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    Map of Charleston Harbor showing Union and Rebel Batteries &c. Septr. 1863.

    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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    Map showing the Port Royal Railroad and its connections.

    Map of the southeastern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the railroad network. In 1871 the line was in progress of completion. One of Colton's typical maps published for an individual railroad company to promote industry and settlement in rich mining or agricultural areas. (Entry 533)

    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Port Royal Railroad
    • Date: 1870
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    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
    • Date: 1864
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    Preliminary chart of Port Royal entrance, Beaufort, Broad and Chechessee Rivers, South Carolina

    Scale 1:60,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 389.16 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 26. "No. 26" is in the upper left corner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    A plan of Port Royal in South Carolina.

    Scale ca. 1:63,360. Depths shown by soundings. Described and dated 1776 in William P. Cumming's The Southeast in early maps. Dated 1773 in Essays honoring Lawrence C. Wroth. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1529 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/3; 650/4

    • Contributor: Gascoigne, John - Jefferys and Faden, London
    • Date: 1773
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    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
    • Date: 1825
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    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
    • Date: 1863
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    Abbeville District, South Carolina

    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' Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S129. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Robertson, William
    • Date: 1825
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    Carolina septentrionale et meridionale en 4 feuilles, traduite de l'Anglois.

    Scale ca. 1:560,000. Alternate title: 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 coast ... by Henry Mouzon and others. Carte exacte de la Coraline septentrionale et meridionale ... Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows names ...

    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges-Louis - Mouzon, Henry
    • Date: 1777
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    A map of Savannah River beginning at Stone-Bluff, or Nexttobethell, which continueth to the sea; also, the four sounds Savañah, [Warsaw], Hossabaw, and St. Katharines, with their islands; likewise Neuport, or Serpent ...

    Scale ca. 1:132,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Annotated with brown ink. Oriented with north to the right. Prime meridian: Ferro. Relief shown by hachures. Shows aspects of the physical geography and gives names of land holders. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1568 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: De Brahm, John Gerar William
    • Date: 1752
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    A new map of South Carolina with its canals, roads & distances from place to place along the stage & steam boat routes.

    The earliest general map to show the South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company's line which began in Charleston, S.C. It was completed to Hamburg, S.C., in 1833. Its 136 miles of track were then the longest in the world.

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company
    • Date: 1836
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    General descriptive map of Anderson County, S.C

    Shows residences, cemeteries, churches, mills/factories, Masonic lodges, islands, post offices, public roads, railroads, proposed railroads, drainage, towns, townships, and landowners. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward upper right. "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1877, by S.M. Pegg in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington." "Pen drawing outlines by J.H. von Hasseln, inside lettering by Geo. ...

    • Contributor: Pegg, S. M. - Von Hasseln, J. H. - Brown, George
    • Date: 1877
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    Map of the seat of war, in South Carolina, and Georgia.

    Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 359 Inset: Portion of Georgia [around Savannah]. Uncolored. Scale not given. 11 x 17 cm. Confederate imprint. Shows coastal area from Georgetown, South Carolina, to Savannah, Georgia, and territory inland as far north as Kingstree, South Carolina, to Orangeburgh, South Carolina. Gives the location of forts and shows coastal shoals, drainage, roads, railroads, ferries, bridges, ...

    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Date: 1861
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    Colleton District, South Carolina

    Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1898. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S136 Description derived from published bibliography. 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 a map in Robert Mill's Atlas of the State of ...

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Date: 1825
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    Sketch of portions of seacoast of South Carolina & Georgia

    Map of the coast from Bull's Bay, South Carolina, to Ossabaw Sound, Georgia, showing forts, drainage, roads, railroads, and towns. "References" at the bottom center of the map give dates on which forts were captured by the Federal forces. Description derived from published bibliography. "Bombardment and surrender of Fort Pulaski (Savannah River) to the National forces April 11,1862." added to the list of "References" ...

    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - Lindenkohl, H. (henry)
    • Date: 1862
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    A new & accurate map of the provinces of North & South Carolina, Georgia &c.

    Scale ca. 1:2,900,000. 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
    • Date: 1752
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    Plan of the inland navigation between South Edisto and Charlestown.

    Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: C. Taylor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1551 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1780
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    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.
    • Date: 1861
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    Lancaster District, South Carolina

    LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S144 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]

    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Boykin, J. - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1820
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    Map of St. Helena Sound, and the coast between Charleston and Savannah

    Shows forts, towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and islands. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368.1 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: A. Williams & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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    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. - Huck, G.
    • Date: 1864
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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: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Date: 1865
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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
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of Devaux Neck on Broad River, South Carolina.

    Devaux Neck is formed by the Tulfinny River and Coosawatchie River as they branch off the Broad River. The Peninsula is crossed by the Charleston and Savannah Railroad. Map shows rebel forces protecting the railroad while Union forces, the 127th NY under Gen. Edward E. Potter, advance up the peninsula.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-12-08
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    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. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Imperfect: Deteriorated along folds. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Appears in Thomas Jefferys' The American atlas. 1775. 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 ...

    • Contributor: Mouzon, Henry - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (firm)
    • Date: 1775