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    Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali. Scales vary. 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. 1784; v. 1, 1759] part 2, no. 85. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 83 Includes text and glossary. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1759
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    Resurvey of Charleston Bar Scale 1:30,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384 "No. 15" is in the upper left corner. Revised and redrawn edition of the preceding chart published in 1862. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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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 sea coast of South Carolina and Georgia from Bull's Bay to Ossabaw Sound Scale from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. At head of title: U.S. Coast Curvey A.D. Bache, Supdt. Indicates forts, towns, roads, and railroads. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S127, 364 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Brittle and torn.
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - Molitor, E - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Southern Georgia and part of South Carolina Relief shown by hachures. From the Orlando M. Poe papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 129.46 Includes list of authorities. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Western half is missing. Vault
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, A. - Krebs, Charles G. - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
    • Date: 1865
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    Map of the seat of war, in South Carolina, and Georgia. Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Portion of Georgia [around Savannah]. Uncolored. Scale not given. 11 x 17 cm. 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, dwellings with names of inhabitants, churches, and ...
    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Date: 1861
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    South Carolina railroads. Map overprinted in red to show railroads by number coded to list.
    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company
    • Date: 1900
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    Preliminary chart of St. Helena Sound, South Carolina Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 389.3 Triangulation, topography, and hydrography executed in 1851, 1856, and 1857. General chart indicating soundings and bottom contours. Includes sailing directions. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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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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    Greenville District, South Carolina Shows names of landowners. Relief shown by hachures. "Improved for Mills' Atlas, 1825." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Salmon, George - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1825
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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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    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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    Charles-Town, capitale de la Caroline. Scale ca. 1:12,500. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1540 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1
    • Date: 1780
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    Plan de Port Royal et de la rivière et du détroit d'Awfoskée à la côte de la Caroline méridionale. Scale ca. 1:90,000. Prime meridian: Paris. Depths shown by soundings. "342" Includes "Avertissement." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1535 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 650/5; 710
    • Contributor: Gascoigne, John - Sartine, Antoine De - Petit - France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Date: 1778
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    Copy of the plot of the city of Beaufort, South Carolina Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 368a.2 Includes index of military hospitals and col. ill. of "Chief Office." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2; 650/3
    • Contributor: Schelten
    • Date: 1860
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    Sumter District, South Carolina Relief shown by hachures. Scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. "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] Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S154 Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Boykin, S. H.
    • Date: 1825
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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 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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    Newberry District, South Carolina Shows names of landowners. "Improved for Mills' Atlas, 1825." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Staining in left margin and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Coate, Marmaduke - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1820
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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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    Port Royal in South Carolina : taken from surveys deposited at the Plantation Office Scale ca. 1:63,360. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "VII." "45." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1534 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1777
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    Railroad map of South Carolina by Jed. Hotchkiss, T.E., Stanton, Va. Pen-and-ink sketch showing drainage, counties, cities and towns, and the railroads with names along the lines.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah
    • Date: 1880
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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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    Genl. Q. A. Gillmore's line of earthworks in front of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, S.C., July 1863 Map depicts the siege of Fort Wagner, Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Details include the locations of swamps, marshes, and sand ridges, and the elaborate earthworks and trenches constructed by Union troops under Gen. Q. A. Gillmore as they prepared to lay siege to the fort.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Fairfield District, South Carolina Shows names of landowners, stores, mills, etc. "Improved for Mills' Atlas, 1825." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Tharp, John Allen - Mills, Robert - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1825
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    Plan of Genl Q. A. Gillmore's position on Morris Island, Charleston S.C. Shows the progression of earthworks constructed to allow Union forces to approach Fort Wagner. Gillmore's troops reached the ditch surrounding the fort on September 6. The Confederate forces abandoned the fort during the night.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861