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  • 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
  • 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
  • [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??
  • 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
  • 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
  • Battle of Gettysburg, Penna. Showing positions held 1st and 3rd July 1863.

    This map of the battlefield at Gettysburg juxtaposes locations of various units on the first and third days of the three-day battle. Most of the fighting on July 1st seems to have taken place to the northwest of the town of Gettysburg, while that on July 3rd is concentrated to the southeast.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [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
  • 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. - United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Battle of Gettysburg : showing the position of the two contending armies during the first, second & third of July 1863.

    "Lith. of W. Boell ... Phil." Includes explanatory letter dated Aug. 24, 1863 from T. Detterline to Benjamin Wrigley. Maps show troop positions, roads, railroads, rivers and names of residents. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Two of the maps are sketches furnished by "Genl. J.R. [i.e. ...

    • Contributor: Boell, William - Detterline, T. - Frey, J. C. - Trimble, Isaac - Wrigley, Benjamin
    • 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 shewing [sic] movements of Union and Rebel armies from 30th June to 13th July 1863.

    Covers parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, focusing on the Gettysburg area south through Sharpsburg and Frederick City, Md., and ending around Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.]. At the end of June 1863, Union and Confederate troops were moving towards Gettysburg, Pa. The conflict at Gettysburg was fought July 1-3 with Confederate troops retreating south after that time. Sneden includes dates at various locations ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-06-30
  • [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
  • Cavalry battle, Gettysburg, Pa. July 3rd 3:30 p.m.

    Shows in detail the cavalry battle east of the town of Gettysburg with the action depicted as happening at 3:30 p.m. Also includes pairings of Union and Confederate brigades as engaged.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07-03
  • Gettysburg in peace

    Printed map on which Sneden has indicated the places where his unit (the 40th New York) saw action on the battlefield.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 187?
  • 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: 1863-07-02
  • 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
  • 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 (John Badger) - Bien, Julius - Neuman, Louis E. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1959
  • Field of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2nd & 3rd 1863 /

    241 U.S. Copyright Office Relief shown by hachures. Shows troop positions of the Union and Confederate forces. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1863 by T. Ditterline in the Clerk's Office of the Dist. Court of the East. Dist. of Pa." Folded map was originally attached to inside of back cover of the accompanying text. Accompanied by text: Sketch of the ...

    • Contributor: Ditterline, T. (Theodore) - Alvord, Corydon A. - P.S. Duval & Son - Ditterline, T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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: 1863-07-02