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    Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries. Scale ca. 1:30,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 382 Another issue. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. Enlarged issue covering all of James Island and indicating 1/2-mile concentric circles centered on St. Michaels, Charleston, "first [and] second line[s] of Rebel defences," positions occupied by the Union Army and Navy, and "Rebel batteries in possession [of]...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Preliminary chart of the northeastern part of the Gulf of Mexico, including the Strait of Florida. Autographic transfer 1861. Scale 1:600,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.75 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Chart of the coast from Mobile Bay, Alabama, to St. Lucie Inlet, Florida, indicating soundings and bottom contours at 6, 12, and 18 feet. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1861
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    Southern Georgia and part of South Carolina Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Description derived from published bibliography. LC copy: sheet 6 of a 6-sheet series of maps used by Gilbert Thompson during the Civil War. In addition to this sheet, the Geography and Map Division has sheet 1 (see CW 508.5), sheet 3 (see CW 305a.6), sheet 4 (see...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1865
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    Gulf coast of the United States, Key West to Rio Grande. Scale 1:1,200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 47.62-CW 47.64 Eastern part [Key West to the Mississippi River.]--Western Part [Mississippi River to Rio Grande] From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1863 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1864). Map 22-23. "No. 22" is in the upper left corner of Eastern part and "No....
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Route of the late expedtion [sic] commanded by Act'g. Rear Admiral D. D. Porter U.S.N. attempting to get into the Yazoo River by the way of Steels Bayou and Deer Creek Scale ca. 1:215,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 295 "The shaded bayou shows the route actually travelled by the gun boats. The doted line shows the remaining proposed route." Indicates the location of bridges, Indian mounds, and names or residents along Deer Creek. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Strausz, A. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    New Haven Harbor [Scale 1:30,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 117.15 Another copy with annotations. Harbor chart annotated in red to show the number and sectors of fire for guns situated at Oyster Point and Fort Hale, Connecticut. Guns at Oyster Point are numbered 1 to 5 and those at Fort Hale, 1 to 15. Information added to the chart probably reflects the situation during the...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Hassler, F. R. - Ferguson, James - Blunt, Edmund M. (Edmund March)
    • Date: 186?
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    Map of a part of Louisiana and Mississippi, illustrating the operations of the U.S. forces, in the Department of the Gulf Scale ca. 1:380,160. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 231 In margin at bottom: Line of marsh [sic] of Gen. Banks corps d'armee April & Mai 1863. Map extends from Natchez, Mississippi, in the north to Marsh Island, Louisiana, in the south, and Columbia, Mississippi, in the east to Alexandria, Louisiana, in the west. Roads, railroads, drainage, and towns are shown. Description derived from...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, H. (Henry)
    • Date: 1863
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    Hydrographic reconnaissance of James River, Virginia, from entrance to City Point General nautical chart. Depths shown by soundings and contours. At head of title: A.D. Bache Supt. Copy 1 is hand col. in blue watercolor to show shallow waters, in red and black inks to show buoys, in pink ink to show "Stn." area outlines, and in black-ink handwriting (printing) to show "Stn." area names. Copy 2 in not col. or annotated. In upper margin:...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Muse, W. T. - Wainwright, R. (Richard) - Maffitt, John Newland
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    A reconnaissance of the Potomac River from Point Lookout to Washington City Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 17.85 At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A.D. Bache, Supdt. Pencil note in the bottom margin reads "This is the first chart of the Potomac River issued by the Coast and Geodetic Survey. Inform. obtained from C. & G. (Mr. Ellis) Aug. 23, 1932." Preliminary chart indicating place names and soundings. Includes "Sailing directions for...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Phelps, T. S. - Maedel, J. W.
