Manuscripts & Archives

The Society’s archival collection is as extensive as it is diverse. Peruse dozens of civilian accounts about the battle, the aftermath, the cemetery dedication, and the anniversaries. Explore all of Gettysburg’s 19th century newspapers available on microfilm. Use the map collection that includes copies of the Warren Map, Elliot Burial Map, and John B. Bachelder Map Series. Study soldiers’ letters and diaries from the Civil War service and experiences at the Battle of Gettysburg. Or, see artifacts from the town, the battlefield, and from the soldiers who fought here in Gettysburg.