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  • 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?
  • 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
  • Preliminary chart of Port Royal entrance. Beaufort, Chechessee, and Colleton Rivers, South Carolina

    Scale 1:60,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.) 389.2 "No. 18" is in the upper left corner. Detailed nautical chart showing Hilton Head Island and vicinity. Indicated are soundings, bottom contours, and vegetation. Includes sailing directions. 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
  • Charles-Town, capitale de la Caroline.

    Scale ca. 1:12,500. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1540 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • Map of Charleston and its defences

    Scale 1:63,360 (not "2 inches to 1 mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.5 In upper left corner: Copied for his excellency M. L. Bonham Governor of the State of South Carolina. In lower margin: Reproduced for Mayor Courtenay's city year book, from the original map in the possession of the Chamber of Commerce, Charleston, S.C. Endorsed (in facsimile): Approved G. T. Beauregard, ...

    • Contributor: Walker, William A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1885
  • 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
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • [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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • A map of South Carolina from the Savannah Sound to St. Helena's Sound, with the several plantations, their proper boundary lines, their names, and the names of the proprietors included and the ...

    Scale ca. 1:167,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Imperfect: Deteriorated along folds and edges. "F. AE. A." Includes list of proprietors and index to their lands. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1520 Cumming, W.P. Southeast in early maps, (1998 ed.) 400 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4

    • Contributor: Boss, Mr.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1771
  • 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
  • Fort Sumter, South Carolina at the time of its capture February 18th, 1865. Showing the effects of the bombardment from Morris Island

    Scale 1:240 and 1:600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 388 Sheet contains a plan of the fort, a horizontal section, 3 elevations, and 13 sections. This map appears also as Plate III of the Supplementary Report published with Q. A. Gillmore's Engineer and Artillery Operations Against the Defenses of Charleston Harbor in 1863; with a Supplement. (New York, D. Van Nostrand, 1868). 314, ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • [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
  • 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
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1866
  • A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina : by a squadron of His Majesty's ships, on the 28th of June 1776, with the disposition of ...

    Scale ca. 1:26,200. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1545 British squadron represented pictorially. Inset: Plan of the platform in Sulivans Fort, by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of the Rl. Rt. of Artillery. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1

    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • 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
  • 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.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • A new & accurate map of the provinces of North & South Carolina, Georgia &c.

    Scale ca. 1:2,900,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "No. 60." From the author's A complete atlas or distinct view of the known world. 1752. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1380 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bowen, Emanuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1752
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864