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  • The Battle of Gettysburg Penna. Showing positions held July 2nd, 1863.

    Gives locations of specific units with some attempt to indicate movement (i.e. direction of charges and assaults) during the course of the day. Also indicates the usual landmarks (Culp's Hill, Cemetery Ridge, Round Top, etc.) plus the locations of hospitals and headquarters.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07-02
  • Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city /

    Topographic map of the northern part of Philadelphia County and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing proposed 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-order Civil War batteries. Signed in handwriting: George Davidson, Asst. Engr. Fortifications. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping below title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 127. "No. 2865X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers) handwritten in ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Davidson, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan der Schlacht von Gettysburg am 1, 2 & 3 Juli, 1863.-Plan zur Erlauterung von Gen. Grant's Vicksburg Campagne Mai-Juli, 1863

    Scales vary. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 348.5 From his Der Amerikanische Burgerkreig; Geschichte des Volks der Vereinigten Staaten vor, warhrend und nach der Rebellion. Philadelphia and Leipzig, Schafer und Koradi, 1867-69. facing p. 255. Gettysburg map shows the location of Union and Confederate corps. The Vicksburg campaign map indicates the route followed by General Grant. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Schmidt, Ernst Reinhold
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Gettysburg Third day. Position of troops.

    Detail from an identified printed map annotated to show which units held essentially the same position through July 2 and which moved, noting the starting positions (in the morning) and ending positions (in the evening) of the latter. The usual landmarks, such as Culp's Hill, Cemetery Ridge, and Little Round Top, are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07-02
  • Route of the Tenth New York Cavalry from Culpeper to Gettysburg and return. Summer and fall campaigns of 1863.

    Scale ca. 1:440,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 46 Finished pen and ink manuscript map of parts of Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, showing location and date of encampments and battles, route of the Tenth New York Cavalry, route of Capt. Pratt, roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures. Printed version appears in Preston's History of the Tenth Regiment of Cavalry, New York ...

    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - United States. Army. New York Cavalry Regiment, 10th
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Gettysburg and vicinity : showing the lines of battle, July, 1863, and the land purchased and dedicated to the public by General S. Wylie Crawford and the Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association /

    Shows Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red, roads, houses and names of residents, fences, railroad, vegetation, and drainage. "Presented with the compliments of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" printed in red ink in lower right hand corner of map. "Purchase tickets at B. and O. Office, 415 Broadway, N.Y." stamped in blue ink in lower right hand corner of map. Inset: ...

    • Contributor: Long, James T. (James Thomas) - Long, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The Cavalry battle, Gettysburg, Pa. July 3rd 1863, 2:30 p.m.

    The cavalry action took place approximately two miles to the east of the town of Gettysburg. This map shows the Confederate cavalry, under Stuart, attempting to cut the Union lines of communication along the Baltimore Turnpike. They were thwarted in their effort by Union cavalry commanded by David McMurtrie Gregg. The map depicts the rough locations of individual skirmishes.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07-03
  • History of Mapping the Civil War - Civil War Maps - Collections

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  • Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. [July 1st, 2nd, and 3rd 1863]

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 339 From Jacobs, Michael. Notes on the rebel invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania . . . Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott, 1864. Indicates Union positions in red and Confederate positions in blue, Union artillery positions, roads, railroads, houses and names of residents, drainage, and vegetation. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: J. Lippincott Company
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Battle field of Gettysburg.

    Scale 1:12,000 (1 inch equals 1000 feet). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 353.5 From the Jubal Early Collection in the Manuscript Division, L.C. Detailed topographic map subsequently used as the base for John B. Bachelder's "Map of the Battle Field of Gettysburg" (see entry nos. 325 and 326) "Positions of troops are not given." "The map is reduced from one on a scale ...

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 187?
  • Gettysburg and vicinity, showing the lines of battle, July, 1863

    Scale ca. 1:22,500 (not "4 inches = 1 mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 337 From his The Blue and Grey . . . c1922. Inset: Site of Gen. Greggs cavalry operations. Three miles east of Gettysburg. July 3rd 1863. Colored. Scale not given. 10 x 5 cm. Shows Union positions in black and Confederate positions in red, roads, railroad, houses and names ...

    • Contributor: Gilbert, J. Warren
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Gettysburg in peace

    Printed map on which Sneden has indicated the places where his unit (the 40th New York) saw action on the battlefield.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Gettysburg July 2nd The Union and Rebel forces in the cemetery.

