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A plan of the surprise of Stoney Point by a detachment of the American army commanded by Brigr. Genl. Wayne, on the 15th July 1779 ; also of the works erected on Verplanks Point for the defence of Kings Ferry, by the British forces in July, 1779

Creator/Contributor:
Hills, John, creator, surveyor.
Faden, William, 1749-1836
Creation Date:
1st March 1784
1784
Place Of Origin:
England
London
Publisher:
Printed for Wm. Faden, Geographer to the King
Extent:
1 map ; hand col. ; 48 x 68 cm, on sheet 59 x 78 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
map
Maps
Early works to 1800
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Stony Point, Battle of, Stony Point, N.Y., 1779--Maps--Early works to 1800
New York (State)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
Notes:
The defenses of the strong points at either end of King's Ferry on the Hudson are carefully drawn. The silent line of march of Anthony Wayne's assault force is shown.
Relief shown by shading.
"Note. The roof of Fort Fayettes Block House was taken off and a 6 Pr. placed on the floor, which had a great command over the other works."
"References to Stoney Point."
Available also as a digital image through the Harvard University Web site.
Electronic reproduction. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Digital Imaging Group, 2008. Harvard Map Collection digital maps. Revolutionary War Maps.
Attribution:
from the surveys of Wm. Simpson ... and D. Campbell ... by John Hills ... & asst. engr.
Series:
Harvard Map Collection digital maps
Repository:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Record ID:
990097304080203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990097304080203941/catalog