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  • Gettysburg battlefield today. Pennsylvania Railroad.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 345.5 Copyright no. 59616R June 3, 1913. Panoramic map of the Gettysburg battlefield. Round Top is in the foreground. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Pennsylvania Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1913
  • 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
  • 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" ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Baye de la Delaware avec les ports, sondes, dangers, bancs, &c. depuis les caps jusqu'a Philadelphie d'après la carte de Joshua Fisher publie a Philadelfia, à la Havana, Chéz de Moun̂oz, rue ...

    Scale ca. 1:200,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, and watercolor. Depths shown in fathoms. Oriented with north to the right. Place names in English. Copied from Georges Louis LeRouge's Pilote américain septentrional. 1778. v. 1, pl. no. 14. Includes "Direcctions pour monter la baye de Delaware" and inset. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1364 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 818 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Ybarra
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1785
  • 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
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1892
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1784
  • A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia /

    Scale ca. 1:42,000. Hand colored. Shows names of landowners in rural areas. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated, has no. 9 in lower right corner. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Lotter, Matthäus Albrecht
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia,

    Scale ca. 1:42,000. Shows names of landowners in rural areas, "Billingsfort Id.," "Billingsfort," and "Red Bank Fort." Includes table of distances and "Elevation of the State House." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1321 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Map of the battle field of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2nd, 3rd 1863 /

    "The map is reduced from one on a scale of 200 feet to the inch, deposited in the Archives of the office of the Chief of Engineers. The survey was ordered by Brevet Major General A. A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, and conducted under Brevet Major General G. K. Warren, Major of Engineers." "Topography engraved by Julius Bien . . . N.Y. Positions & ...

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1959
  • 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
  • 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
  • [The Part of Pennsylvania that lies between the forks of the Susquehannah, divided into townships.

    Scale ca. 1:345,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Covers old Westmoreland County of Connecticut, granted to the Susquehanna Company. The Connecticut settlers townships shown do not survive in name or boundaries. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1299 Vault AACR2: ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1753
  • A map of that part of Pensylvania now the principle [sic] seat of war in America, wherein may be seen the situation of Philadelphia, Red Bank, Mud Island, & Germantown.

    Scale 1:63,360; an in. to a mile. Relief shown pictorially. "Between the two lines that cross Philadelphia was the first plan of that city." LC copy has annotation "17" in upper right corner. Includes notes on attack on Fort Mifflin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Birds-eye view of the battlefield of Gettysburg.

    "Copyright Jan. 18, 1901. C 476 H" in pencil in lower margin. Photograph of a relief model entitled "Relief map of the battlefield of Gettysburg as it was in 1863." Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 351.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Gettysburg National Military Park Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1901
  • To the Honourable Thomas Penn and Richard Penn, Esqrs., true & absolute proprietaries & Governours of the Province of Pennsylvania & counties of New-Castle, Kent & Sussex on Delaware this map of ...

    Scale ca. 1:250,000. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing with reinforced edges. Relief shown pictorially. Shows county boundaries. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1294 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 651/2; 700/1; 700/2

    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper Potomac River.

    Concerns an area of Maryland and Virginia between the towns of Cumberland, Md., on the west and Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.], on the eastern side of the map. Sneden details the mountainous topography highlighting rivers, especially the Potomac River, and including the rail system through this area. Just north of Winchester, Va., there is a line of unidentified Confederate troops. The only other ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • 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
  • Battle field of Gettysburg.

    Scale 1:12,000 (1 inch equals 1000 feet). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 353.5 From the Jubal Early Collection in the Manuscript Division, L.C. Detailed topographic map subsequently used as the base for John B. Bachelder's "Map of the Battle Field of Gettysburg" (see entry nos. 325 and 326) "Positions of troops are not given." "The map is reduced from one on a scale ...

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 187?
  • Map of the battlefield of Gettysburg from original surveys by the engineers of the Commission

    Scale ca. 1:8450. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 351.55 Another edition. The map was redrawn for this edition. 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: 1916
  • Map of a part of the east cavalry field showing positions of division and brigade markers and batteries

    Scale 1:7200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 351.2 "No. 692" is in the upper left corner. Map of the area between York Pike and Hanover Road showing battlefield markers, fence lines, roads, woodland, and contour lines at intervals of 12 feet. "Residents 1863 in Egyptian letters" and "Residents 1906 in italics." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Gettysburg National Military Park Commission
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1910