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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 x 39 cm.
Scale: [ca. 1:113,000]
Reference: Stevens & Tree. Comparative cartography, 36a
Reference: LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1269
Reference: Nebenzahl, K. Bibliography of printed battle plans of the American Revolution 1775-1795, 119
Call Number: RICHARD H. BROWN REVOLUTIONARY WAR MAP COLLECTION

 
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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