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All-new maps by Steve Stanley used in new edition of Flames Beyond Gettysburg

I have long admired the cartography of Steven Stanley, a Gettysburg-based graphic artist whose work for the Civil War Preservation Trust’s maps has been praised repeatedly across the country. Steve and J. D. Petruzzi collaborated on an outstanding book The Complete Gettysburg Guide, and I first got to know Steve through helping with the historical research for the maps of the Witmer Farm and Marsh Creek skirmishes for that book (I specialize in Jubal Early’s division, and its passage through Adams and York counties on June 26-30, 1863).
I hired Steve to redraw several of the more important and descriptive maps for the upcoming second edition of Flames Beyond Gettysburg: The Confederate Expedition to the Susquehanna River, June 1863 (Savas Beatie, 2011).
Those of you who have the first edition will agree that these new maps, when you see them, are a vast improvement over my own meager efforts using PowerPoint that went into the original book.
Here are a couple more screenshots to enjoy.

Detail of map of Lt. Col. Elijah V. White’s June 27, 1863, cavalry raid through southwestern York County which culminated with his attack on Hanover Junction and the subsequent destruction of railroad bridges before he headed to his evening campsite (near today’s Spring Grove Kennie’s shopping center).

Detail of map of Confederate Brig. Gen. John Gordon’s operations around Gettysburg on Friday, June 26, 1863. Gordon’s Georgians were the first Rebel infantry to occupy the town. Within a week, they would be back, with tens of thousands of friends.

Civil War Columbia, Pa. – the eastern bank of the Susquehanna River. This was a key point at which Governor Andrew Curtin and army officials wanted protected. Their goal – no armed Confederates should be allowed to cross the river. That was accomplished on June 28 through the destruction of the Columbia Bridge, the world’s longest covered bridge and the focal point of Flames Beyond Gettysburg.