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A new mapp of Carolina - Vintage map, Norman B. Leventhal Collection

A new mapp of Carolina - Vintage map, Norman B. Leventhal Collection

New map of Carolina Courtesy of Boston Public Library

A general map of the southern British colonies in America comprehending North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, with the neighbouring Indian countries : From the modern surveys of engineer de Brahm, Capt. Collet, Mouzon & others; and from the large hydrographical survey of the coasts of East and West Florida

A general map of the southern British colonies in America comprehendin...

Seat of war in the southern British colonies comprehending North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, &ca Courtesy of Boston Public Library

[Plan d'Amboy : vues de la rade de Charles-Town et de Fort Sulivan, mai 1780]

[Plan d'Amboy : vues de la rade de Charles-Town et de Fort Sulivan, ma...

Fort-Sulivan | Charles-town Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan de la rivière du Cap Fear depuis la barre jusques à Brunswick

Plan de la rivière du Cap Fear depuis la barre jusques à Brunswick

Plan de la barre et du havre de Charles-Town : d'après un plan anglois levé en 1776 Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Plan of the inland navigation between South Edisto and Charlestown.

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 ima... More

A sketch of the operations before Charlestown the capital of South Carolina

A sketch of the operations before Charlestown the capital of South Car...

In 1780, the British tried to capture Charleston, South Carolina again. This chart depicts the six-week siege that forced American troops to surrender on May 12, 1780. This was the largest surrender of American... More

William Blacklock House, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

William Blacklock House, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1800. Related name: E.H. Jantz. Built by Wm. Blacklock. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11840-10(A)12. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the... More

William Blacklock House, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

William Blacklock House, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1800. Related name: E.H. Jantz. Built by Wm. Blacklock. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11840-10(A)12. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the... More

William Blacklock House, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

William Blacklock House, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1800. Related name: E.H. Jantz. Built by Wm. Blacklock. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11840-10(A)12. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the... More

Daniel Ravenel House, 68 Broad St., Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Daniel Ravenel House, 68 Broad St., Charleston, Charleston County, Sou...

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1800. Related name: Dr. R.B. Rhett. Built by Daniel Ravenel. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11840-10(A)19. Credit line: Carnegie Survey o... More

William Blacklock House, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

William Blacklock House, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1800. Related name: E.H. Jantz. Built by Wm. Blacklock. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11840-10(A)12. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the... More

William Blacklock House, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

William Blacklock House, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1800. Related name: E.H. Jantz. Built by Wm. Blacklock. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11840-10(A)12. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the... More

William Blacklock House, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

William Blacklock House, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1800. Related name: E.H. Jantz. Built by Wm. Blacklock. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11840-10(A)12. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the... More

Thomas Ratcliffe House, 24 George Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

Thomas Ratcliffe House, 24 George Street, Charleston, Charleston Count...

Survey number: HABS SC-53 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

William Blacklock House, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

William Blacklock House, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1800. Related name: E.H. Jantz. Built by Wm. Blacklock. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11840-10(A)12. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the... More

Charleston District, South Carolina /

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... More

Sketch of Charleston Harbor - Vintage map, Norman B. Leventhal Collection

Sketch of Charleston Harbor - Vintage map, Norman B. Leventhal Collect...

Torn in Two: The Confederate bombardment and Union surrender of Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, April 12-13, 1861, marked the beginning of the Civil War. Since the city remained under Confederate control thro... More

Letter from Oliver Johnson, New York, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garrison, 12 April, 1861

Letter from Oliver Johnson, New York, [N.Y.], to William Lloyd Garriso...

Oliver Johnson forwards to William Lloyd Garrison a letter from M.D. Conway. Johnson informs Garrison that Conway cannot attend the "New York Anniversary", but wishes the opportunity to speak at the "N.E. Conve... More

E. & G.W. Blunt's map of Charleston and vicinity

E. & G.W. Blunt's map of Charleston and vicinity

Map of Charleston and vicinity Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel batteries

Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebe...

Anticipating war, the U.S. Coast Survey was one of the few agencies able to provide accurate nautical charts and topographic maps before and during the war. Led by Alexander Dallas Bache, the nation’s foremost ... More

Christ Church Parish, So. Ca. : [Charleston District] /

Christ Church Parish, So. Ca. : [Charleston District] /

Title, scale, and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S133. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raste... More

Plan of the Battle of Honey Hill, South Carolina, November 30th, 1864

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... More

Letter from Henry Clarke Wright, Gloucester [Mass.], to William Lloyd Garrison, April 5 / [18]65

Letter from Henry Clarke Wright, Gloucester [Mass.], to William Lloyd ...

Henry C. Wright encourages William Lloyd Garrison to attend the flag-raising ceremony at Fort Sumter that was recently seized by the Federal government. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Letter from Samuel May, Jr., Leicester [Mass.], to Robert Folger Wallcut, April 12 [1865]

Letter from Samuel May, Jr., Leicester [Mass.], to Robert Folger Wallc...

Samuel May Jr. asks Robert Folger Wallcut to send a list of people an extract of the article that May wrote for the week’s Liberator. The letter ends with May relating Oliver Johnson’s account of William Lloyd ... More

[Fort Moultrie, Charlestown, South Carolina] - Vintage map, Norman B. Leventhal Collection

[Fort Moultrie, Charlestown, South Carolina] - Vintage map, Norman B. ...

No. 1 Fort Sullivan afterwards called Fort Moultrie in the unfinished state it was on the 28th June 1776. No. 2 Sketch of a part of Sullivan's Island, the Fort, the Main, and the Shipping, during the Attack of ... More

Danske Dandridge autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Charleston, SC., 23 January 1891

Danske Dandridge autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson...

Inviting him to visit them and expressing pleasure in his "Jar of Roses." Old folder #: same. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

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HFCA 1607_People Volume 1_308.jpg

Cannon in Fort Sumter of Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park.

Map of the city of Charleston, S.C. and vicinity : with table of reference to principle buildings, points of historical interest

Map of the city of Charleston, S.C. and vicinity : with table of refer...

Map of Charleston, South Carolina and suburbs Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Stolls Alley, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Stolls Alley, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Title from photographer's inventory. No. 5, No. 7, Stolls Alley Shop. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11840-10(A)30. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prin... More

Magnolia Gardens, Charleston vic., Charleston County, South Carolina

Magnolia Gardens, Charleston vic., Charleston County, South Carolina

Title from photographer's inventory. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11840-10C. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase... More

Stolls Alley, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Stolls Alley, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Title from photographer's inventory. No. 5, No. 7, Stolls Alley Shop. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11840-10(A)30. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prin... More

Magnolia Gardens, Charleston vic., Charleston County, South Carolina

Magnolia Gardens, Charleston vic., Charleston County, South Carolina

Title from photographer's inventory. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11840-10C. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase... More

Magnolia Gardens, Charleston vic., Charleston County, South Carolina

Magnolia Gardens, Charleston vic., Charleston County, South Carolina

Title from photographer's inventory. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11840-10C. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase... More

Magnolia Gardens, Charleston vic., Charleston County, South Carolina

Magnolia Gardens, Charleston vic., Charleston County, South Carolina

Title from photographer's inventory. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11840-10C. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase... More

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