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    Fort Sumter, South Carolina at the time of its capture February 18th, 1865. Showing the effects of the bombardment from Morris Island Scale 1:240 and 1:600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 388 Sheet contains a plan of the fort, a horizontal section, 3 elevations, and 13 sections. This map appears also as Plate III of the Supplementary Report published with Q. A. Gillmore's Engineer and Artillery Operations Against the Defenses of Charleston Harbor in 1863; with a Supplement. (New York, D. Van Nostrand, 1868). 314, ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 186?
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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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    A complete map and sketch of Laurens County, S.C.
    Map and sketch of Laurens County, South Carolina | Map of Laurens County, South Carolina
    Shows names of landowners. Relief shown by contours. Map border contains historical and demographic information. LC Land ownership maps, 838 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Small holes with minor losses, torn horizontally along fold-line, and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Kyzer & Hellams
    • Date: 1883
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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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    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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    Map of the seat of war, in South Carolina, and Georgia. Scale ca. 1:450,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 359 Inset: Portion of Georgia [around Savannah]. Uncolored. Scale not given. 11 x 17 cm. Confederate imprint. 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, ...
    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Date: 1861
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    Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries. [Scale 1:30,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 380 Another issue. Shows roads, railroads, houses, vegetation, a street plan of Charleston, drainage, soundings, and shoals. Overprinted to show positions occupied by the Union Army and Navy, and "Rebel batteries in possession [of] National forces [and] batteries still held by the Rebels [on] Sept. 7, 1863." Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Marion District, South Carolina Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S147 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. "Approved, Chas. R. Suter, 1st Lt. & Chf. Engr., Dept. of the South." In lower right corner: Traced by B. Schelten, Comp. A, 103 N.Y.S.V. Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas ...
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Harlee, Thomas
    • Date: 1825
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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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    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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    Sketch showing position of Boyd's Neck, Honey Hill, and Devaux' Neck, in Decr. 1864 Scale ca. 1:670,00 (not "1 inch=10 miles"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 359.5 From U.S. Congress 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. 16. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, to the Committee on the Conduct of the ...
    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Date: 1866
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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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    Stono Inlet, South Carolina Scale 1:20,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 389.4 Preliminary edition. "The triangulation was executed in 1852; the topography and hydrography were executed in 1862." General chart showing soundings and bottom contours. Includes sailing directions. Listed as no. 118 in the Catalogue of Hydrographic Maps, Charts, and Sketches, Published by the United States Coast Survey (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866) Description derived from published ...
    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
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    Plan de la barre et du havre de Charles-Town d'après un plan anglois levé en 1776. Scale ca. 1:45,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows points of defense. Oriented with north to the right. "No. 2." "No. 1 et 2. Ensemble." Includes sailing "Instruction." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1549 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - Sartine, Antoine De
    • Date: 1778
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    A Plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, the key of Charlestown, in South Carolina, on the 28th. of June 1776. By His Majesty's squadron, commanded by Sir Peter Parker. By an ... Scale ca. 1:20,700. Hand colored. Oriented with north to the right. British squadron represented pictorially. In lower margin: The following description of the attack of Fort Sulivan, was received in a letter from Sir Peter Parker to Mr. Stephens, Secretary of the Admiralty. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789 1547 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...
    • Contributor: Parker, Peter - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1776
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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. 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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    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 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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    Plan of the inland navigation between South Edisto and Charlestown. Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: C. Taylor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1551 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1780
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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 - original survey ... Shows names of landowners. Relief shown by contours. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1882 by P.Y. Bethea in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington D.C." - From Map of Marion County, South Carolina. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. LC copy imperfect: Discoloration along fold-lines and top right corner, brittle, and minor losses along edges. LC Land ownership ...
    • Contributor: Bethea, P. Y. - Harlee, Thomas
    • Date: 1882
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    A map of Savannah River beginning at Stone-Bluff, or Nexttobethell, which continueth to the sea; also, the four sounds Savañah, [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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    La Caroline dans l'Amérique septentrionale suivant les cartes angloises. Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Longitude occidentale du méridien de Paris." "Tome I, no. 36." From the author's Le petit atlas maritime. 1764. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1510 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: [Bellin, Jacques Nicolas]
    • Date: 1764
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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