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Capitaine du Chesnoy, Michel, 1746-1804


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Carte de l'affaire de Montmouth, ou le Général Washington commandon l'armée Americaine, et le Général Clinton l'armée Angloise le 28 Juin 1778, 1778

 Item — Closed Stacks, Drawer: 40
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-061
Description Michel Capitaine du Chesnoy, the Marquis de Lafayette's map maker, drew this map following the Battle of Monmouth Court House in northeastern New Jersey. After confusion surrounding the Continental Army's orders, the soldiers prevented the British troops from advancing. The battle occurred on a hot June day and hundreds of soldiers died of heatstroke. Women, who came to be referred to collectively as “Molly Pitcher,” supported the American troops by bringing water to cool the men and their...
Dates: 1778

Carte du théatre de la guerre dans l'Amérique Septentrionale, pendant les années 1775, 76, 77, et 78 : où se trouvent les principaux camps avec les différentes places et epoques des batailles qui se sont données pendant ces campagnes, 1778

Identifier: 2020-IL-001-062
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.

Dates: 1778