    • Date: 1861
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    Preliminary chart of North Landing River (head of Currituck Sound), Virginia & N. Carolina. Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 592.5 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progress of the survey during the year 1861 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1862). Map 12. "No. 12" 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: 1861
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    Southern Mississippi and Alabama : showing the approaches to Mobile Covers the area west to east, from Jackson, Miss. to Montgomery, Ala. and north to south, from Philadelphia, Miss./Centreville, Ala. to Gulf of Mexico. Transferred from the Allen family papers in LC Manuscript Division. Annotated in ink on verso: Itinerary, march to Montgomery April 12 (or 13) to April 25, 1865, 16th A.C. LC copy imperfect: water marks scattered in map and deteriorated along...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1863
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    Preliminary chart of Calibogue Sound and Skull Creek forming inside passage from Tybee Roads to Port Royal Sound, South Carolina Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368a.4 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 27. "No. 27" 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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    Reconnoissance of the Mississippi River below Forts Jackson and St. Philip : made previous to the reduction by the U.S. Fleet, under the command of flag officer D.G. Farragut, U.S.N. Includes note describing positions of Union "mortar flotilla" on April 18-21, 1862. Annotated in pencil on verso: Forts of Jackson/St. Philip, [1863?]. "The Forts from data furnished by the Chief Engineer, U.S. Army." From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 236 Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Bowen & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of Montgomery County, Maryland General-content military map; also shows rural buildings with householders' names and extensive delineation of ravines (only in Montgomery County in the immediate vicinity of the District of Columbia). Also covers the western end of Prince George's County (Md.). Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. "Autographic Transfer printed at the Coast Survey Office, June 24th 1863." Available also through the...
    • Contributor: United States. Bureau of Topographical Engineers - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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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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    Mississippi River Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 48.4, 48.5 U.S. Coast Survey, chart no. 3017, 3018. Sheet no. at head of each title. Detailed river chart indicating field patterns and vegetation along the shore lines. Sheet no. 1: "No. 29 No. 3017 price 20 cents"; Sheet no. 2: "No. 30. No. 3018 price 20 cents" is printed in the upper left corner. Available...
    • Contributor: Gerdes, F. H. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864
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    Preliminary chart of Port Royal entrance, Beaufort, Broad and Chechessee Rivers, South Carolina "No. 12" is in the upper left corner. Identified in the report of the Superintendent as the "resurvey of 1863." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: tears on folds.
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries. Scale 1:30,000. Another issue. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 381 Overprinted to show 1/4-mile concentric circles centered on St. Michaels, Charleston; positions occupied by the Union Army and Navy; "Rebel batteries in possession of National forces [and] batteries still held by the Rebels [on] Sept. 7th 1863." Union positions...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    Plan of Fort Jackson, showing the effect of the bombardment by the U.S. mortar flotilla and gunboats, April 18th to 24th 1862 : flag officer D.G. Farragut commanding fleet, Com. D.D. Porter ... Annotated in pencil on verso: Plan of Fort Jackson. [1862?]. From the Joseph R. Hawley papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 237 Includes explanatory note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 3 imperfect: Torn at upper edge.
    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Harris, J. S. - Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - United States Coast Survey - Bowen & Co. - Hergesheimer, E.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of a reconnoissance [sic] of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the west front of the city Topographic map of western Philadelphia and small adjacent parts of Montgomery and Delaware counties showing 1st- and 2nd-order Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours, hachures, and spot heights. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping to left of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 1. "Acc. no. 54399" and "854 ST 1863" (former Coast Survey numbers)...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Whiting, Henry L.
    • Date: 1863
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    Reconnoissance of the Mississippi River below Forts Jackson and St. Philip : made previous to the reduction by the U.S. Fleet, under the command of flag officer D.G. Farragut, U.S.N. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey. Prof. A. D. Bache, Supt. Stamped in lower right corner: From collection of David Dixon Porter. Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, covering the environs of forts St. Philip and Jackson, Louisiana. "Note: The forts and their immediate vicinity were taken from data furnished by Major Barnard, U.S.E., excepting the trigonometrical determinations of the forts...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Gerdes, F. H. - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - Bowen & Co.
    • Date: 1862
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    Preliminary chart of Port Royal entrance. Beaufort, Chechessee, and Colleton Rivers, South Carolina Scale 1:60,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.) 389.2 "No. 18" is in the upper left corner. Detailed nautical chart showing Hilton Head Island and vicinity. Indicated are soundings, bottom contours, and vegetation. 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: 1862
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    Map showing the operations of the national forces under the command of Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman during the campaign resulting in the capture of Atlanta, Georgia, Sept. 1, 1864 Relief shown by hachures. Shows the area between Chattanooga, Tenn. and Lovejoy, Ga. "Prepared at the Coast Survey Office, Washington, D.C., from information furnished by Capt. O. M. Poe, Chief Engr. Genl. Sherman's staff and from Gen. Sherman's published report." LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S28 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Lacks text found on...
    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - Krebs, Charles G. - Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1864