A SKETCH OF THE SITUATION & STATIONS OF THE BRITISH VESSELS, under the Command of Sir Peter Parker on the Attack upon Fort Moultrie on Sulivan [sic] Island June 28th 1776. "Abernethie Sculpt. Charleston."

A SKETCH OF THE SITUATION & STATIONS OF THE BRITISH VESSELS, under the Command of Sir Peter Parker on the Attack upon Fort Moultrie on Sulivan [sic] Island June 28th 1776. "Abernethie Sculpt. Charleston."

Charleston, SC: 1785. Engraved by Thomas Abernethie in Charleston for David Ramsay's "History of the Revolution of South-Carolina" (Trenton, 1785). Broadside map, 7 3/4 x 12 inches, illustrating the Battle Fort Moultrie which is pictured being fired upon by the British fleet offshore, the Actaeon and Sphinx having run aground on a sand bar; when the Americans held the day, the British fleet sailed north, not to return until its successful siege in 1780. Nebenzahl Battle Plans 72. Wheat & Brun 596. Some uniform browning to paper, but very good. Old folds, traces of removal along left edge. (10510). Item #64025

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