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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

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 [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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Carte generale des colonies angloises dans l'Amerique Septentrionale pour l'intelligence de la guerre presente, d'apres des manuscrit anglais par J. B. Nolin geographe. Corrigé, augmenté des indications des principaux évenemens de la guerre avec le tracee des limites pour constituer le traité de paix proposé entre la Couronne de la Grande Bretagne et les Etats Unis,

Carte generale des colonies angloises dans l'Amerique Septentrionale p...

Scale ca. 1:5,100,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes historic notes and insets "Suite de la Floride et la position des Isles Lucayes et des Grandes Antilles" and "Le de... more

Reddition de l'armée du Lord Cornwalis dessiné par le Barbier Peintre du Roi ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Royale de Vienne &c

Reddition de l'armée du Lord Cornwalis dessiné par le Barbier Peintre ...

Print shows the surrender of the British Army at Yorktown on October 19th 1781, with Comte de Rochambeau directing British General Charles O'Hara to present Cornwallis's sword to General George Washington; incl... more

Reddition de l'armée du Lord Cornwalis / dessiné par le Barbier peintre du roi ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Royale de Vienne &c.

Reddition de l'armée du Lord Cornwalis / dessiné par le Barbier peintr...

Print shows the surrender of the British Army at Yorktown on October 19th 1781, with Comte de Rochambeau directing British General Charles O'Hara to present Cornwallis's sword to General George Washington; incl... more

[Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown]

[Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown]

Wash drawing (reverse of printed versions) shows the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différents événemens de la... more

Die Americaner machen den Lord Cornwallis mit seiner Armee zu Gefangnen, bey Yorktown den 19ten Octobr 1781 / D. Chodowiecki inv. et del. ; D. Berger sculpsit 1784.

Die Americaner machen den Lord Cornwallis mit seiner Armee zu Gefangne...

Print shows British troops handing over their weapons to the Americans at the surrender at Yorktown, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution.

U.S. Reports: Fox's Lessee v. Palmer, et al., 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 214 (1793)

U.S. Reports: Fox's Lessee v. Palmer, et al., 2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 214 (17...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 2; Dallas Volume 2; April Term, 1793; Fox's Lessee versus Palmer, et al.

U.S. Reports: Penn's Lessee v. Klyne, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 402 (1805)

U.S. Reports: Penn's Lessee v. Klyne, 4 U.S. (4 Dall.) 402 (1805)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 4; Dallas Volume 4; October Term, 1805; Penn's Lessee versus Klyne

Plan of York Town in Virginia and adjacent country, exhibiting the operations of the American, French & English armies during the siege of that place in Oct. 1781. Surveyed from the 22nd. to the 28th. Octr

Plan of York Town in Virginia and adjacent country, exhibiting the ope...

Scale ca. 1:14,400. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References to the British lines" and "Explanation." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Siège d' York-Town, (6 Octobre 1781) investissement de la place peint par Siméon Fort ; gravé par Skelton

Siège d' York-Town, (6 Octobre 1781) investissement de la place peint ...

Print shows a long column of soldiers moving through the wilderness toward Yorktown, Virginia, during the American Revolution. Title from item. Printed at top right: Sie IV. May have been published in: Galeries... more

Yorktown

Yorktown

Sidewheeler using steam as auxiliary power, showing men with crates of tobacco marked "P.B." (Paulin Byrd). LOT subdivision subject: Ships (clipper and steam). Title and other information transcribed from capti... more

Siege of Yorktown. Federal Battery No. 1 near Farnhold's house, mounting one 200 pdr. and ten 100 pdr. rifled guns

Siege of Yorktown. Federal Battery No. 1 near Farnhold's house, mounti...

No. 94. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Confederate fortifications, Yorktown, Va.

Confederate fortifications, Yorktown, Va.

No. B141. Title from item. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. 8, page 371. Hand written on verso from an unidentified source: Confederate Battery at Yorktown which fired upon the Federal Balloonist and upon wh... more

Great siege train at Yorktown, Va.

Great siege train at Yorktown, Va.

Rows of mortars and field guns in foreground. Stereo half by Brady, #2358. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Shelf. Civil War, 1861-1865.

Siege train at Yorktown Landing, Va.

Siege train at Yorktown Landing, Va.

No. B121. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Confederate fortifications, Yorktown, Va.

Confederate fortifications, Yorktown, Va.

No. B140. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Yorktown to Williamsburg /

Yorktown to Williamsburg /

Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 599 At head of title: Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 1. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and re... more

Map of the towns of Somers & Yorktown, Westchester Co. New York.

