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Sketch of the action on the heights of Charlestown, June 17th, 1775: between His Majesty's troops, under the command of Major Genl. Howe, and a large body of American rebels

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Title
Sketch of the action on the heights of Charlestown, June 17th, 1775: between His Majesty's troops, under the command of Major Genl. Howe, and a large body of American rebels
Additional title: Heights of Charlestown
Names
Chapman, Isaac A. (Creator)
De Berniere, Henry (Creator)
Cist, Jacob, 1782-1825 (Associated name)
Thomas, Moses, 1787-1865 (Publisher)
Winsor, Justin, 1831-1897 (Associated name)
Kneass, Young & Co. (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Massachusetts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1818 (Inferred)
Place: Philad[elphi]a
Publisher: M. Thomas
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5248
Topics
Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775
Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)
Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Copied, by I.A. Chapman from an original sketch taken by Henry De Berniere of the 14th Regiment of Infantry, now in the hands of J. Cist Esq. ; engraved by Kneass, Young & Co. for the Analectic Magazine.
Content: Map of Charlestown peninsula showing fortifications and positions and movements of opposing forces during the Battle of Bunker Hill.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Distance between Charlestown and the Boston mainland enlarged in relation to the rest of the map.
Content: Includes a table of "References" identifying details of the battle.
Citation/reference: Also reproduced in Winsor's narrative and critical history of America, vol. 6, [Boston: 1888] p. 199.
Citation/reference: Appears in: The Analectic Magazine, February 1818, vol. 11, p. 150.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 34 x 50 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 961326192
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645075
Other local Identifier: US097.2.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6315c680-9235-0134-7641-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1818: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Sketch of the action on the heights of Charlestown, June 17th, 1775" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1818. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b8287a00-9235-0134-f01f-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Sketch of the action on the heights of Charlestown, June 17th, 1775" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b8287a00-9235-0134-f01f-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1818). Sketch of the action on the heights of Charlestown, June 17th, 1775 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b8287a00-9235-0134-f01f-00505686a51c

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Sketch of the action on the heights of Charlestown, June 17th, 1775