Interesting plan of the action at Hampton Roads and around Cape Henry and below Cape Charles. Shows the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and the positions of the English and French ships and their lines of movement to the commencement of the engagement. The English fleet is shown blocking the bay. Most of the French fleet is off Lynn Haven Bay on the north side of Norfolk. From Stedman's, History of the . . . American War, one of the great compendiums of American Revolutionary War Battle Plans. Nebenzahl, Bibliography, 184. Birmingham Library stamp upper left.
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1794 Charles Stedman
Position of the English and French Fleets Immediately previous to the Action on the 5th Sept. 1781 [Cape Henry]