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Lord Cornwallis surrender, 1781.

Lord Cornwallis surrender, 1781.

Shows Yorktown Virginia and the York River on conical powder horn. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript: Engraved bovine horn, shellacked. Has wooden pouring spout inserted at narrow end and wooden hinged cap i... more

York en Virginie, 1781. Carte des environs d'York avec les attaques à la position des Armées francaise et americaine devant cette place.

York en Virginie, 1781. Carte des environs d'York avec les attaques à ...

Scale ca. 1:134,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Includes descriptive index to military works. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1475 Available also through the Library o... more

Plan des ouvrages faits à York-town en Virginie.

Plan des ouvrages faits à York-town en Virginie.

Scale ca. 1:5,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Incomplete: Upper and right edges have been trimmed. LC Maps of North America, 175... more

Notes sur les environs de York: Plan donné par des arpenteurs du pays.

Notes sur les environs de York: Plan donné par des arpenteurs du pays.

Scale ca. 1:44,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1470 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; ... more

Carte de la partie de la Virginie ou l'armée combinée de France & des États-Unis de l'Amérique a fait prisonnière l'Armée anglaise commandée par Lord Cornwallis le 19 octobre. 1781, avec le plan de l'attaque d'York-town & de Glocester.

Carte de la partie de la Virginie ou l'armée combinée de France & des ...

Scale ca. 1:215,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Situation of the fleets shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1462 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ras... more

A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak [sic] Bay, with James and York Rivers; wherein are shewn the respective positions (in the beginning of October) 1. of the British Army commanded by Lord Cornwallis, at Gloucester and York in Virginia; 2. of the American and French forces under General Washington, 3. and of the French fleet under Count de Grasse.

A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak [sic] Bay, with James and York Riv...

Scale ca. 1:240,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated "London, Published by Wm. Faden, Charing Cross, Novr. 26th 1781." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1464 Available also thro... more

Plan de l'armée de Cornwallis attaquée et faitte prisonière dans York Town, le 19 8bre par l'armée combinée francaise et americaine,

Plan de l'armée de Cornwallis attaquée et faitte prisonière dans York ...

Scale ca. 1:15,000. Relief shown by hachures. In upper left corner, covered by blank piece of paper: Dedié à M. de Vault, Lieutt. Gal. des armées du roi. Includes "Legende." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789,... more

Notes sur les environs de York.

Notes sur les environs de York.

Scale ca. 1:44,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1469 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; ... more

Siege d'York, 1781. Plan d'York en Virginie avec les attaques et les campemens de l'Armée combinée de France et d'Amérique.

Siege d'York, 1781. Plan d'York en Virginie avec les attaques et les c...

Scale ca. 1:14,640. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index and "Nota." LC Maps ofth America, 1750-1789, 1467 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

A Representation, of the sea fight, on the 5th of Sepr. 1781, between Rear Admiral Graves and the Count de Grasse.

A Representation, of the sea fight, on the 5th of Sepr. 1781, between ...

Scale ca. 1:444,000. Shows engagement at entrance to Chesapeake Bay. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, index to positions, and list of British ships and c... more

A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak Bay, with James and York rivers; wherein are shewn the respective positions (in the beginning of October) 1.⁰ of the British Army commanded by Lord Cornwallis at Gloucester and York in Virginia; 2.⁰ of the American and French forces under General Washington; 3.⁰ and of the French Fleet under Count de Grasse.

A Plan of the entrance of Chesapeak Bay, with James and York rivers; w...

Scale ca. 1:250,000. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the publisher's Atlas of battles of the American Revolution.[1845] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1465 Available also through the Library of Congr... more

Plan d'York en Virginie avec les attaques faites par les Armées françoise et américaine en 8bre. 1781.

Plan d'York en Virginie avec les attaques faites par les Armées franço...

Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1466 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AA... more

Plan of York Town and Gloucester in Virginia, shewing the works constructed for the defence of those posts by the Rt. Honble: Lieut. General Earl Cornwallis, with the attacks of the combined army of French and rebels under the command of the Generals Count de Rochambaud and Washington which capitulated October 1781.

Plan of York Town and Gloucester in Virginia, shewing the works constr...

