Gettysburg battle-field


Gettysburg battle-field

Item Information

Title:
Gettysburg battle-field : Battle fought at Gettysburg, Pa., July 1st, 2d & 3d, 1863 by the Federal and Confederate armies, commanded respectively by Genl. G. G. Meade and Genl. Robert E. Lee
Creator:
Bachelder, John B. (John Badger), 1825-1894
Name on Item:
Jno. B. Bachelder, del. ; Endicott & Co., lith, N.Y.
Date:
[ca. 1863]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863--Aerial views
Gettysburg Region (Pa.)--Aerial views
1863
Places:
PennsylvaniaAdams (county)Gettysburg
Publisher:
Boston ; New York : Jno. B. Bachelder
Notes:
Inset: Plan of the Soldiers National Cemetery. Uncolored. 6 x 13 cm.
Bears a "Proof" mark in the lower left corner.
Endorsed (facsim.): I am perfectly satisfied with the accuracy with which the topography is delineated and the position of the troops laid down. [Signed] Geo. G. Meade, Maj. Gen. of Vols. comd. A. P.
The reproduced signatures of A. Doubleday, John Newton, Winf. St. Hancock, D.B. Birney, Geo. Sykes, John Sedgwick, O. O. Howard, A. S. Williams, and H. W. Slocum appear below the following statement: The positions of the troops of our respective commands represented upon this picture have been arranged under our immediate direction and may be relied upon as substantially corrct.
Colored bird's-eye view showing the topography of the battlefield by the perspective of the drawing, shading and coloring. Drainage, vegetation, roads and streets, railroads, bridges, houses and names of residents, fences, points of interest on the battlefield, including designations of places where officers were killed or wounded, are indicated.
The locations of the corps, divisions, brigades, etc. of both armies, with the names of commanding officers, are given in detail. Badge symbols are used to identify the Federal corps.
Description derived from published bibliography.
Extent:
1 view : hand col. ; 53 x 92 cm.
Scale:
Scale not given.
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_007156
Call #:
BPL Rare Books Dept. 20th.Cab.2.3
Barcode:
39999059030054
39999065690222
LCCN:
99447490
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