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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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    Charles Town, South Carolina, with a chart of the bars & harbour, Scale ca. 1:56,700. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1541 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 700/1
    • Contributor: Cowley, R. - Lodge, John - Fielding & Walker
    • 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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    Part of Charleston Harbor, embracing forts Moultrie, Sumter, Johnson, and Castle Pinckney, also Sullivan, James & Morris islands; and showing the position of the Star of the West, when fired into from ... 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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    Chester District, South Carolina Relief shown by hachures. Title, scale, and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S134 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Pen and ink tracing of map in Robert Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] "Approved Chas...
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Boyd, Charles
    • Date: 1825
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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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    Rebel defences [sic] of Charleston Harbor, S.C., December 11th, 18[64] Outlines the harbor of Charleston, S.C., beginning with the convergence of the Ashley and Cooper rivers and continuing to the Atlantic Ocean. Sneden traveled through the harbor on a Confederate steamer on December 11 headed for exchange and gives in this map a detailed picture of the many Confederate forts and batteries along the harbor as well as all types of vessels, especially noting...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-11-11
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    Laurens District, South Carolina LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S145 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. At lower right corner: Traced by A. Cheville, 47 N.Y.V., Compagnie K. "Approved, 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...
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Gray, Henry
    • Date: 1820
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    J. H. Colton's topographical map of North and South Carolina. A large portion of Georgia & part of adjoining states. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. ... Scale ca. 1:1,550,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 8 "No. 12" in upper left corner. Copyright no. "410" and the date "Sept. 10, 1861" written in ink in lower margin. Indicates forts, towns, roads, railroads, county names and boundaries, geographic coordinates, and rivers. Drawings of ships offshore denote naval blockade. Insets: Beaufort and vicinity, N. Carolina. 8 x 9 cm.-Wilmington and vicinity, N....
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1861
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    Plan of action at Devaux Neck South Carolina. December 9th 1864. Devaux Neck is a peninsula formed by the Tulfinney and Coosawatchie rivers as they branch off the Broad River. The peninsula is crossed by the Charleston and Savannah Railroad. This map, in closer detail than the one on p. 196, shows the skirmish between Confederate forces protecting the railroad and Union forces (the 127th New York Regiment under Gen. E. E. Potter) hoping to...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-12-09
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    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
    • Date: 1820
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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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    Map of Virginia and West Va., North & part of South Carolina, Maryland & Delaware, showing the situation in these states of schools taught by graduates of the Hampton Normal & Agricultural ... Does not show any schools in Maryland and Delaware. Relief shown by hachures. Shows radial distances from Hampton. Also shows and identifies counties and railroads. At lower left: M.A.L. fecit May 1876. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Affixed to map is original printed letter dated November 1876 that is from S.C. Armstrong, principal of the Institute, and that explains use of star symbols for schools...
    • Contributor: Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute (Va.) - American Photo-Lithographic Company - Armstrong, S. C. (Samuel Chapman)
    • Date: 1876
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    A Map of the lands ceded by the Cherokee Indians to the State of South-Carolina at a congress held in May, A.D. 1777; containing about 1,697,700 acres. Scale ca. 1:253,440. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Prime meridian: Charleston. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1522 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1777
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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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    Beaufort District, South Carolina Shows land ownership. "Improved for Mills' Atlas, 1825." LC copy annotated in lower right corner, accompanied by photocopy, and mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Vignoles, Charles Blacker - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Ravenel, Henry
    • Date: 1825
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    Plan de la ville de Charlestown, de ses retranchements et du siege faits par les Anglois en 1780. Scale ca. 1:10,320. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1560 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1
    • Date: 1780
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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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    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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    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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    General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, showing rebel defences and obstructions. Scale 1:30,000. Depths shown by gradient tints. Shows location of sunken ships. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 370 LC Treasure maps (2nd ed.) 133 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes table of rebel forts. AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 700/1 Formerly classed as: G3914.C3 1865 .W5 TR 133
    • Contributor: Willenb├╝cher, Eugene - Krebs, Charles G.
    • Date: 1865
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    Sketch showing position of besieging batteries. [Fort Sumter] April 12-13, 1861 Scale ca. 1:30,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 386.5 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 8. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster,...
    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Date: 1861
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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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    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.
    • Date: 1865
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    Barnwell District, South Carolina Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S130. Description derived from published biibliography. 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 Mills's Atlas of the State of South Carolina. Oriented with north toward to the left.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Anderson, Thomas
    • Date: 1825