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  • Plan shewing [sic] the Rebel concentrated assault on the 3rd Corps, July 2nd

    Map depicts the situation just prior to Union Gen. Daniel Edgar Sickles' having ordered his 3rd Corps into an advanced position on a ridge overlooking the Emmitsburg Road, unknowingly exposing his left flank. Confederate forces under Longstreet and Hill attacked him, overwhelming the Union position and forcing the troops back, thereby succeeding in forming a wedge between the 2nd and 3rd Corps. Sickles was ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07-02
  • 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
  • Map showing vicinity of battlefield of Antietam Md.

    Shows the area west from Cumberland, Md., east to Hanover, Pa. The maps also show the area surrounding the Antietam battlefield including Hopewell, Pa., to the north down to Winchester, Va., in the south. Despite the indication of Maryland in the lower left of the image, it actually depicts parts of Virginia and West Virginia.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the Battle of Gettysburg showing positions held July 1st & 3rd 1863.

    In this image Sneden compares troop locations during the first day of the battle with those on the third day. One obvious observation is that the Confederate forces have succeeded in pushing the Union line back to the more easily held hills south of the town.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07-01
  • 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
  • Extract from the original (large scale) map of Gettysburg battle field in 4 sheets, being portions of sheets 2 and 3 lying S. & S.W. of the town of Gettysburg.

    Scale 1:2400 ("1" = 200 feet"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 350.5 Manuscript map drawn on tracing linen of the intersection of the Emmitsburg and Taneytown roads. Depicted are roads, buildings, names of residents, fence lines, vegetation, and fortifications, and relief by contour lines at intervals of 4 feet. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • General diagram : [western Philadelphia city and adjacent portions of Delaware and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania].

    Topographic map showing proposed and existing Civil-War batteries and defensive positions immediately west of Philadelphia. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Title from southern sheet. Partial tracing of the 1863 ms. topographic map showing 1st- and 2nd-class fortifications at Philadelphia (CW 358.22). Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Drawn in 2 segments (sheets): [Northern] -- [Southern]. "No. 2866" ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863

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  • Map of supplementary reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia by the West-Chester Road : including the section from Newtown Square to the east branch of the Brandywine Creek /

    Topographic map showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Authorship statement citing Whiting's name is in handwriting (black ink). Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. "No. 2863X" and "854W" (former Coast Survey numbers) are handwritten in ink on sheet and on adhesive label at lower right. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Originally drawn on 3 sheets. Includes notes. LC Civil War ...

    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • Battle of Gettysburg : showing the position of the two contending armies during the first, second & third of July 1863.

    "Lith. of W. Boell ... Phil." Includes explanatory letter dated Aug. 24, 1863 from T. Detterline to Benjamin Wrigley. Maps show troop positions, roads, railroads, rivers and names of residents. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Two of the maps are sketches furnished by "Genl. J.R. [i.e. ...

    • Contributor: Boell, William - Detterline, T. - Frey, J. C. - Trimble, Isaac - Wrigley, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the battlefield of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1863

    Scale 1:12,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 326 New edition 1883, Positions of troops compiled by John B. Bachelder, 1876. This edition lacks any statement of publication, printing, or engraving. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Description derived from published bibliography.

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John (John Badger) - Bachelder, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Union army's march on Gettysburg from Frederick, Md.

    Regional view shows paths taken by different segments of the Union army on a march from Frederick, Md., to Gettysburg, Pa., as well as the location of the Confederate army units in the vicinity. The Union troops were under the commands of Reynolds, Howard, Sickles, Slocum, Hancock, Sykes and Gregg.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-06-30
  • Plan of the Gettysburg battle ground.

    Scale ca. 1:36,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 347 Map gives Union positions in black and Confederate positions in red, batteries and lines of fire, roads and streets, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Two additional copies are in the Charles W. Reed papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., container no. 5 (oversize cabinet 5, drawer 5) Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the region between Gettysburg, Pa. and Appomattox court house, Va. : including all the battle-fields [sic] of the Army of Northern Virginia /

    Relief shown by hachures. Reduced and redrawn version of the index map in the U.S. Army, Corps of Engineer's Military Maps Illustrated the Operations of the Armies of the Potomac & James... ([Washington] War Dept., Office of the Chief of Engineers, 1869). For a complete description of the atlas see entry no. 518. Map indicates cities and towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and defensive works ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Browse Maps by State - Civil War Maps - Collections

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    • Date: 1861
  • Johnson's Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, and Maryland /

    "Longitude West from Washington" at the bottom of map, with longitude 0 equal to longitude 77. Captions under illustrations in upper and lower case. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Johnson & Browning
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Gettysburg battlefield

    Scale ca. 1:26,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 330 Upper right corner: No. 825. Shows troops and artillery points, drainage, roads, railroads, dwellings with names of occupants, several points of interest on the battlefield, and a few of the highest points by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Cope, Emmor - Hewitt, Edgar M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • [Map of parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia covering areas from Harrisburg to Leesburg, and from Hancock to Baltimore].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Each sheet pasted together in 3 sections, sectioned in 2, and mounted on cloth. The manuscript original is at the Handley Library in Winchester, Virginia. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H156 In ink in bottom right corner: No. 805. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Position of Union and Confederate armies on the morning of July 1, 1863.

    Scale 1:633,600 (10 miles to 1 inch). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 44.5 No. "1" in the upper right margin. Map of northeastern Virginia, Maryland, and southern Pennsylvania showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, drainage, relief by hachures, and troop positions at the beginning of the Battle of Gettysburg. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • Map shewing [sic] movements of army from 30th June to 1st July 1863 : and first encounter of 1st Corps with the enemy.

    Indicates the general terrain and disposition of troops around Gettysburg, Pa., as well the fighting northwest of town between the Union's I Corps, under Maj.Gen. John F. Reynolds and Confederate forces under Hill. Shows the place where Gen. Reynolds was fatally shot on July 1 and the locations of Union forces at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. as they fell back toward ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-06-30
  • 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
  • Bacon's topographical map of the seat of war in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania

    "July 1863." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. 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 of Congress web site as raster image. Mar. 2002; D.H. Newhall, 1926, c; Map Cataloging Team.

    • Contributor: G.W. Bacon & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the field of operations of Gregg's (Union) & Stuart's (Confederate) cavalry at the battle of Gettysburg, July 3, 1863

    Scale 1:12,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 327 The maps are entitled "No. 4a. 6-8 P.M., July 2," "No. 10. 4-11 A.M., July 3," "No. 11. 11 A.M.-2 P.M., July 3" and "No. 12. 2-5 P.M., July 3." Detailed topographic map with spot elevations and contours "given for every change of four feet in elevation . . . Every object is represented, as ...

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John (John Badger) - Bachelder, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863