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Stedman, C. (Charles), 1753–1812

The history of the origin, progress, and termination of the American war / by C. Stedman : who served under Sir W. Howe, Sir H. Clinton, and the Marquis Cornwallis ; in two volumes.

Additional Title(s):

Half-title: History of the American war

London : Printed for the author, and sold by J. Murray, Fleet-Street : J. Debrett, Piccadilly : and J. Kerby, corner of Wigmore-Street, Cavendish-Square, 1794.
Physical Description:
2 volumes : maps, plans ; 28 cm (4to)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E208 .S74 1794+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Pagination: v. 1: xv, [1], 399, [1] p., [7] leaves of plates (6 folded); v. 2: xv, [1], 449, [15] p., [8] leaves of plates (5 folded).
Signatures: v. 1: a⁴ (a1, a2, a4 versos blank) A-3E⁴ (A4 verso blank); v. 2: pi⁴ (pi1, pi2 versos blank) A-3N⁴ (A4, 3M1,3N4 versos blank).
English short title catalogue, T114190
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 91057
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary blue paper boards. Signed in manuscript: Lafayette de Beaumont, 1854.
Subject Terms:
Beaumont, Lafayette de -- Autograph.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- British forces.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Engravings -- 1794.
Debrett, John, -1822, bookseller.
Kerby, James, active 1784-1811, bookseller.
Murray, John, 1737-1793, bookseller.

  • Plates: Battle of Bunker's Hill
  • Battle of Long Island, or Brooklyn
  • Fort Washington, afterwards called Knyphausen
  • Battle of White Plains
  • Camp at Saratoga
  • Attack of Fort Clinton
  • Fayette's Position, Barren Hill Church, and Matson's Ford
  • Siege of Savannah
  • Siege of Charletown
  • Battle of Camden
  • British Troops crossing the Catawba
  • Battle Guildford Court House, North Carolina
  • Battle of Hobkirk's Hill, South Carolina
  • Position of the English and French Fleets immediately previous to the action of the 5th of September 1781
  • Siege of York and Gloucester in Virginia.

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