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  • 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
  • Part of Charleston Harbor, embracing forts Moultrie, Sumter, Johnson, and Castle Pinckney, also Sullivan, James & Morris islands; and showing the position of the Star of the West, when fired into from ...

    Scale ca. 1:31,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 374 Shows the channel, drainage, vegetation, roads, plan of the city, and forts. A portrait of Major Anderson, commander of Fort Sumter, is in the upper right corner. Below the neat line is a view of the harbor and city from Fort Johnson to Mt. Pleasant. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Perry, George T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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: 1864-12-09
  • Southern Georgia and part of South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Description derived from published bibliography. LC copy: sheet 6 of a 6-sheet series of maps used by Gilbert Thompson during the Civil War. In addition to this sheet, the Geography and Map Division has sheet 1 (see CW 508.5), sheet 3 (see CW 305a.6), sheet 4 (see ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Kershaw District, South Carolina /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S143 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, Lt. & 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] In lower right corner: "B. ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Boykin, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • New map of Charleston Harbor, showing the scene of the great naval contest between the iron clad monitors and the Rebel batteries, also the lines of fire, forts, obstructions, inlets, princl. plantations, ...

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 376 Shows the coast from Long Island to the North Edisto River. Indicates drainage, roads, railroads, and dwellings with names of inhabitants. Channels, water depths, forts and batteries, with lines of fire, are given. The following title appears in the lower right corner: Tomlinson's map of Charleston Harbor, S.C., and vicinity, showing the fortifications and ...

    • Contributor: Tomlinson, G. W. (George W.) - Tomlinson, G. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • 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?
  • Charleston and its defences.

    Scale ca. 1:52,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 374.5 From The Philadelphia Inquirer, Saturday, April 11, 1863, p. 1. Map indicates forts, batteries, obstructions, and torpedoes (i.e., mines) Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Philadelphia Inquirer (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Southern Georgia and part of South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 129.45 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of authorities. Two copies

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, A. - Krebs, Charles G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, showing rebel defences and obstructions.

    Scale 1:30,000. Depths shown by gradient tints. Shows location of sunken ships. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 370 LC Treasure maps (2nd ed.) 133 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes table of rebel forts. AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 700/1 Formerly classed as: G3914.C3 1865 .W5 TR 133

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene - Krebs, Charles G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Preliminary chart of Port Royal entrance. Beaufort, Chechessee, and Colleton Rivers, South Carolina

    Scale 1:60,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.) 389.2 "No. 18" is in the upper left corner. Detailed nautical chart showing Hilton Head Island and vicinity. Indicated are soundings, bottom contours, and vegetation. Includes sailing directions. 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
  • Laurens District, South Carolina /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S145 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. At lower right corner: Traced by A. Cheville, 47 N.Y.V., Compagnie K. "Approved, Chas. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Gray, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • J. H. Colton's topographical map of North and South Carolina. A large portion of Georgia & part of adjoining states. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,550,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 8 "No. 12" in upper left corner. Copyright no. "410" and the date "Sept. 10, 1861" written in ink in lower margin. Indicates forts, towns, roads, railroads, county names and boundaries, geographic coordinates, and rivers. Drawings of ships offshore denote naval blockade. Insets: Beaufort and vicinity, N. Carolina. 8 x 9 cm.-Wilmington and vicinity, N. ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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 - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, A. - Krebs, Charles G. - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina : showing rebel defences [sic] and obstructions /

    "Bowen & Co. lith. Philada." "The survey of the channels, fortifications etc. was made after the occupation of the Harbor by the U.S. Naval forces." Depths shown by gradient tints. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Willenbacher, Eugene - Boutelle, C. O. (Charles Otis) - Krebs, Charles G. - Bowen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Rebel defences [sic] of Charleston Harbor, S.C., December 11th, 18[64]

    Outlines the harbor of Charleston, S.C., beginning with the convergence of the Ashley and Cooper rivers and continuing to the Atlantic Ocean. Sneden traveled through the harbor on a Confederate steamer on December 11 headed for exchange and gives in this map a detailed picture of the many Confederate forts and batteries along the harbor as well as all types of vessels, especially noting ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-11-11
  • Preliminary chart of St. Helena Sound, South Carolina

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 389.3 Triangulation, topography, and hydrography executed in 1851, 1856, and 1857. General chart indicating soundings and bottom contours. Includes sailing directions. 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
  • 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: 1863-07
  • 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?
  • 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
  • Railroad map of South Carolina by Jed. Hotchkiss, T.E., Stanton, Va.

    Pen-and-ink sketch showing drainage, counties, cities and towns, and the railroads with names along the lines.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Colton's South Carolina.

    Scale ca. 1:1,3000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 358.7 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J. H. Colton." General map showing county and state boundaries, cities and towns, roads and railroads, rivers, and forts. Insets: Colton's plan of Charleston, vicinity & harbor. 12 x 10 cm.-Fort Sumter. 3 x 3 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Marion District, South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S147 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt. & Chf. Engr., Dept. of the South." In lower right corner: Traced by B. Schelten, Comp. A, 103 N.Y.S.V. Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Harlee, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • 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