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Order of battle of the army under the command of Lt. General Gage at Boston, July 17th, 1775

 Item — Container: Closed Stacks, Drawer: 33
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-204


Ink and watercolor manuscript map and key. Map shows fortifications and rough features of the peninsula of Boston. Key indicates the order of battle of British troops. The disposition of troops on July 17th, 1775 was possibly intended to be added to the map.


  • 1775


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1 Sheets : 1 sheet : hand colored ; 16 x 27 cm

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

WAG #289358


Alexander Gallery, 27 January 2014. Charles Bigelow (b. 1884) of Boston, by direct descent to his grand daughter


Some faint foxing to the watercolors.

Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121