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[Portable siege ladder]

[Portable siege ladder]

Print shows a portable ladder with sections that are screwed together, used during siege warfare. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Des durchleichtigen wolgebornen Grauen Flauii Vegecii Renati kurcze R... More

Siege of Jerusalem by Crusaders, 1099

Siege of Jerusalem by Crusaders, 1099

Illus. in: Robertus Remensis, Historia itineris contra Turcos (Dutch), Gouda, ca. 1486. Referece copy may be in LOT 7012. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Incu... More

[Telescoping siege machine]

[Telescoping siege machine]

Print shows a telescoping tower raised from beneath by a screw mechanism manipulated by two men, used during siege warfare to gain an advantage of height by those perpetrating the siege. Title devised by Librar... More

Kurtze und grundliche erzehelung der Machtigen vnd vbertrefflichen Armada Schiffen der Mugenden Edl. Herrn Staten, vnderm beleit des Hochgeb. Printzen Mauritij von Nassauw

Kurtze und grundliche erzehelung der Machtigen vnd vbertrefflichen Arm...

Print shows birdseye view of many sailing ships coming into the harbor near the island of Vulpen and map of the area around Biervliet, Vlissingen and Sluis in the Netherlands. Includes plan of the forts and loc... More

Eigentliche Abbildung der Churfürstlichen Hauptstatt Heydelberg Wie sie durch Herrn Grafen von Thilli, (Ihrer Fürstl. Durchl. Hertzog in Bayrn, Obersten Leuttenannt) belägert, mit gewalt erobert , eingenommen, vnd zur gehorsamb gebracht ist worden ; Den 16. Septembr. Anno 1622 Balthasar Moncornet Fecit

Eigentliche Abbildung der Churfürstlichen Hauptstatt Heydelberg Wie si...

Print shows a birds-eye view of Heidelberg on the Necker River with towers, bridges, churches, castle, etc. Also shows riders on horseback, city views and encampment beyond the city. Includes activities and loc... More

Abriss dess Hertzogthumbs Mantoua mit dem Umbligenden Landschafften, 1630

Abriss dess Hertzogthumbs Mantoua mit dem Umbligenden Landschafften, 1...

Print shows map of the region around Mantua, Italy in 1630 and a birds-eye view of the walled city of Mantua when under siege from imperial troops in 1630. German captions, map details in Italian. Title from ca... More

Eigentlicher Abriss auch Waarhafftiger Bericht wie es mit Eroberung der uhralten Weltberühmten Stadt Magdeburg hergangen

Eigentlicher Abriss auch Waarhafftiger Bericht wie es mit Eroberung de...

Engraving shows the fortified city of Magdeburg, Germany under attack in 1631. Smoke and flames are seen in parts of the city. Also shown are locations of additional fortifications and locations of troops on th... More

Nieuwe kaerte van Breda belegert door syne Altesa Frederick Hendrick van Nassou Prince van Orangien den 23 Iuly 1637

Nieuwe kaerte van Breda belegert door syne Altesa Frederick Hendrick v...

Engraved map of the area around Breda in the Netherlands at the time of the siege and recapture of the city by forces under command by Frederick Henry of Nassau in July 1637. Print shows the walled city of Bred... More

Kurtze und eigentliche Entwerffung der schweren Belägerung so die Stadt Leipzig und Vestung Bleissenburg vom 14. Octobr. biss 26. Novemb. dess 1642. Jahrs aussgestanden neben einem ausführlichen Bericht was sich von Tag zu Tag denckwirdiges dabey zugetragen vnd mit angehengter Erklärung der Ziffer-Zahlen so in dem Kupffer zu befinden

Kurtze und eigentliche Entwerffung der schweren Belägerung so die Stad...

Birds-eye view engraving shows the walled city of Leipzig, Germany under siege by Swedish forces in 1642. Includes inset pictures of the castle fortress of Pleissenburg before and during the shelling and inset ... More

Abbildung der Belägerung Grevelingen in Flandern wieselbige von 5. Hochheit dem Hertzogen von Orleans im Monat Maio angefangen vnd gegen Aussgang des July dieses 1644. Jahrs glücklich vollführt worden

Abbildung der Belägerung Grevelingen in Flandern wieselbige von 5. Hoc...

