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Title
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
Notes
-  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.
Medium
3 maps, col., each 74 x 71 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3824.G3S5 1863 .B33
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3824g.cw0325000a
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3824g.cw0325000b
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3824g.cw0325000c
Library of Congress Control Number
99447491
Online Format
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LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/99447491
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=99447491&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Bachelder, John B. Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1863. Boston, John B. Bachelder, 1879. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99447491/. (Accessed September 01, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Bachelder, J. B. (1879) Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1863. Boston, John B. Bachelder. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99447491/.

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Bachelder, John B. Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1863. Boston, John B. Bachelder, 1879. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/99447491/>.