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  • 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
  • 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: 1863-07-11
  • Greenville District, South Carolina /

    Shows names of landowners. Relief shown by hachures. "Improved for Mills' Atlas, 1825." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Salmon, George - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • 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?
  • An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; ...

    Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and harbour of Charlestown [ca. 1:75,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1394 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: Mouzon, Henry - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Map of Dorchester County, South Carolina : made and created by an Act of the Legislature of So. Ca. Feb'y 25th 1897, from portions of Colleton and Berkeley counties /

    Shows names of landowners. Oriented with north toward upper right. LC Land ownership maps, 835 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Torn and repaired in left margin.

    • Contributor: Knight, J. Hamilton
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1900
  • New map of Charleston Harbor, showing the scene of the great naval contest between the iron clad monitors and the Rebel batteries, also the lines of fire, forts, obstructions, inlets, princl. plantations, ...

    Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 376 Shows the coast from Long Island to the North Edisto River. Indicates drainage, roads, railroads, and dwellings with names of inhabitants. Channels, water depths, forts and batteries, with lines of fire, are given. The following title appears in the lower right corner: Tomlinson's map of Charleston Harbor, S.C., and vicinity, showing the fortifications and ...

    • Contributor: Tomlinson, G. W. (George W.) - Tomlinson, G. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • 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
  • 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
  • Map of Morris, Folly, Coles and James Island[s] etc., and Charleston Harbor S.C. shewing [sic] Union and Rebel forts and batteries, 1864.

    In significantly less detail than his usual work, Sneden here shows the disposition of Confederate fortifications through out the Charleston region.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1863
  • Pendleton District, South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, Lt. & Chf. Engr., D. S." "Traced by B. Schelten, Comp. A, 103 Reg., N.Y.S.V. 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.), S151 Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Scribling - Schelten
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • 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
  • 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
  • Richland District, South Carolina /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S152 "[A]pproved, 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] Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Coates, Marmaduke
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • Map of Richland County, South Carolina /

    Shows names of landowners. Relief shown by contours. LC Land ownership maps, 842 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fragile, darkened, major losses along edges and fold lines. Sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth.

    • Contributor: Braswell, M. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1897
  • A new map of North & South Carolina, & Georgia /

    Shows the boundaries of each of the above provinces extend from the Atlantic coast to the Mississippi River. Also shows towns along the coast, Indian villages and tribal territory, forts principal rivers, and relief. Relief shown hachures. From The London magazine or Gentleman's monthly intelligencer. (April, 1765), vol. 34. Prime meridian: London. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1390 Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1765
  • 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 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
  • 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 - Harlee, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • 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
  • Charleston District, South Carolina /

    Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S132. 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 map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Vignoles, Charles Blacker - Ravenel, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825
  • 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 - Willenbucher, Eugene
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • [Northern Georgia and western and central South Carolina].

    Relief shown by hachures. Lower right margin: The Norris Peters Co., Photo-Litho., Washington, D.C. Lacks the name of the cartographer, and the lithographers' names have been changed from H. Lindenkohl & Chas. G. Krebs to the Norris Peters Co. In the upper left corner: No. 3013, prices 30 cents. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 129.35 Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - United States Coast Survey
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1865
  • A map of South Carolina and a part of Georgia. Containing the whole sea-coast; all the islands, inlets, rivers, creeks, parishes, townships, boroughs, roads, and bridges: As also, several plantations, with their ...

    Scale ca. 1:322,000. Hand colored. "West longitude from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexes for "The names of the proprietors of land in South Carolina" and "The names of the proprietors of land in Georgia." Two copies. Copy 1, only boundaries colored. Copy 2, colored in. ...

    • Contributor: Faden, William - Bull, William - De Brahm, John Gerar William - Stuart, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1780
  • Kershaw District, South Carolina /

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S143 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] In lower right corner: "B. ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Boykin, J.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1825