Birds-eye view print shows the plan of the city of Grevelingen (Gravelines) in northern France on close to the Dutch border in 1644. The city was captured and recaptured many times during the Thirty Years' War.... More

La siege de Hulst per son altese la Prince d'Orangie 1645 De belegeringe van de stadt Hulst door syn hoogheyt den Prince van Orangien int Iaer 1645 Getekent ende met de ketting gemeten door Iohan van Duynen Ingenieur, ende geadmiteert Landtmeeter by de H. State zum Zelandt ; C.J. Visscher excudit

La siege de Hulst per son altese la Prince d'Orangie 1645 De belegerin...

Birds-eye view engraving shows map of the area around Hulst (Zeeland) in the Netherlands during the siege of 1645 under Prince Frederick Hendrick of Nassau, Prince of Orange. Includes plan from above of the sta... More

Delin. obsidionis Cracoviae, a Polonis et Avstriacis Formatae ac consvmatae avgvsto M.D.C.LVII Belägerung Cracau von den Polen vnd Östreichischen vorgenommen, vnd im Augusto 1657 vollführet worden misuro e delineo Isidoro Affeità

Delin. obsidionis Cracoviae, a Polonis et Avstriacis Formatae ac consv...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of Kraków, Poland under siege in August 1657. Descriptive list on left side of print numbered 1-55 identifies activities and locations labeled in the print. Caption title from it... More

Disegne della Piazza di Monmedy assediata da Francesi nel 1657 del mese di Giugno, resa alli 7. d'Agosto sussequenti

Disegne della Piazza di Monmedy assediata da Francesi nel 1657 del mes...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortress of Montmédy, France during the 1657 siege commanded by French forces by Vauban who captured the fort from the Spanish. Includes locations of military headquarters... More

Duncherchen assediato dall'armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo di Turenne alli 24. di Maggio 1658 reso alli 25 di Giugno del d. mese Lerch, fec

Duncherchen assediato dall'armi Francesi sotto il Maresciallo di Turen...

Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortified coastal city of Dunkerque (France) under siege by French forces under command of Marshall Turenne from May 24 until June 25, 1658. Print also shows an English ar... More

Erenstliche Belegervng der Statt Copenhagen in Zeeland

Erenstliche Belegervng der Statt Copenhagen in Zeeland

Print shows birds eye view of Copenhagen, Denmark surrounded by troops and armada of ships during the attack by Swedish troops on August 19, 1658 during the Dano-Swedish war. Illustrative details are numbered 1... More

Disegno della piazza di Marsal in Lorene Ger. Bouttats fe

Disegno della piazza di Marsal in Lorene Ger. Bouttats fe

Birds-eye view print shows the fortified cities of Marsal and Moyenvic in the Moselle area of the northern Lorraine area of France during the 1663 siege of Marsal. Includes views of the star fortress of Moyenvi... More

Eigentliche Darstellung der Vestung Candia nebenst einer vollkömmlichen Beschreibung des jenigen so sich nach angelangten Königlichen Frantzösischen Succurs bey der langwirigen und merckwürdigen Belägerung solcher berühmten Haupt-Vestung bis zu völliger Aufhebung derselben zugetragen : darbey auch ein ausführlicher Bericht wie die Türcken vor Candia nunmehr gäntzlich abgetrieben enthalten auch denselben etwas von dem Tod des Königl. Frantzösischen Generals Herzogen von Beauforts, beigefügt ist

Eigentliche Darstellung der Vestung Candia nebenst einer vollkömmliche...

Birds-eye view print shows ships sailing into the harbor at Candia (Ērakleion), Greece. Include views of the fortifications around the city and a panorama view of the hills in the background. On the left side o... More

Abbildung der zwo blutigen Seeschlaten sic gehalten, auff den 7. vnd 14. Iuni 1673 zwischen beyden mächtigen königlichen Seeflotten von Franckreich vnd Englandt gegen die von den vereinigten Niderlanden ..

Abbildung der zwo blutigen Seeschlaten sic gehalten, auff den 7. vnd 1...

