Revolutionary War John Sullivan 1780 Map New York

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
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  • Sold Date: Apr 20, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

Revolutionary War John Sullivan 1780 Map New York

REV WAR MAP JOHN SULLIVAN

Original 1887 map of General John Sullivan's march through New York to destroy the Iroquois Indians in 1780. This 120 year old map features Sullivan's route through New York , Indian camps & settlements, rivers, creeks, saw & grist mills, and wagon roads. Folds as issued, very good condition. Bottom right is a key to 15 major locations on Sullivan's route. Map comes with a copy of a portrait of Gen. Sullivan. Overall size 20" x 15".

John Sullivan

John Sullivan (b. February 17, 1740 , Somersworth , New Hampshire - d. January 23, 1795 , Durham , New Hampshire ) was an American general in the Revolutionary War and a delegate in the Continental Congress. Sullivan served as a major general in the Continental Army and as Governor (or "President") of New Hampshire . He is most famous for leading the Sullivan Expedition in 1779, a scorched earth campaign against those Iroquois towns that had taken up arms against the American revolutionaries.

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This is NOT a reproduction but an original 125+ year old item that will appreciate in value. This is based on our 32 years of sales records of similar pieces.

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