, Donatien Marie Joseph de Vimeur, Vicomte de; Washington, George; Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis
Map; Online
London : Printed for Wm. Faden, Geographer to the King, Charing Cross, October 7th, 1785.
Variant Title
Plan of Yorktown and Gloucester, in the province of Virginia
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:5,750]
1 map : b&w ; 72 x 54 cm.
  • Shows troop locations and fortifications.
  • Identifies positions of British units and major fortification features of siege.
  • "Sunken Vessels" (note in York River)
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. Copy 1: Gift of Seymour I. Schwartz, December, 2006.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 2: Imperfect, with some loss of text at lower right corner; several marginal tears.
Cited in
Nebenzahl, K. Printed Battle Plans of the American Revolution, 195.
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G3883 .Y6 S3 1785 .H5