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Maps [Sketch map of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend of Tallapoosa River, 27th March 1814.].

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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
Genre
Manuscript maps
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/Physical Location
G3971.S42 1814 .M3
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3971s.ct003678
Library of Congress Control Number
2012588005
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2012588005
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=2012588005&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Mcewen, Robert Houston. [Sketch map of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend of Tallapoosa River, 27th March 1814]. 1814. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012588005/. (Accessed September 27, 2016.)

APA citation style:

McEwen, R. H. (1814) [Sketch map of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend of Tallapoosa River, 27th March 1814]. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012588005/.

MLA citation style:

Mcewen, Robert Houston. [Sketch map of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend of Tallapoosa River, 27th March 1814]. 1814. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2012588005/>.