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Maps Map of the Battle of Gettysburg, Penna. : showing positions held July 2nd 1863.

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Title
Map of the Battle of Gettysburg, Penna. : showing positions held July 2nd 1863.
Summary
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 Names
Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
Paine, William H.
Created / Published
[S.l., 1863-1865].
Subject Headings
-  Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863--Maps
-  Gettysburg (Pa.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  Pennsylvania--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Gettysburg Region
-  Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa
Notes
-  "From map of Col. W.M. Paine U.S. Engineer."
-  Color coding indicates the location of Union and Confederate forces.
-  NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
-  In the Robert Knox Sneden Diary (Mss5:1 Sn237:1 v. 4, p. 584).
-  Manuscripts
Medium
1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 12 x 17.5 cm.
Repository
Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00146
Online Format
image

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Chicago citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox, and William H Paine. Map of the Battle of Gettysburg, Penna.: showing positions held July 2nd 1863. [S.l., to 1865, 1863] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00146/. (Accessed August 30, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Sneden, R. K. & Paine, W. H. (1863) Map of the Battle of Gettysburg, Penna.: showing positions held July 2nd 1863. [S.l., to 1865] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00146/.

MLA citation style:

Sneden, Robert Knox, and William H Paine. Map of the Battle of Gettysburg, Penna.: showing positions held July 2nd 1863. [S.l., to 1865, 1863] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gvhs01.vhs00146/>.