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.
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.
Sneden, Robert Knox - Paine, William H.
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.
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.
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 ...
Scale ca. 1:12,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 336.5 Map indicates lands owned by the Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association and the U.S. government and the "proposed purchases of lands." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
Gettysburg Monuments Commissioners. New York Board
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Ditterline, T. (theodore) - Ditterline, T.
Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 780 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus., index to points of interest, and views. AACR
Fowler, T. M. (thaddeus Mortimer) - Downs, A. E. (albert E.) - Fowler, T. M.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Michler, N. (nathaniel) - Michler, N.
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 ...
Exhibition: Maps for an Emerging Nation: Commercial Cartography in Nineteenth-century America, Aug. 8-Oct. 20, 1977, Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1857 by Robert P. Smith..." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1858 by M.S & E. Converse..." LC Land ownership maps, 697 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
Hopkins, Griffith Morgan - Smith, Robert Pearsall - M.S. & E. Converse Publishers
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.
Relief shown by hachures. Annotated in ink: underlines and place name changes. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1858 by M.S & E. Converse..." Imperfect: lacking lower left central portion of map Does not include illustration in upper lefthand corner Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Hopkins, Griffith Morgan - M.S. & E. Converse Publishers