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  • 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
  • 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
  • Map showing route taken by U.S. prisoners of war, Feby. 1864, when sent from Richmond, Va., to Andersonville, Georgia.

    Depicts railroad lines from Raleigh, N.C., through South Carolina and Georgia, highlighting in purple ink the particular train route Sneden took as a prisoner.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864-02
  • Attack on Ft. Pulaski Savannah, Georgia, April 1862.

    Shows a section of the Savannah River with Long Island (containing an unnamed Confederate battery) and Cockspur Island (containing Fort Pulaski). Also shows the Union position on Big Tybee Island.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862-04
  • [Map of the coast of South Carolina, from Charleston to Savannah].

    Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Portion of an unidentified printed map showing roads, railroads, towns, and drainage. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S126 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Handwritten note in lower right corner: From Chief Engrs. O[ff.] Mil'y. Divn. Miss: O. M. [Poe] Bvt. Col. & [Chf. Engr.] 67.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Plans & views of Rebel defences, coast of South Carolina

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 367 Contents: Fort "Walker," Hilton Head Isld., S.C. Scale 1:2000. 17 x 15 cm.-Ground plan and view of fort on Botany-Bay Isld. North Edisto R. Scale 1:2000. 12 x 15 cm.-Fort on Sam's Point, Coosaw River, S.C. Scale 1:1000. 13 x 15 cm.-Ground plan and view of fort on Bay Point South Edisto R., S.C. ...

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Sketch of sea coast of South Carolina and Georgia from Bull's Bay to Ossabaw Sound /

    Scale 1:200,000. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Hand colored. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 363 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. LC copy annotated in ink in cover. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of "References" to Civil War engagements. AACR2

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - Molitor, E. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • 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 - Thompson, R.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • Pendleton District, South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, Lt. & Chf. Engr., D. S." "Traced by B. Schelten, Comp. A, 103 Reg., N.Y.S.V. 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.), S151 Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Scribling - Schelten
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • 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
  • [Chesterfield District, South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] "Approved, [C.] R. Suter, Lt. Chf. Engr., D. S." LC imperfect: the left portion of the map containing the title ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • 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
  • Newberry District, South Carolina /

    "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] LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S149 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Coate, Marmaduke
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • 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
  • 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 Morris, Folly, Coles and James Island[s] etc., and Charleston Harbor S.C. shewing [sic] Union and Rebel forts and batteries, 1864.

    In significantly less detail than his usual work, Sneden here shows the disposition of Confederate fortifications through out the Charleston region.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Ed gefield [sic] District, South Carolina /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S138 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "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] On verso: Label ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • Colleton District, South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1898. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S136 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt., U.S. Engrs., Chf. Engr., D. S." Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mill's Atlas of the State of ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • Darlington District, South Carolina : improved for Mills' Atlas, 1820 ; enga by H. S. Tanner & assistants.

    Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S137. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of theState of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] Approved, C. R. ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • Georgetown District, South Carolina /

    Relief by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S140 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • 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
  • [Orangeburgh District, South Carolina] /

    Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S150 Incomplete; the eastern and western portions of the map are wanting. Pen and ink tracing of part of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Busby
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • Abbeville 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 a map in Robert Mills' Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S129. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Robertson, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • Barnwell District, South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S130. Description derived from published biibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "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. Oriented with north toward to the left.

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