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Atlas to Alison's History of Europe, 1850

This page links to scans of the maps from "Atlas to Alison's History of Europe", by Alex. Keith Johnston, published by William Blackwood and Sons in 1850.

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Plate no.Plate titleComments
frontispFrontispiece: Military signs and illustrations of modern fortification
t.p.title page
1Part of Europe showing the boundaries of France and adjoining coutries before the revolution of
2Part of Europe showing the boundaries of France and adjoining coutries at the height of Napoleon's power in
3Paris at the outbreak of the French revolution, 1789; Environs of
4Map of the Netherlands & part of the adjoining countries; to illustrate the campaigns of
5Battle of Jemappes, 6 November 1792battle plan
6Map of France to illustrate the campaigns of 1793
7Battle of Neerwinden, 18 March 1793battle plan
8Siege of Toulon, 19 December 1793siege plan, land and sea
9Battles of Turcoing & Tournay, 18 & 22 May 1794battle plan
10Battle of Fleurus, 26 June 1794battle plan
11Map of North Italy, Switzerland, South Germany etc, to illustrate the campaigns of 1796
12Map of the valley of the Po to illustrate the campaigns of 1796-7 &
13Battles of Lonato & Castiglione, 3 August 1796; and of Medola, 5 August 1796battle plan
14Siege of Mantua and the affairs of St. George & La Favourite, 15 September 1796.siege plan, land
15Battle of Arcole, 15 16 & 17 November 1796 (first day - 15 November)battle plan
16Battle of Arcole, 15 16 & 17 November 1796 (third day - 17 November)battle plan
17Battle of Rivoli, 14 & 15 January 1797battle plan
18Battle of Cape St. Vincent, 14 February 1797.sea battle plan
19Battle of Camperdown, 11 October 1797.sea battle plan
20Map of Lower Egypt and part of Syria, to illustrate the expedition to Egypt, and the campaign of 1798-1801; Battle of Aboukir, 25 July; battle plan
21Battle of the Nile, 1 August 1798.sea battle plan
22Siege of St. Jean d'Acre by the French army of Egypt from 19 March to 21 May 1799; map of the country between the Jordan and Acre.siege plan, land and sea; map
23Battle of Mount Thabor, 16 April 1799.siege plan, land
24Battle of Stockach, 25 March 1799; Map of the Tyrolbattle plan; map
25Battle of Zurich, 4 June 1799.battle plan
26Battle of Trebbia, 18, 19 & 20 June 1799.battle plan
27Battle of Novi, 15 August 1799.battle plan
28Battle of Marengo, 14 June 1800: sheet 1.battle plan
29Battle of Marengo, 14 June 1800: sheet 2.battle plan
30Battle of Hohenlinden, 3 December 1800: sheet 1.battle plan
31Battle of Hohenlinden, 3 December 1800: sheet 2.battle plan
32Battle of Copenhagen, 2 April 1801.sea battle
33Battle of Alexandria, 21 March and sea battle plan
34Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805: plate 1.sea battle plan
35Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805: plate 2.sea battle plan
36Map of the operations which led to the Capitulation of Ulm in October 1805battle plan
37Battle of Austerlitz, 2 December 1805.battle plan
38Map of South Italy to illustrate the invasion of Naples in 1806
39Map of Prussia & Poland to illustrate the campaigns of 1806 etc. (See enlarged maps, plates 39, 75 & 79.)map
40Battle of Jena, 14 October 1806.battle plan
41Battle of Auerstädt, 14 October 1806.battle plan
42Battle of Pultusk, 26 December 1806; environs of Pultusk and Golymin.battle plan; map
43Battle of Preussisch-Eylau: first sheet - evening of 7 February 1807.battle plan
44Battle of Preussisch-Eylau: second sheet, 8 February 1807; Part of Old or East Prussia explanatory of the campaigns of Eylau & Friedland.battle plan; map
45Battle of Heilsburg, 10 June 1807.battle plan
46Battle of Friedland, 14 June 1807.battle plan
47Map of India to illustrate the campaigns from 1799 to
48Map of Spain and Portugal to illustrate the campaigns of 1808
49Siege of Saragossa, by the French army of Aragon; in 1808 and 1809.siege plan, land
50Battle of Medina de Rio-Seco, 14 July 1808.battle plan
51Battle of Vimeira, 21 August 1808.battle plan
52Battle of Corunna, 16 January 1809.battle plan
