- 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
- Bachelder, John B. (John Badger), 1825-1894
- Name on Item:
Jno. B. Bachelder, del. ; Endicott & Co., lith, N.Y.
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
- Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863--Aerial views
Gettysburg Region (Pa.)--Aerial views
Boston ; New York :
Jno. B. Bachelder
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.
- 1 view : hand col. ; 53 x 92 cm.
Scale not given.
- Call #:
BPL Rare Books Dept. 20th.Cab.2.3
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