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Hills, John (fl. 1771-1796) Sketch of the position of the British forces at Elizabeth-Town Point

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01858 Author/Creator: Hills, John (fl. 1771-1796) Place Written: London, England Type: Map Date: 1784 Pagination: 1 map ; 76 x 55 cm.

Summary of Content: Original by John Hill. Oversize engraved map with hand coloring of troop positions. Engraved by Faden. Nebenzahl, Battle Plans of the American Revolution, 146.


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: BattleRevolutionary WarGeography and Natural HistoryMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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