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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 & e.t.c.

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Title
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
Names
Tomlinson, G. W. (George W.) (Publisher)
J. Mayer & Co. (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

South Carolina

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1863 (Inferred)
Place: 221 Washington Street, Boston, Mass.
Publisher: Published by G.W. Tomlinson, Boston, Mass.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5324
Topics
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Harbors -- South Carolina -- Charleston
Fortification -- South Carolina -- Charleston
Ships
Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Charleston Region (S.C.)
Charleston (S.C.)
United States
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement 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 Description
Extent: 1 map ; 55 x 39 cm, on sheet 71 x 51 cm
Description
Printed 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 Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 890622535
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646362
Folder number: US227.2.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): deca1ae0-543a-0135-f4b4-137ffe5124b5
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1863: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "New map of Charleston Harbor" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1863. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f091de60-543a-0135-b70b-1dfecc57d33f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "New map of Charleston Harbor" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f091de60-543a-0135-b70b-1dfecc57d33f

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1863). New map of Charleston Harbor Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f091de60-543a-0135-b70b-1dfecc57d33f

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New map of Charleston Harbor