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  • Map showing the positions occupied by the Tenth New York Cavalry in the cavalry engagements on the right flank at Gettysburg, Penn. : on July 2 & 3, 1863, between the Union ...

    Union positions are indicated in black and Confederate positions in red. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 346.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. [July 1st, 2nd, and 3rd 1863].

    [Scale 1:15,840]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 340 Another edition From Jacobs, Michael. Notes on the invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania . . . Philadelphia, [1888?] Revised edition of the preceding map including Confederate artillery positions, location of the Federal "11th Corps 3 P.M.," and additional houses. Union positions are colored blue and Confederate positions are red. Lacks the name of the lithographer ...

    • Contributor: J. Lippincott Company
    • 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

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 342 From his Gettysburg: How the battle was fought. c1891. Inset: Site of Gen. Gregg's calvary [sic] operations. Three miles east of Gettysburg. Uncolored. Scale 1:63,360. 13 x 7 cm. Shows Union positions in blue and Confederate positions in red, roads, houses and names of residents, fences, railroad, vegetation, and drainage. Description derived from published bibliography. ...

    • Contributor: Long, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Seat of war in the environs of Philadelphia:

    Scale ca. 1:656,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. "For the London magazine, 1777." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1314 Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • A plan of the city of Philadelphia, the capital of Pennsylvania, from an actual survey.

    Scale ca. 1:5,000. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows name and location of important buildings and wharf facilities. Inset: A chart of Delaware Bay and River, from the original by Mr. Fisher of Philadelphia, 1776 [ca. 1:700,000] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Easburn, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Maps illustrating the Gettysburg campaign. June 3-July 3, 1863].

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 356 From Century illustrated monthly magazine, v. 33, Nov. 1886 Maps indicate troop and cavalry positions and lines of march from Fredericksburg (June 3) to Gettysburg (July 3, 3:15-4:30 P.M.) Maps 19 and 20 illustrate the cavalry engagement on July 3rd. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Wells, Jaco
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1886
  • 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
  • Map of the battlefield of Gettysburg from original surveys by the engineers of the Commission.

    Scale ca. 1:8,350. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Shows 1863 and 1903 landowners and troop positions. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 351.5 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 650/3

    • Contributor: Gettysburg National Military Park Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1914
  • Plan of part of western front.

    Scale ca. 1:600,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Title from verso. Shows northern Pennsylvania and western New York, detailed mapping showing numerous forts, Indian villages, and trails, is restricted to the Susquehanna Valley north of Sunbury Town. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1051 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • 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
  • 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
  • Map of Gettysburg battlefield showing routes that must be taken by all wheeled conveyances during the anniversary celebration, from June 28 to June 30, July 1 to 5, 1913

    Scale 1:21,250. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 351.3 Routes to be followed are shown by red dashed lines. A description of the routes is printed on the verso. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Gettysburg National Military Park Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1913
  • Map of one square mile or 1/25 of the battlefield of Gettysburg

    Scale ca. 1:2400. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 351.4 At top of map: No. 3; Culp's Hill. Map title, legend, and a brief account of the "Work completed on United States property on this square by the Gettysburg National Park Commission," signed by E. B. Cope, Engineer, is attached to the map in the lower left corner. Detailed map of Culp's Hill, with ...

    • Contributor: Gettysburg National Military Park Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1898
  • 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 Gettysburg and vicinity /

    Shows Civil-War battle positions in rural districts surrounding Gettysburg (Pa.). Union lines are shown by blue dashes and Confederate lines by red ones. Also shows locations of artillery, significant features of the battlefield, some dwellings with names of residents, vegetation, drainage, roads, and railways. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and rubber-stamped names. Typewritten label affixed at lower right corner reads: Under direction of Mrs. Georgia Wade McClellan ...

    • Contributor: Weeks, Gaylord
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The battle of Gettysburg. February 1948, revised 1951.

    Scale ca. 1:60,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 352 In its Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania. [Washington, Government Printing Office, 1957] Insert: Cavalry battlefield, Scale ca. 1:60,000. 4 x 3 cm. Indicates troop positions and movements, roads, railroad, drainage, relief by hachures, principal points of interest, and a suggested tour route. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1957
  • A plan of the attacks against Fort Miflin on Mud Island which surrendered 16th, November 1777 to the Kings troops under the command of the honorable Sir William Howe K.B. general and ...

    Scale ca. 1:7,200. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. "No. 9." Includes "List of the rebel fleet ... exclusive of a number of fire rafts." "Montresor" stamped on verso. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1347 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651

    • Contributor: Wheeler, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent : with a perspective view of the State-House /

    Rural buildings shown pictorially with occupants' names. First state of the 1st ed. (without the name "West Jersey" at lower right). Signed in ink on cloth backing: Alex. Stuart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, distance table, and ground-level view of the Statehouse (later Independence Hall). Purchased with funding support from J. Thomas Touchton, Mr. ...

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • [The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester, exhibiting the several works erected by the rebels to defend its passage, with the attacks made upon them by His Majesty's land & ...

    Scale ca. 1:32,400. Title from the author's The course of Delaware River ... 1778. Manuscript, pen-and-ink (black and red) and watercolor. Shows soundings, disposition of ships, etc. Names "Fort Mifflin" and "Fort Mercer" added in a different hand. Includes "A sketch of Fort Island" and "Profile and plan of the sunk frames or chevaux de frise which formed the stockadoes in the river." LC ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Gettysburg battle-field. 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 /

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 322 Inset: Plan of the Soldiers National Cemetery. Uncolored. 6 x 13 cm. Bears a "Proof" mark in the lower left corner. Endorsed (facsim.): "I am perfectly satisfied with the accuracy with which the topography is delineated and the position of the troops laid down." [Signed] Geo. G. Meade, Maj. Gen. of Vols. comd. A. P. The reproduced ...

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the battlefield of Gettysburg.

    Scale ca. 1:23,700. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 352.8 In its Gettysburg in paragraph with map. Gettysburg, Jennie Wade Museum [19-?] Map indicates avenues, public roads, turnpikes, railroad, drainage, woodland, houses, and names of residents. Troop positions are not depicted. "Description of map of battlefield" is printed below the map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web ...

    • Contributor: Wade (Jennie) Museum
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 19??
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778, together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware.

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. "To the Honble. Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces within the colonies laying on the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to West Florida inclusive, &ca. &ca. [Signed:] John Montrésor, chief engineer in America." Imperfect: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island is almost entirely cut off. ...

    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • Plan and perspective view of Pittsburgh.

    Scale not given. Date from dealers catalog: [1760-70] Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC copy incomplete: Lower left and right sections missing. Includes index to points of interest and illus. Oriented with north to the left, not towards the upper right as shown by compass rose. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1330 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Day, E. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1760