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Overview of the Gettysburg Campaign

Troop Movements Leading Up to the Battle of Gettysburg

This map shows the movements of Confederate (red) and Union (blue) troops leading up to the Battle of Gettysburg, fought from July 1 to 3, 1863, in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 

Original Author: Hal Jespersen

Created: 2006

Medium: Digital map

Courtesy of Hal Jespersen

Battle of Gettysburg, Day 1

This map shows the movements of Confederate (red) and Union (blue) troops on July 1, 1863, the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg. By the end of the day, Union forces had retreated to Cemetery Hill, a high position overlooking the Pennsylvania town and its road network.

Original Author: Hal Jespersen

Created: 2006

Medium: Digital map

Courtesy of Hal Jespersen

Battle of Gettysburg, Day 2

This map shows the movements of Confederate (red) and Union (blue) troops on July 2, 1863, the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg. Confederate attacks led to fierce fighting at a number of locations, including Little Round Top, Devil's Den, the Wheatfield, the Peach Orchard, Cemetery Ridge, and Cemetery Hill.

Original Author: Hal Jespersen

Created: 2006

Medium: Digital map

Courtesy of Hal Jespersen

Battle of Gettysburg, Day 3

This map shows the movements of Confederate (red) and Union (blue) troops on July 3, 1863, the third and final day of the Battle of Gettysburg. The Confederate attacks climaxed with a failed frontal assault on Cemetery Ridge known as Pickett's Charge.

Original Author: Hal Jespersen

Created: 2006

Medium: Digital map

Courtesy of Hal Jespersen

Aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg

This map shows the movements of Union (blue) and Confederate (red) troops in the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg, fought from July 1 to 3, 1863. During the night of July 3, Confederate general Robert E. Lee managed to slip his Army of Northern Virginia across the Potomac River into Virginia and evade pursuing Union troops.

Original Author: Hal Jespersen

Created: 2006

Medium: Digital map

Courtesy of Hal Jespersen

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  • Troop Movements Leading Up to the Battle of Gettysburg

    This map shows the movements of Confederate (red) and Union (blue) troops leading up to the Battle of Gettysburg, fought from July 1 to 3, 1863, in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 

    Original Author: Hal Jespersen

    Created: 2006

    Medium: Digital map

    Courtesy of Hal Jespersen

  • Battle of Gettysburg, Day 1

    This map shows the movements of Confederate (red) and Union (blue) troops on July 1, 1863, the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg. By the end of the day, Union forces had retreated to Cemetery Hill, a high position overlooking the Pennsylvania town and its road network.

    Original Author: Hal Jespersen

    Created: 2006

    Medium: Digital map

    Courtesy of Hal Jespersen

  • Battle of Gettysburg, Day 2

    This map shows the movements of Confederate (red) and Union (blue) troops on July 2, 1863, the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg. Confederate attacks led to fierce fighting at a number of locations, including Little Round Top, Devil's Den, the Wheatfield, the Peach Orchard, Cemetery Ridge, and Cemetery Hill.

    Original Author: Hal Jespersen

    Created: 2006

    Medium: Digital map

    Courtesy of Hal Jespersen

  • Battle of Gettysburg, Day 3

    This map shows the movements of Confederate (red) and Union (blue) troops on July 3, 1863, the third and final day of the Battle of Gettysburg. The Confederate attacks climaxed with a failed frontal assault on Cemetery Ridge known as Pickett's Charge.

    Original Author: Hal Jespersen

    Created: 2006

    Medium: Digital map

    Courtesy of Hal Jespersen

  • Aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg

    This map shows the movements of Union (blue) and Confederate (red) troops in the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg, fought from July 1 to 3, 1863. During the night of July 3, Confederate general Robert E. Lee managed to slip his Army of Northern Virginia across the Potomac River into Virginia and evade pursuing Union troops.

    Original Author: Hal Jespersen

    Created: 2006

    Medium: Digital map

    Courtesy of Hal Jespersen