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    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.
    • Date: 1885
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    Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of... Scale 1:30,000. Another issue. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 381 Overprinted to show 1/4-mile concentric circles centered on St. Michaels, Charleston; positions occupied by the Union Army and Navy; "Rebel batteries in possession of National forces [and] batteries still held by the Rebels [on] Sept. 7th 1863." Union positions...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    A sketch of the environs of Charlestown in South Carolina. Scale ca. 1:132,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1557 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Sproule, Geo. F. (George F.) - Sproule, Geo. F.
    • Date: 1780
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    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)
    • Date: 1863
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    The Rebel defences [sic] of Charleston, S.C., December 1864 Shows in detail the Confederate forts along the Ashley and Cooper rivers, as well as obstructions in Charleston Harbor. Also shows the burned district of Charleston, where Union prisoners of war were kept within range of Union guns.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of... [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
    • Date: 1863
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    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
    • Date: 1864
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    The Rebel defences of Charleston Harbor S.C., August 1863 Map shows Charleston, S.C., the Confederate forts, the Union works surrounding Fort Wagner and the position of the Union monitor fleet in the harbor off of the coast. This view shows the Union attacks on Confederate fortifications lining the harbor, and on the city itself. The locations of artillery batteries and their ranges and targets are indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    New map of Charleston Harbor, showing the scene of the great ... 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.
    • Date: 1863
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    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)
    • Date: 1862
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    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
    • Date: 1861
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    Sketch of Charleston Harbor Scale ca. 1:70,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 385 Shows fortifications, street pattern of Charleston, vegetation, and a few soundings. Insets: Castle Pinckney. 7 x 5 cm-Fort Sumpter [sic]. 7 x 6 cm-Fort Moultrie. 5 x 6 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Williams, W. A.
    • Date: 186?
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    A plan of the town, bar, harbour, and environs of Charlestown... Scale ca. 1:45,000. Title from engraved copy issued by William Faden in 1780. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1542 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 650/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Date: 1780
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    Specimen of an intended travelling map of the roads of the St... Shows householders' names. Alternate title at lower left: Road to Watboo Bridge, from Charleston, by Goose Creek Bridge & Strawberry Ferry. Hand col. Map in 3 strips and 6 sections. Orientation of sections varies. Wheat & Brun. Maps and Charts (1978 ed.) 597a Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in ink and stained on...
    • Contributor: Walker & Abernethie - Abernethie
    • Date: 1787
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    Part of Charleston Harbor, embracing forts Moultrie, Sumter, ... 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.
    • Date: 1861
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    Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing al... 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
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of Morris, Folly, Coles and James Island[s] etc., and Cha... 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
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing al... "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
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of Charleston Harbor showing Union and Rebel Batteries &c... Map shows the location of Union and Confederate fortifications on James, Sullivan, Block and Morris islands at the entrance to Charleston Harbor, S.C. 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 by the...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan von dem Haven und der Gegend von Charles Town in South C... Scale ca. 1:250,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Depths shown by soundings. Shows location of batteries, guard houses, etc. Includes "Explication." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1567 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 651/3
    • Contributor: Matthae, A.
    • Date: 1782
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    Fortifications around Charleston, H.B. ... "Reduced from the Coast Survey Chart." Dated: "Charleston, Oct 23rd, 1863." Shows approximate distances between batteries. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. source unknown; Oct. 2003, Map Cataloging Team. Civil War project no.: lva00154. Conservation:...
    • Contributor: Ruffin, Edmund
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing al... Scale 1:60,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 377 At bottom of map: View off North Channel, For Sumter 3 1/2 miles distant, bearing W. 3/4 N., Febry. 18th 1865. 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...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 186?
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    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
    • Contributor: Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Date: 1862
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    Defences of Charleston, South Carolina Scales 1:2000 and 1:4000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.8 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: U.S. Coast survey. "No. 4" is...
    • Contributor: Willenb├╝cher, Eugene
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of Charleston Harbor with Morris Island and James, Broad,... Regional map of Charleston Harbor extending along the Atlantic Coast from Sullivan's Island just north of the harbor entrance to St. John's and Kiawah islands to the south. Indicates the presence of Union warships off the coast and places along the coastline where the Union has established a foothold.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
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    Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of... 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
    • Date: 1863
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    Charleston, South Carolina / "April 2012." Includes table of "New home monthly absorption rate based on 4 month closings," "Market overview map," and note.
    • Contributor: Marketgraphics Research Group
    • Date: 2012
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    The official Charleston fishing/boating map. VA 287-794 U.S. Copyright Office Depths shown by contours and soundings. "This map is not intended for navigational purposes." Panel title. "Hydrographic data and navigational aids shown on this map were compiled from NOAA chart no. 11521 & 11531." Includes index to fishing spots. Fishing and boating information on verso.
    • Contributor: J.W.G. Publishing
    • Date: 1987
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    Charleston area fishing map : complete map references to wher... VA 74-015 U.S. Copyright Office Panel title. Includes notes, tables, boat landing index, directory of bait and tackle dealers, location map, and ill.
    • Contributor: J. W. G.
    • Date: 1981
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    Waterproof with GPS, Top Spot : Charleston area inshore, fish...
    Charleston area inshore, fishing and recreation map : Charleston, Ashley River, Cooper River ... North and South Santee Rivers
    "This map is not intended to be used for navigational purposes." Depths shown by gradient tints, soundings, and contours. Includes notes, directory to fishing guides, and indexed tables of fishing areas, diving areas, and boat ramps and services. "Map no. N236." "23613170."
    • Contributor: Top Spot, Inc
    • Date: 2007
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    Charleston, South Carolina / "April 2010." Includes table of "New home monthly absorption rate based on 4 month closings," "Market overview map," and note.
    • Contributor: Marketgraphics Research Group
    • Date: 2010
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    Shipwrecks of the Civil War, Charleston, South Carolina, 1861... Ships shown pictorially. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 375.5 Includes notes and chronological listing of shipwrecks. LC copy annotated in black ink in lower margin: E. Lee Spence, hand signed and colored, April 30, 1984, Charleston, South Carolina, copy #41 of 4500. DRM
    • Contributor: Spence, E. Lee
    • Date: 1984
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    Charleston, South Carolina / "April 2011." Includes table of "New home monthly absorption rate based on 4 month closings," "Market overview map," and note.
    • Contributor: Marketgraphics Research Group
    • Date: 2011
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    Spence's chart of shipwrecks of Charleston, S.C., over 250 wr... VA 124-633 U.S. Copyright Office Includes descripitive notes. LC copy annotated in black ink in lower margin: E. Lee Spence, Charleston, South Carolina, hand colored limited edition, #168 of 500, April 17, 1983.
    • Contributor: Spence, E. Lee
    • Date: 1980
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    Charleston & vicinity fishing map. VA 463-626 U.S. Copyright Office Depths shown by gradient tints, contours, and soundings. "This map is not to be used for navigation." Panel title: Charleston area fishing map. Includes index to marinas and boat landings. Col. ill. on verso.
    • Contributor: Mt & S Publishing
    • Date: 1991
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    Charleston & Southeast South Carolina.
    Charleston and Southeast South Carolina
    Includes notes, location map, inset of Berkeley-Dorchester & Charleston County, map grid index, and list of zip codes in cities & communities in the Charleston & Southeast South Carolina area. At upper right: IMTA-International Map Trade Association. "W.E.R. map #A109."
    • Contributor: W.E.R., the Information Connection, Inc
    • Date: 1996