Maps Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1863

Format Maps
Contributors Bachelder, John
Bachelder, John (John Badger)
Dates 1879
Location Gettysburg Region
United States
Language English
Subjects Gettysburg (Pa.), Battle Of
Gettysburg Region
Gettysburg Region (Pa.)
Gettysburg, Battle Of, Gettysburg, Pa.
United States
Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1863
Contributor Names
Bachelder, John B. (John Badger), 1825-1894.
Created / Published
Boston, John B. Bachelder, 1876.
Subject Headings
-  Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863--Maps
-  Gettysburg Region (Pa.)--Maps
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Gettysburg Region
-  Gettysburg (Pa.), Battle of, 1863
-  Scale 1:12,000.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 325
-  "Topography engraved by Julia Bien . . . N.Y. Positions & lettering by Louis E. Neuman . . . N.Y."
-  "Printed by Endicott & Co. . . . N.Y."
-  The maps are entitled: First day's battle. Second day's battle. Third day's battle.
-  "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."
-  An extremely detailed topographic map with spot elevations and contours "given for every change of 4 feet in elevation." Drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, fences, houses with names of residents, and a detailed plan of the town of Gettysburg are shown. "Every object is represented here as near as possible as it was at the time of the battle."
-  A very minute analysis of the deployment of the various units of both armies, with the names of commanding officers, period of time spent in a particular position, and other pertinent information is given. Dotted lines and arrows indicate the movements of the troops, and the positions at various times of the day are shown by symbols explained in the legend.
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
3 maps, col., each 74 x 71 cm.
Call Number
G3824.G3S5 1863 .B33
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
Digital Id
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