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The Siege of Charleston

Scarce and important Charleston Battle Plan, issued in the French edition of David Ramsay's History of the Revolution of South Carolina... .

Ramsay's book has the distinction of being the first work granted a copyright in the United States. 

The map provides a detailed plan of Charleston and its fortifications, with a key showing approximately 20 battle details, along with the blockade of the Cooper River, and the names and details of the various ships engaged in the siege and other battle notes.

French edition of the first plan of Charleston printed in America.

 

Reference
Nebenzahl 82; Wheat & Brun 594.