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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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    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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    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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    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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    Panorama of the seat of war; birds eye view of North and South Carolina and part of Georgia. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 304.6 Includes distance chart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1861
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    [Northern Georgia and western and central South Carolina]. Relief shown by hachures. General map, without title, extending from Charleston west to the western boundary of Georgia. State names, boundaries. "Drawn by A. Lindenkohl" and "H. Lindenkohl & Chas. G. Kebs, Lith." have been dropped from the bottom margin. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 129.3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1865
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    Coast of South Carolina from Charleston to Hilton Head. Scale 1:200,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 365.7 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 25. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey, A. D. Bache, Supdt. Insets: Plan and view of Fort "Beauregard"-Bay Point, S.C. Scale 1:2000. 16 x 17 cm.-Fort on Fenwick's ...
    • 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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    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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    [Map of the environs of Savannah, Georgia. 186-] Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 206 Printed map without title. Indicates fortifications, roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, towns, and some houses and names of residents in outlying areas. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A.
    • Date: 1861
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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 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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    Sketch showing position of besieging batteries. [Fort Sumter] April 12-13, 1861 Scale ca. 1:30,800. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 386.5 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the 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. 8. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, ...
    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Date: 1861
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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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    State of Georgia, Chatham County. Shows Hampton County, SC, and parts of Chatham County, GA, and names of landowners. Blue print. "This map is a true representation of seven thousand one hundred and fifty five acres of land in the State of South Carolina, Beaufort County ..." LC copy Imperfect: Holes, torn minor losses, and mounted on cloth. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Williams, F. T.
    • Date: 1874
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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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    [Pencil sketch of the Atlantic Coast from Charleston, South Carolina, to Savannah, Georgia]. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S128 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Date: 1864
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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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    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
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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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    Charleston Harbor and city defences Scale ca. 1:170,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 372 "Key to the map of Charleston Harbor and defences" is pasted to the right of the map. "Green represents the Confederates" land [and] pink the Federal possessions" Indicates "torpedoes in the channels," obstructions, bridges, roads and streets, railroads, and rivers. Letters A to K represent fortifications, headquarters, depots, and "place where Clarck of Brooklin ...
    • Contributor: Dobelmann, D. N. - Huck, G.
    • Date: 1864
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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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    Map of Richland County, South Carolina Shows names of landowners. Relief shown by contours. LC Land ownership maps, 842 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fragile, darkened, major losses along edges and fold lines. Sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Braswell, M. L.
    • Date: 1897
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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 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