Map of the towns of Somers & Yorktown, Westchester Co. New York.

Wall map with wooden rods at top and bottom. Relief shown by hachures. Also shows rural buildings, householders' names, school districts, and election districts. Hand col. to show election districts. Available ... more

The March from Hampton to before Yorktown, Va., April 1862. Map showing route of 3rd Army Corps. A.P. from Howard's Bridge to the sawmill, April 5 and 6th, 1862.

The March from Hampton to before Yorktown, Va., April 1862. Map showin...

Illustrates a portion of Isle of Wight County, Va., showing headquarters camps of the various generals of the U.S. Army of the Potomac in the Peninsula Campaign, March-July 1862.

Battery No. 1, near Yorktown, Virginia / negative by Wood & Gibson ; positive by A. Gardner.

Battery No. 1, near Yorktown, Virginia / negative by Wood & Gibson ; p...

Photograph showing the cannons used by the Union army in a battery near the York River. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866... more

Position of Union Army April 5th and 6th 1862

Position of Union Army April 5th and 6th 1862

Shows the area of Wormsley Creek to the north and Poquoson River to the south as McClellan's forces prepared to launch the siege of Yorktown, Va. The locations of Howard's Bridge across the Poquoson and the roa... more

The three princes, camp at Yorktown

The three princes, camp at Yorktown

Signed lower left: ARW. Title inscribed lower right. Formerly Waud no. C-86. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1013) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia ... April, 1862

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia ... April, 1862

Shows the area of the York River coastline from Windmill Creek to Wormsley Creek with particular attention to the landforms and defenses around Yorktown and the layout of streets and buildings within the town i... more

Siege of Yorktown, Va. Federal Battery No. 4 mounting ten 13 inch mortars

Siege of Yorktown, Va. Federal Battery No. 4 mounting ten 13 inch mort...

No. 4178. Title from item. Illus. in: E468.7 .G2, Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, [D.C.]: Philp & Solomons, [1865-66], v. 1, no. 14. Hand written on verso: Miller,... more

Yorktown, Virginia (vicinity). Federal Battery No. 1 two miles below Yorktown. Parrott guns in peach orchard

Yorktown, Virginia (vicinity). Federal Battery No. 1 two miles below Y...

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: View of Gloucester and Yorktown. May, 1862. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.... more

Yorktown to Williamsburg

Yorktown to Williamsburg

Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library o... more

The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown, Va.

The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown, Va.

Shows fortifications on opposite sides of the Warwick River, with the Confederate forces concentrated to the north of the river and the Union forces to the south around Lee's Mill.

The assault on the "Red Battery,"  April 25th, 1862 Yorktown, Va.

The assault on the "Red Battery," April 25th, 1862 Yorktown, Va.

Shows the area between the Warwick River to the west and the Warwick Road to the east as McClellan's forces attacked Confederate batteries on the Peninsula south of Yorktown, Va. Color coding indicates the loca... more

Official map of the Union works in front of Yorktown, Va.

Official map of the Union works in front of Yorktown, Va.

Shows the vicinity of Yorktown, Va., including Union batteries located along the Warwick Court House Road. Also shows the Confederate barricade made up of abatis, palisades, slashings of trees, felled trees, an... more

Siege of Yorktown. Federal Battery No. 1

Siege of Yorktown. Federal Battery No. 1

No. 4179. Title from item. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. V, p. 23. Illus. in: E468.7 .G2, Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, [D.C.]: Philp & Solomons, [1865-66]... more

The Centre position of Union and Rebel armies, Yorktown, Va.

The Centre position of Union and Rebel armies, Yorktown, Va.

Shows both of the armies west of Yorktown, with the York River to the east, as the Siege of Yorktown got underway. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Color coding indica... more

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuation, May 4th, 1862.

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuat...

Shows the street plan of Yorktown and the fortifications surrounding the town following the Confederate removal up the Peninsula. The York River and the town of Gloucester Point are also indicated.

[Yorktown to Williamsburg]

[Yorktown to Williamsburg]

Scale ca. 1:95,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 600 Principal rivers are hand-colored blue. Description derived from published bibliography. Civil War salted paper maps. AL-57. Available also through the Libra... more

Siege of Yorktown, Va. Views of Federal Battery, No. 4

Siege of Yorktown, Va. Views of Federal Battery, No. 4

Soldiers with three 13 inch mortars. LC-B811-375. Civil War Collection (Library of Congress). This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Original glass negative no.: LC-B811-375. Caption card ... more

Floating hospitals for Yorktown ... Washington, April 16, 1862.

