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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)
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- 1 map : b&w ; 72 x 54 cm.
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- Plan of Yorktown and Gloucester, in the province of Virginia
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- Scale [ca. 1:5,750]
- London : Printed for Wm. Faden, Geographer to the King, Charing Cross, October 7th, 1785.
- Shows troop locations and fortifications.
- Identifies positions of British units and major fortification features of siege.
- "Sunken Vessels" (note in York River)
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- Nebenzahl, K. Printed Battle Plans of the American Revolution, 195.
- 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.
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