Images from the battle of Gettysburg, July 1 – Jul 3, 1863. The pictures, photos and images you see below are actual pictures taken from the battlefield during the battle. Pictures include a harvest of death, picture of John L Burns, a picture of dead animals by artillery, a map of the town of Gettysburg, an image of the battlefield, photo of breastwork on Little Round Top, a picture of a crowd centered around President Lincoln after the Gettysburg address, an image of Culps Hill, picture of Confederate Dead, and a painting of Picket’s charge. *Gettysburg pictures courtesy of the National Archives
A Harvest of Death. Gettysburg, July 1863. (National Archives)
John L Burns, the oldest man in the battle. (Library of Congress)
Dead artillery and animals. (Library of Congress).
A Gettysburg period map.
Crowd at Gettysburg, November 19, 1863. Lincoln in center.
Breastworks on Little Round Top, left from Day Two At Gettysburg.
Culps Hill. Entrenchments for an artillery battery in the foreground indicate that this photograph was taken in 1863. (National Archives)
Confederate dead at the edge of Rose Woods
George Pickett’s division comes under Federal rifle fire as they near the Union lines on Cemetery Hill. This scene portrays the death of Confederate Brigadier General Garnett. (U.S. Army Center of Military History)
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