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  • 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
  • [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: ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1901
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Gettysburg and vicinity, showing the lines of battle, July, 1863

    Scale ca. 1:22,500 (not "4 inches = 1 mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 337 From his The Blue and Grey . . . c1922. Inset: Site of Gen. Greggs cavalry operations. Three miles east of Gettysburg. July 3rd 1863. Colored. Scale not given. 10 x 5 cm. Shows Union positions in black and Confederate positions in red, roads, railroad, houses and names ...

    • Contributor: Gilbert, J. Warren
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • Map of the battle field of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2nd, 3rd 1863 /

    "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." "Topography engraved by Julius Bien . . . N.Y. Positions & ...

    • Contributor: Bachelder, John (John Badger) - Bien, Julius - Neuman, Louis E. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1959
  • Map of the main battlefields, routes, camps and head qrs., in the Gettysburg, Wilderness and Appomattox campaigns of the Civil War in U.S.

    Scale 1:506,880. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 512 From his Map and description of the main battlefields, routes, camps and headquarters in the Gettysburg, Wilderness and Appomattox campaigns of the Civil War in the United States. Chicago, 1900. 24 p. 23 cm. Shows "places and dates of battles," "blue lines-Union routes," "red lines-Confederate routes," railroads, canals, towns, rivers, and relief by hachures. "Losses ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Joshua
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • 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
  • Map of the battlefield of Gettysburg

    Scale 1:9051. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 333 Inset: Plan of the National Cemetery. Lower right corner: Sketch of the battle of Gettysburg. [Text] Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Elliott, S. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • [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. Oriented with north to the bottom. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) on pencil grid on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H160 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In pencil on verso: Shows positions on ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • The battle of Gettysburg, revised 1951, February 1948. /

    Relief shown by hachures. Indicates troop positions and movements, roads, railroad, drainage, principal points of interest, and a suggested tour route. In its Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania. Government Printing Office, 1959. Insert: Cavalry battlefield, 4 x 3 cm. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 352.1 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1959
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • The Cavalry battle, Gettysburg, Pa. July 3rd 1863, 2:30 p.m.

    The cavalry action took place approximately two miles to the east of the town of Gettysburg. This map shows the Confederate cavalry, under Stuart, attempting to cut the Union lines of communication along the Baltimore Turnpike. They were thwarted in their effort by Union cavalry commanded by David McMurtrie Gregg. The map depicts the rough locations of individual skirmishes.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-07-03
  • 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
  • Battle of Gettysburg : showing the position of the two contending armies during the first, second & third of July 1863.

    "Lith. of W. Boell ... Phil." Includes explanatory letter dated Aug. 24, 1863 from T. Detterline to Benjamin Wrigley. Maps show troop positions, roads, railroads, rivers and names of residents. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Two of the maps are sketches furnished by "Genl. J.R. [i.e. ...

    • Contributor: Boell, William - Detterline, T. - Frey, J. C. - Trimble, Isaac - Wrigley, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Gettysburg.

    Various scales. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 351 Cover title. "Memoranda for Gettysburg campaign, 1863. Army War College, Session of 1906-7." The three preliminary leaves give a chronological summary of the battle. Maps are numbered 9 to 18. They show the troop positions in color from June 29th through July 3rd. Corps and divisions are identified, sometimes with numbers, more frequently by names ...

    • Contributor: Army War College (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1906
  • 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 ...

    Finished ms. version of later printed map showing Federal cavalry positions and movements, camp and barracks of the 10th N.Y. Cavalry in 1861-62, drainage, vegetation, roads, streets, railroad, houses, and names of occupants. Covers troop positions in rural areas east of Gettysburg. Relief of hills shown by form lines. Author's name and date of preparation from LC Civil War Maps, 2nd ed., 1989. Printed ...

    • Contributor: Preston, Noble D. - United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863

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  • 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