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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

from the surveys of Wm. Simpson ... and D. Campbell ... by John Hills, Lt. 23d. Regt. & Asst. Engr
Format
Map; Online
Description
1 map : hand-col. ; 50 x 70 cm.
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:5,500].
Published
London : Printed for Wm. Faden, Geographer to the King, 1st March 1784.
Language
English
Notes
  • Relief shown by shading.
  • "Note. The roof of Fort Fayettes Block House was taken off and a 6 Pr. placed on the Floor, which had a great command over the other Works."
  • "References to Stoney Point."
  • From Nebenzahl: 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.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS. Imperfect: 2 inch split with some paper loss at lower centerfold; some offsetting. Gift of Seymour I. Schwartz, December, 2006.
Cited in
Nebenzahl, K. Printed Battle Plans of the American Revolution, 145 (Note.)
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
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G3804 .S86 S3 1784 .H5