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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Map of the seat of war /

    Covers Virginia and Maryland and portions of Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Shows some fortifications. Relief shown by hachures. Sewn on to and mounted on cloth backing. "Entered by Evans & Cogswell according of the act of Congress of the Confederate States in the Clerks Office of the Distr. Court of the District of South Carolina." Confederate imprint. Includes inset. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • A sketch of the navigation from Swan Pt. to the River Elk at the head of Chesapeak Bay. Sketch of the River Elk, at the head of Chesapeak Bay.

    Scale ca. 1:72,000 and ca. 1:30,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in handwriting of Admiral Lord Howe: By Mr. Hunter, master of the Eagle. Depths shown by soundings. Navigable channels outlined in pale red wash. Shows landing of the King's troops, opposite Cecil Court House, and Head Qurs. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1413 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Hunter, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Map of the battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1st, 2nd & 3rd, 1863, showing line of battle on P.M. of 2nd

    Scale ca. 1:13,100. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 357 Shows topography by hachures, vegetation, drainage, roads, railroads, houses, stonewalls, cultivated areas, churches, and cemeteries. Union and Confederate positions are shown, including the location of the artillery. Confederate corps are named; Union forces are given in more detail, including names of some division commanders. Shows the Union breast works and cavalry positions. Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • 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 - Heap, George - Hebert, L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • Map of the battlefield of Gettysburg

    Scale 1:9051. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 333 Inset: Plan of the National Cemetery. Lower right corner: Sketch of the battle of Gettysburg. [Text] Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Elliott, S. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • 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
  • [Base map of Pennsylvania].

    Shows names of counties, major cities and towns, rivers, and a lake. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen, sectioned in 3, and mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H207 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1893
  • Battle of Brandywine, in which the rebels were defeated, September the 11th 1777, by the army under the command of General Sr. Wam. Howe.

    Scale ca. 1:15,200. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in ink above legend to change "Reference" to the attack made by the left under the command of Lt. Genl. Earl Cornwallis. Reference to the attack made by the right under the command of His Excellency Lieutt. General Knyphausen." The words "attack made to the left" and "attack made to the right" ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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
  • 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
  • Survey of lot no. 121 in district no.7

    Scale not given. Title from verso. Manuscript; pen and ink on printed form. On lower half of sheet: In pursuance of an Act of the General Assembly of the State of Pennsylvania ... and by order of the Surveyor General ... I have surveyed ... 500 acres of land ... on the west side of the Allegheny River, in the county of Westmoreland. [Signed] ...

    • Contributor: Power, Wm. (William) - Power, Wm.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1785
  • [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
  • 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. (James Thomas) - Long, James T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • 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. (Theodore) - Ditterline, T.
    • 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
  • Battle-field map showing field of operations of the Armies of the Potomac and James

    Scale ca. 1:508,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 520.5 Title when folded: 26th annual encampment, G.A.R., Washington, D.C., September 20th, 1892. Battlefield map, Maryland & Virginia. Location of battle fields of 1861 to 1865, furnished by Gilbert Thompson, Topographical Engineer, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac. Map of Virginia and Maryland showing engagements, railroads, rivers and streams, place names, and relief by hachures. "Dates ...

    • Contributor: Van Hook, J. C. - Van Hook, C. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • The battlefield of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 1863

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 344 Shows Union positions in black and Confederate positions in red, names of field commanders, relief by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, railroad, and a few houses and names of residents. For a later edition copyrighted in 1912 by Tipton & Blocher, see entry no. 350. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Minnigh, Luther W. (Luther William) - Minnigh, Luther W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1905
  • 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
  • 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.), 324 Inset: Plan of the Soldiers National Cemetery. Uncolored. 6 x 12 cm. Endorsed (facsim.): I have examined Col. Bachelder's isometrical drawing of teh battle field of Gettysburg and am perfectly satistifed 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. ...

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