Map A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak [sic] Bay, with James and York Rivers; wherein are shewn the respective positions (in the beginning of October) 1. of the British Army commanded by Lord Cornwallis, at Gloucester and York in Virginia; 2. of the American and French forces under General Washington, 3. and of the French fleet under Count de Grasse.

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Title

  • A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak [sic] Bay, with James and York Rivers; wherein are shewn the respective positions (in the beginning of October) 1. of the British Army commanded by Lord Cornwallis, at Gloucester and York in Virginia; 2. of the American and French forces under General Washington, 3. and of the French fleet under Count de Grasse.

Created / Published

  • [1781]

Headings

  • -  Yorktown (Va.)--History--Siege, 1781--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States--Virginia--Yorktown

Notes

  • -  Scale ca. 1:240,500.
  • -  Manuscript, pen-and-ink.
  • -  Depths shown by soundings.
  • -  Annotated "London, Published by Wm. Faden, Charing Cross, Novr. 26th 1781."
  • -  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1464
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  AACR2: 651

Medium

  • col. map 41 x 53 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3884.Y6S3 1781 .P5

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71000687

Online Format

  • image

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A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak sic Bay, with James and York Rivers; wherein are shewn the respective positions in the beginning of October 1. of the British Army commanded by Lord Cornwallis, at Gloucester and York in Virginia; 2. of the American and French forces under General Washington, 3. and of the French fleet under Count de Grasse. [1781] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000687/.

APA citation style:

(1781) A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak sic Bay, with James and York Rivers; wherein are shewn the respective positions in the beginning of October 1. of the British Army commanded by Lord Cornwallis, at Gloucester and York in Virginia; 2. of the American and French forces under General Washington, 3. and of the French fleet under Count de Grasse. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000687/.

MLA citation style:

A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak sic Bay, with James and York Rivers; wherein are shewn the respective positions in the beginning of October 1. of the British Army commanded by Lord Cornwallis, at Gloucester and York in Virginia; 2. of the American and French forces under General Washington, 3. and of the French fleet under Count de Grasse. [1781] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gm71000687/>.