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  • 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
  • Defences of Charleston Harbor. Fortifications on James Island

    Scales 1:2000 and 1:4000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.6 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: No. 2, U.S. Coast Survey. Printed ...

    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • 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

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • [Map of part of North and South Carolina, 1864-5?]

    Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S123 Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth. "Tracking from map in Chf. Engrs. Office, M. D. M." "For Genl. Sherman." Map extends from Fayetteville west to Monroe, North Carolina, and from Reedy Branch, North Carolina, south to Allen's Bridge P.O., South Carolina. Indicates roads, railroads, drainage, towns, ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. From the authors' Atlas geographicvs maior, 1753-59 [i.e. 1781, v. 1, 1759] v. 1, no. 141. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Differs from other copies in Long Island boundary coloration. Includes text and glossary. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • 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 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
  • Sketch of the coast from South Edisto to Charles Town, 1st March 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:166,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Annotated with brown ink in a different hand. On verso: Sketch of the rebel redoubt on Stono River destroyed by Genl. Prevost. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1552 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 650/1; 651/2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • 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?
  • Plan of the battle fought near Camden, August 16th, 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:41,500. Relief shown by hachures. Appears in William Faden's Atlas of the battles of the American Revolution. 1845. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1564 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1787
  • 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. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1570 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 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." Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; ...

    • Contributor: Campbell, Archibald
    • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • 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

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Genl. Q. A. Gillmore's line of earthworks in front of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., July 1863

    Map depicts the siege of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Details include the locations of swamps, marshes, and sand ridges, and the elaborate earthworks and trenches constructed by Union troops under Gen. Q. A. Gillmore as they prepared to lay siege to the fort.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sketch of the harbour of North Edisto, 2d March 1780.

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1553 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Searched 3-26-96 ga16

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Charleston and its defences.

    Scale ca. 1:52,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 374.5 From The Philadelphia Inquirer, Saturday, April 11, 1863, p. 1. Map indicates forts, batteries, obstructions, and torpedoes (i.e., mines) Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Philadelphia Inquirer (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali.

    Scales vary. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. From the authors' Atlas geographicvs maior. 1753-59 [i.e. 1784; v. 1, 1759] part 2, no. 85. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Includes text and glossary. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1759
  • 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
  • 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
  • Greenville District, South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S141 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 ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • Map of Charleston Harbor, S.C.

    Scale ca. 1:15,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 371 Upper right corner: Mil. aff., vol. v., no. 591b. Red curves are marked 6, 12, 18, and 24 feet to show depths at mean low water. The area always covered with water is blue, the surface between high and low water marks is indicated by wavy lines and colored with bistre. Shows drainage, vegetation, ...

    • Contributor: Bowen & Co.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries /

    Description derived from published bibliography. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 378 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Source unknown; April ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • A Plan of that part of the boundary between the states of North and South Carolina, lying between that part of said boundary marked in 1764 and the old Cherokee boundary line. ...

    Scale ca. 1:260,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Prime meridian: Charleston. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "Old Cherokee Boundary" which was changed in 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1397 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • Carte de la Caroline et Georgie.

    Scale ca. 1:4,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tom. XIV, in 40, no. 11." "Tome 14 in 80, page 148." Appears in Jean François de La Harpe's Abrégé de l'histoire générale des voyages ... Atlas. 1780. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1384 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780