Format Maps
Contributors Bachelder, John B.
Dates 1863
Location Gettysburg Region
Pennsylvania
United States
Language English
Subjects Gettysburg Region
Gettysburg Region (Pa.)
Gettysburg, Battle Of, Gettysburg, Pa.
Pennsylvania
United States
Title
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 /
Contributor Names
Bachelder, John B. 1825-1894. (John Badger),
Created / Published
Boston and New York : Jno. B. Bachelder, c1863.
Subject Headings
-  Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
-  Gettysburg Region (Pa.)
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Gettysburg Region
Notes
-  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 signatures of A. Doubleday, John Newton, Winf. St. Hancock, D.B. Birney, Geo. Sykes, John Sedgwick, O. O. Howard, and A. S. Williams appear below the following statement: The positions of the troops of our respective commands represented upon this picture have been arranged under our immediate direction and may be relied upon as substantially corrct.
-  Colored bird's-eye view showing the topography of the battlefield by the perspective of the drawing, shading and coloring. Drainage, vegetation, roads and streets, railroads, bridges, houses and names of residents, fences, points of interest on the battlefield, including designations of places where officers were killed or wounded, are indicated.
-  The locations of the corps, divisions, brigades, etc. of both armies, with the names of commanding officers, are given in detail. Badge symbols are used to identify the Federal corps.
-  The Library has 1864, 1865, and 1866 editions of the Key to Bachelder's Isometrical Drawing of the Gettysburg Battle-field, with a Brief Description of the Battle. This 10- or 12-page work, published in New York by C. A. Alvord, apparently was intended to accompany the print.
-  Lower left half of view is torn.
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Medium
1 view, hand col., 53 x 92 cm.
Call Number
G3824.G3S5 1863 .B321
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
Digital Id
g3824g cw0322000 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3824g.cw0322000
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2007630421
http://lccn.loc.gov/2007630421


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