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Plan of the siege of Charles Town in South Carolina under command of His Excellence Sir Henry Clinton and under direction of ... Collonel Mount-Crieff as chief ingener, this town was surrendered with capitulation the 12. May 1780 after 6 weeks and 3 days siege.

Plan of the siege of Charles Town in South Carolina under command of His Excellence Sir Henry Clinton and under direction of ... Collonel Mount-Crieff as chief ingener, this town was surrendered with capitulation the 12. May 1780 after 6 weeks and 3 days siege.

 
 
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Scale ca. 1:11,500.
Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
Oriented with north to the right.
Shows detailed lines of fire for defenders and besiegers.
Ships shown pictorially.
On verso: Siege of Charles Town, South Carolina. Lieut. Finnegan, 16th Regt.
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1556
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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AACR2: 651/1; 650/2

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01/01/1780
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Fennigan, Patrick.
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