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Title
Plan of the Battle of Long Island and of the Brooklyn defences, August 27th, 1776
Names
Johnston, Henry Phelps, 1842-1923 (Creator)
Egloffstein, F. W., 1824-1885 (Draftsman)
Bien, Julius, 1826-1909 (Lithographer)
Long Island Historical Society (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Revolutionary War

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1878
Place: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Publisher: Long Island Historical Society
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5704
Topics
Long Island, Battle of, New York, N.Y., 1776
Fortification -- New York (State) -- Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
New York (State) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Long Island (N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Compiled by Henry P. Johnston.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division , v.5, page 871, column 3, row 3
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:15,840 (W 74°01ʹ17ʺ--W 73°57ʹ25ʺ/N 40°42ʹ37ʺ--N 40°39ʹ42ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 64 x 50 cm, sheet 67 x 52 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 62204
Description
Shows locations of troops and fortifications as well as structures and drainage. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the lower left. Extracted from: Johnston, Henry P., The campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn; Brooklyn: Long Island Historical Society, 1878.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 51739643
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645531
Folder number: US132.2.09
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8a181200-d46f-0135-e132-0713af652361
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1842: Creator Born
  • 1878: Issued
  • 1923: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of the Battle of Long Island and of the Brooklyn defences, August 27th, 1776" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1878. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97138e60-d46f-0135-dfcd-00575b68f47c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of the Battle of Long Island and of the Brooklyn defences, August 27th, 1776" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 26, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97138e60-d46f-0135-dfcd-00575b68f47c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1878). Plan of the Battle of Long Island and of the Brooklyn defences, August 27th, 1776 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97138e60-d46f-0135-dfcd-00575b68f47c

Wikipedia Citation

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Plan of the Battle of Long Island and of the Brooklyn defences, August 27th, 1776