Map [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, R. H. (Robert Houston), 1790-
Created / Published
[Alabama], 1814.
Subject Headings
-  Alabama--History--War of 1812--Maps
-  Horseshoe Bend, Battle of, Ala., 1814--Maps
-  United States--Alabama
Genre
Manuscript maps
Notes
-  Shows fortifications and troop positions.
-  Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth.
-  Title provided by cataloger.
-  "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 letter signed by Warren Coleman. [1] page ; 29 cm.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Gift ; Warren Coleman ; May 26th, 1937.
Medium
1 manuscript 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
Description
Shows fortifications and troop positions. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth. Title provided by cataloger. "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 letter signed by Warren Coleman. [1] page ; 29 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift ; Warren Coleman ; May 26th, 1937.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/2012588005
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Chicago citation style:

Mcewen, R. H. Sketch map of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend of Tallapoosa River, 27th March. [Alabama, 1814] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2012588005/.

APA citation style:

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

MLA citation style:

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