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  • 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
  • Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries.

    Scale 1:30,000. Another issue. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 381 Overprinted to show 1/4-mile concentric circles centered on St. Michaels, Charleston; positions occupied by the Union Army and Navy; "Rebel batteries in possession of National forces [and] batteries still held by the Rebels [on] Sept. 7th 1863." Union positions ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Lancaster District, South Carolina /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S144 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]

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Boykin, J. - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • E. & G. W. Blunt's map of Charleston and vicinity.

    Scale ca. 1:151,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 369 Indicates fortifications, roads, railroads, towns, street pattern of Charleston, drainage, vegetation, and ship channels. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: E. & G.W. Blunt (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864 /

    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. The obstructions in the channel are ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [Map of the environs of Savannah, Georgia. 186-]

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 206 Printed map without title. Indicates fortifications, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, towns, and some houses and names of residents in outlying areas. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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
  • [Roads and country that Col. Campbell marched thro'--Ebenezer to Augusta in Georgia.

    Scale ca. 1:175,000. Title in part from accompanying manuscript text. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Hand colored. Shows roads parallel to the Savannah River. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1573 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Campbell, Archibald
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1779
  • Caroline méridionale et partie de la Georgie,

    Scale ca. 1:325,000. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored. Shows internal boundary lines. Inset: Cours de la rivière d'Hudson avec la comunication avec le Canada par le Lac Champlain jusqu'au Fort Chambly par Sauthier ... 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1519 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in lower left corner of ...

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges Louis - De Brahm, John Gerar William - Bull, William - Sauthier, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Parker, Peter - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • A map of Savannah River beginning at Stone-Bluff, or Nexttobethell, which continueth to the sea; also, the four sounds Savañah, [Warsaw], Hossabaw, and St. Katharines, with their islands; likewise Neuport, or Serpent ...

    Scale ca. 1:132,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Annotated with brown ink. Oriented with north to the right. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief shown by hachures. Shows aspects of the physical geography and gives names of land holders. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1568 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: De Brahm, John Gerar William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • Preliminary chart of Calibogue Sound and Skull Creek forming inside passage from Tybee Roads to Port Royal Sound, South Carolina

    Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368a.4 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1862 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 27. "No. 27" is in the upper left corner. 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
  • 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
  • North Carolina & South Carolina

    Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 305a.4 General map. "Authorities" used in making the map are listed below the title. State names, boundaries, and railroads are overprinted in red. Another copy is in the Fillmore map coll. no. 258. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Portion of a map being compiled in the Engr. Bureau, July 1864 : [eastern Georgia and western South Carolina].

    Relief shown by shading and hachures. Main entry from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S34 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In manuscript ink below title: Personal & confidential. Manuscript notes in pencil on verso: "W.T. Sherman, Maj. Genl., 1864 & 5. Campaign in Georgia & South Carolina." "Part of Georgia ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • 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