Scale ca. 1:5,850. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1473 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ... more

Campagne en Virginie du Major Général M'is de LaFayette : ou se trouvent les camps et marches, ainsy que ceux du Lieutenant Général Lord Cornwallis en 1781 /

Campagne en Virginie du Major Général M'is de LaFayette : ou se trouve...

Covers central Virginia from Orange County in the north to Isle of Wight County in the south, and west to Cumberland County. Shows selected bridges, houses, churches, taverns, and other points of interest, and ... more

Defense Mapping Agency Bicentennial commemorative memento of the Battle of Yorktown : to His Excellency Gen'l Washington, commander in chief of the armies of the United States of America, this plan of the investment of York and Gloucester has been surveyed and laid down, and is most humbly dedicated.

Defense Mapping Agency Bicentennial commemorative memento of the Battl...

Shows troop positions, firing lines, fortifications, and ship positions. Relief shown by hachures. Facsimile. Original version: To His Excellency Gen'l Washington, commander in chief of the armies of the United... more

Carte generale des colonies angloises dans l'Amerique Septentrionale pour l'intelligence de la guerre presente, d'apres des manuscrit anglais par J. B. Nolin geographe. Corrigé, augmenté des indications des principaux évenemens de la guerre avec le tracee des limites pour constituer le traité de paix proposé entre la Couronne de la Grande Bretagne et les Etats Unis,

Carte generale des colonies angloises dans l'Amerique Septentrionale p...

Scale ca. 1:5,100,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Includes historic notes and insets "Suite de la Floride et la position des Isles Lucayes et des Grandes Antilles" and "Le de... more

[Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown]

[Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown]

Wash drawing (reverse of printed versions) shows the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Recueil d'estampes representant les différents événemens de la... more

Reddition de l'armée du Lord Cornwalis dessiné par le Barbier Peintre du Roi ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Royale de Vienne &c

Reddition de l'armée du Lord Cornwalis dessiné par le Barbier Peintre ...

Print shows the surrender of the British Army at Yorktown on October 19th 1781, with Comte de Rochambeau directing British General Charles O'Hara to present Cornwallis's sword to General George Washington; incl... more

Die Americaner machen den Lord Cornwallis mit seiner Armee zu Gefangnen, bey Yorktown den 19ten Octobr 1781 / D. Chodowiecki inv. et del. ; D. Berger sculpsit 1784.

Die Americaner machen den Lord Cornwallis mit seiner Armee zu Gefangne...

Print shows British troops handing over their weapons to the Americans at the surrender at Yorktown, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution.

Reddition de l'armée du Lord Cornwalis / dessiné par le Barbier peintre du roi ; gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Imple. et Royale de Vienne &c.

Reddition de l'armée du Lord Cornwalis / dessiné par le Barbier peintr...

Print shows the surrender of the British Army at Yorktown on October 19th 1781, with Comte de Rochambeau directing British General Charles O'Hara to present Cornwallis's sword to General George Washington; incl... more

Plan of York Town in Virginia and adjacent country, exhibiting the operations of the American, French & English armies during the siege of that place in Oct. 1781. Surveyed from the 22nd. to the 28th. Octr

Plan of York Town in Virginia and adjacent country, exhibiting the ope...

Scale ca. 1:14,400. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References to the British lines" and "Explanation." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Siège d' York-Town, (6 Octobre 1781) investissement de la place peint par Siméon Fort ; gravé par Skelton

Siège d' York-Town, (6 Octobre 1781) investissement de la place peint ...

Print shows a long column of soldiers moving through the wilderness toward Yorktown, Virginia, during the American Revolution. Title from item. Printed at top right: Sie IV. May have been published in: Galeries... more

[Yorktown to Williamsburg]

[Yorktown to Williamsburg]

Scale ca. 1:95,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 600 Principal rivers are hand-colored blue. Description derived from published bibliography. Civil War salted paper maps. AL-57. Available also through the Libra... more

Plan of the Union and Rebel position at Yorktown, Va., April 7th, 1862.

Plan of the Union and Rebel position at Yorktown, Va., April 7th, 1862...

