• About this Collection --                        Rochambeau Map Collection

    About this Collection -- Rochambeau Ma...

    The collection consists of 40 manuscript and 26 printed maps, and a manuscript atlas, the originals of which are in the Library of Congress' Geography and Map Division. The Rochambeau Map Collection contains cartographic items used by Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807), when he was commander in chief of the French expeditionary army (1780-82) during the American Revolution. The maps ...

    • Date: 1725
  • To His Excellency Genl. Washington, Commander in Chief of the armies of the United States of America, this plan of the investment of York and Gloucester has been surveyed and laid down,

    To His Excellency Genl. Washington, Commander in Chief of the...

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References to the British lines" with illus. of ships and "Explanation" of the American and French siege operations. LC copy annotated on verso: Plan de l'investissement de York et de Glocester. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1471 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; ...

    • Contributor: Bauman, Sebastian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1782