Birds-eye view engraving shows three views on one sheet. The top and largest picture shows galleon ships involved in battle on the sea. The picture on the lower left shows a plan of the star fortress of "Langac... More

Stand und eigentliche Abbildung dess scharffen Gefechts Zwischen denen Kaÿserlichen Aliirten und Frantzösischen Armeen underm Feld Marschallen von Turrenne vorgangen bey Holtz- und Enstsheim in vndern Elsass vonerst den XXIV. September IV. Oktober Anno 1674

Stand und eigentliche Abbildung dess scharffen Gefechts Zwischen denen...

Birds-eye view print shows 3 views. The larger image at the top shows the battle of Entzheim (in Alsace, France) between French forces under Turenne against forces of the Holy Roman Empire in October 1674. The ... More

Der kayserlichen residenz - stadt Wien / von Leonhard Loschge, buchhændlern in Nürnberg.

Der kayserlichen residenz - stadt Wien / von Leonhard Loschge, buchhæn...

Print shows the battle of Vienna, September 12, 1683, with numerous engagements among various forces in the near and middle distance, and Vienna in the background separated from the fighting by "the Vienna Rive... More

Wienn

Wienn

Birds-eye view print shows two images. The upper image shows troops in formation over a field; encampment with tents of troops visible on hill on the opposite side of the valley. In the foreground of the upper ... More

Eigentliche abermalige Belägerung der Kayserlichen Residentz-Stadt Wien von der Ottomannischen Porten An. 1683

Eigentliche abermalige Belägerung der Kayserlichen Residentz-Stadt Wie...

Broadside sheet has four columns of text surrounding an birds-eye view image of Vienna on the "Donau" (Danube River) under siege in 1683. In the distance, villages are named including Ebenfurt, Laxenburg, Potte... More

Ausführliche Vorstellung der Weltberuffnen Spanisch-Niederländischen Stadt- und Vestung Luxenburg samt einer warhafften Beschreibung alles desjenigen, was sich in und bey Belägerung 1684 derselben durch die Franzosen, biss auf diese Zeit merkwürdig ereignet und zugetragen

Ausführliche Vorstellung der Weltberuffnen Spanisch-Niederländischen S...

Print shows a birdseye view of the fortress city of Luxembourg under siege in 1684 by French troops. Includes views of the city under fire by troops firing volleys from across a river into the walled city. Incl... More

[Siege and relief of Vienna in 1683, with portraits of Ernst Rudiger von Starhemberg, Emperor Leopold I, Sultan Mehmed IV, Kara Mustafa, Count of Waldeck, Elector of Saxony, John III Sobieski, Elector of Bavaria, Charles V Duke of Lorraine]

[Siege and relief of Vienna in 1683, with portraits of Ernst Rudiger v...

Illus. in: Der Turckische Schau-Platz erofnet und ..., Hamburg, T. von Wiering, 1685. cf: Victory at Vienna: The Ottoman Siege of 1683, p. 22 and p. 23. This record contains unverified data from caption card. C... More

[Man with drum on camel used by the Grand Vezir's army in the siege of Vienna]

[Man with drum on camel used by the Grand Vezir's army in the siege of...

Illus. in: Der Turckische Schau-Platz erofnet und ..., Hamburg, T. von Wiering, 1685. cf: Victory at Vienna: The Ottoman Siege of 1683. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card traci... More

Warhaffter Bericht, was gestalten Ofen den 2ten Sept. An. 1686 durch die Christliche Armee mit Sturm erobert worden

Warhaffter Bericht, was gestalten Ofen den 2ten Sept. An. 1686 durch d...

Print shows a birds-eye view of an attack on Budapest, Hungary in September 1686. Includes view of the city being shelled, location of troops and panorama view of the landscape in the distance. In the foregroun... More

Höchst-erfreuliche Vorstellung der von den Christlichen Armeen ernstlich bestürmten und nunmehro glückreichst-eroberten Türkischen Haubt-Vestung Ofen sampt einer kurzgefassten Beschreibung alles desjenigen was von Anfang der Belägerung bis auf höchstverlangte Einnahm davor merk- und leswürdiges passiret

Höchst-erfreuliche Vorstellung der von den Christlichen Armeen ernstli...

