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Faden, William (fl. 1750-1836) A Plan of Operations... in New York... [Battle of White Plains]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06465 Author/Creator: Faden, William (fl. 1750-1836) Place Written: London, England Type: Maps Date: 25 February 1777 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: First state with original handcolor. With C. Sauthier. "A plan of the operations of the King's army under the command of General Sir William Howe, K. B. in New York and East New Jersey, against the American Forces commanded by General Washington, from the 12th of October, to the 28th of November 1776." Shows troop movements and positions, the battle of White Plains, and skirmishes in Marmaroneck, Larchmont, New Rochelle, Pelham Manor and the Bronx. Kenneth Nebenzahl remarks that "[i]t is the most accurate published delineation of the movements of the armies of Washington and Howe in Westchester...particularly focusing on the Battle of White Plains" (Atlas 13). Nebenzahl calls this one of the "most informative" of all Revolutionary War battle plans. Nebenzahl, Atlas of the American Revolution 13; Nebenzahl, Bibliography 101; Tooley, Mapping of America p. 78 (no. 45a).

People: Faden, William, fl. 1750-1836.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Revolutionary War, Military History, Battle, Continental Army, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, Revolutionary War General, Battle of White Plains

Sub Era: The War for Independence