Maps 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 /

Format Maps
Contributors Bachelder, John
Bachelder, John (John Badger)
Dates 1863
Location Gettysburg Region
United States
Language English
Subjects Gettysburg Region
Gettysburg Region (Pa.)
Gettysburg, Battle Of, Gettysburg, Pa.
United States
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. (John Badger), 1825-1894.
Created / Published
Boston and New York : Jno. B. Bachelder, c1863.
Subject Headings
-  Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863--Maps
-  Gettysburg Region (Pa.)--Maps
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Gettysburg Region
-  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. A.P.
-  The reproduced signatures of A. Doubleday, John Newton, Winf. St. Hancock, D.B. Birney, H.W. Slocum, Geo. Sykes, John Sedgwick, O. O. Howard, A. S. Williams, and Henry J. Hunt 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.
-  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.
-  Overprinted with a grid. It accompanies Bachelder's Gettysburg: What to See, and How to see It. The detailed index of this work lists the various units of the armies and gives the grid coordinates of each. It was issued in many editions of which the library has the 1873 edition and the tenth edition, 1890.
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
1 view ; 39 x 88 cm.
Call Number
G3824.G3S5 1863 .B323
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
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