Print shows birds-eye view of the city of Ofen [Buda] on the banks of the Danube under siege in 1686. Includes views of troops in battle, explosions and smoke rising from the city with its numerous towers. In t... More

Belager- und Eroberung der Kön. Ungarischen Haupt-Stattt Ofen durch die Kayserl. und dero Hohen Alliirten glückseleige Waffen J. Christoph Haffner Sculp

Belager- und Eroberung der Kön. Ungarischen Haupt-Stattt Ofen durch di...

Print shows birds-eye view of the city of Ofen [Buda] on the banks of the Danube under siege in 1686. Includes views of troops in battle, explosions and smoke rising from the city with its numerous towers. In t... More

Belägerung der Vestung Griechisch Weissenburg oder Belgrad wie solche den 6 Sept. mit stürmender Hand ist erobert worden, Ao. 1688

Belägerung der Vestung Griechisch Weissenburg oder Belgrad wie solche ...

Print shows a birds-eye view of a 1688 siege of the walled city of Belgrade on the confluence of the Danube and Sava Rivers captured from the Turks by forces of the Holy League under Maximilian II Emanuel, Elec... More

Eigentliche Beschreibung der Stadt und Vestung Griechischweissenburg neben warhafftem Bericht, welcher gestalten dieselbe den 6. Septembr. Anno 1688, durch Irho Chur-Fürstl. Durchl. in Bayrn mit stürmender Hand erobert worden

Eigentliche Beschreibung der Stadt und Vestung Griechischweissenburg n...

Print shows a birds-eye view of a 1688 siege of the walled city of Belgrade on the confluence of the Danube "Donauflus" and Sava "Sauflus" rivers captured from the Turks on September 6, 1688. Picture shows cann... More

Eigentliche Vorstell- und Beschreibung der Belagerung und endlich erfolgten Ubergab Kayserswehrdt wie solche nach hartem Gefecht und ausgestandenen Sturm von denen Franzosen, den 17. Junii 1702 an den König in Preussen und die Holländer übergeben worden

Eigentliche Vorstell- und Beschreibung der Belagerung und endlich erfo...

Birds eye view print shows the fortification of Kaiserswerth on the bank of the Rhine River. Depicted are troops on an island, ships arriving with reinforcements, the walled city in flames and hills in the back... More

Die von denen Kayserlichen Hohen Alliirten belagerte und Heldenmütig eroberte Residenz-Stadt Bonn

Die von denen Kayserlichen Hohen Alliirten belagerte und Heldenmütig e...

Birds eye view print shows the walled city of Bonn on the bank of the Rhine River under attack by cannons on the opposite side of the river. In the foreground are troops, cannons, generals on horseback and sold... More

Der Alliirten Schiff flotte

Der Alliirten Schiff flotte

Print shows a birds-eye view of ships in the harbor of Toulon, France during the battle of Toulon in 1707. Title from caption at bottom of print. Reference copy in LOT 4601, no. 233A. Illustration in: Hauslab A... More

Die von den Hohen Alliirten durch Accord eroberte Stadt und Vestung Rissel

Die von den Hohen Alliirten durch Accord eroberte Stadt und Vestung Ri...

Engraving shows birds-eye view of the fortress city of Lille, France under attack and in flames during the siege of the city in 1708 seen from an encampment with tents outside of the city on the banks of the De... More

Map of Lille, France and its fortifications during the siege in 1708

Map of Lille, France and its fortifications during the siege in 1708

Print shows map without caption or title that includes an outline of a walled city and fortress with surrounding farm lands. Includes shield symbol of the French fleur-de-lys. Direction and scale indicated "Mas... More

Das belägerte Ryssel nach der Ordnung derer Anfälle und dem Stand der Regimenter inner denen Circumvallations-Linien der Boll gebe baldfolgenden Eroberung vorläufig beschrieben den 16. Octobr. 1708

Das belägerte Ryssel nach der Ordnung derer Anfälle und dem Stand der ...

