Format Maps
Contributors McEwen, Robert Houston
Dates 1814
Location Alabama
Horseshoe Bend
United States
Language English
Subjects Alabama
History
Horseshoe Bend, Battle Of, Ala.
Maps
United States
War of 1812
Title
[Sketch map of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend of Tallapoosa River, 27th March 1814.].
Contributor Names
McEwen, Robert Houston.
Created / Published
1814.
Subject Headings
-  Alabama--History--War of 1812--Maps
-  Horseshoe Bend, Battle of, Ala., 1814--Maps
-  United States--Alabama
Notes
-  Relief shown pictorially.
-  Shows fortifications and troop positions.
-  Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor.
-  Title devised by cataloger.
-  Handwritten annotation on recto: "I drew this description of the battle ground & made the memorandums on my hat the morning after the battle, the battle commenced about 10 o'clock A.M. & ended about sundown. I was regimental quarter master, to a regiment of six months volunteers from East Tennessee commanded by Col. John Brown. We left Kinston, E. Ten. the 23rd Jany 1814 for the Creek nation & returned to Kingston the 9 May 1814, the war with the Indians being at an end. My Col. being sick I had a high command on the day of battle [signed] R.H. McEwen."
-  Accompanied by presentation note signed Warren Coleman. [1] p. ; 29 cm.
-  Minimal level cataloging record.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 ms. map ; 33 x 20 cm.
Call Number
G3971.S42 1814 .M3
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3971s ct003678 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3971s.ct003678
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2012588005
http://lccn.loc.gov/2012588005


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