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  • 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, 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
  • 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??
  • Position of Union and Confederate armies on the morning of July 1, 1863.

    Scale 1:633,600 (10 miles to 1 inch). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 44.5 No. "1" in the upper right margin. Map of northeastern Virginia, Maryland, and southern Pennsylvania showing roads, railroads, cities and towns, drainage, relief by hachures, and troop positions at the beginning of the Battle of Gettysburg. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map showing the positions occupied by the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry in the engagements on the right flank at Gettysburg, Pa., between the Union cavalry under Gen. D. McM. Gregg and the "Stonewall" ...

    Scale ca. 1:24,200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 345 From History of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry . . . Philadelphia, Franklin Printing Company, 1905. opp. p. 261. Indicates troop, cavalry, and artillery positions, roads and streets, railroad, houses and names of residents, vegetation, and drainage. Base map was drawn by Noble D. Preston. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment, 3rd
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The Battle of Gettysburg Penna. Showing positions held July 2nd, 1863.

    Gives locations of specific units with some attempt to indicate movement (i.e. direction of charges and assaults) during the course of the day. Also indicates the usual landmarks (Culp's Hill, Cemetery Ridge, Round Top, etc.) plus the locations of hospitals and headquarters.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07-02
  • 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
  • Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 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 ...

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John (John Badger) - Bachelder, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1879
  • 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
  • Gettysburg battlefield today. Pennsylvania Railroad.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 345.5 Copyright no. 59616R June 3, 1913. Panoramic map of the Gettysburg battlefield. Round Top is in the foreground. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Pennsylvania Railroad
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1913
  • 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
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Gettysburg and vicinity /

    Shows Civil-War battle positions in rural districts surrounding Gettysburg (Pa.). Union lines are shown by blue dashes and Confederate lines by red ones. Also shows locations of artillery, significant features of the battlefield, some dwellings with names of residents, vegetation, drainage, roads, and railways. Pen-and-ink, watercolors, and rubber-stamped names. Typewritten label affixed at lower right corner reads: Under direction of Mrs. Georgia Wade McClellan ...

    • Contributor: Weeks, Gaylord
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Gettysburg battlefield

    Scale ca. 1:26,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 330 Upper right corner: No. 825. Shows troops and artillery points, drainage, roads, railroads, dwellings with names of occupants, several points of interest on the battlefield, and a few of the highest points by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Cope, Emmor - Hewitt, Edgar M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the region between Gettysburg, Pa. and Appomattox Court House, Va. exhibiting the connection between the campaign and battle-field maps /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S196 Index map indicates the area covered by each sheet in the atlas. Accompanies the Corps of Engineers' Military maps Illustrating the operations of the Armies of the Potomac & James . . . Another copy is in the James A. Garfield papers, Manuscript Division, L.C., series 8, container no. 1. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (Nathaniel) - Weyss, J. E. - Thompson, Gilbert - De La Camp, J. (John) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1869
  • 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
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Plan shewing [sic] the Rebel concentrated assault on the 3rd Corps, July 2nd

    Map depicts the situation just prior to Union Gen. Daniel Edgar Sickles' having ordered his 3rd Corps into an advanced position on a ridge overlooking the Emmitsburg Road, unknowingly exposing his left flank. Confederate forces under Longstreet and Hill attacked him, overwhelming the Union position and forcing the troops back, thereby succeeding in forming a wedge between the 2nd and 3rd Corps. Sickles was ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07-02
  • 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.), 323 Inset: Plan of the Soldiers National Cemetery. Uncolored. 6 x 13 cm. 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, ...

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John (John Badger) - Bachelder, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Sketch of routes of the 2nd Corps A.N. Virginia from Fredericksburg, Va. to Gettysburg, Pa. and return to Orange C.H. Va., June 4th to August 1st 1863 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H158 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: 131.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Smith, Wm. P. (William Proctor)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the battlefield of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1863

    Scale 1:12,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 326 New edition 1883, Positions of troops compiled by John B. Bachelder, 1876. This edition lacks any statement of publication, printing, or engraving. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Description derived from published bibliography.

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John (John Badger) - Bachelder, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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.), 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 ...

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John (John Badger) - Bachelder, John
    • 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
  • 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