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A plan of the Action at Bunkers Hill, on the 17th of June 1775...

Author: Page, Thomas Hyde
Date: 1778
Location: Boston (Mass.), Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)

Dimensions: 49.0 x 43.0 cm.
Scale: [ca. 1:4,800]
Call Number: MAPPING BOSTON COLLECTION

 
DESCRIPTION

Page, an English military engineer who served as aide de campe to General Howe during the action, prepared this detailed plan of the Battle of Bunker Hill. It is the best known and most commonly reproduced plan of the battle.

Warrens redoubt, fences, and hedgerows are shown in great detail, as well as the lines of march of attacking forces, British ships, and the Corps Hill battery with lines of fire. The position of British troops late in the action is depicted on a separate overlay which accompanies the map.

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