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Tarleton, Banastre A History of the campaigns of 1780 and 1781, in the Southern Provinces

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03667 Author/Creator: Tarleton, Banastre Place Written: London Type: Map Date: 1787 Pagination: 518 p. 24.5 x 22.2 cm

Summary of Content: With Newberry Library bookplate and library stamp of the Newberry. Accompanied by William Eaton fold-out map (49 x 66 cm), showing Cornwallis' marches through Virginia and Maryland (while Jefferson was governor of Virginia).


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGeography and Natural HistoryRevolutionary War General

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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