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Plan of the operations of General Washington, against the Kings troops in New Jersey from the 26th. of December, 1776, to the 3d. January 1777

Author: Faden, William
Publisher: Faden, William
Date: 1777
Location: New Jersey

Dimensions: 29.0 x 39.0 cm.
Scale: ca. 1:115,000
Reference: Stevens & Tree. Comparative cartography, 36a
Call Number: G3811.S3 1777 .F3

 
DESCRIPTION

This map depicts events of the New Jersey campaign, from December 26, 1776 to January 3, 1777, during the American Revolutionary War. Led by General George Washington, the map illustrates the American's famous crossing of the Delaware River from Trenton, NJ into Pennsylvania on December 25th. Washington attacked the Hessian garrison at Trenton at dawn on December 26th, which resulted in an American victory. This map details the number of British and Hessian losses in the lower left and right columns, along with the routes taken by the American troops en route to Trenton, and the action there.

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