53Map of the valley of the Danube from Ratisbon to Pressburg to illustrate the campaigns of 1808-9; Valley of the Danube west of Ratisbon on the same scalemap
54Battle of Abensberg, 20 April 1809.battle plan
55Battle of Ecmühl, 22 April 1809.battle plan
56Battle of Aspern or Essling, 21 & 22 May 1809: sheet 1.battle plan
57Battle of Aspern or Essling, 21 & 22 May 1809: sheet 2.battle plan
58Battle of Wagram, 5 & 6 July 1809: sheet 1, 5 July.battle plan
59Battle of Wagram, 5 & 6 July 1809: sheet 2, 6 July.battle plan
60Siege of Gerona by the French army of Catalonia from May to October 1809.siege plan, land
61Battle of Talavera de la Reyna, 27 & 28 July 1809.battle plan
62Battle of Ocaña, 19 November 1809.battle plan
63Battle of Busaco, 27 September 1810.battle plan
64Map of part of Portugal to illustrate the defence of Lisbon by the Lines of Torres Vedras, October & November
65Battle of Barossa, 5 March 1811.battle plan
66Plan of the siege of Tarragona by the French army of Aragon, 4 may to 30 June 1811.siege plan, land and sea
67Battle of Albuera, 16 May 1811.battle plan
68Plan of the fortifications of Ciudad Rodrigo explanatory of the sieges of July 1810 & January 1812. The field works refer to the siege of 1812.siege plan, land
69Siege of Badajos by the Allies under Wellington from 17 March to 6 April 1812.siege plan, land
70Battle of Salamanca, 22 July 1812.battle plan
71Siege of the Castle of Burgos by the Allies under Wellington from 10 September to 21 October 1812.siege plan, land
72Map of Turkey to illustrate the war with Russia
73Map of part of Russia to illustrate the campaigns of
74Battles of Smolensko & Valtellina 17, 18 & 19 August 1812.battle plan
75Battle of Borodino, 7 September 1812.battle plan
76Battle of Malo-Jaroslawitz, 24 October 1812.battle plan
77Battle of Krasnoi, 16, 17 & 18 November 1812.battle plan
78Passage of the Beresina, 26, 27 & 28 November 1812.battle plan
79Battle of Lutzen, 2 May 1813.battle plan
80Battle of Bautzen, 20 & 21 May 1813.battle plan
81Battle of Vitoria, 21 June 1813.battle plan
82Map of part of the Pyrenees to illustrate the campaign of
83Siege of St. Sebastian by the Allies, under Wellington, from June to September 1813.siege plan
84Battle of Dresden, 26 & 27 August 1813.battle plan
85Battle of Culm, 29 August 1813.battle plan
86Battle of Katzbach, 26 August 1813.battle plan
87Battle of Gross Beeren, 23 August 1813; Battle of Dennewitz, 6 September 1813.battle plans
88Battle of Leipzig, 16, 17, 18 & 19 October 1813: sheet 1.battle plan
89Battle of Leipzig, 16, 18 [sic] & 19 October 1813: sheet 2.battle plan
90Battle of Hanau, 30 October 1813.battle plan
91Attack of the French entrenched position on the Nivelle, 10 November 1813.battle plan
92Battles in front of Bayonne, 10-13 December 1813.battle plan
93Map of parts of France & Belgium to illustrate the campaigns of
94Battle of La Rothière, 1 February 1814.battle plan
95Battles of Champaubert & Vauchamps, 10 & 14 February 1814.battle plan
96Battle of Montmirail, 11 february 1814.battle plan
97Battle of Craone, 7 March 1814.battle plan
98Battle of Laon, 9 March 1814.battle plan
99Battle of Orthes, 27 February 1814.battle plan
100Battle of Toulouse, 10 April 1814.battle plan
101Battle of Fère Champenoise, 25 March 1814; Battle of Arcis-sur-Aube, 21 March 1814.battle plans
102Paris and its environs, to illustrate the Battle of Paris, 30 March 1814.battle plan
103Map of part of North America to illustrate the naval and military events of 1812-13-14; Enlarged map of the Niagara district.maps
104Battle of Ligny, 16 June 1815.battle plan
105Battle of Quatre Bras, 16 June 1815.battle plan
106Battle of Waterloo, 18 June 1815: sheet 1, morning of the battle.battle plan
107Battle of Waterloo, 18 June 1815: sheet 2, crisis of the battle.battle plan
108Battle of Wavre, 18 & 19 June 1815.battle plan

For Ligny, Quatre Bras, Waterloo (Belle Alliance) and Wavre, see also Atlas to Siborne's History of the Waterloo Campaign.

Another version of plate 49, from another copy of the Atlas to Alison's History of Europe, that has been attacked by a growth, apparently dry rot.

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