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  • 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
  • Sketch of the harbour of Charles Town

    Scale ca. 1:166,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1550 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1

    • Contributor: Durfee
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • 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 - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, A. - Krebs, Charles G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Map of Charleston and vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:170,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 373.5 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. 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
  • [Sketch of portions of seacoast of South Carolina & Georgia

    [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 362 Another edition. Map of the coast from Bull's Bay, South Carolina, to Ossabaw Sound, Georgia, showing forts, drainage, roads, railroads, and towns. "References" is printed in the lower left corner. The names of the cartographer and lithographer are not indicated on this edition. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • 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
  • A plan of the inlets & rivers of Savannah & Warsaw in the Province of Georgia.

    Scale ca. 1:32,000; 220 chains, 80 to a mile & 1/2 mile to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the right. Shows area between Savannah and Wilmington rivers and west to Savannah in Chatham County. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1592 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Yonge, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1751
  • [Plan of Fort Sumter, South Carolina] : surveyed, March 20th, 22, 27, 1865.

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "Red lines [denote] remainder of walls of old Ft. Sumter; Red dotted [lines indicate] souterains of walls of old Ft. Sumter; blue dotted [lines signify] souterains built out of the rubbish; [and] black [lines indicate] interior and exterior limits of Sumter at date." Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 387 Available also ...

    • 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 - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Copy of the plot of the city of Beaufort, South Carolina /

    Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 368a.2 Includes index of military hospitals and col. ill. of "Chief Office." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2; 650/3

    • Contributor: Schelten
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Preliminary chart of Port Royal entrance, Beaufort, Broad and Chechessee Rivers, South Carolina /

    "No. 12" is in the upper left corner. Identified in the report of the Superintendent as the "resurvey of 1863." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: tears on folds.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Sketch showing position of Boyd's Neck, Honey Hill, and Devaux' Neck, in Decr. 1864

    Scale ca. 1:670,00 (not "1 inch=10 miles"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 359.5 From U.S. Congress 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. 16. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, to the Committee on the Conduct of the ...

    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • 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
  • [The Investiture of Charleston, S.C. by the English army, in 1780. With the position of each corps.

    Scale ca. 1:17,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1559 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • [Savannah River & Ogeechee River].

    Shows the Savannah River from the Georgia coast north to Augusta and the Ogeechee River from the coast north to "Old Town." Title and date from Peter Force map collection checklist. Oriented with north towards the upper right. Pen and ink and pencil. Mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indicates towns and roads.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • 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
  • Sketch of the northern frontiers of Georgia, extending from the mouth of the River Savannah to the town of Augusta,

    Scale ca. 1:110,000. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes 2 insets of "Continuation of Savanna River, from Ebenezer to Augusta" and index of "References to the attack of Savannah on the 28th December 1778." On verso: [Plate no.] 33. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1570 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Archibald - Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Horry District, South Carolina /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S142 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, C. R. Suter, 1st 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]

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Harlee, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • 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
  • Broad River and its tributaries, S.C.

    Scale ca. 1:230,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368a.35 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. 216. At head of title: U.S.C.S., A. D. Bache, Supt. Printed in ...

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene - Willenbucher, Eugene
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Christ Church Parish, So. Ca. : [Charleston District] /

    Title, scale, and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S133. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In lower right corner: "No. 71." Pen and ink tracing of part of the map of Charleston District in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863