Illustrates a portion of York County, Va., showing headquarters camps of the various generals of the U.S. Army of the Potomac, including the Sawmill, headquarters of General Samuel P. Heintzelman, in the Penins... more

Position of Union Army April 5th and 6th 1862

Position of Union Army April 5th and 6th 1862

Shows the area of Wormsley Creek to the north and Poquoson River to the south as McClellan's forces prepared to launch the siege of Yorktown, Va. The locations of Howard's Bridge across the Poquoson and the roa... more

Yorktown to Williamsburg /

Yorktown to Williamsburg /

Scale ca. 1:63,360. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 599 At head of title: Campaign maps, Army of the Potomac, map no. 1. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and re... more

Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862.

Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862.

Shows the vicinity around Yorktown, Va., including Warwick Court House, the Warwick River, and Wormsley Creek as siege lines were drawn by McClellan's Union troops and Magruder's Confederate forces.

Siege of Yorktown Virginia

Siege of Yorktown Virginia

Illustrates the positions of the Union and Confederate armies in York County, Va., around Yorktown, showing entrenchments and redoubts. Lower left corner: "Copy of map made for Maj. Genl. S.P. Heintzelman, 3d A... more

The Centre position of Union and Rebel armies, Yorktown, Va.

The Centre position of Union and Rebel armies, Yorktown, Va.

Shows both of the armies west of Yorktown, with the York River to the east, as the Siege of Yorktown got underway. NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this scrapbook image. Color coding indica... more

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia ... April, 1862.

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia ... April, 1862.

Shows the area of the York River coastline from Windmill Creek to Wormsley Creek with particular attention to the landforms and defenses around Yorktown and the layout of streets and buildings within the town itself.

The Union position before Yorktown, Va., 18th April 1862

The Union position before Yorktown, Va., 18th April 1862

A regional view of Yorktown, Va., and vicinity, with Yorktown and Gloucester Point on opposite sides of the York River and indicating where the Warwick River feeds into the James, and also the Poquoson River as... more

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuation, May 4th, 1862.

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuat...

Shows the street plan of Yorktown and the fortifications surrounding the town following the Confederate removal up the Peninsula. The York River and the town of Gloucester Point are also indicated.

Sketch of the lines at Yorktown Virginia April 30th 1862.

Sketch of the lines at Yorktown Virginia April 30th 1862.

Shows an area that includes Gloucester Point on the north/east side of the York River, Yorktown on the south/west side of the river, and Wormsley Creek to the south of Yorktown as the Union forces finalized pre... more

Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862

Map of the lines at Yorktown, Virginia, April 1862

Shows the vicinity around Yorktown, Va., including Warwick Court House, the Warwick River, and Wormsley Creek as siege lines were drawn by McClellan's Union troops and Magruder's Confederate forces. "Yorktown w... more

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuation, May 4th, 1862

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia : showing the Rebel works after the evacuat...

Shows the street plan of Yorktown and the fortifications surrounding the town following the Confederate removal up the Peninsula. The York River and the town of Gloucester Point are also indicated. Color coding... more

The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown, Va.

The Union assault on the Rebel works at Lee's Mill, Yorktown, Va.

Shows fortifications on opposite sides of the Warwick River, with the Confederate forces concentrated to the north of the river and the Union forces to the south around Lee's Mill.

Battery No. 1, near Yorktown, Virginia / negative by Wood & Gibson ; positive by A. Gardner.

Battery No. 1, near Yorktown, Virginia / negative by Wood & Gibson ; p...

Photograph showing the cannons used by the Union army in a battery near the York River. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866... more

Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va., conducted by the Army of the Potomac under command of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, U.S.A., April 5th to May 3rd 1862

Official plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va., conducted by the Army of ...

Scale ca. 1:13,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 673 "This plan shows about half the line, including the point of attack. The Rebel works are laid down from reconnoissances [sic] made immediately after the evac... more

Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va.

Plan of Union and Rebel position at Yorktown Va.

