Sketch of the Catawba River at McCowans Ford (1794)

Map Collection #MC0051

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Sketch of the Catawba River at McCowans Ford (1794)
    Creator: Stedman, Charles Manly
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: A Sketch of the Catawba River at McCowans Ford was drawn by Charles Stedman and published in 1794 as part of his History of the Origin, Progress, and Termination of the American War. It shows the American Revolutionary War battle plan for the February 1, 1781, battle which took place in northwestern Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, at McCowan's (later known as Cowan's Ford) on the Catawba River.
    Extent: 0.001 Cubic feet, 1 archival folder, consisting of a map
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    March 23, 2015, (unprocessed) 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; A Sketch of the Catawba River at McCowans Ford was drawn by Charles Stedman and published in 1794 as part of his History of the Origin, Progress, and Termination of the American War. It shows the American Revolutionary War battle plan for the February 1, 1781, battle which took place in northwestern Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, at McCowan's (later known as Cowan's Ford) on the Catawba River. Purchased with state funds from Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps, Inc., La Jolla, CA.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased with state funds from Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps, Inc., La Jolla, CA.

    Access Restrictions

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    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Sketch of the Catawba River at McCowans Ford (1794) (#MC0051), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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