Engraving shows plan of the fortress city of Lille, France during the siege of the city in 1708 surrounded by regiments identified numerically in the print (1-85) Also includes list of locations of canons, batt... More

Die von hohen Alliirten durch Accord eroberte Stadt und Vestung Rissel

Die von hohen Alliirten durch Accord eroberte Stadt und Vestung Rissel

Birds-eye view print shows the city of Lille [Rijsel in Dutch] in France under siege between August and October, 1708. Includes views of the city's churches and soldiers firing cannons at the fortress city. In ... More

Lille oder Ryssel, Statt und Citadell Io. Stridbeck Iun, fec. et excudit cum Gratias et Privil Sac. Cas. Majest

Lille oder Ryssel, Statt und Citadell Io. Stridbeck Iun, fec. et excud...

Print shows map of Lille, France with an outline of the walled city and fortress with surrounding farm lands and outer surrounding defenses. Locations of troops indicated on print numbered 1-86 and A-M. Scale i... More

Le ville et citadelle de Lille ou Ryssel avec toutes leurs fortifications, comme elles sont à present, pendant le siege formé par l'armée des hauts alliez, sous la conduite du prince Eugene de Savoye, et du prince d'Orange gouverneur hereditaire de Frise

Le ville et citadelle de Lille ou Ryssel avec toutes leurs fortificati...

Engraving shows plan of the fortress city of Lille, France during the siege of the city in 1708. Includes locations of roads, villages, rivers and other landmarks as well as the plan of the city and its star-sh... More

Plan de la Ville et de la Citadelle de Lille, assiegée l'année passée par les Alliéz avec toutes leurs Fortifications, les lignes de Circonvalation, les Approches, les Batteries et le nom de chaque Regiment : le tout designé au naturel, par un fameux Ingenieur. M DCC VIII. Ios. Frid. Leopold fecit et excudit

Plan de la Ville et de la Citadelle de Lille, assiegée l'année passée ...

Partially hand colored engraving presents five images. The largest image shows a plan of the fortified city of Lille, France surrounded by formations of troops during the siege in 1708. Descriptive text in inse... More

Die durch Siegreiche Waffen der Hohen Alliirten eroberte Flandrische Vestung Dovay Ao. 1710, vom 4. Maj. bis 25. Iun I. A. Thelott, del ; C. Remshard, sculp

Die durch Siegreiche Waffen der Hohen Alliirten eroberte Flandrische V...

Birds-eye view print shows the walled city and fortress of Douai, France under siege between May 4 and June 25, 1710. Includes views of the city's church towers, soldiers firing cannons at the city, and smoke r... More

Dess Heldenmütigen Printzens Eugenij beglückter Sieg wider die Türcken

Dess Heldenmütigen Printzens Eugenij beglückter Sieg wider die Türcken

Print shows a birdseye view of a battle scene on a hillside, in the distance are the rivers labeled "Donau" [Danube] and "Sau" [Sava], with the city of Belgrade at the confluence. The figure of Prince Eugene o... More

A plan of Fort St. Louis, St. Joseph, St. Jago & of St. Philip scituated at ye entrance of Cartagena Harbour or Boca-Chica with ye parts adjacent and also of the attacks made against the said forts /

A plan of Fort St. Louis, St. Joseph, St. Jago & of St. Philip scituat...

In lower margin: To his grace Iohn Duke of Montagu, this plan is most humbly dedicated by his graces, most dutifull & most obedient servant, Iohn Thomas. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and waterco... More

A plan of the city, and fortifications, of Louisburg;

A plan of the city, and fortifications, of Louisburg;

Scale ca. 1:3,500. LC copy trimmed to border. Includes text, index to fortification, "The profile," and insets of "A plan of the city and harbour of Louisburg ... during the siege in 1745" and "A map of Gabarus... More

Plan du Cap Breton, dit Louisbovrg avec ces environs pries/

Plan du Cap Breton, dit Louisbovrg avec ces environs pries/

Relief shown by shading and land forms. Buildings, vegetation, ships and military troop and encampent positions shown pictorially. Shows military troop and ship positions for the Siege of Louibourg in 1758. Ma... More

Plan of the siege of the Havana surrenderid [sic] Aug. 12, 1762 to the English commanded by the Earl of Albemarle General and Sir George Pococke K.B. Admiral  /

Plan of the siege of the Havana surrenderid [sic] Aug. 12, 1762 to the...

Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Insets: Castle of Morro -- Fort of Puntal. Views: View of the town of Havana taken from the harbour -- View of the... More

A Plan of the siege of the Havana. Drawn by an officer.15th August 1762., Plan of the city and harbour of Havanna.

A Plan of the siege of the Havana. Drawn by an officer.15th August 176...

Scale ca. 1:34,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Pictorial map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1811 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster... More

A view of Louisburg in North America, taken near the light house when that city was besieged in 1758 Vue de Louisburg, dans l'Amerique Septentrionale, prise du fanal durant le dernier siege en 1758 / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Ince of the 35th Regt. ; engraved by P. Canot.

A view of Louisburg in North America, taken near the light house when ...

Print shows view from the headlands above the lighthouse, with ships in the harbor, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, center, and distant view of the harbor. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhil... More

The siege of Namur by Captn. Shandy & Corporal Trim. Tris: Shan. / H.W. Bunbury, del., 1772 ; J. Bretherton, f.

The siege of Namur by Captn. Shandy & Corporal Trim. Tris: Shan. / H.W...

One of a series of illustrations to Sterne's Tristram Shandy showing Uncle Toby marching, with crutch under his left arm, pointing with his right crutch towards the fortifications built on the bowling green, wh... More

Map of the environs of Boston.

Map of the environs of Boston.

Scale ca. 1:46,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. From The Remembrancer, 3d ed. 1775. Shows camp and lines of Generals Putnam, Ward, and Thomas and batteries and fortifications in the Boston area. A... More

Exact plan of General Gage's lines on Boston Neck in America.

Exact plan of General Gage's lines on Boston Neck in America.

Scale ca. 1:3,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. "Engrav'd for the Pennsylv[ani]a magazine." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North A... More

A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign: 1775.

A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent...

Scale ca. 1:26,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. "N.B. The rebels entrenchments are express'd as they appear from Beacon Hil... More

Major Genl. Howe's encampment on Bunkers Hill at Charles T., June 1775.

Major Genl. Howe's encampment on Bunkers Hill at Charles T., June 1775...

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows position of troops and fortifications. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps... More

Plan of the peninsula of Charles Town shewing the three posts that His Majesty's troops have kept and fortified with buildings therein for guard rooms, Boston, 3th. [sic] Decr. 1775. To His Excellency Major General Howe, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces, &c.

Plan of the peninsula of Charles Town shewing the three posts that His...

Scale ca. 1:4,860. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Dedication is in different ink from drafting of map. Includes index to major fortifications. LC Maps of North Ame... More

Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775,

Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against...

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 911 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ... More

Plan of the city and environs of Quebec, with its siege and blockade by the Americans from the 8th of December, 1775 to the 13th of May, 1776.

Plan of the city and environs of Quebec, with its siege and blockade b...

Scale ca. 1:6,900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes historic notes and index to important buildings and military defenses. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 611 Avai... More

A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines, batteries, and incampments of the British and American armies.

A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines, batteri...

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps and Charts, 1750-1789, 930 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a r... More

A plan of Boston, and its environs, shewing the true situation of His Majesty's army, and also those of the rebels. Drawn by an engineer at Boston, Octr. 1775. The principal part of this plan was survey'd by Richard Williams, Lieutenant at Boston ...

A plan of Boston, and its environs, shewing the true situation of His ...

Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References" to points of military and general interest. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 932 Available also through the Librar... More

[Rough draught of Boston and harbour.

[Rough draught of Boston and harbour.

Scale ca. 1:18,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Shows location of troops a... More

Plan of the city and environs of Quebec : with its siege and blockade by the Americans, from the 8th. of December 1775 to the 13th. of May, 1776 /

Plan of the city and environs of Quebec : with its siege and blockade ...

Scale ca. 1:7,320. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Includes notes and index to points of interest and points of attack. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault A... More

A plan of the town of Boston, with the intrenchments &c. of His Majestys forces in 1775: From the observations of Lieut. Page of His Majesty's Corps of Engineers; and from the plans of other gentlemen.

A plan of the town of Boston, with the intrenchments &c. of His Majest...

Scale ca. 1:9,700. Includes "References to the lines &c." and "References to the town." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 934 Vault ... More

Environs de Quebec: Bloque par les Americains du 8. decembre 1775 au 13. mai 1776.

