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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
Additional title: Analectic Magazine
Names
Chapman, Isaac A. (Creator)
De Berniere, Henry (Creator)
Cist, Jacob, 1782-1825 (Associated name)
Thomas, Moses, 1787-1865 (Publisher)
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. 16-807
Topics
American Revolution (1775-1783)
Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775
Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)
Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
United States
Massachusetts -- Boston
Massachusetts -- Boston -- Charlestown
Genres
Maps
History
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.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 34 x 50 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 263684457
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21106485
Other local Identifier: US097.2.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a53c1970-923a-0134-4c54-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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  • 1818: Issued
  • 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://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b8da0870-923a-0134-46c5-00505686a51c

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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 August 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b8da0870-923a-0134-46c5-00505686a51c

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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://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b8da0870-923a-0134-46c5-00505686a51c

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