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  • 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
  • Monumental guide to the Gettysburg battlefield. A map showing the location of every monument, marker and tablet with approaching roads and avenues

    Scale ca. 1:12,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 338.2 "Library of Congress, Maps & Charts, no. 2502" is stamped in the lower right corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hammond, Schuyler A. - Hewitt, Edgar M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1899
  • A new and accurate map of the Province of Pennsylvania, in North America : from the best authorities.

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows towns, roads, forts, rivers, streams, and waterfalls as far west as "Chambers Town." Includes adjacent part of New Jersey. From The London magazine: or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer (April, 1780), vol. 64. "West longitude from London." Accompanied by text: Historical and geographical description of the Province of Pennsylvania in North America. [8] p. ; 21 cm. Available also through the Library ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Map of Virginia and neighboring states showing the location of battles in the Civil War 1861-1865.

    Scale ca. 1:366,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 509.4 Map of eastern Virginia and parts of North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, showing "battles in which New York regiments were engaged," "railroads at time of war," and "turnpikes and plank roads." Union states are colored yellow, and Confederate states are green. Copyright no. "C1. F 22761." Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Northrup, William P.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1912
  • 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??
  • Map of the Gettysburg Battlefield

    Scale ca. 1:7000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 351.7 "Number 436" is in the upper left corner. Note: "Property owners name 1863 small italics," and "property owners name 1900 large italics." Hand-colored photocopy showing four classes of roads, stone walls, Union and Confederate defenses, relief by coutour lines and shading. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Gettysburg National Military Park Commission - Cope, Emmor - Mattern, H. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • Plan of the lots laid out at Pittsburg and the Coal Hill.

    Scale ca. 1:1,600. Title, on label, on verso: Plan of the lots at Pittsburg & Coal Hill and the manor. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Deteriorated along previous fold lines. Watermark: J. Whatman. Oriented with north to the bottom. Cadastral map. Annotated in pencil in upper right corner "Being part of the manor of Pittsburgh belonging to John Penn Jun., Esq. and to Governor ...

    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • 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
  • A chart of Delaware Bay and River : containing a full and exact description of the shores, creeks, harbours, soundings, shoals, sands, and bearings of the most considerable land marks, from the ...

    Scale ca. 1:275,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Shows ship channels. Includes list of subscribers and "Tide table." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1359 Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2; 650/3; 651/4; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Fisher, Joshua - Haydon, William - Dury, Andrew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Copy of a sketch of the Monongahela, with the field of battle,

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Relief shown by hachures. In this map the name Ohio R. ou la belle rivière is applied also to the Allegheny. The words "direction of" have been inserted in pencil between "By" and "an Indian." "No. 28." Includes notes. On verso: John Montresor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • [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
  • [Preliminary sketch of the battle of Gettysburg showing troop positions, July 2, 1863].

    Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Title and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Oriented with north to the bottom. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on pencil grid on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H160 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: Shows positions on ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Gettysburg Battlefield. Battle fought at Gettysburg, Pa. July 1st, 2d & 3d 1863 by the Federal and Confederate armies commanded respectively by Genl. G. G. Meade and Genl. Robert E. Lee.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Cover title: Gettysburg Battlefield directory, with index. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 324.2 Includes "Plan of the soldiers national cemetary." Accompanied by: Gettysburg Battlefield directory; index to military organizations. 139-151 p. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John (John Badger) - Geo. H. Walker & Co. - Bachelder, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Battle of Gettysburg, July 1, 1863. First day. General position of troops, 2 to 3.30 p.m.

    Scale 1:23,400 (1950 feet to the inch). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 327.5 No. "II" in the upper right margin. Map of the environs of Gettysburg showing troop and artillery positions, roads, houses and names of residents, relief by contour lines at intervals of 20 feet and spot heights, woodland, the Gettysburg & Hanover R.R., and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 19??
  • Battle of Brandywine in which the Americans were defeated : September the 11th, 1777 by General Sr. William Howe.

    Scale ca. 1:15,300. Hand colored. Annotated in red ink on the author's Battle of Brandywine, 1778. Other changes have been made by erasure or by excision of parts and replacement of new paper. Prepared as engraver's copy for a new edition. "Note: The operations of the column under the command of His Excellency Lt. Gal. Knyphausen are engraved from the plan drawn on the ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William - Werner, S. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • The battle of Gettysburg, revised 1951, February 1948. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Indicates troop positions and movements, roads, railroad, drainage, principal points of interest, and a suggested tour route. In its Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania. Government Printing Office, 1959. Insert: Cavalry battlefield, 4 x 3 cm. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 352.1 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1959
  • Battle of Brandywine, 11 Septr. 1777.

    Scale ca. 1:13,000. Title in pencil. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Unfinished. Relief shown by shading. In upper margin: No. 8. On verso: Montrésor. Illegible title on verso. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1339 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Gettysburg /

    Scale ca. 1:27,500. Title from verso. "Reprint 1979." Covers Gettysburg National Military Park. Includes text and location map. Text, 3 battle maps, and ill. on verso. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 352.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1979
  • United States property on the Gettysburg battlefield

    Scale 1:12,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 351.9 "Number 256" is in the upper left corner. Hand-colored and annotated blueprint showing lands "Conveyed by the Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association," lands "purchased by the U.S.G.B. Commission and the G.N.P. Commission," and the land devoted to the National Cemetery. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...

    • Contributor: Gettysburg National Military Park Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • Gettysburg and vicinity, showing the lines of battle, July, 1863.

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 329 Inset: Site of Gen. Gregg's cavalry operations. Three miles east of Gettysburg. Uncolored. Scale. 1:63,360. 13 x 7 cm. Lower right corner: Compliments of Holtzworth Bros., propr's of the Ziegler and Holtzworth Livery, in rear of Eagle Hotel, Gettysburg, Pa. Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, fences, dwellings with names of inhabitants, and land owned by ...

    • Contributor: Burk & Mcfetridge
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Mr. Armstrong's rough draft of the country to the west of Susquehanna.

    Scale ca. 1:800,000. Title from annotation on verso. Mounted on cloth backing, with reinforced edges. Watermarked. Relief shown pictorially. Shows central Pennsylvania and the location of "F. du Quesne" in western Pennsylvania. Also shows the road from Harrisburg to the Youghiogheny River. Includes 2 distance charts. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1303 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Armstrong, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent, /

    From Gentleman's Magazine, vol. 23, 1753 p. 373. Includes table of distances "The distances of particular places in this map, from the court house." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1306 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on paper with linen backing.

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1753
  • Battle of Brandywine, 11th Septr. 1777, in which the rebels were defeated by the army under the command of General Sir William Howe.

    Scale ca. 1:14,000. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Includes "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1334 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A map of the land abt. Red Stone and Fort Pitt,

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially. The title, land tract boundaries with owners' initials, and some place names have been identified as annotations by George Washington made ca. 1780. The author and date of the manuscript map is not known; reference sources indicate between 1758 and 1771. Phillips. Maps of America p. 713 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George - Crawford, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Preliminary sketch of the battle of Gettysburg showing troop positions, July 2, 1863].

    Shows 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.) on 2 sheets pasted together, forming an irregularly shaped sheet of tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H159 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes notes. In pencil on verso: ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863