Collection Military Battles and Campaigns

↓ Refine your search

Results 1 - 25 of 190

  • A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the north or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the east or Sound River, shewing the several streets, ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Described in I. N. P. Stokes' Iconography of Manhattan Island. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset of "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the properest channel for sailing, with ye banks and depths of water," ca. 1:128,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1104 Available ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Andrews, Peter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1766
  • Fort Washington, head of Harlem River.

    Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows military troop positions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1812
  • Position of the detachment under Lieut't Col. Baum & attacks of the enemy on the 16th August at Walmscock near Benington, 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:6,000; 200 paces to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions of battle fought in the town of Hoosick, N.Y. in defense of Bennington, Vt. Includes "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1177 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: Durnford, Desmaretz
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [Coast of Rhode Island and Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:115,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. Shows coast of most of Rhode Island, small portion of Connecticut, and part of Long Island from Narragansett Bay to Peconic Bay. LC copy imperfect: Incomplete and deterioration along folds. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1006 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Plan de West-Pointe du nord levé a vue.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1205 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Deux Ponts, Christian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782
  • A map of the inhabited part of Canada from the French surveys, with the frontiers of New York and New England;

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Shows the Canadian-United States border from Lake Ontario along the St. Lawrence River to 450 N. latitude, east to the Connecticut River, and northeast along the "Height of the land." Coverage of areas away from the boundary is focused upon the southern portion of Quebec and the northern portion of New York State, ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William - Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge 1777, with the proposed redoubts coloured orange. Old rebel works coloured black.

    Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Oriented with north to the left LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1165 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • West Point.

    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Shows fortifications. Includes profiles of "Fort Putnam" and "Fort Willit." Based on John Hinncks' West Point. 1783. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1208 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1783
  • Mappa geographica Provinciæ Nova Eboraci ab Anglis New-York dictæ ex ampliori delineatione ad exactas dimensiones concinnata in arctius spatium redacta cura Claudii Josephi Sauthier cui accedit Nova Jersey ex topographicis observationibus.

    Scale ca. 1:1,050,000. Title in upper margin: Carte geographique des provinces Neu-York et Neu-Jersey en Amérique publié par les Heritiers de Homann 1778. Hand colored. Prime meridian: New York. Relief shown by hachures. Shows administrative boundaries in New York and New Jersey. Also shows portions of Pennsylvania and New England. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1049 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm) - Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan of the attack on the provincial army on Long Island, August 27th 1776. With the draughts of New York Island, Staten Island, and the adjacent part of the continent.

    Scale ca. 1:100,000. Manuscript title on verso: Attack Long Island, 1776. Hand colored. Has watermarks. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1148 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bowles, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Plan of Fort William Henry and camp at Lake George.

    Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Includes descriptive index to military positions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1121 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1

    • Contributor: Heath, Joseph - Eyre, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Connecticut and parts adjacent.

    Scale ca. 1:375,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows counties, towns, rivers, and post roads. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1023 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On verso: J3. Copy annotated in pencil: By Bernard Romans, 1777. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 700/2

    • Contributor: Covens Et Mortier Et Covens, Junior - Klockhoff, H. - Romans, Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plan of Carillon ou [sic] Ticonderoga : which was quitted by the Americaines in the night from the 5th to the 6th of July 1777 /

    Shows military installations and British troop positions in the vicinity of Fort Ticonderoga (N.Y.) at the time of the Battle of Saratoga (Oct. 1777). Relief shown by hachures. Parts of index in mixed English and French. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and wash. Sectioned (to 16 panels) and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 21 x 14 cm. Includes note, index of "Position of the ...

    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the city of New York from an actual survey, anno Domini, M[D]CC,LV

    Scale ca. 1:3,300; foot 660 to one 8 of a mile. "To the Honourable James De Lancey ... this plan of the City of New York is humbly dedict. by your honours most obet. & humble servant G. Duyckinck." Shows ward boundaries. Indexed for points of interest. Wheat & Brun. Maps and Charts (1978 ed.) 380 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1101 Available ...

    • Contributor: Maerschalck, Francis W. - Duyckinck, G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • [Country between North River and Croton River.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. French. Mounted portion on right side wanting. Includes notes describing military qualities of the terrain. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1095 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A map of the Province of New York, with part of Pensilvania, and New England,

    Scale ca. 1:320,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Shows administrative divisions. Inscribed: To the Right Honourable Sir Jeffery Amherst ... by his most obliged humble servant, John Montrésor, engineer. Prime meridian: London. Hand colored. Appears in William Faden's The North American Atlas. 1777. Includes continuations of Lake Champlain and Connecticut River. LC copies 1-3 sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC Maps of ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Andrews, Peter - Dury, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Plan of the city of New York.

    Scale ca. 1:13,000. Hand colored. Shows ward boundaries. Includes index to buildings. Wheat & Brun. Maps and Charts (1978 ed.) 387 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1113 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 700

    • Contributor: McComb, John - Tiebout, Cornelius
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1789
  • Plano de Philadelphia.

    Scale ca. 1:220,000. Manuscript, pen and ink. Copied from Joshua Fishers' "To the merchants & insurers of the city of Philadelphia, this chart of Delaware Bay and river." Depths shown in fathoms. Oriented with north to the right. Shows shipping channels. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1353 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • Plan de West-Point du nord, levé a vue.

    Scale ca. 1:17,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Shows fortifications. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1204 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Plan de New-York et des îles environnantes.

    Scale ca. 1:10,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1213 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batteries of cannon and mortars were erected on Long Island with a view to take off the defences and ...

    Scale ca. 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. In upper margin: no. 6. Includes "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1154 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Blaskowitz, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Unfinished draught for a topographical map of the northern part of New York Island.

    Scale ca. 1:7,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Shows Fort Lee, Fort Washington, Fort Independence, the 8 redoubts built by the British to command Kingsbridge, troop symbols, and the entrenchments on Harlem Heights. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1171 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • New York & New Jersey commissioners line from 410 on Hudson's River taken in 1769.

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. At head of title, in a different hand: New York & New Jersey. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows "Province of New Jersey," "Part of the province of New York," part of the "Province of Pensylvania," and the "Partition line ordered by the commissioners in 1769." "No. 26." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1243 Available also through the ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1769
  • [Plan of the encampment and position of the army under His Excelly. Lt. General Burgoyne at Swords House on Hudson's River on Septr. 17th, with the positions of that part of the ...

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Title from engraved copy published by William Faden, 1780. (Faden 68). Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1180 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650

    • Contributor: Wilkinson, William Cumberland
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Sketth [sic] of the Hessian attack on Fort Washington under General Knypehausen on the 16th November 1776.

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red). Relief shown by hachures. Shows route of march from Kingsbridge to the fort. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1164 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776