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  • Perspective view of Gettysburg National Military Park /

    Panoramic map, with Round Top in the foreground, showing roads, railroads, field patterns, woodland, observation towers, monuments, and houses. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 329.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Cope, Emmor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1919
  • Field of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2nd & 3rd, 1863

    Scale ca. 1:25,500,. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 331 From his Sketch of the battles of Gettysburg . . . New York, C. A. Alvord, 1863. 24 p. Oval-shaped map depicting troop and artillery positions, relief by hachures, drainage, roads, railroads, and houses with names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...

    • Contributor: Ditterline, T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • [Survey of region embraced by Somerset, Bedford, and Fulton Counties and including Cumberland, Md.

    Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to an in. Title from dealer's manuscript folder. Continued on verso. Manuscript, pen and ink. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Edges missing in places, some water damage causing writing to fade. Includes text and descriptive notes. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1300 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Husbands, Hermon
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • 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
  • Gettysburg.

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 351 Cover title. "Memoranda for Gettysburg campaign, 1863. Army War Collge, Session of 1906-7." The three preliminary leaves give a chronological summary of the battle. Maps are numbered 9 to 18. They show the troop positions in color from June 29th through July 3rd. Corps and divisions are identified, sometimes with numbers, more frequently by names ...

    • Contributor: Army War College (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1906
  • Map of eastern Virginia, 1862 /

    Accompanied by cover: Map of eastern Virginia / compiled in the office of the United States Coast Survey. Washington, D.C. : W.H. & O.H. Morrison. 15 x 10 cm. Also covers Maryland, Delaware, southeastern Pennsylvania and parts of New Jersey and North Carolina. Red concentric circles centered on Richmond. Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, rivers, names of cities, and railroads converging in Richmond, ...

    • Contributor: Nicholson, W. L.
    • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • A Draught of ten lots of ground in the northern liberties of the city of Philadelphia, surveyed the 28th August 1787, beginning at a bridge on the old York Road, N. 20. ...

    Scale ca. 1:650. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth and paper backing with reinforced edges. Imperfect: Margin deteriorated and torn. Cadastral map. Includes "Annexed coloured plan," ca. 1:1,000 and a note on the Second Presbyterian Church burial ground. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1328 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • Battle of Brandywine in which the rebels were defeated, September the 11th. 1777, by the army under the command of General Sr. Willm. Howe.

    Scale ca. 1:15,480. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored. "Note: The operations of the column under the command of His Excellency Lieutenant General Knyphausen is engraved from a plan drawn on the spot by S. W. Werner, Leiutt. of Hessian Artillery." Includes "references to the column under the command of Lt. Genl. Earl Cornwallis" and "references to the column under the command of His ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania.

    Scale ca. 1:28,000. Title from verso. "1973-515-981/64." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 352.7 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, index to points of interest, and location map. Text and illus. on verso. AACR2

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1973
  • 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
  • Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania /

    Relief shown by shading. Panel title. Title in upper margin: Gettysburg. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 352.4 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and descriptive index to points of interest. Text, map of headquarters vicinity, and ill. (some col.) on verso. "GPO: 1982--361-578/129."

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1982
  • 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: 1861
  • Gettysburg /

    Scale ca. 1:27,500. Title from verso. "Reprint 1978." Covers Gettysburg National Military Park. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 352.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and "Gettysburg vicinity map." Text, 3 battle maps, and ill. on verso. AACR2

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1978
  • A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia,

    Scale ca. 1:43,000. Has watermark. Shows roads and the names of landholders in rural areas. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1319 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes table of distances and illus. of "Elevation of the State House." Vault AACR2: 651/1; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Gettysburg and vicinity, showing the position of the troops July 1st and 3rd, 1863, and the land purchased and dedicated to the public by General S. Wylie Crawford and the Gettysburg Battlefield ...

    Scale ca. 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 335 Indicates Union troop positions and movements, points of interest on the battlefield, dwellings with names of inhabitants, drainage, fences, roads, and railroads. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: 1861
  • Map of reconnaissance of the valley of Brandywine Creek : including the section from Smiths Bridge to the State Road /

    Topographic map showing roads, railroad, bridges, fortifications, batteries, and various Revolutionary War sites along Brandywine Creek, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. Pen-and-ink (black and red) and blue wash. Fold-lined crosswise in 3 places; lower fold line completely torn to separate lower panel; has adhesive paper label with inked no. "854 St 1863" in lower right corner; former owner's ...

    • Contributor: Whiting, Henry L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Perspective view of Gettysburg National Military Park

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 329.5 Panoramic map, with Round Top in the foreground, showing roads, railroads, field patterns, woodland, observation towers, monuments, and houses. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Cope, Emmor
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1916