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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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    Sketch of Charleston Harbor Scale ca. 1:70,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 385 Shows fortifications, street pattern of Charleston, vegetation, and a few soundings. Insets: Castle Pinckney. 7 x 5 cm-Fort Sumpter [sic]. 7 x 6 cm-Fort Moultrie. 5 x 6 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Williams, W. A.
    • Date: 186?
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    Attack on Ft. Pulaski Savannah, Georgia, April 1862. Shows a section of the Savannah River with Long Island (containing an unnamed Confederate battery) and Cockspur Island (containing Fort Pulaski). Also shows the Union position on Big Tybee Island.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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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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    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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    Portion of a map being compiled in the Engr. Bureau, July 1864 : [eastern Georgia and western South Carolina]. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Main entry from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S34 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In manuscript ink below title: Personal & confidential. Manuscript notes in pencil on verso: "W.T. Sherman, Maj. Genl., 1864 & 5. Campaign in Georgia & South Carolina." "Part of Georgia ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Date: 1864
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    An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; ... Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy annotated, in black ink, in lower right margin: Scale --8 2/3 = 1. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and harbour of Charlestown [ca. 1:75,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1394 Available ...
    • Contributor: Mouzon, Henry - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1775
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    Southern Georgia and part of South Carolina Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 129.5 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Copy lacks red overprint. This copy has been hand colored to show railroads in red and the boundaries of Georgia in Blue, South Carolina and Florida in red, and Alabama in yellow. LC Copy ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, A. - Krebs, Charles G.
    • Date: 1865
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    Marion District, South Carolina Shows locations of property owners. Relief shown by contours. Oriented with north to the upper right. "Improved for Mills' Atlas: 1825." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - Harlee, Thomas - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1825
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    Darlington District, South Carolina : improved for Mills' Atlas, 1820 ; enga by H. S. Tanner & assistants. Relief shown by hachures. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S137. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Pen and ink tracing of a map in Robert Mills's Atlas of theState of South Carolina . . . Baltimore, F. Lucas, Jr. [1825] Approved, C. R. ...
    • Contributor: Mills, Robert - 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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    Colton's South Carolina. Scale ca. 1:1,3000,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 358.7 "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J. H. Colton." General map showing county and state boundaries, cities and towns, roads and railroads, rivers, and forts. Insets: Colton's plan of Charleston, vicinity & harbor. 12 x 10 cm.-Fort Sumter. 3 x 3 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1865
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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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    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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    An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers, shewing in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts; ... Scale ca. 1:530,000. Hand colored. "Longitude west from London." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows precinct boundaries. Insets: The harbour of Port Royal [ca. 1:200,000]--The bar and harbour of Charlestown [ca. 1:75,000] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1394 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4; 650/5; 650/6; ...
    • Contributor: Mouzon, Henry - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1775
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    Map of Charleston Harbor showing Union and Rebel Batteries &c. Septr. 1863. Map shows the location of Union and Confederate fortifications on James, Sullivan, Block and Morris islands at the entrance to Charleston Harbor, S.C. 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 by the ...
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    A Plan of that part of the boundary between the states of North and South Carolina, lying between that part of said boundary marked in 1764 and the old Cherokee boundary line. ... Scale ca. 1:260,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Prime meridian: Charleston. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "Old Cherokee Boundary" which was changed in 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1397 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1777
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    Coast line from Charleston to Savannah. Scale ca. 1:430,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and pencil. From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 358.6 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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    A new map of North & South Carolina, & Georgia
    A new map of North and South Carolina, and Georgia | New map of North and South Carolina, and Georgia
    Shows the boundaries of each of the above provinces extend from the Atlantic coast to the Mississippi River. Also shows towns along the coast, Indian villages and tribal territory, forts principal rivers, and relief. Relief shown by hachures. From The London magazine or Gentleman's monthly intelligencer. (April, 1765), vol. 34. Prime meridian: London. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1390 Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Kitchin, Thomas
    • Date: 1765
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    Map of Morris, Folly, Coles and James Island[s] etc., and Charleston Harbor S.C. shewing [sic] Union and Rebel forts and batteries, 1864. In significantly less detail than his usual work, Sneden here shows the disposition of Confederate fortifications through out the Charleston region.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863
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    Plans & views of Rebel defences, coast of South Carolina Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 367 Contents: Fort "Walker," Hilton Head Isld., S.C. Scale 1:2000. 17 x 15 cm.-Ground plan and view of fort on Botany-Bay Isld. North Edisto R. Scale 1:2000. 12 x 15 cm.-Fort on Sam's Point, Coosaw River, S.C. Scale 1:1000. 13 x 15 cm.-Ground plan and view of fort on Bay Point South Edisto R., S.C. ...
    • Contributor: Willenb├╝cher, Eugene
    • Date: 1862
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    [Savannah River & Ogeechee River]. Shows the Savannah River from the Georgia coast north to Augusta and the Ogeechee River from the coast north to "Old Town." Title and date from Peter Force map collection checklist. Oriented with north towards the upper right. Pen and ink and pencil. Mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indicates towns and roads.
    • 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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    Sea coast defences. Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 365 Confederate imprint. Suggested "system of defence for smaller ports and inlets" in South Carolina, signed "G.M." and illustrated by a plan of a fort. Gabriel Manigault (1809-1888) was the author of a "Letter Addressed to Governor M. L. Bonham, of South Carolina, on the Defences of Charleston" (1863) Description derived from published bibliography. Available ...
    • Contributor: Manigault, Gabriel E. (Gabriel Edward) - Manigault, Gabriel E.
    • Date: 1861
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    Charleston and its defences. Scale ca. 1:52,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 374.5 From The Philadelphia Inquirer, Saturday, April 11, 1863, p. 1. Map indicates forts, batteries, obstructions, and torpedoes (i.e., mines) Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Philadelphia Inquirer (Firm)
    • Date: 1863