Gettysburg Museum Collections Now Available Online

Another outstanding job by the good folks at the Gettysburg National Military Park. They’ve provided an online source so everyone can view the artifacts in their collection online. This is an outstanding resource for teachers as well as researchers. Take a look at the collection. It’s impressive.

The Blog of Gettysburg National Military Park

The National Tower, a private tourist attraction loomed over the battlefield and the cemetery for nearly 30 years.  This historic image and many others are now available online. The National Tower, a private tourist attraction loomed over the battlefield and the cemetery for nearly 30 years. This historic image and many others are now available online.

Researchers from all over the world can access the core of Gettysburg National Military Park’s collections remotely now that more than 40,000 images and catalog records for the Gettysburg collection are online.

To see the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum Collections page click here.  The online feature also includes archival finding aids a useful tool for learning even more about many aspects of the national parks through online PDFs and image collections.

Gettysburg’s new online resources include:

  • An extensive photograph collection capturing life during the period of the Civil War and beyond. The Civil War Soldier Collection displays the portraits of various soldiers who fought throughout the war.
  • A large collection of general photographs that record images taken by park staff to…

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