"Siege de Charlestown", Marshall, John
Subject: Charleston, South Carolina
Period: 1807 (circa)
Publication: French edition of Life of Washington
Color: Black & White
12.5 x 8.3 inches
31.8 x 21.1 cm
Map of the Siege of Charleston showing the position of British ships and camps surrounding Charleston. This was a major battle in the Revolutionary War and occurred in the later stages of the war as the British focused their efforts on the colonies to the south. After a six-week battle, the Americans surrendered the largest number of troops in the entire war.