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  • 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
  • Fortifications around Charleston, H.B. ... /

    "Reduced from the Coast Survey Chart." Dated: "Charleston, Oct 23rd, 1863." Shows approximate distances between batteries. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. source unknown; Oct. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00154. Conservation: ...

    • Contributor: Ruffin, Edmund
    • 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
  • A sketch of the operations before Charlestown, the capital of South Carolina.

    Scale ca. 1:11,800. Hand colored. Includes descriptive index and inset of "Charlestown harbour," ca. 1:430,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1554 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • 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
  • An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; ...

    Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Appears in Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1775. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and harbour of Charlestown [ca. 1:75,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1394 Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: Mouzon, Henry - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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
  • Middle Georgia & South Carolina /

    Scale ca. 1:633,600; 1 in. = 10 miles. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 129.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy 1 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. AACR2

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, A. - Krebs, Charles G. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Charles Town, South Carolina, with a chart of the bars & harbour,

    Scale ca. 1:56,700. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1541 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 700/1

    • Contributor: Cowley, R. - Lodge, John - Fielding & Walker
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • 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 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: 1863-07-11
  • 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: 1864-11
  • Spartanburgh District, South Carolina /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S153 In lower right corner: Traced by A. Cheville, Compagnie K. 47 N.Y.V. In lower left corner: Eng. by H. S. Tanner & Assistants. "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] Available also ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Whitten, T. - Cheville, A. - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • 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?
  • A map of Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland with part of New Jersey &c.

    Shows provinces, coastal towns and a few frontier settlements, Indian villages and tribal territory, English "Factories" among the Indians, mines, rivers, numerous place-names. Covers also part of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Relief shown by contours. From the Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle (July, 1755), vol. 24. Prime meridian: London. Appears to be based on the work of John Mitchell. LC Maps of North ...

    • Contributor: Baldwin, R. (Robert)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • 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. (Gabriel Edward) - Manigault, Gabriel E.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Map of siege of Fort Pulaski : Savannah River Georgia. 1862.

    Shows the location of Jones Island, Turtle Island and Daufuskie Island on the north edge of the Savannah River and Querns Island, Wilmington Island and Big Tybee Island to the south, also indicated is the location of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island in the middle of the Savannah River.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • [An accurate map of North and South Carolina, with their Indian frontier, shewing in a distinct manner all the mounta]ins, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; ...

    Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Imperfect: Part of title wanting. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and harbour of Charlestown [ca. 1:75,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1394 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Mouzon, Henry - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • 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
  • Sketch of the Battle of Hobkirks Hill, near Camden, on the 25th April, 1781.

    Scale ca. 1:5,200. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1566 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: bottom margin trimmed off. Appears in Charles Stedman's The history of the origin, progress, and termination of the American War. 1794. v. 2. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Vallancey, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • 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
  • Williamsburgh 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 map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of Carolina ... Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825]. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S156 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • Plan of the inland navigation between South Edisto and Charlestown.

    Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: C. Taylor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1551 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Plan of Charleston Harbor, and its fortifications

    Scale 1:31,680. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 373 Shows channel, low water mark and soundings, drainage, roads, railroads, some dwellings, a plan of the city, and forts. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Elliot & Ames
    • 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