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Bachelder, John B. (1825-1894) [Untitled pencil sketch of troops forming a line of battle]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02670.05 Author/Creator: Bachelder, John B. (1825-1894) Place Written: s.l. Type: Sketches & Drawings Date: circa 1863 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Pencil sketch of troops forming a line possibly for a charge. Ink transfer of Bachelder's handwriting on verso suggests this was laid into the Gettysburg sketchbook GLC02670.01 against his signature.

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