Item #312642 General Wayne's Assault on Stony Point. Leslie's Weekly.
General Wayne's Assault on Stony Point

General Wayne's Assault on Stony Point

New York: Frank Leslie's Weekly, 1857.

View. Uncolored wood cut. Sheet measures 23 x 32", image measures 20 1/2 x 30 1/2".

Bird's eye view of the heroic Stony Point battle, published in Leslie's Weekly as a supplement in 1857. The Battle of Stony Point took place on July 16, 1779, during the American Revolutionary War. In a well-planned and nighttime attack, George Washington's Army under the command of Brigadier General "Mad Anthony" Wayne defeated British troops in a quick assault on their outpost in Stony Point, New York, approximately 30 mi (48 km) north of New York City. The subtitle reads "Gen. Wayne supposedly mortally wounded, carried into the Fort by his aids, Fishborn and Archer. American Column, Forlorn hope led by Col. De Fleury. Repairs and holes along folds, left margin cropped with some toning and surface dirt, otherwise in good condition. Published from 1852 to 1897, the original Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper was a weekly magazine based in New York that employed artists to make detailed covers and illustration of daily life.

Illustrator: Joseph H. Brightly
Binding: Unbound
Language: English

Price: $500.00

Item #312642