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 & e.t.c.Additional title: Tomlinson's map of Charleston Harbor, S.C. and vicinity
NamesTomlinson, G. W. (George W.) (Publisher)J. Mayer & Co. (Lithographer)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1863 (Inferred)Place: 221 Washington Street, Boston, Mass.Publisher: Published by G.W. Tomlinson, Boston, Mass.
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 17-5324
TopicsAmerican Civil War (1861-1865)Harbors -- South Carolina -- CharlestonFortification -- South Carolina -- CharlestonShipsCharleston (S.C.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865Charleston Region (S.C.)Charleston (S.C.)United States
NotesStatement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1863 by G.W. Tomlinson in the clerks office of the District Court of Massachusetts."Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map ; 55 x 39 cm, on sheet 71 x 51 cm
DescriptionPrinted in green ink. 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 left corner: Tomlinson's map of Charleston Harbor, S.C., and vicinity, showing the fortifications and batteries, together with a full description of the harbor, forts, obstructions, bombardment & et.c. Includes drawings of the Ericsson "Devil" and the iron clad "Keokuk," and plans of Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie, and Castle Pinckney in the lower right corner. A column of text entitled "Description of the harbor, forts, &c." is in the right margin.
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 890622535NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646362Folder number: US227.2.04Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): deca1ae0-543a-0135-f4b4-137ffe5124b5
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