Environs de Quebec: Bloque par les Americains du 8. decembre 1775 au 1...

Scale ca. 1:72,000. Relief shown by hachures. Includes historic notes and index to military emplacements and points of interest LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 610 Available also through the Library of Con... More

A plan of the town of Boston with the intrenchments &ca. of His Majesty's forces in 1775, from the observations of Lieut. Page of His Majesty's Corps of Engineers, and from those of other gentlemen.

A plan of the town of Boston with the intrenchments &ca. of His Majest...

Scale ca. 1:9,600. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. "N.B. Since the evacuation of Boston ... " LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 933 Available also through the Library of Con... More

Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778, together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware.

Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences...

Scale ca. 1:14,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. "To the Honble. Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces within the colonies laying ... More

Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775,

Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against...

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 913 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

[Savannah and its environs.

[Savannah and its environs.

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Relief shown by hachures. Shows the siege of S... More

The siege of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's house on the 25th of August, 1778

The siege of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's house on the 25th...

Print shows General John Sullivan's troops advancing on the British at Newport, Rhode Island. Title from item. Illus. in: The Gentleman's magazine. Ed. by Sylvanus Urban, gentleman. London : 1779 (February), pp... More

Siège de Savannah fait par les troupes françoises aux ordres du général d'Estaing vice-amiral de France, en 7.bre, et 8.bre 1779.

Siège de Savannah fait par les troupes françoises aux ordres du généra...

Scale ca. 1:27,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, watercolor, and gilt. Relief shown by shading. Pictorial map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of ... More

A sketch of the operations before Charlestown, the capital of South Carolina

A sketch of the operations before Charlestown, the capital of South Ca...

Scale ca. 1:11,800. Hand colored. Includes descriptive index and inset "Charlestown Harbour," ca. 1:430,000. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

A sketch of the operations before Charlestown, the capital of South Carolina.

A sketch of the operations before Charlestown, the capital of South Ca...

Scale ca. 1:11,800. Hand colored. Includes descriptive index and inset of "Charlestown harbour," ca. 1:430,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1554 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ... More

[Plan d'Amboy. Vues de la rade de Charles-Town et de Fort Sulivan, mai 1780.

[Plan d'Amboy. Vues de la rade de Charles-Town et de Fort Sulivan, mai...

Scale ca. 1:25,600. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' List of maps of America. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. The view of Charleston Harbor concerns the assault on Fort Sulivan during the siege of Charl... More

Plan de la ville de Charlestown, de ses retranchements et du siege faits par les Anglois en 1780.

Plan de la ville de Charlestown, de ses retranchements et du siege fai...

Scale ca. 1:10,320. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1560 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

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 H...

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, ... More

[The Investiture of Charleston, S.C. by the English army, in 1780. With the position of each corps.

[The Investiture of Charleston, S.C. by the English army, in 1780. Wit...

Scale ca. 1:17,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1559 ... More

A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak [sic] Bay, with James and York Rivers; wherein are shewn the respective positions (in the beginning of October) 1. of the British Army commanded by Lord Cornwallis, at Gloucester and York in Virginia; 2. of the American and French forces under General Washington, 3. and of the French fleet under Count de Grasse.

A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak [sic] Bay, with James and York Riv...

Scale ca. 1:240,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated "London, Published by Wm. Faden, Charing Cross, Novr. 26th 1781." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1464 Available also thro... More

Carte de la partie de la Virginie ou l'armée combinée de France & des États-Unis de l'Amérique a fait prisonnière l'Armée anglaise commandée par Lord Cornwallis le 19 octobre. 1781, avec le plan de l'attaque d'York-town & de Glocester.

Carte de la partie de la Virginie ou l'armée combinée de France & des ...

Scale ca. 1:215,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Situation of the fleets shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1462 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ras... More

A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak Bay, with James and York rivers; wherein are shewn the respective positions (in the beginning of October) 1.⁰ of the British Army commanded by Lord Cornwallis at Gloucester and York in Virginia; 2.⁰ of the American and French forces under General Washington; 3.⁰ and of the French Fleet under Count de Grasse.