    While purporting to depict a meeting of Union and Confederate forces at Cemetery Hill, this map instead shows in detail the disposition of Union forces on Cemetery and Culp's hills. Of greater interest is the indication of the location of Sickles's 3rd Corps along the Emmitsburg Road on the morning of July 2nd, and their new position at the base of Little Round Top ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07-02
  • Map of the region between Gettysburg, Pa. and Appomattox Court House, Va. exhibiting the connection between the campaign and battle-field maps /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S196 Index map indicates the area covered by each sheet in the atlas. Accompanies the Corps of Engineers' Military maps Illustrating the operations of the Armies of the Potomac & James . . . Another copy is in the James A. Garfield papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., series 8, container no. 1. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - Thompson, Gilbert - De La Camp, J. (John) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1863 /

    "Printed by Endicott & Co. . . . N.Y." "The map is reduced from one on a scale of 200 feet to the inch, deposited in the Archives of the office of the Chief of Engineers. The survey was ordered by Brevet Major General A. A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, and conducted under Brevet Major General G. K. Warren, Major of Engineers." "Topography engraved ...

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John (John Badger) - Bien, Julius - Neuman, Louis E. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1876
  • Plan of Gettysburg with the battlefield of July 2nd & 3rd, 1863 and the National Cemetery.

    Scale 1:7920. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 343 Inset: [Plan of the] National Cemetery. Uncolored. 26 x 16 cm. Shows troop positions, roads, railroads, streams, and a few houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Meisel, Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 18??
  • Gettysburg and vicinity. Constructed and engraved to illustrate "The war with the South"

    Scale ca. 1:53,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 349 From Tomes, Robert. The War with the South. New York, Virtue & Yorston, 1862-1867. v. 3, between p. 156 and 157. Signed (facsim.): Charles: Sholl, Topl. Engineer. Indicates Union positions in red, Confederate positions in blue, artillery positions, roads, railroad, vegetation, and streams. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Sholl, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Johnson's Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, and Maryland

    Includes ill.: "University of Virginia," "Dismal Swamp," and "City of Baltimore." Plates 29-30. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows counties, railroads, and includes the counties in Virginia which became West Virginia in 1863. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Johnson & Browning
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing the positions occupied by the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry in the engagements on the right flank at Gettysburg, Pa., between the Union cavalry under Gen. D. McM. Gregg and the "Stonewall" ...

    Scale ca. 1:24,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 345 From History of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry . . . Philadelphia, Franklin Printing Company, 1905. opp. p. 261. Indicates troop, cavalry, and artillery positions, roads and streets, railroad, houses and names of residents, vegetation, and drainage. Base map was drawn by Noble D. Preston. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment, 3rd
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Relief map of the battle field of Gettysburg. Looking south. Showing the town, fields, farm buildings, forests, streams, roads and lanes as they were at the time of the battle.

    Scale ca. 1:27,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 338.5 Signed in ink in the lower right corner "Ambrose E. Lehman." Copyright no. 20433, Oct. 4, 1886. Oblique view of a relief model. Stamped on verso: A. E. Lehman, civil engineer and topographical geologist, 711 Walnut St., Phila., Pa. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Lehman, Ambrose E. (Ambrose Edwin) - Lehman, Ambrose E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • The battlefield of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2d, 3d, 1863, showing the movements of the 12th Army Corps.

    Scale ca. 1:21,250. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 338 Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, houses and names of inhabitants, and points of interest on the battlefield. In addition to the movements of the 12th Army Corps, the Union and Confederate positions are shown, with names of the commanding officers of some units. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Goodhue, W. F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the Battle of Gettysburg, Penna. : showing positions held July 2nd 1863.

    This map shows the disposition of troops on this second day of the battle. The designation "5 p.m." appears slightly to the left of the title. As the fighting began late in the day and continued on well into the evening, this could be interpreted as a depiction of forces going into the second day of the battle.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07-02
  • [Sketch of the battlefield of Gettysburg, July 1st and 2nd, 1863].

    Shows troop movements and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H162 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes names of Confederate divisions and corps. In pencil on verso: 87.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Cavalry battle, Gettysburg, Pa. July 3rd 3:30 p.m.

    Shows in detail the cavalry battle east of the town of Gettysburg with the action depicted as happening at 3:30 p.m. Also includes pairings of Union and Confederate brigades as engaged.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07-03