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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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    Map of North and South Carolina exhibiting the post offices post roads, canals, rail roads &c. By David H. Burr; (Late topographer to the Post Office.) Geographer to the House of Representatives ... Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads.
    • Contributor: Burr, David H.
    • Date: 1839
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    Darlington District, South Carolina : ; engd by H. S. Tanner & Assistants. Shows names of landowners. "Improved for Mills' Atlas, 1820." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Gray, Henry - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1825
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    Fort Johnson, section of map of the defences of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina Scale 1:1200. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 386 Below neat line of map: Furnished by the War Department to the City Council of Charleston, S.C. Shows topography by hachures, drainage, vegetation, batteries, and a detailed plan of the fortifications. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1865
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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 of Marion County, South Carolina : a complete map showing the townships, public roads & principle residences, besides other things not found on any other map of the county
    Marion County, South Carolina
    Shows names of landowners. Relief shown by contours. LC Land ownership maps, 840 Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Discoloration, brittle, minor losses along edges, and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Bethea, P. Y. - Harlee, Thomas
    • Date: 1882
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    Ed gefield [sic] District, South Carolina
    Edgefield 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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    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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    A sketch of the operations before Charlestown, the capital of South Carolina. Scale ca. 1:11,800. Hand colored. Includes descriptive index and inset of "Charlestown harbour," ca. 1:430,000. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1554 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1780
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    [Map of Charleston Harbor showing defenses. 186-] Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368a.5 Printed in upper margin: Peter Adams Co.'s.-vellum map. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Peter Adams Company
    • Date: 186?
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    Preliminary chart of Charleston Harbor and its approaches. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 383 Inscribed in ink: Transferred from Office of Chf. Engr., Defenses of Washington, to Engr. Dept., Jany. 1866. Shows fortifications, towns, soundings, roads and streets, vegetation, and drainage. Includes "view of main ship channel" and "view off north channel." 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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    Charleston Harbour and the adjacent coast and country, South Carolina : surveyed at intervals in 1823, 1824, and 1825 Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Drawn by Hartman Bache, J.D. Graham, C.M. Eakin, W.M. Boyce, S. Wragg." LC copy 1 imperfect: Stained and torn in upper and lower portions of map. Includes notes, tide scale, and navigation information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bache, Hartman - Graham, J. D. (James Duncan) - Eakin, C. M. (Constant M.) - Boyce, W. M. (William M.) - Stone, William James
    • Date: 1825
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    [Plan d'Amboy. Vues de la rade de Charles-Town et de Fort Sulivan, mai 1780. Scale ca. 1:25,600. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' List of maps of America. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. The view of Charleston Harbor concerns the assault on Fort Sulivan during the siege of Charleston, 1780. Phillips. Maps of America p. 692 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1250 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...
    • Date: 1780
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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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    Johnson's North and South Carolina. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Johnson & Browning
    • Date: 1861
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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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    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.
    • 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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    Map of Newberry County, S.C.
    Map of Newberry County, South Carolina
    Shows names of landowners. Relief shown by contours. "Not from an actual survey, but by distances from information received." LC Land ownership maps, 841 Annotated in pencil: Constructed upon a scale of one mile to the inch. LC copy imperfect: Fragile, darkened, red pencil markings in lower right corner, and minor losses along edges and fold lines. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Lake, Thomas M.
    • Date: 1887
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    Ichnography of Charleston, South-Carolina : at the request of Adam Tunno, Esq., for the use of the Phœnix Fire-Company of London, taken from actual survey, 2d August 1788 Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to 1 in. Oriented with north toward the lower right. "Published 1st Jan'y 1790 by E. Petrie, No. 13 America Square." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes street index with width data, indexes to points of interest, and ill. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2; 700/1; 710/2
    • Contributor: Petrie, Edmund - Tunno, Adam - Phoenix Fire-Company of London
    • Date: 1790
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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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    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
    • Date: 1780
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    A plan of the river and sound of D'Awfoskee 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 "Remarks." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1525 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/2
    • Contributor: Gascoigne, John - Batley - Jefferys and Faden, London
    • Date: 1773
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    A map of the province of South Carolina with all the rivers, creeks, bays, inletts, islands, inland navigation, soundings, time of high water on the sea coast, roads, marshes, ferrys, bridges, swamps, ... Scale ca. 1:600,000. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated on verso: South Carolina. Described in William Cumming's The Southeast in early maps, no. 443. Insets: A plan of Beaufort on Port Royal Island [ca. 1:17,000]--A plan of Camden.--A plan of Georgetown [ca. 1:17,000]--A draught of Port Royal Harbour in South Carolina with the marks for going in [ca. 1:200,000]--A plan of Charles ...
    • Contributor: Cook, James - Bowen, Thomas - Parker, H.
    • Date: 1773
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    Charleston Harbor S.C. Bombardment of Fort Sumter. Regional view of Charleston Harbor showing the city of Charleston on the Ashley and Cooper rivers, Castle Pinckney on Shute's Folly Island, Pleasantville and Mt. Pleasant Battery, Mechanicsville and batteries on Sullivan's Island, and the Morris and James island batteries, and their distances from Fort Sumter. Shipping channels and the U.S. warships and supply fleet are also noted.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861