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  • Coast of South Carolina from Charleston to Hilton Head.

    Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 365.7 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 25. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Insets: Plan and view of Fort "Beauregard"-Bay Point, S.C. Scale 1:2000. 16 x 17 cm.-Fort on Fenwick's ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1862
  • Map showing siege operations against forts Sumter and Wagner, between July 13th & Sept. 7th, 1863, Maj. T. B. Brooks, A.D.C. & Assist. Engrs. Published by permission of Genl. Gillmore at the ...

    Scale ca. 1:6,750. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 389 Shows drainage, roads, high and low water line, 6-ft. and 12-ft. depth curve, batteries, trenches, stockades, and a plan of Fort Wagner. Fort Sumter does not appear on this map, only the line of fire to the fort from the breaching batteries south of Fort Wagner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Brooks, T.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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: 1861
  • 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
  • Fairfield District[t], South Carolina /

    Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S139 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, C. R. Sute[r], 1st Lt., U.S. [Enrs], Chf. Engr., [D. S.]" Pen and ink tracing of the eastern three-fourths of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • 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
  • Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries.

    [Scale 1:30,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 380 Another issue. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. Overprinted to show positions occupied by the Union Army and Navy, and "Rebel batteries in possession [of] National forces [and] batteries still held by the Rebels [on] Sept. 7, 1863." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Rebel defences [sic] of Charleston Harbor, S.C., December 11th, 18[64]

    Outlines the harbor of Charleston, S.C., beginning with the convergence of the Ashley and Cooper rivers and continuing to the Atlantic Ocean. Sneden traveled through the harbor on a Confederate steamer on December 11 headed for exchange and gives in this map a detailed picture of the many Confederate forts and batteries along the harbor as well as all types of vessels, especially noting ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • York 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.), S157 Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • Railroad map of South Carolina by Jed. Hotchkiss, T.E., Stanton, Va.

    Pen-and-ink sketch showing drainage, counties, cities and towns, and the railroads with names along the lines.

    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1880
  • Charleston S.C., A.D. 1864

    In this annotated detail from a printed map, the city of Charleston is delineated and Confederate fortifications along the Ashley and Cooper rivers are indicated. Also indicated is the area of the city that burned as a result of Union shelling.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Genl. Sherman's campaign war map.

    Map covering most of Georgia and South Carolina, showing defenses along the sea coast and around the principal towns, Confederate prisons at Andersonville and south of Millen, Ga., roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures.

    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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
  • Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864 /

    "Bell Bros., Photo lithographers, Washington, D.C." 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. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Chester District, South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. Title, scale, and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S134 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Pen and ink tracing of map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] "Approved Chas ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • [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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
    • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • 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
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825