Shows the area between the Warwick River and Yorktown to the north and Wormsley Creek to the south that was the Confederacy's first line of defense against McClellan's advance up the Virginia Peninsula. The loc... more

The siege of Yorktown, April 1862

The siege of Yorktown, April 1862

Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 673.7 "Entered accord. to Act of Congress A.D. 1862 by C. Bohn in the Clerks Office of the District of Columbia." Bird's-eye view of the Union siege of Yorktown, wi... more

Sketch of the lines at Yorktown Virginia April 30th 1862

Sketch of the lines at Yorktown Virginia April 30th 1862

Shows an area that includes Gloucester Point on the north/east side of the York River, Yorktown on the south/west side of the river, and Wormsley Creek to the south of Yorktown as the Union forces finalized pre... more

Siege of Yorktown [Virginia].

Siege of Yorktown [Virginia].

Illustrates the positions of the Union and Confederate armies in York County, Va., around Yorktown, showing entrenchments and redoubts.

Yorktown to Williamsburg

Yorktown to Williamsburg

Description derived from published bibliography. Shows fortifications, towns, roads, houses, names of residents, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library o... more

Official map of the Union works in front of Yorktown, Va.

Official map of the Union works in front of Yorktown, Va.

Shows the vicinity of Yorktown, Va., including Union batteries located along the Warwick Court House Road. Also shows the Confederate barricade made up of abatis, palisades, slashings of trees, felled trees, an... more

Plan of the Union and Rebel position at Yorktown, Va., April 7th, 1862

Plan of the Union and Rebel position at Yorktown, Va., April 7th, 1862

Illustrates a portion of York County, Va., showing headquarters camps of the various generals of the U.S. Army of the Potomac, including the Sawmill, headquarters of General Samuel P. Heintzelman, in the Penins... more

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia ... April, 1862

Plan of Yorktown, Virginia ... April, 1862

Shows the area of the York River coastline from Windmill Creek to Wormsley Creek with particular attention to the landforms and defenses around Yorktown and the layout of streets and buildings within the town i... more

The surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown A.D. 1781

The surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown A.D. 1781

Print depicts the surrender of the British forces after the Battle of Yorktown. Major General O'Hara, substituting for General Cornwallis, is shown handing his sword to the Comte de Rochambeau, who is standing ... more

The dawn of peace. Morning of the surrender of Yorktown / designed & engraved by A. Gilchrist Campbell.

The dawn of peace. Morning of the surrender of Yorktown / designed & e...

20737 U.S. Copyright Office, 1881. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Campbell.

Puck's own Yorktown celebration / J. Keppler.

Puck's own Yorktown celebration / J. Keppler.

Print shows Puck sitting on a wooden cut-out Pegasus reviewing a procession of soldiers, among whom are John A. Logan, Roscoe Conkling carrying a flag labeled "Third Term", Joseph W. Keifer, William M. Evarts, ... more

[Yorktown Monument (Alliance and Victory Monument), Yorktown, Virginia. Rendering] / RMH 1884.

[Yorktown Monument (Alliance and Victory Monument), Yorktown, Virginia...

Original architectural drawing showing the Yorktown Monument nearing completion, with scaffolding still in place. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural ... more

[Battery No. 4 near Yorktown mounting ten 13 inch mortars each weighing 20,000 pounds. South end]

[Battery No. 4 near Yorktown mounting ten 13 inch mortars each weighin...

Photograph shows soldiers standing at cannons. Title and date from catalog record for associated negative: LC-B811-375.

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis

Date based on Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). "McCormick's 760" on transparency. Photograph of a painting. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 050235. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis

Title and date from Detroit, Thistle Publications (1912). Photograph of a painting in the United States Capitol. Detroit Publishing Co. no. M 28047. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

House of Cornwallis's surrender, Yorktown, Virginia

House of Cornwallis's surrender, Yorktown, Virginia

Copyright 1902 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Title on inventory list: House of Cornwallis' surrender, Yorktown. Caption for similiar image (LC-D4-16175) lists title as: Moore House (house of Corn... more

Nelson House and Main Street, Yorktown, Virginia

Nelson House and Main Street, Yorktown, Virginia

Copyright 1902 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Title on inventory list: Nelson House & Main Street, Yorktown. Caption for similiar image (LC-D4-16177) lists title as: Nelson House [i.e. York Hall] ... more

