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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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    Defences of Charleston S.C. Fortifications on Sullivan's Island Scale ca. 1:4000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.7 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 the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 256. At head of title: U.S. Coast Survey. "No. 3" is printed ...
    • Date: 1865
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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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    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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    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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    Defences of Charleston Harbor. Fortifications on James Island Scales 1:2000 and 1:4000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 384.6 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 the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 256. At head of title: No. 2, U.S. Coast Survey. Printed ...
    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Date: 1865
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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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    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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    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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    Southern Georgia and part of South Carolina Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 129.45 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of authorities. Two copies
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, A. - Krebs, Charles G.
    • Date: 1865
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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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    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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    Map of St. Helena Sound, and the coast between Charleston and Savannah Shows forts, towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and islands. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368.1 Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: A. Williams & Co.
    • Date: 1861
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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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    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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    [Plan of Fort Sumter, South Carolina] : surveyed, March 20th, 22, 27, 1865. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "Red lines [denote] remainder of walls of old Ft. Sumter; Red dotted [lines indicate] souterains of walls of old Ft. Sumter; blue dotted [lines signify] souterains built out of the rubbish; [and] black [lines indicate] interior and exterior limits of Sumter at date." Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 387 Available also ...
    • Date: 1865
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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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    Middle Georgia & South Carolina Scale ca. 1:633,600; 1 in. = 10 miles. Relief shown by hachures. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 129.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy 1 From the papers of Joseph Roswell Hawley. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Lindenkohl, A. - Krebs, Charles G. - Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell)
    • Date: 1865
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    Genl. Sherman's campaign war map. Map covering most of Georgia and South Carolina, showing defenses along the sea coast and around the principal towns, Confederate prisons at Andersonville and south of Millen, Ga., roads, railroads, towns, drainage, and relief by hachures.
    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry
    • Date: 1864
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    Map showing siege operations against forts Sumter and Wagner, between July 13th & Sept. 7th, 1863, Maj. T. B. Brooks, A.D.C. & Assist. Engrs. Published by permission of Genl. Gillmore at the ... Scale ca. 1:6,750. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 389 Shows drainage, roads, high and low water line, 6-ft. and 12-ft. depth curve, batteries, trenches, stockades, and a plan of Fort Wagner. Fort Sumter does not appear on this map, only the line of fire to the fort from the breaching batteries south of Fort Wagner. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through ...
    • Contributor: Brooks, T. (Thomas Benton) - Brooks, T.
    • 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: Willenbücher, Eugene
    • Date: 1862
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    J. H. Colton's topographical map of North and South Carolina. A large portion of Georgia & part of adjoining states. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1861 by J.H. ... Scale ca. 1:1,550,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 8 "No. 12" in upper left corner. Copyright no. "410" and the date "Sept. 10, 1861" written in ink in lower margin. Indicates forts, towns, roads, railroads, county names and boundaries, geographic coordinates, and rivers. Drawings of ships offshore denote naval blockade. Insets: Beaufort and vicinity, N. Carolina. 8 x 9 cm.-Wilmington and vicinity, N. ...
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • 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
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    Map of Devaux Neck on Broad River, South Carolina. Devaux Neck is formed by the Tulfinny River and Coosawatchie River as they branch off the Broad River. The Peninsula is crossed by the Charleston and Savannah Railroad. Map shows rebel forces protecting the railroad while Union forces, the 127th NY under Gen. Edward E. Potter, advance up the peninsula.
    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1864-12-08
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    Broad River and its tributaries, S.C. Scale ca. 1:230,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 368a.35 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 the Navy (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1865). fol. p. 216. At head of title: U.S.C.S., A. D. Bache, Supt. Printed in ...
    • Contributor: Willenbücher, Eugene - Willenbucher, Eugene
    • Date: 1864