Montrésor, John, 1736-1799
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
A plan of the action at Bunkers Hill, on the 17th. of June, 1775 : between His Majesty's troops under the command of Major General Howe, and the rebel forces, approximately 1778
Item — Drawer 122 : L : 3, Section: 5
Description Page, an English military engineer who served as aide de campe to General Howe during the action, prepared this detailed plan of the Battle of Bunker Hill. It is the best known and most commonly reproduced plan of the battle. Warrens redoubt, fences, and hedgerows are shown in great detail, as well as the lines of march of attacking forces, British ships, and the Corps Hill battery with lines of fire. The position of British troops late in the action is depicted on a separate overlay which...
Dates: approximately 1778
A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town : survey'd in the winter, 1775 [i.e. 1766], 1775
Item — Closed Stacks, Drawer: 32
Scope and Contents From the Collection:
This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.