Yorktown monument, Yorktown, Virginia

Yorktown monument, Yorktown, Virginia

Copyright 1902 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Title on inventory list: Yorktown monument. Caption for similiar image (LC-D4-16181) lists title as: Yorktown Monument, Yorktown, Va. Detroit Publishi... more

Yorktown harbor, VA

Yorktown harbor, VA

Copyright 1903 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Title on inventory list: Yorktown harbor. Caption for similiar image (LC-D4-16182) lists title as: Yorktown harbor, Yorktown, Va. Detroit Publishing C... more

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis

Photograph of a painting by John Trumbull. "G 1622" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 09872. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

[York Cottage, York Hall, York Co., Virginia, interior of arbor]
First custom house in America, Yorktown, Va
["York Hall,"  Captain  George Preston Blow house, Route 1005 and Main Street, Yorktown, Virginia. Gardener's cottage in Memory Garden]

["York Hall," Captain George Preston Blow house, Route 1005 and Main...

Site History. House Architecture: Griffin & Wynkoop, for Captain George Preston Blow, additions to 18th century brick house, the home of Thomas Nelson Jr., 1738-1739, after purchase by Blow in 1914. Landscape: ... more

["York Hall," Captain  George Preston Blow, Route 1005 and Main Street, Yorktown, Virginia. Pathway at guest cottage]

["York Hall," Captain George Preston Blow, Route 1005 and Main Street...

Site History. House Architecture: Griffin & Wynkoop, for Captain George Preston Blow, additions to 18th century brick house, the home of Thomas Nelson Jr., 1738-1739, after purchase by Blow in 1914. Landscape: ... more

["York Hall,"  Captain George Preston Blow house, Route 1005 and Main Street, Yorktown, York County, Virginia. Sundial in the formal garden]

["York Hall," Captain George Preston Blow house, Route 1005 and Main ...

Site History. House Architecture: Griffin & Wynkoop, for Captain George Preston Blow, additions to 18th century brick house, the home of Thomas Nelson Jr., 1738-1739, after purchase by Blow in 1914. Landscape: ... more

["York Hall," Captain  George Preston Blow, Route 1005 and Main Street, Yorktown, Virginia. Pathway at main house]

["York Hall," Captain George Preston Blow, Route 1005 and Main Street...

Site History. House Architecture: Griffin & Wynkoop, for Captain George Preston Blow, additions to 18th century brick house, the home of Thomas Nelson Jr., 1738-1739, after purchase by Blow in 1914. Landscape: ... more

["York Hall,"  Captain George Preston Blow house, Route 1005 and Main Street, Yorktown, York County, Virginia. Guest house in Memory Garden]

["York Hall," Captain George Preston Blow house, Route 1005 and Main ...

Site History. House Architecture: Griffin & Wynkoop, for Captain George Preston Blow, additions to 18th century brick house, the home of Thomas Nelson Jr., 1738-1739, after purchase by Blow in 1914. Landscape: ... more

["York Hall," Captain  George Preston Blow, Route 1005 and Main Street, Yorktown, Virginia. Pathway at main house]

["York Hall," Captain George Preston Blow, Route 1005 and Main Street...

Site History. House Architecture: Griffin & Wynkoop, for Captain George Preston Blow, additions to 18th century brick house, the home of Thomas Nelson Jr., 1738-1739, after purchase by Blow in 1914. Landscape: ... more

["York Hall,"  Captain George Preston Blow house, Route 1005 and Main Street, Yorktown, Virginia. Table in boxwood garden]

["York Hall," Captain George Preston Blow house, Route 1005 and Main ...

Site History. House Architecture: Griffin & Wynkoop, for Captain George Preston Blow, additions to 18th century brick house, the home of Thomas Nelson Jr., 1738-1739, after purchase by Blow in 1914. Landscape: ... more

["York Hall,"  Captain George Preston Blow house, Route 1005 and Main Street, Yorktown, Virginia. Guest cottage]

["York Hall," Captain George Preston Blow house, Route 1005 and Main ...

Site History. House Architecture: Griffin & Wynkoop, for Captain George Preston Blow, additions to 18th century brick house, the home of Thomas Nelson Jr., 1738-1739, after purchase by Blow in 1914. Landscape: ... more