• Fort Wagner. Morris Island

    In July 1863, Union Generals Gillmore and Dahlgren hoped to take Fort Wagner, on Morris Island in Charleston Harbor, in order to gain a vantage point from which to launch an attack on the city of Charleston. Strongly defended, the first Union assaults (July 10th and 18th) resulted in extremely high casualties. Gillmore began formal siege operations and had reached to base of the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864 /

    At bottom of map: View off North Channel, Fort Sumter 3 1/2 miles distant, bearing W. 3/4 N., Febry. 18th 1865. Description derived from published bibliography. Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, soundings, shoals, channels, forts, batteries, picket line of the U.S. forces, plan of the city with the "effective, annoying [and] extreme range" of guns from Cumming's Point. The obstructions in the channel are ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of Morris, Folly, Coles and James Island[s] etc., and Charleston Harbor S.C. shewing [sic] Union and Rebel forts and batteries, 1864.

    In significantly less detail than his usual work, Sneden here shows the disposition of Confederate fortifications through out the Charleston region.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Southern Georgia and part of South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 129.5 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Copy lacks red overprint. This copy has been hand colored to show railroads in red and the boundaries of Georgia in Blue, South Carolina and Florida in red, and Alabama in yellow. LC Copy ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Fort Sumter, South Carolina at the time of its capture February 18th, 1865. Showing the effects of the bombardment from Morris Island

    Scale 1:240 and 1:600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 388 Sheet contains a plan of the fort, a horizontal section, 3 elevations, and 13 sections. This map appears also as Plate III of the Supplementary Report published with Q. A. Gillmore's Engineer and Artillery Operations Against the Defenses of Charleston Harbor in 1863; with a Supplement. (New York, D. Van Nostrand, 1868). 314, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries.

    [Scale 1:30,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 380 Another issue. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. Overprinted to show positions occupied by the Union Army and Navy, and "Rebel batteries in possession [of] National forces [and] batteries still held by the Rebels [on] Sept. 7, 1863." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Lexington District, South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S146 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. At lower right corner: "Traced by O. Enz, Co. G. 48." "Approved, Chas. R. Sut[er], Lt. & Chf. Engr." Pen and ink tracing of the eastern two-thirds of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • Sketch showing position of besieging batteries. [Fort Sumter] April 12-13, 1861

    Scale ca. 1:30,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 386.5 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 8. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, ...

    • Contributor: Foster, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of sea coast of South Carolina and Georgia from Bull's Bay to Ossabaw Sound /

    Signed in ink on front and back "Millard Fillmore, Dec. 6, 1864" LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 364.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of "References" to Civil War engagements.

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Charleston Harbor, S.C.

    Scale ca. 1:15,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 371 Upper right corner: Mil. aff., vol. v., no. 591b. Red curves are marked 6, 12, 18, and 24 feet to show depths at mean low water. The area always covered with water is blue, the surface between high and low water marks is indicated by wavy lines and colored with bistre. Shows drainage, vegetation, ...

    • Contributor: Bowen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Plan of action at Devaux Neck South Carolina. December 9th 1864.

    Devaux Neck is a peninsula formed by the Tulfinney and Coosawatchie rivers as they branch off the Broad River. The peninsula is crossed by the Charleston and Savannah Railroad. This map, in closer detail than the one on p. 196, shows the skirmish between Confederate forces protecting the railroad and Union forces (the 127th New York Regiment under Gen. E. E. Potter) hoping to ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864 /

    "Bell Bros., Photo lithographers, Washington, D.C." At bottom of map: View off North Channel, Fort Sumter 3 1/2 miles distant, bearing W. 3/4 N., Febry. 18th 1865. Description derived from published bibliography. Shows drainage, vegetation, roads, railroads, soundings, shoals, channels, forts, batteries, picket line of the U.S. forces, plan of the city with the "effective, annoying [and] extreme range" of guns from Cumming's Point. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Sea coast defences.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 365 Confederate imprint. Suggested "system of defence for smaller ports and inlets" in South Carolina, signed "G.M." and illustrated by a plan of a fort. Gabriel Manigault (1809-1888) was the author of a "Letter Addressed to Governor M. L. Bonham, of South Carolina, on the Defences of Charleston" (1863) Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...

