• 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
  • 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
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • Port Royal in South Carolina : taken from surveys deposited at the Plantation Office /

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "VII." "45." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1534 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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
  • Beaufort District, South Carolina /

    Scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D.S." Pen and ink tracing of map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina. LC imperfect: mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S131 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • 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?
  • Plan of the city of New York ; An exact prospect of Charlestown : the metropolis of the province of South Carolina.

    New York City map shows streets, wharves, ferries, principal buildings, and built-up area. Charleston view is panorama of waterfront and quays with principal buildings lettered for identification (no index present). Relief shown by hachures on New York City map. New York City map removed from London Magazine, Sept. 1776; Charleston view removed from London Magazine, 1762. Imperfect: Charleston view ink-stained at upper left. LC ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1762
  • 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
  • Map of St. Helena Sound, and the coast between Charleston and Savannah /

    Shows forts, towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and islands. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368.1 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: A. Williams & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Plan de Port Royal et de la rivière et du détroit d'Awfoskée à la côte de la Caroline méridionale.

    Scale ca. 1:90,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Paris. Depths shown by soundings. Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1535 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 650/5; 710

    • Contributor: Gascoigne, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1778
  • The Rebel defences [sic] of Savannah, Georgia, Nov. 1864.

    Includes Confederate fortifications and batteries in and around Savannah, Ga., during Sherman's March to the Sea, also referred to as the Savannah Campaign of 15 November to 21 December 1864. Sneden includes Argyle Island in the Savannah River, past the city to Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island, and Big and Little Tybee islands, where Union forces were located in November 1864.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • A sketch of the battle near Camden in South Carolina, 16 Augst. 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:4,800. Relief shown by shading and hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1554 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. - [Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • 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
  • Plan of the assault on Ft. Wagner, July 11th 1863.

    Detail of Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, Charleston S.C., showing Confederate Fort Wagner being shelled by the U.S.S. Monitor. Also shown is the daylight assault of Gen. George C. Strong against the heavily-defended fort. Strong's forces were quickly repulsed and with great loss of life.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • A new and accurate map of the province of South Carolina in North America.

    Shows precincts, townships, towns, forts, roads, and trails, ferries, courthouses, landmarks, rivers, and creeks, harbors, islands, and shoals along the coast. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Mounted on cloth. From The Universal Magazine of knowledge and Pleasure (June, 1779), vol. 114. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1523 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • La Caroline dans l'Amérique septentrionale suivant les cartes angloises.

    Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Longitude occidentale du méridien de Paris." "Tome I, no. 36." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1510 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: [Bellin, Jacques Nicolas]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • A new & accurate map of the provinces of North & South Carolina, Georgia &c.

    Scale ca. 1:2,900,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "No. 60." From the author's A complete atlas or distinct view of the known world. 1752. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1380 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bowen, Emanuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • Union District, South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. "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 Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S155. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • 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
  • [Northern Georgia and western and central South Carolina].

    Relief shown by hachures. General map, without title, extending from Charleston west to the western boundary of Georgia. State names, boundaries. "Drawn by A. Lindenkohl" and "H. Lindenkohl & Chas. G. Kebs, Lith." have been dropped from the bottom margin. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 129.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • A Plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, the key of Charlestown, in South Carolina, on the 28th. of June 1776. By His Majesty's squadron, commanded by Sir Peter Parker. By an ...

    Scale ca. 1:20,700. Hand colored. Oriented with north to the right. British squadron represented pictorially. In lower margin: The following description of the attack of Fort Sulivan, was received in a letter from Sir Peter Parker to Mr. Stephens, Secretary of the Admiralty. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1547 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Sketch of the battle of Camden, Augt. 16, 1780,

    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. On verso: Map of Camden fight, 1780. P.C. ...? LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1565 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Vallancey, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Plan d'Amboy. Vues de la rade de Charles-Town et de Fort Sulivan, mai 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:25,600. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' List of maps of America. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. The view of Charleston Harbor concerns the assault on Fort Sulivan during the siege of Charleston, 1780. Phillips. Maps of America p. 692 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1250 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780