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Title
A map of the country in Which the army under Lt. General Burgoyne acted in the campaign of 1777 : sheWing the marches of the army & the places of the principal actions / draWn by Mr. Medcalfe & engraved by Wm. Faden
Creator
Medcalfe, Mr., cartographer
Contributor
Faden, William, 1750?-1836, publisher
Kashnor, Leon, 1880-1955, seller
Museum Book Store
Date Created and/or Issued
1780-02-01
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Maps
Rights Information
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Description
Kashnor notes, "The route shoWs the passage doWn Lake Champlain to CroWn Point, then south to Ticonderoga, from Whence Burgoyne passed through South Bay to Skeneboro, Which he reached on the 6th of July, and fought the engagement at Fort Ann, on Wood Creek, on 8th July. He is shoWn to have crossed the Hudson at Fort EdWard, and to have reached Half Moon of the MohaWk, but had fought an engagement at Freeman's Farm on Sept. 19, the action at Braemus Heights is dated Oct. 7th, and the final action at Saratoga, 10th October. It Was a famous march, but to have attacked 20,000 men With a force of only 5,000 could have only had one result, and Burgoyne surrendered to Gates on October 17." Relief: hachures. Graphic Scale: Miles. Projection: Plane. Printing Process: Copper engraving. Verso Text: MS note: 848.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 map hand col. 57 x 28 cm., sheet 77 x 58 cm.
Identifier
093:848 M
420613
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll4/id/629
Language
English
Subject
Burgoyne's Invasion, 1777--Maps--Early Works to 1800
Champlain, Lake, Region--Maps--Early Works to 1800
NeW York (State)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early Works to 1800
Vermont--Maps--Early Works to 1800
Time Period
1777
Place
North America United States NeW York Ticonderoga Region Saratoga Region
W 74°
W 73°/N 45°
N 43°
Source
Huntington Rare Book Maps
Maps, Huntington Digital Library
Provenance
Purchased en bloc by HEH from the Museum Book Store, April, 1924.

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