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Battle Field of Gettysburg (1:12,000)

Survey Date 1868. Troop Positions for July 1, 2, 3, 1863.

Reference

Main TitleMap of the battle field of Gettysburg. July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1863.
Personal NameBachelder, John B. (John Badger), 1825-1894.
Published/CreatedBoston, John B. Bachelder, 1876.
ContentsPublished by authority of the Hon. the Secretary of War, office of the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, 1876. Positions of troops compiled and added for the Government by John B. Bachelder. 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." 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.

Main TitleMap of the field of operations of Gregg's (Union) & Stuart's (Confederate) cavalry at the battle of Gettysburg.
Personal NameBachelder, John B. (John Badger), 1825-1894.
Published/CreatedBoston, John B. Bachelder, 1876.
ContentsJuly 3, 1863 Surveyed by Frank O. Maxson, C.E. under the direction of John B. Bachelder, authorized by Act of Congress, approved June 9th, 1880. Detailed topographic map with spot elevations and contours "given for every change of four feet in elevation . . . Every object is represented, as nearly as possible, as it was at the time of the battle." Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, fences, and houses with names of residents. Minute analysis of the movements of the cavalry units of both armies, with names of commanding officers and the period of time spent in a particular position. Dotted lines and arrows indicate the movements of the troops.