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  • Map

    Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778, together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware.

    Scale ca. 1:14,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. "To the Honble. Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces within the colonies laying on the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to West Florida inclusive, &ca. &ca. [Signed:] John Montrésor, chief engineer in America." Imperfect: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island is almost entirely cut off. ...

    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre
    • Date: 1778
  • Map

    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.
    • Date: 1900
  • Map

    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

    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. ...

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John (John Badger) - Bachelder, John
    • Date: 1863
  • Map

    A map of the province of Pensilvania

    Relief shown pictorially. Watermarked. Removed from: The London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer, Dec. 1756, vol. 25. Includes ill. in title cartouche. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 711 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas - Baldwin, Richard
    • Date: 1756
  • Map

    [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: ...

    • Date: 1863
  • Map

    To the Honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania this map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia with the catalogue of purchasers is humbly dedicated by their most obedient ...

    Scale 1:19,800; 100 perches to an in. Cover title: Reed's map of Phila. "Facsimile of Reeds map reproduced by the anastatic process. 200 copies only printed & the plates destroyed." Cadastral map showing land ownership. Hand colored. In lower left corner of cartouche: G. Worley. Includes inset of "A ground plan of the city of Philadelphia," text, lists of land purchasers, and illustrations. LC ...

    • Contributor: Reed, John - Smith, Lloyd P. (Lloyd Pearsall)
    • Date: 1846
  • Map

    Map of the field of operations of Gregg's (Union) & Stuart's (Confederate) cavalry at the battle of Gettysburg, July 3, 1863

    Scale 1:12,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 327 The maps are entitled "No. 4a. 6-8 P.M., July 2," "No. 10. 4-11 A.M., July 3," "No. 11. 11 A.M.-2 P.M., July 3" and "No. 12. 2-5 P.M., July 3." Detailed topographic map with spot elevations and contours "given for every change of four feet in elevation . . . Every object is represented, as ...

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John (John Badger) - Bachelder, John
    • Date: 1863
  • Map

    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 - Fisher, Joshua - Le Rouge, Georges-Louis - Moun̂Oz (Firm)
    • Date: 1785
  • Map

    The battlefield of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 1863

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 344 Shows Union positions in black and Confederate positions in red, names of field commanders, relief by hachures, drainage, vegetation, roads, railroad, and a few houses and names of residents. For a later edition copyrighted in 1912 by Tipton & Blocher, see entry no. 350. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Minnigh, Luther W. (Luther William) - Minnigh, Luther W.
    • Date: 1905
  • Map

    Relief map of the battle field of Gettysburg. Looking south. Showing the town, fields, farm buildings, forests, streams, roads and lanes as they were at the time of the battle.

    Scale ca. 1:27,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 338.5 Signed in ink in the lower right corner "Ambrose E. Lehman." Copyright no. 20433, Oct. 4, 1886. Oblique view of a relief model. Stamped on verso: A. E. Lehman, civil engineer and topographical geologist, 711 Walnut St., Phila., Pa. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ...

    • Contributor: Lehman, Ambrose E. (Ambrose Edwin) - Lehman, Ambrose E.
    • Date: 1886
  • Map

    [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.

    • Date: 1863
  • Map

    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
    • Date: 1901
  • Map

    Plan de la retraite de Barren Hill en Pensilvanie : ou un détachement de deux mille deux cent hommes sous le G'al LaFayette étois entouré par l'Armée angloise sous les G'als Howe, ...

    Covers Barren Hill and vicinity (Whitemarsh Twp., Montgomery Co., Pa.) with Chestnut Hill and Germantown. Relief shown by hachures. Place-names in English. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, wash, and lead pencil. Sectioned to 8 panels and mounted on cloth backing to fold to ca. 20 x 14 cm. Includes descriptive index of American, English, and Hessian military positions. Gift; Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Lenfest; Jan. 2000. Available ...

    • Contributor: Capitaine Du Chesnoy, Michel - Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
    • Date: 1778
  • Map

    Map shewing [sic] movements of army from 30th June to 1st July 1863 : and first encounter of 1st Corps with the enemy.

    Indicates the general terrain and disposition of troops around Gettysburg, Pa., as well the fighting northwest of town between the Union's I Corps, under Maj.Gen. John F. Reynolds and Confederate forces under Hill. Shows the place where Gen. Reynolds was fatally shot on July 1 and the locations of Union forces at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. as they fell back toward ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-06-30
  • Map

    [Philadelphia and vicinity. Military.

    Scale 1:21,120; 1 mile to 3 in. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows fortifications opposite Windmill Island and at the Middle Ferry across the Schuylkill River. Some land owners are identified. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1325 Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Date: 1778
  • Map

    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 ...

    • Date: 1780
  • Map

    Map of the Gettysburg battlefield

    Scale ca. 1:21,250. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 351.8 Map indicates roads, park towers, and the location of the cyclorama. Troop positions are not indicated. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Gettysburg National Military Park Commission
    • Date: 1921
  • Map

    The battlefield of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2d, 3d, 1863, showing the movements of the 12th Army Corps.

    Scale ca. 1:21,250. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 338 Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, houses and names of inhabitants, and points of interest on the battlefield. In addition to the movements of the 12th Army Corps, the Union and Confederate positions are shown, with names of the commanding officers of some units. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Goodhue, W. F.
    • Date: 1863
  • Map

    Plan of the Gettysburg battle ground.

    Scale ca. 1:36,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 347 Map gives Union positions in black and Confederate positions in red, batteries and lines of fire, roads and streets, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Two additional copies are in the Charles W. Reed papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., container no. 5 (oversize cabinet 5, drawer 5) Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Reed, Charles Wellington
    • Date: 1863
  • Map

    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 - Turner, James - Davis, John
    • Date: 1759
  • Map

    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 - Heap, George - Faden, William
    • Date: 1777
  • Map

    Monumental guide to the Gettysburg battlefield. A map showing the location of every monument, marker and tablet with approaching roads and avenues

    Scale ca. 1:12,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 338.2 "Library of Congress, Maps & Charts, no. 2502" is stamped in the lower right corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Hammond, Schuyler A. - Hewitt, Edgar M.
    • Date: 1899
  • Map

    Union army's march on Gettysburg from Frederick, Md.

    Regional view shows paths taken by different segments of the Union army on a march from Frederick, Md., to Gettysburg, Pa., as well as the location of the Confederate army units in the vicinity. The Union troops were under the commands of Reynolds, Howard, Sickles, Slocum, Hancock, Sykes and Gregg.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-06-30
  • Map

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

    [Scale 1:15,840]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 340 Another edition From Jacobs, Michael. Notes on the invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania . . . Philadelphia, [1888?] Revised edition of the preceding map including Confederate artillery positions, location of the Federal "11th Corps 3 P.M.," and additional houses. Union positions are colored blue and Confederate positions are red. Lacks the name of the lithographer ...

    • Contributor: J. Lippincott Company
    • Date: 1863
  • Map

    Map of the Battle of Gettysburg showing positions held July 1st & 3rd 1863.

    In this image Sneden compares troop locations during the first day of the battle with those on the third day. One obvious observation is that the Confederate forces have succeeded in pushing the Union line back to the more easily held hills south of the town.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-01