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Description

Detailed Revolutionary War battle plan of the Siege of Newport by the British, in August 1778.

The battle plan shows the French Fleet, British vessels various fortifications, the routes and encampments of various combatants, including General Greene, General Sullivan, and the various British positions, along with a number of other details of positions and fortifications.

The map is drawn from various contemporary accounts of the siege, and is one of the only early plans of the battle which is reasonably available to collectors. From an early edition of Marshall's Life of Washington.

Condition Description
Minor soiling and offsetting