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    Union army's march on Gettysburg from Frederick, Md.

    Regional view shows paths taken by different segments of the Union army on a march from Frederick, Md., to Gettysburg, Pa., as well as the location of the Confederate army units in the vicinity. The Union troops were under the commands of Reynolds, Howard, Sickles, Slocum, Hancock, Sykes and Gregg.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-06-30
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    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.
    • Date: 1863
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    Extract from the original (large scale) map of Gettysburg battle field in 4 sheets, being portions of sheets 2 and 3 lying S. & S.W. of the town of Gettysburg.

    Scale 1:2400 ("1" = 200 feet"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 350.5 Manuscript map drawn on tracing linen of the intersection of the Emmitsburg and Taneytown roads. Depicted are roads, buildings, names of residents, fence lines, vegetation, and fortifications, and relief by contour lines at intervals of 4 feet. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1861
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    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.
    • Date: 1863-07-02
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    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
    • Date: 1863-07-02
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    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
    • Date: 1863

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    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
    • Date: 1863-07-02
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    Gettysburg and vicinity, showing the position of the troops July 1st and 3rd, 1863, and the land purchased and dedicated to the public by General S. Wylie Crawford and the Gettysburg Battlefield ...

    Scale ca. 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 335 Indicates Union troop positions and movements, points of interest on the battlefield, dwellings with names of inhabitants, drainage, fences, roads, and railroads. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1st, 2nd & 3rd, 1863, showing line of battle on P.M. of 2nd

    Scale ca. 1:13,100. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 357 Shows topography by hachures, vegetation, drainage, roads, railroads, houses, stonewalls, cultivated areas, churches, and cemeteries. Union and Confederate positions are shown, including the location of the artillery. Confederate corps are named; Union forces are given in more detail, including names of some division commanders. Shows the Union breast works and cavalry positions. Description derived ...

    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Date: 1863
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    Elliott's map of the battlefield of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

    Scale 1:9051. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 332 Shows breastworks and rifle pits, graves of Union and Confederate soldiers, "dead horses" reads and streets, relief by hachures, vegetation, drainage, houses and names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: S. G. Elliott & Co.
    • Date: 1863
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    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.
    • Date: 1864
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    Gettysburg and vicinity, showing the lines of battle July, 1863, and the land purchased and dedicated to the public by General S. Wylie Crawford and the Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 334 Inset: Site of General Gregg's operations. Three miles east of Gettysburg. Uncolored. Scale 1:63,360. 13 x 7 cm. Accompanies a folded leaflet entitled: Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association; Its Organization, Plans and Purposes. Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, property lines, fences, dwellings with names of inhabitants, points of interest on the battlefield, and in addition to ...

    • Contributor: Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association
    • Date: 1863
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    Field of cavalry operations east of Gettysburg, July 2nd & 3rd 1863.

    Scale ca. 1:56,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 328 Map of the country east of Gettysburg, showing the location of cavalry engagements by crossed swords, positions of the 3rd and 16th Pennsylvania cavalry, roads, houses and names of residents, vegetation, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Bien, Julius
    • Date: 1863
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    Map shewing [sic] movements of Union and Rebel armies from 30th June to 13th July 1863.

    Covers parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, focusing on the Gettysburg area south through Sharpsburg and Frederick City, Md., and ending around Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.]. At the end of June 1863, Union and Confederate troops were moving towards Gettysburg, Pa. The conflict at Gettysburg was fought July 1-3 with Confederate troops retreating south after that time. Sneden includes dates at various locations ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-06-30
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    Map of the Battle of Gettysburg showing positions held July 1st & 3rd 1863.

    In this image Sneden compares troop locations during the first day of the battle with those on the third day. One obvious observation is that the Confederate forces have succeeded in pushing the Union line back to the more easily held hills south of the town.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-01
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    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 ...

    • Date: 1863
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    Gettysburg July 2nd The Union and Rebel forces in the cemetery.

    While purporting to depict a meeting of Union and Confederate forces at Cemetery Hill, this map instead shows in detail the disposition of Union forces on Cemetery and Culp's hills. Of greater interest is the indication of the location of Sickles's 3rd Corps along the Emmitsburg Road on the morning of July 2nd, and their new position at the base of Little Round Top ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-02
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    Map shewing [sic] movements of army from 30th June to 1st July 1863 : and first encounter of 1st Corps with the enemy.

    Indicates the general terrain and disposition of troops around Gettysburg, Pa., as well the fighting northwest of town between the Union's I Corps, under Maj.Gen. John F. Reynolds and Confederate forces under Hill. Shows the place where Gen. Reynolds was fatally shot on July 1 and the locations of Union forces at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. as they fell back toward ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-06-30
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    Plan der Schlacht von Gettysburg am 1, 2 & 3 Juli, 1863.-Plan zur Erlauterung von Gen. Grant's Vicksburg Campagne Mai-Juli, 1863

    Scales vary. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 348.5 From his Der Amerikanische Burgerkreig; Geschichte des Volks der Vereinigten Staaten vor, warhrend und nach der Rebellion. Philadelphia and Leipzig, Schafer und Koradi, 1867-69. facing p. 255. Gettysburg map shows the location of Union and Confederate corps. The Vicksburg campaign map indicates the route followed by General Grant. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Schmidt, Ernst Reinhold
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the region between Gettysburg, Pa. and Appomattox court house, Va. : including all the battle-fields [sic] of the Army of Northern Virginia

    Relief shown by hachures. Reduced and redrawn version of the index map in the U.S. Army, Corps of Engineer's Military Maps Illustrated the Operations of the Armies of the Potomac & James... ([Washington] War Dept., Office of the Chief of Engineers, 1869). For a complete description of the atlas see entry no. 518. Map indicates cities and towns, roads, railroads, drainage, and defensive works ...

    • Contributor: Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Michler, N.
    • Date: 186?
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    Field of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2nd & 3rd, 1863

    Scale ca. 1:25,500,. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 331 From his Sketch of the battles of Gettysburg . . . New York, C. A. Alvord, 1863. 24 p. Oval-shaped map depicting troop and artillery positions, relief by hachures, drainage, roads, railroads, and houses with names of residents. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...

    • Contributor: Ditterline, T. (theodore) - Ditterline, T.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map shewing [sic] vicinity of Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and the upper Potomac River.

    Concerns an area of Maryland and Virginia between the towns of Cumberland, Md., on the west and Harpers Ferry, Va. [now W.Va.], on the eastern side of the map. Sneden details the mountainous topography highlighting rivers, especially the Potomac River, and including the rail system through this area. Just north of Winchester, Va., there is a line of unidentified Confederate troops. The only other ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    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
    • Date: 1863-07-02
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    The battlefield of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2nd and 3rd 1863

    Scale 1:15,840. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 350 For a complete description see the earlier edition published in 1905 by L. W. Minnigh (entry no. 344). Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Tipton and Blocher
    • Date: 1863
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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
    • Date: 1863