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    Plan of the attack on Ft. Sumter, April 6th, 1863. Map shows a regional view of Charleston Harbor including Confederate fortifications and Union naval vessels. This April 1863 atttack by Union ironclads was unsuccessful.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-04-06
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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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    [Sketch of portions of seacoast of South Carolina & Georgia [Scale 1:200,000]. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 362 Another edition. Map of the coast from Bull's Bay, South Carolina, to Ossabaw Sound, Georgia, showing forts, drainage, roads, railroads, and towns. "References" is printed in the lower left corner. The names of the cartographer and lithographer are not indicated on this edition. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of siege of Fort Pulaski : Savannah River Georgia. 1862. Shows the location of Jones Island, Turtle Island and Daufuskie Island on the north edge of the Savannah River and Querns Island, Wilmington Island and Big Tybee Island to the south, also indicated is the location of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island in the middle of the Savannah River.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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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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    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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    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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    General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, showing rebel defences and obstructions Depths shown by gradient tints. Shows location of sunken ships. Printed in upper left margin: 39th Cong. 1st Sess. --- Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 370.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Willenb├╝cher, Eugene - Boutelle, C. O. (Charles Otis) - Krebs, Charles G.
    • Date: 1865
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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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    General map of Charleston Harbor, South Carolina : showing rebel defences [sic] and obstructions "Bowen & Co. lith. Philada." "The survey of the channels, fortifications etc. was made after the occupation of the Harbor by the U.S. Naval forces." Depths shown by gradient tints. From: Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the thirty-ninth Congress. Report of the Secretary of...
    • Contributor: Willenbacher, Eugene - Boutelle, C. O. (Charles Otis) - Krebs, Charles G. - Bowen & Co.
    • Date: 1865
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    [Map of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee.] Shows the southern border of South Carolina, northern border of Georgia, and eastern borders of Alabama and Tennessee, with railroads, towns, forts, prisons, landforms, and waterways.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1861
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    Copy of official plan of the siege of Fort Pulaski. Cockspur Island. Savannah Georgia April 1862 : by Union forces under Genl Gillmore and Hunter. Shows a detailed drawing of Fort Pulaski on Cockspur Island and the other Confederate fortifications on Long Island in the middle of the Savannah River. Union fortifications on Big Tybee Island are also indicated.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1862
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    Map of the siege and investment of Savannah, Georgia, 5th to 20th Decr. 1864. Map shows the location of Union forces near the Ogeechee River outside of the Confederate held city of Savannah, Ga. The map also depicts the location of the Union fleet on the Savannah River and in the Atlantic Ocean. Details of the terrain show how a direct assault would have been difficult.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-12-05
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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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    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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    Plan of the Battle of Honey Hill, South Carolina, November 30th, 1864. Map shows the Confederate earthworks, as well as the location of Union forces at Honey Hill near Grahamville, in Jasper County, S.C. Sherman sent 5,500 Union troops under J.G. Foster inland to secure a foothold on the Charleston and Savannah Railroad. They were met by 1,400 Confederates, heavily entrenched, and forced to withdraw.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-11-30
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    Sketch of sea coast of South Carolina and Georgia from Bull's Bay to Ossabaw Sound Signed in ink on front and back "Millard Fillmore, Dec. 6, 1864" LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 364.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of "References" to Civil War engagements.
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - Molitor, E. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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    New map of Charleston Harbor, showing the scene of the great naval contest between the iron clad monitors and the Rebel batteries, also the lines of fire, forts, obstructions, inlets, princl. plantations, ... Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 376 Shows the coast from Long Island to the North Edisto River. Indicates drainage, roads, railroads, and dwellings with names of inhabitants. Channels, water depths, forts and batteries, with lines of fire, are given. The following title appears in the lower right corner: Tomlinson's map of Charleston Harbor, S.C., and vicinity, showing the fortifications and...
    • Contributor: Tomlinson, G. W. (George W.) - Tomlinson, G. W.
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Plan of the assault on Ft. Wagner, July 11th 1863. Detail of Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, Charleston S.C., showing Confederate Fort Wagner being shelled by the U.S.S. Monitor. Also shown is the daylight assault of Gen. George C. Strong against the heavily-defended fort. Strong's forces were quickly repulsed and with great loss of life.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-11
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    Charleston S.C., A.D. 1864 In this annotated detail from a printed map, the city of Charleston is delineated and Confederate fortifications along the Ashley and Cooper rivers are indicated. Also indicated is the area of the city that burned as a result of Union shelling.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864
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    Sketch of sea coast of South Carolina and Georgia from Bull's Bay to Ossabaw Sound Scale 1:200,000. Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Hand colored. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 363 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. LC copy annotated in ink in cover. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of "References" to Civil War engagements. AACR2
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - Molitor, E. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell) - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1863
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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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    Map of the defences of Charleston city and harbor, showing also the works erected by the U.S. forces in 1863 and 1864 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. The obstructions in the channel are...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 186?