Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
JCB Archive of Early American Images
Accession number:
0632
Record number:
0632-5
JCB call number:
D794 S812h / 1-SIZE
Image title:
Sketch of the Catawba River at McCowans Ford.
Place image published:
[London]
Image publisher:
[Printed for the author ... J. Murray ... J. Debrett ... J. Kerby]
Image date:
1794
Image function:
map; vol. 2, following p. 328
Technique:
engraving
Image dimension height:
20.2 cm. (platemark)
Image dimension width:
19 cm. (platemark)
Page dimension height:
27.1 cm.
Page dimension width:
20.8 cm.
Materials medium:
ink
Materials support:
paper
Languages:
English
Description:
Map of part of the Catawba River in North Carolina between Beatties Ford and McCowan's Ford. Cartographic elements include locations and movements of troops, geological notations, commentary on character of the river, and scale.
Source creator:
Stedman, C. (Charles), 1753-1812
Source Title:
The history of the origin, progress, and termination of the American War. ... Vol. II.
Source place of publication:
London
Source publisher:
Printed for the author; and sold by J. Murray, Fleet-Street; J. Debrett, Piccadilly; and J. Kerby, corner of Wigmore Street, Cavendish-Square
Source date:
1794
notes:
The North Carolina militia was unsuccessful in preventing General Cornwallis's troops from crossing the Catawba River on February 1, 1781.
Time Period:
1751-1800
Subject Area:
Geography, maps, city views and plans
geographic area:
North America
Subject headings:
United States--History--Rev olution, 1775-1783--Campaigns ; Catawba River (N.C. and S.C.)--Maps
Provenance/Donor:
Acquired before 1846.
Owner and copyright:
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912

Sketch of the Catawba River at McCowans Ford.