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Map [Côte de York-town à Boston: Marches de l'armée.

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Title

  • [Côte de York-town à Boston: Marches de l'armée.

Created / Published

  • 1782]

Headings

  • -  New England--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  Middle Atlantic States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States--New England
  • -  United States--Middle Atlantic States

Notes

  • -  Scale ca. 1:650,000.
  • -  Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted.
  • -  Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • -  Oriented with north toward the upper right.
  • -  Key map of the route of march of Comte de Rochambeau's army from Providence, R.I., to Yorktown, Va., and the return march to Boston.
  • -  The yellow line from Providence to Head of Elk and Annapolis, Md., and down Chesapeake Bay to Williamsburg and Yorktown (camps 1-40) shows the march south from June 10 to September 30, 1781. The green line from "Scott's House" southward to Williamsburg shows the route of the supply train, and the read line from Lebanon, Conn., to Philipsburg, N.Y., represnts the flanking march of Lauzun's Legion.
  • -  Camps on the return march follow the green line from Williamsburg to "Spurrier's Tavern" and continue along the yellow line to Boston. Camps along the red line from Princeton, N.J., to King's Ferry represent the flanking march of Lauzun's Legion on the return march.
  • -  Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted.
  • -  The complete title as it appears on another version of the map reads: "Carte générale des camps et marches et des troupes françaises sous les ordres du Lieutenant General Comte de Rochambeau, de Rhode Island à York en Verginie, et des camps occupés au retour de l'armée française de York à Boston: du 9 Juin 1781, au ler. Décembre 1782."
  • -  Shows military camps.
  • -  For information on other version of the map see Rice and Brown, American Campaigns of Rochambeau's Army, 1972, v. 2, p. 196-97.
  • -  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 743
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2

Medium

  • col. map 44 x 164 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3716.S3 1782 .C6

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71002181

Online Format

  • image

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