A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak Bay, with James and York rivers; w...

Scale ca. 1:250,000. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the publisher's Atlas of battles of the American Revolution.[1845] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1465 Available also through the Library of Congr... More

A Representation, of the sea fight, on the 5th of Sepr. 1781, between Rear Admiral Graves and the Count de Grasse.

A Representation, of the sea fight, on the 5th of Sepr. 1781, between ...

Scale ca. 1:444,000. Shows engagement at entrance to Chesapeake Bay. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, index to positions, and list of British ships and c... More

Plan d'York en Virginie avec les attaques faites par les Armées françoise et américaine en 8bre. 1781.

Plan d'York en Virginie avec les attaques faites par les Armées franço...

Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1466 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AA... More

Notes sur les environs de York: Plan donné par des arpenteurs du pays.

Notes sur les environs de York: Plan donné par des arpenteurs du pays.

Scale ca. 1:44,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1470 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; ... More

Campagne en Virginie du Major Général M'is de LaFayette : ou se trouvent les camps et marches, ainsy que ceux du Lieutenant Général Lord Cornwallis en 1781 /

Campagne en Virginie du Major Général M'is de LaFayette : ou se trouve...

Covers central Virginia from Orange County in the north to Isle of Wight County in the south, and west to Cumberland County. Shows selected bridges, houses, churches, taverns, and other points of interest, and ... More

Plan de l'armée de Cornwallis attaquée et faitte prisonière dans York Town, le 19 8bre par l'armée combinée francaise et americaine,

Plan de l'armée de Cornwallis attaquée et faitte prisonière dans York ...

Scale ca. 1:15,000. Relief shown by hachures. In upper left corner, covered by blank piece of paper: Dedié à M. de Vault, Lieutt. Gal. des armées du roi. Includes "Legende." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789,... More

Siege d'York, 1781. Plan d'York en Virginie avec les attaques et les campemens de l'Armée combinée de France et d'Amérique.

Siege d'York, 1781. Plan d'York en Virginie avec les attaques et les c...

Scale ca. 1:14,640. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index and "Nota." LC Maps ofth America, 1750-1789, 1467 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... More

Defense Mapping Agency Bicentennial commemorative memento of the Battle of Yorktown : to His Excellency Gen'l Washington, commander in chief of the armies of the United States of America, this plan of the investment of York and Gloucester has been surveyed and laid down, and is most humbly dedicated.

Defense Mapping Agency Bicentennial commemorative memento of the Battl...

Shows troop positions, firing lines, fortifications, and ship positions. Relief shown by hachures. Facsimile. Original version: To His Excellency Gen'l Washington, commander in chief of the armies of the United... More

Plan des ouvrages faits à York-town en Virginie.

Plan des ouvrages faits à York-town en Virginie.

Scale ca. 1:5,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Incomplete: Upper and right edges have been trimmed. LC Maps of North America, 175... More

Plan of York Town and Gloucester in Virginia, shewing the works constructed for the defence of those posts by the Rt. Honble: Lieut. General Earl Cornwallis, with the attacks of the combined army of French and rebels under the command of the Generals Count de Rochambaud and Washington which capitulated October 1781.

Plan of York Town and Gloucester in Virginia, shewing the works constr...

Scale ca. 1:5,850. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1473 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ... More

Notes sur les environs de York.

Notes sur les environs de York.

Scale ca. 1:44,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1469 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; ... More

Lord Cornwallis surrender, 1781.

Lord Cornwallis surrender, 1781.

Shows Yorktown Virginia and the York River on conical powder horn. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript: Engraved bovine horn, shellacked. Has wooden pouring spout inserted at narrow end and wooden hinged cap i... More

York en Virginie, 1781. Carte des environs d'York avec les attaques à la position des Armées francaise et americaine devant cette place.

York en Virginie, 1781. Carte des environs d'York avec les attaques à ...

Scale ca. 1:134,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Includes descriptive index to military works. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1475 Available also through the Library o... More

Plan du siege de Brimston Hill.

Plan du siege de Brimston Hill.

Scale ca. 1:14,440. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Hand colored. Accompanied by photocopy of map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1994 Relief shown by shading. Available also through the Library o... More