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Multimedia source: The Battle of Gettysburg interactive video and map. Portrays a visual timeline of the famous battle during the Civil War. Easy to understand but content is appropriate for sixth grade and up.


Map of the third and final day during the Battle of Gettysburg. [Union is in blue and Confederacy is in red.] Map Credit: Hal Jespersen,

On July 5, 1863, photographer Alexander Gardner and his assistant, Timothy O’Sullivan, arrived at the site of the Battle of Gettysburg. The battle had ended two days earlier. On July 6, when he saw the body of a Confederate soldier in an area called “Devil’s Den,” he photographed it. He would later move it and photograph it again as a different person. #civilwar #gettysburg

Captain Harrison H. Jeffords (right) and another young Union Zouave of the 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment posing in front of a tent in an unidentified tent during the Civil War. Jeffords was mortally wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg. Attributed to Mathew Brady. Animated stereoscopic photographs.