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Collection Reference Number GLC02810
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1816 
Title MacDonough's victory on Lake Champlain, and Defeat of the British Army at Plattsburg by Genl. Macomb, Sept. 11th. 1814.
Date 4 July 1816
Author Tanner, Benjamin (1775-1848)  
Document Type Artwork
Content Description Engraved and published by Tanner and printed by Rosner & Eskr. The defeat of the British at the Battle of Plattsburg thwarted Sir George Prevost's planned invasion of the United States through the Hudson Valley and strengthened the American bargaining position for peace in Ghent. The battle was one of the most decisive of the War of 1812.
Subjects Battle  War of 1812  Military History  Navy  Global History and Civics  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  
People Tanner, Benjamin (1775-1848)  Rosner & Eskr. (fl. 1816)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme War of 1812; Naval & Maritime; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859