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  • Plan of the attack on Ft. Sumter, April 6th, 1863.

    Map shows a regional view of Charleston Harbor including Confederate fortifications and Union naval vessels. This April 1863 atttack by Union ironclads was unsuccessful.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-04-06
  • Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries.

    Scale ca. 1:30,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 382 Another issue. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. Enlarged issue covering all of James Island and indicating 1/2-mile concentric circles centered on St. Michaels, Charleston, "first [and] second line[s] of Rebel defences," positions occupied by the Union Army and Navy, and "Rebel batteries in possession [of] ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Charleston Harbor and city defences

    Scale ca. 1:170,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 372 "Key to the map of Charleston Harbor and defences" is pasted to the right of the map. "Green represents the Confederates" land [and] pink the Federal possessions" Indicates "torpedoes in the channels," obstructions, bridges, roads and streets, railroads, and rivers. Letters A to K represent fortifications, headquarters, depots, and "place where Clarck of Brooklin ...

    • Contributor: Dobelmann, D. N. - Huck, G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • [Part of South Carolina and Georgia]

    Scale 1:350,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 365.5 Southern half of an unidentified printed map. Sheet extends from Augusta south to Jacksonville, Georgia, and Beaufort, South Carolina, west to Eatonton, Georgia. Indicated are roads and railroads, cities and towns, houses and names of residents, rivers, and forts. Handwritten title on verso: War map of Georgia. Map is endorsed "From Chief Engrs. Office, Mil'y ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Charleston S.C., A.D. 1864

    In this annotated detail from a printed map, the city of Charleston is delineated and Confederate fortifications along the Ashley and Cooper rivers are indicated. Also indicated is the area of the city that burned as a result of Union shelling.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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. - Molitor, E - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Map of Charleston Harbor with Morris Island and James, Broad, Folly, and Cole's Islds. : showing the position of the Union and Rebel forts and batteries & & November and December 1863.

    Regional map of Charleston Harbor extending along the Atlantic Coast from Sullivan's Island just north of the harbor entrance to St. John's and Kiawah islands to the south. Indicates the presence of Union warships off the coast and places along the coastline where the Union has established a foothold.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-11
  • Panorama of the seat of war; birds eye view of North and South Carolina and part of Georgia.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 304.6 Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4

    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • North Carolina & South Carolina

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 305a.4 General map. "Authorities" used in making the map are listed below the title. State names, boundaries, and railroads are overprinted in red. Another copy is in the Fillmore map coll. no. 258. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Stono Inlet, South Carolina

    Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 389.4 Preliminary edition. "The triangulation was executed in 1852; the topography and hydrography were executed in 1862." General chart showing soundings and bottom contours. Includes sailing directions. Listed as no. 118 in the Catalogue of Hydrographic Maps, Charts, and Sketches, Published by the United States Coast Survey (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866) Description derived from published ...

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Coast line from Charleston to Savannah.

    Scale ca. 1:430,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 358.6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sumter District, South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. "Approved, C. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S154 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Boykin, S. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • Preliminary chart of Charleston Harbor and its approaches.

    LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 383 Inscribed in ink: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jany. 1866. Shows fortifications, towns, soundings, roads and streets, vegetation, and drainage. Includes "view of main ship channel" and "view off north channel." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Preliminary chart of Charleston Harbor and its approaches /

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. In upper right margin: Plate 1 In lower right margin: Lith. of J. Bien. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ms. letter, signed by Gen. S.W. Crawford, a Union officer at Fort Sumter, dated July 10, 1869 Copy imperfect: Map edges torn Control no.: 99-28

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Boutelle, C. O. (Charles Otis) - Bien, Julius
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1958
  • Defences of Charleston Harbor. Fortifications on James Island

    Scales 1:2000 and 1:4000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.6 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 256. At head of title: No. 2, U.S. Coast Survey. Printed ...

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of the seat of war, in South Carolina, and Georgia.

    Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Portion of Georgia [around Savannah]. Uncolored. Scale not given. 11 x 17 cm. Shows coastal area from Georgetown, South Carolina, to Savannah, Georgia, and territory inland as far north as Kingstree, South Carolina, to Orangeburgh, South Carolina. Gives the location of forts and shows coastal shoals, drainage, roads, railroads, ferries, bridges, dwellings with names of inhabitants, churches, and ...

    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of Charleston Harbor showing Union and Rebel Batteries &c. Septr. 1863.

    Map shows the location of Union and Confederate fortifications on James, Sullivan, Block and Morris islands at the entrance to Charleston Harbor, S.C. 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 by the ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863-09
  • Coast of South Carolina from Charleston to Hilton Head.

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 365.7 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 25. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Insets: Plan and view of Fort "Beauregard"-Bay Point, S.C. Scale 1:2000. 16 x 17 cm.-Fort on Fenwick's ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Defences of Charleston, South Carolina

    Scales 1:2000 and 1:4000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.8 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress.-Report of the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 256. At head of title: U.S. Coast survey. "No. 4" is ...

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Portion of a map being compiled in the Engr. Bureau, July 1864 : [eastern Georgia and western South Carolina].

    Relief shown by shading and hachures. Main entry from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S34 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In manuscript ink below title: Personal & confidential. Manuscript notes in pencil on verso: "W.T. Sherman, Maj. Genl., 1864 & 5. Campaign in Georgia & South Carolina." "Part of Georgia ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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. - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sketch of Charleston Harbor

    Scale ca. 1:70,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 385 Shows fortifications, street pattern of Charleston, vegetation, and a few soundings. Insets: Castle Pinckney. 7 x 5 cm-Fort Sumpter [sic]. 7 x 6 cm-Fort Moultrie. 5 x 6 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Williams, W. A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Chester District, South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. Title, scale, and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S134 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Pen and ink tracing of map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] "Approved Chas ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Boyd, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • Resurvey of Charleston Bar

    Scale 1:30,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384 "No. 15" is in the upper left corner. Revised and redrawn edition of the preceding chart published in 1862. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864