Scanned Maps

Plan of the siege of Charlestown in South Carolina

Creator/Contributor:
Faden, William, 1749-1836, creator
Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802
Creation Date:
March 1 ft. 1787
1787
Place Of Origin:
England
London
Publisher:
[S.n].
Extent:
1 map : hand col. ; 26 x 30 cm on sheet 40 x 57 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
map
Maps
Early works to 1800
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Charleston (S.C.)--History--Siege, 1780--Maps--Early works to 1800
Notes:
Shows British troop positions (unlabeled), parallels and batteries, British and American troops in harbor, American defensive works, Fort Multrie and Fort Johson, also city of Charleston, roads, plantations in "Gibbes Landing" , Pleasant Point and Fenwick Point.
Relief shown by hachures.
Oriented with north to the upper left.
Appears in: History of the campaigns of 1780 and 1781 in the southern provinces of North America / Lieutenant-Colonel Tarleton. London: T. Cadell, 1787. p. 32.
Also appears in: Atlas of battles of the American Revolution : together with maps showing the routes of the British and American armies, plans of cities, surveys of harbors, &c., taken during that eventful period, by the officers of the Royal Army. London: W. Faden, 1793.
Available also as a digital image through the Harvard University Web site.
Electronic reproduction. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Digital Imaging Group, 2007. Harvard Map Collection digital maps. Revolutionary War Maps.
Series:
Harvard Map Collection digital maps
Repository:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Record ID:
990101314560203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990101314560203941/catalog