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Plan of the siege of Savannah : with the joint attack of the French and Americans on the 9th October 1779

Plan of the siege of Savannah : with the joint attack of the French and Americans on the 9th October 1779

Descriptive Summary

Title: Plan of the siege of Savannah : with the joint attack of the French and Americans on the 9th October 1779
Creator: Faden, William, 1749-1836
Inclusive Dates: 1784
Language: English
Extent: 1 item(s)
Extent: 1 map ; 41 x 58 cm.
Collection Number: hmap1779p4
Repository: Hargrett Map Collection

Collection Description

Scope and Content

This Revolutionary War battle plan depicts the failed American and French attack on the British held city of Savannah. Shown are the battle lines, camps, gun emplacements and topography around the city. A numbered and lettered key identifies the various positions and commanders of the various forces. The reference key includes 14 notes and 9 epaulments. Relief shown by hachures.; "References" - two columns along lower border.; In: Faden's Atlas of Battles of the American Revolution...London, 1793; Phillips, Atlases, 1337, no. 3; Publication: London : Printed for Wm. Faden


Administrative Information

Custodial History

Forms part of the De Renne collection, 1223 - 2.

Preferred Citation note

Plan of the siege of Savannah : with the joint attack of the French and Americans on the 9th October 1779, hmap1779p4, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


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Subject Terms

Maps.
Savannah (Ga.) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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hmap1779p4Plan of the siege of Savannah : with the joint attack of the French and Americans on the 9th October 1779 : in which they were defeated by his Majesty's forces under the command of Major Genl. Augustin Prevost / from a survey by an officer., 1784 Access Online