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

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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.
Bien, Julius, 1826-1909.
Neuman, Louis E.
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
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
Notes
-  "Printed by Endicott & Co. . . . N.Y."
-  "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 & lettering by Louis E. Neuman . . . N.Y."
-  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.
-  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."
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Relief shown by form lines and shading.
-  The maps are entitled: First day's battle. Second day's battle. Third day's battle.
-  This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information.
-  Scale 1:12,000.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 325
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
-  Oct. 2002; c. 1, maps 1-3; Misses Anna B. and Ellen P. Baykin (May 1928), gifts; c. 2, map 1 photocopy, LVA; c. 3, map 1 photocopy, LVA, Map Cataloging Team.
-  Civil War Map Proj. no.: LVA00067.
-  Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, July 2002.
-  LVA accession no.: 5191X.
-  Map accession no. 5190X; c. 2 (positive photostat, on sheet 77 x 61 cm.); c. 3 (negative photostat, on sheet 76 x 59 cm.).
-  Previously filed as: 748.42 M6 1861-1865 1876.
Medium
3 maps : col. mounted on paper ; each 74 x 71 cm. on sheet 89 x 80 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3824.G3S5 1876 .B33
Repository
Library of Virginia Richmond, VA 23219-8000 USA vau For copies contact: Archives Researchh Services.
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/glva01.lva00067a
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/glva01.lva00067b
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/glva01.lva00067c
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Description
"Printed by Endicott & Co. . . . N.Y." "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 & lettering by Louis E. Neuman . . . N.Y." 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. 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." Description derived from published bibliography. Relief shown by form lines and shading. The maps are entitled: First day's battle. Second day's battle. Third day's battle. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Scale 1:12,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 325 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Oct. 2002; c. 1, maps 1-3; Misses Anna B. and Ellen P. Baykin (May 1928), gifts; c. 2, map 1 photocopy, LVA; c. 3, map 1 photocopy, LVA, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War Map Proj. no.: LVA00067. Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, July 2002. LVA accession no.: 5191X. Map accession no. 5190X; c. 2 (positive photostat, on sheet 77 x 61 cm.); c. 3 (negative photostat, on sheet 76 x 59 cm.). Previously filed as: 748.42 M6 1861-1865 1876.
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Chicago citation style:

Bachelder, John B, Julius Bien, Louis E Neuman, and United States Army. Corps Of Engineers. Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd. Boston: John B. Bachelder, 1876. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/lva0000067/.

APA citation style:

Bachelder, J. B., Bien, J., Neuman, L. E. & United States Army. Corps Of Engineers. (1876) Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd. Boston: John B. Bachelder. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/lva0000067/.

MLA citation style:

Bachelder, John B, et al. Map of the battle field of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd. Boston: John B. Bachelder, 1876. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lva0000067/>.