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Bachelder, John B. (1825-1894) Union counter attack during Pickett's charge, Gettysburg. July 3, 1863

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02670.03 Author/Creator: Bachelder, John B. (1825-1894) Place Written: s.l. Type: Sketches & Drawings Date: circa 1863 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Pencil and watercolor sketch. Landscape of battlefield from above showing men during Pickett's charge. Unfinished with vivid blues and greens. Title is written in pencil on verso. Possibly cut from sketchbook GLC02670.01.

People: Bachelder, John Badger, 1825-1894.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Battle of Gettysburg, Union Forces, Art, Music, Theater, and Film, Civil War, Military History, Battle

Sub Era: The American Civil War