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A plan of York Town and Gloucester, in the province of Virginia, shewing the works constructed for the defence of those posts by the British army, under the command of Lt. Genl. Earl Cornwallis, together with the attacks and operations of the American and French forces, commanded by Genl. Washington and Count Rochambeau, to whom the posts were surrendered on the 17th October 1781, 1785

 Item — Drawer: 122 : L : 5, Section: 3
Identifier: 2019-SC-034-055


Shows fortifications, troop locations, and ships on the York River.


  • 1785


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1 Sheets : 1 map ; 71 x 54 cm.

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #141; WAG #289291


Richard B. Arkway, 17 December 1996.

Related references

Nebenzahl, K. Bibliography of printed battle plans, 195

Additional details

Scale [ca.1:5,750]. Relief shown by hachures.


Spot of foxing.


London : Wm. Faden, 1785

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121