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Antique Maps of Gettysburg

Posted By on April 7, 2013

There are many maps available of Gettysburg and the Battle of Gettysburg.  The seven shown below were were produced before and after the battle up to and including its 50th anniversary in 1913.  The maps are available at the Library of Congress, and from sites such as Ancestry.com.

Ancestry.com also offers subscribers the opportunity to get a professionally printed copy of the map, printed on archival quality paper and suitable for framing. The copies are available in two sizes:  17 inches by 11 inches; and 24 inches by 18 inches.  By using a design tool, MyCanvas, there is also the ability to create a custom copy of the print of the map (in the same choices of size) with personal information added.

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Map and Profile of the Gettysburg Railroad as Surveyed by Order of the Legislature of Pennsylvania, 1839, H. R. Campbell, Engineer.

PA-GettysburgRR-1839-001

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Plan of Gettysburg, with the Battlefield of July 2nd and 3rd, 1863, and the National Cemetery.  Produced in 1863.

PA-Gettysburg-1863-001

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Field of Gettysburg, July 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 1863.  Produced by T. Ditterline in 1863.

PA-Gettysburg-1863-002

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Plan der Schlacht von Gettysburg [Plan of the Battle of Gettysburg].  Produced in 1869.

PA-Gettysburg-1869-001a

The above map was cropped from a dual map showing both the battles at Gettysburg and Vicksburg.

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Panoramic View of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania with Some Views of the Battlefield and the Major Monuments.  Produced in 1888.

PA-Gettysburg-1888-001

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Monumental Guide to the Gettysburg Battlefield – A Map Showing the Location of Every Monument, Marker and Tablet with Approaching Roads and Avenues.  Produced in 1999 by Schuyler and Hammond and Edgar M. Hewitt.

PA-GettysburgBattlefield-MonumentGuide-1899-001

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Panoramic View of Gettysburg Battlefield – Produced by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1913 for the 50th Anniversary of the Battle:

PA-GettysburgBattlefieldToday-1913-001

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This is the 80th post in the series on the Battle of Gettysburg.


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