    • Contributor: Manigault, Gabriel E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Genl. Sherman's campaign war map.

    Map covering most of Georgia and South Carolina, showing defenses along the sea coast and around the principal towns, Confederate prisons at Andersonville and south of Millen, Ga., roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures.

    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Attack on Ft. Pulaski Savannah, Georgia, April 1862.

    Shows a section of the Savannah River with Long Island (containing an unnamed Confederate battery) and Cockspur Island (containing Fort Pulaski). Also shows the Union position on Big Tybee Island.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • The Rebel defences [sic] of Charleston, S.C., December 1864

    Shows in detail the Confederate forts along the Ashley and Cooper rivers, as well as obstructions in Charleston Harbor. Also shows the burned district of Charleston, where Union prisoners of war were kept within range of Union guns.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, showing rebel defences and obstructions /

    Depths shown by gradient tints. Shows location of sunken ships. Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess. --- Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 370.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Beaufort Harbor and coast line between Charleston, S.C. and Savanna [sic] Ga., with 5 mile distance lines in circles round Beaufort, and R.R. connections, roads, &c, &c.

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368a Indicates ships in Beaufort Harbor and a few of the line coastal forts. "The naval force in the great expedition" appears above the map, followed by the names of commanding officers. Below the neat line at the bottom of the map appear the names of the ships, the captains, and the number of guns ...

    • Contributor: L. Prang & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Charleston Harbor S.C. Bombardment of Fort Sumter.

    Regional view of Charleston Harbor showing the city of Charleston on the Ashley and Cooper rivers, Castle Pinckney on Shute's Folly Island, Pleasantville and Mt. Pleasant Battery, Mechanicsville and batteries on Sullivan's Island, and the Morris and James island batteries, and their distances from Fort Sumter. Shipping channels and the U.S. warships and supply fleet are also noted.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of sea coast of South Carolina and Georgia from Bull's Bay to Ossabaw Sound /

    Scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. At head of title: U.S. Coast Curvey A.D. Bache, Supdt. Indicates forts, towns, roads, and railroads. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S127, 364 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Brittle and torn.

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Fairfield District[t], South Carolina /

    Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S139 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, C. R. Sute[r], 1st Lt., U.S. [Enrs], Chf. Engr., [D. S.]" Pen and ink tracing of the eastern three-fourths of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • Sketch of portions of seacoast of South Carolina & Georgia

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 360 Autographed in ink: Gen. M. C. Meigs USA. Map of the coast from Bull's Bay, South Carolina, to Ossabaw Sound, Georgia, showing forts, drainage, roads, railroads, and towns. "References" at the bottom center of the map give dates on which forts were captured by the Federal forces. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sketch of portions of seacoast of South Carolina & Georgia /

    Map of the coast from Bull's Bay, South Carolina, to Ossabaw Sound, Georgia, showing forts, drainage, roads, railroads, and towns. "References" at the bottom center of the map give dates on which forts were captured by the Federal forces. Description derived from published bibliography. "Bombardment and surrender of Fort Pulaski (Savannah River) to the National forces April 11,1862." added to the list of "References" ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Copy of official plan of the siege of Fort Pulaski. Cockspur Island. Savannah Georgia April 1862 : by Union forces under Genl Gillmore and Hunter.

    Shows a detailed drawing of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island and the other Confederate fortifications on Long Island in the middle of the Savannah River. Union fortifications on Big Tybee Island are also indicated.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Southern Georgia and part of South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 129.46 Includes list of authorities. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Western half is missing. Vault

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865