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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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    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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    Beaufort 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 map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina. LC imperfect: mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S131 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Vignoles, Charles Blacker - Ravenel, Henry
    • Date: 1825
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    Marlborough District, South Carolina Relief shown by hachures. In lower right corner: B. Burkhardt, Comp. H. 103 N.Y.V.R. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S148 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...
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert
    • Date: 1825
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    Sketch of the Battle of Hobkirks Hill, near Camden, on the 25th April, 1781. Scale ca. 1:5,200. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1566 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: bottom margin trimmed off. Appears in Charles Stedman's The history of the origin, progress, and termination of the American War. 1794. v. 2. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Vallancey, Charles
    • Date: 1794
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    [Plat of land grant survey in South Carolina, accompanied by deed of grant] Pen-and-ink. "Five hundred acres surveyed for him [James Mims] the 4th day of August 1796. Situate in the District of Charleston in St. James 's Parish Goose Creek ... given under the Great Seal of the State." On verso of deed: Dated 3d October 1793. Includes text. Copy imperfect: Stained and deteriorated along the folded lines of deed of grant. Available also through the...
    • Contributor: South Carolina
    • Date: 1796
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    A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, the improved part from the surveys of Maurice Mathews & Mr. John Love : 2ly, the west part by ...
    Complete description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts | Improved part from the surveys of Maurice Mathews & Mr. John Love | West part by Capt. Tho. Nairn | Chart of the coast from Virginia to Cape Florida
    Shows coastal area from North Carolina to Florida. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Charles Town. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexed inset of "A plan of the town & harbour of Charles Town," and inset "The town and harbour of St Augustin," and col. ill. Copy imperfect: Discoloration...
    • Contributor: Crisp, Edw. (Edward) - Nairne, Thomas - Harris, John - Mathews, Maurice - Love, John - Crisp, Edw
    • Date: 1711
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    Marion District, South Carolina Shows locations of property owners. Relief shown by contours. Oriented with north to the upper right. "Improved for Mills' Atlas: 1825." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Harlee, Thomas - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1825
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    Laurens District, South Carolina Shows names of landowners. Relief shown by contours. "Improved for Mills' Atlas, 1825." Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Gray, Henry - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1825
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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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    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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    Map showing the location of the Charleston & Savannah R.R. May, 1856. Map of the South Carolina tidewater area between Charleston and Savannah, Ga. "The red line represents the located line; the blue lines represent some of the principal experimental lines." Chartered December 20, 1853. Reorganized in 1866 as the Savannah and Charleston Railroad.
    • Contributor: Walker, Evans & Co. - Charleston and Savannah Railroad
    • Date: 1856
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    Map showing route taken by U.S. prisoners of war, Feby. 1864, when sent from Richmond, Va., to Andersonville, Georgia. Depicts railroad lines from Raleigh, N.C., through South Carolina and Georgia, highlighting in purple ink the particular train route Sneden took as a prisoner.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    A plan of the inlets & rivers of Savannah & Warsaw in the Province of Georgia. Scale ca. 1:32,000; 220 chains, 80 to a mile & 1/2 mile to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the right. Shows area between Savannah and Wilmington rivers and west to Savannah in Chatham County. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1592 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Contributor: Yonge, Henry
    • Date: 1751
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    A full descriptive map and sketch of Greenville Co.
    Descriptive map and sketch of Greenville County
    Shows names of landowners and townships. Relief shown by contours. LC Land ownership maps, 837 Includes text and listing of townships. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Discoloration and staining along fold-lines, mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Kyzer, Paul
    • Date: 1882
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    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
    • Date: 1825
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    To navigators, this chart being an actual survey of the sea coast and inland navigation from Cape Henry to Cape Roman is most respectfully inscribed by Price & Strother : engraved by ... Depths shown by soundings. "Published agreeable to Act of Congress." "Inland papage [sic] from Cape Henry to Cape Roman" on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Price, Jonathan - Strother, John - Johnston, W.
    • Date: 1798
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    A map of Savannah River beginning at Stone-Bluff, or Nexttobethell, which continueth to the sea; also, the four sounds Sava├▒ah, [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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    Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali. Scales differ. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Sheet title in Latin and German. Individual map titles and text in German. Maps in English and German. From the authors' Atlas geographicvs maior, 1753-59 [i.e. 1781, v. 1, 1759] v. 1, no. 141. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Differs from other copies in Long Island boundary coloration. Includes text and glossary. Available also through...
    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1759
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    [Northern Georgia and western and central South Carolina] Scale 1:633,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 129.2 General map, without title, extending from Charleston west to the western boundary of Georgia. State names, boundaries, and railroads are overprinted in red. "Library of the Department of State" is written in ink in the upper margin. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1865
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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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    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
    • Date: 186?
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    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. (Gabriel Edward) - Manigault, Gabriel E.
    • Date: 1861
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    Newberry District, South Carolina "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] LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S149 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Coate, Marmaduke
    • Date: 1820
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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: Willenb├╝cher, Eugene - Willenbucher, Eugene
    • Date: 1864