Summary of Content: Chromolithograph with hand retouching. Published by John B. Bachelder in Boston and lithographed by Endicott & Co., New York. Depicts a battle scene at sunset. Key identifies officers and regiments featured in the image.
Background: Bachelder was an artist, historian, and printmaker fascinated with the Battle of Gettysburg. He was selected by Congress to be the battle’s official historian. Bachelder enlisted in the 3rd Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Artillery, Company A on 2 December 1863 as a Cooper. He mustered out 18 September 1865 as an Artificer.