Floating hospitals for Yorktown ... Washington, April 16, 1862.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 204, Folder 30.

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia ... April, 1862.

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia ... April, 1862.

Shows the area of the York River coastline from Windmill Creek to Wormsley Creek with particular attention to the landforms and defenses around Yorktown and the layout of streets and buildings within the town itself.

Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va., conducted by the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, U.S.A., April 5th to May 3rd 1862

Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va., conducted by the Army of ...

Scale ca. 1:13,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 673 "This plan shows about half the line, including the point of attack. The Rebel works are laid down from reconnoissances [sic] made immediately after the evac... more

Yorktown, Virginia. Exploded gun in Confederate battery

Yorktown, Virginia. Exploded gun in Confederate battery

Image includes members of the New York Independent Battalion, identified by Jason Wickersty (see Battlefield photogrpher, v. IV, issue 2, Dec. 2006).

Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862.

Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862.

Shows the vicinity around Yorktown, Va., including Warwick Court House, the Warwick River, and Wormsley Creek as siege lines were drawn by McClellan's Union troops and Magruder's Confederate forces.

Siege of Yorktown Virginia

Siege of Yorktown Virginia

Illustrates the positions of the Union and Confederate armies in York County, Va., around Yorktown, showing entrenchments and redoubts. Lower left corner: "Copy of map made for Maj. Genl. S.P. Heintzelman, 3d A... more

Battery, No. 4--near Yorktown, mounting 10 13-inch mortars, each weighing 20,000 pounds. East-South end / Brady's Album Gallery.

Battery, No. 4--near Yorktown, mounting 10 13-inch mortars, each weigh...

Gift; Mrs. Norman P. Mason; 1963 Oct. Title from item. No. 375. Printed on verso: from photographic negative from Brady's National Portrait Gallery. In album: Cartes-de-visite portraits of U.S. Army officers, c... more

The Moore House, near Yorktown, Va., showing effect of fire from Confederate batteries

The Moore House, near Yorktown, Va., showing effect of fire from Confe...

No. 4224. Title from item. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866], v. 1, pl. 15. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Topographical engineers at Headquarters, Army of Potomac, in front of Yorktown, Va.

Topographical engineers at Headquarters, Army of Potomac, in front of ...

Group of 9 men at table in front of tent. Civil War Collection. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; C.W.... more

Plan of the Union and Rebel position at Yorktown, Va., April 7th, 1862.

Plan of the Union and Rebel position at Yorktown, Va., April 7th, 1862...

Illustrates a portion of York County, Va., showing headquarters camps of the various generals of the U.S. Army of the Potomac, including the Sawmill, headquarters of General Samuel P. Heintzelman, in the Penins... more

Confederate naval battery at Yorktown, Va.; Nelson Church hospital (in background) July 1, 1862

Confederate naval battery at Yorktown, Va.; Nelson Church hospital (in...

Photo from Brady Collection. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: CW Churches Virginia; Civil War, 1861-1865 Batteries Water battery; Shelf.

Yorktown, Virginia (vicinity). View of Yorktown and fleet from Farenholt's house. Battery No. 1 in foreground

Yorktown, Virginia (vicinity). View of Yorktown and fleet from Farenho...

Title from Civil War caption books. Caption from negative sleeve: View of Yorktown And Fleet, From Farnhold's House with Battery No I, In Foreground May 1862. Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Libr... more

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuation, May 4th, 1862

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuat...

Shows the street plan of Yorktown and the fortifications surrounding the town following the Confederate removal up the Peninsula. The York River and the town of Gloucester Point are also indicated. Color coding... more

Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va.

Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va.

Shows the area between the Warwick River and Yorktown to the north and Wormsley Creek to the south that was the Confederacy's first line of defense against McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula. The loc... more

Sketch of the lines at Yorktown Virginia April 30th 1862.

Sketch of the lines at Yorktown Virginia April 30th 1862.

Shows an area that includes Gloucester Point on the north/east side of the York River, Yorktown on the south/west side of the river, and Wormsley Creek to the south of Yorktown as the Union forces finalized pre... more

Yorktown, Va., May 1862. A scene during the Civil War

Yorktown, Va., May 1862. A scene during the Civil War

No. B-82. Caption continues: (US Army signal corps "Brady photographs" catalogue, 1921, no. B-82) after a photographer working under the direction of Mathew B. Brady Title from item.

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