Maps Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864 /
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Charleston Region (S.C.)
- Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864 /
- Contributor Names
- United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
- Created / Published
- [S.l. : s.n., 186-].
- Subject Headings
- - Charleston Region (S.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Maps
- - United States--South Carolina--Charleston Region
- - "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.
- - Similar to no. 377, LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.).
- - The obstructions in the channel are marked A to R and are explained in a letter of William H. Dennis, dated March 17, 1865, to Gillmore, which appears in the Supplement, p. 31-32.
- - This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information.
- - This map without the Corps of Engineers' insignia appears as Plate II 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, 172 p. (U.S. Army. Corps of Engineers. Professional papers, no. 16).
- - Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
- - Source unknown; May 2004, Map Cataloging Team.
- - Civil War project no.: lva00207.
- - Conservation: Etherington Conservation Center, April 2004.
- - Digital image available: 24.5 x 31 in.
- - Map accession no. 5280.
- 1 map : mounted on paper ; 49 x 67 cm. on sheet 62 x 79 cm.
- Library of Virginia Richmond, VA 23219-8000 USA vau For copies contact: Archives Research Services.
- Digital Id
- glva01 lva00207 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/glva01.lva00207
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