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NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Catalog of Images

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Published plan and view of Fort "Beauregard" - Bay Point, S.C. from cgs05212.
South Carolina coast 1862
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Blowup ground plan and view of Fort on Botany - Bay Island, North Edison River. from cgs05197.
South Carolina coast 1862
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Smoother version blowup ground plan and view of Fort on Botany - Bay Island, North Edison River from cgs05212.
South Carolina coast 1862
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Blowup plan and view of Fort on Otter Island Point - St. Helena Sound, S.C. from cgs05197.
South Carolina coast 1862
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Plan and view of Fort Otter Island Point - St. Helena Sound, S.C. from cgs05212.
South Carolina coast 1862
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View of Fort on Sams' Point, Coosaw River, S.C. from cgs05197.
South Carolina coast 1862
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View of Fort on Sam's Point, Coosaw River, S.C. from cgs05212.
South Carolina coast 1862
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Blowup view of Fort on Fenwick's Island, S.C. from cgs05197.
South Carolina coast 1862
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Smoother version blowup view of Fort on Fenwick's Island, S.C. from cgs05212.
South Carolina coast 1862
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Blowup ground plan and view of Fort on Bay Point - South Edison River, S.C. from cgs05197.
South Carolina coast 1862
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Smoother version blowup ground pland and view of Fort on Bay Point - South Edison River, S.C. from cgs05212.
South Carolina coast 1862
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Smoother version of "Plans and Views of Rebel Defences coast of South Carolina." See cgs05197 for the original copy.
South Carolina coast 1862
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Title block to the smoother version of "Plans and Views of Rebel Defences coast of South Carolina."
South Carolina coast 1862
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Preliminary Chart of "Charleston Harbor and its approaches" from a Trigonometrical Survey. Published in 1858, additions in 1862.
South Carolina coast 1862
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Title block to "Preliminary Chart of Charleston Harbor and its approaches."
South Carolina coast 1862
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Views off Main Ship Channel & North Channel. First one shows Light bearing N.W. 1/4 N (by compass) at 3 3/4 miles, on range with Red Beacon (1852); Second view shows Fort Sumter 3 1/2 miles distant, bearing W. 3/4 N. by compass, City of Charleston & Sulliva's Island.
South Carolina coast 1862
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Topographic Map of City of Charleston & Ashley River.
South Carolina coast 1862
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Topographic Portion Map of City of Charleston & Ashley River.
South Carolina coast 1862
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Topographic Survey T-848 of Rebel Defences at Manasses Junction and Vicinity.
Virginia 1862
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View of "Gorge Wall". Appearance of Fort Sumter on Tuesday Afternoon Nov. 10th, 1863. Sketched from the "Beacon House" on Morris Island, drawn from mature by W.T. Crane.
South Carolina coast 1863
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Pencil sketch of a reconnaissance of the Leesburg Pike. This sheet appears to be a pencil tracing of work done by parties composed of Frederick Dorr, John Donn, Cleveland Rockville, and P.C. F. West in October 1861.
Virginia, Fairfax County 1861 October
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Reconnaissance in Virginia near Dranesville. This sheet appears to be a pencil tracing of work done by parties composed of Frederick Dorr, John Donn, Cleveland Rockville, and P.C. F. West in October 1861.
Virginia, Fairfax County 1861 October
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Chart of "Half Moon Bay, California." From a Trigonometrical Survey. This chart shows that even though the main activities of the Coast Survey were associated with the Civil War effort, a small amount of work was still being conducted on the West Coast. The triangulation, topography, and hydrography were all conducted by Augustus Rodgers, a brother of RADM John Rodgers, USN.
California, Half Moon Bay 1863
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Reconnaissance in Virginia north of Falls Church. This sheet appears to be a pencil tracing of work done by parties composed of Frederick Dorr, John Donn, Cleveland Rockville, and P.C. F. West in October 1861. On this sheet, there is a "signature" on the lower road that seems to say "Rockwell to west"
Virginia, Fairfax County 1861 October
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Reconnaissance in Virginia north of Falls Church. This sheet appears to be a pencil tracing of work done by parties composed of Frederick Dorr, John Donn, Cleveland Rockville, and P.C. F. West in October 1861. This is the upper road shown on image cgs05224. It shows a "line to Falls Church" and the names of property owners along the reconnaissance. Right 1/3 of sheet.
Virginia, Fairfax County 1861 October
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Reconnaissance in Virginia north of Falls Church. This sheet appears to be a pencil tracing of work done by parties composed of Frederick Dorr, John Donn, Cleveland Rockville, and P.C. F. West in October 1861. This is the upper road shown on image cgs05224. It shows a house at Great Falls for reference. Left 1/3 of sheet.
Virginia, Fairfax County 1861 October
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Reconnaissance in Virginia north of Falls Church. This sheet appears to be a pencil tracing of work done by parties composed of Frederick Dorr, John Donn, Cleveland Rockville, and P.C. F. West in October 1861. This is the middle sheet showing both the upper road and the lower road which seems to have been done by Cleveland Rockwell. Middle section of sheet in cgs05224.
Virginia, Fairfax County 1861 October
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Preliminary sketch map of showing siege operations against Fort Wagner between July 18 and September 7, 1863.
South Carolina coast, Morris Island 1863
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Reconnaissance chart of the Ohio River near New Grand Chain, Illinois, just above the junction of the Ohio River and Mississippi River. Reconnaissance for the Mississippi Squadron under Rear Admiral S. P. Lee by F. H. Gerdes, Asst. , U.S. Coast Survey.
Illinois, near New Grand Chain 1865
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Tertiary Triangulation of Half Moon Bay, California by the party of A. F. Rodgers, Assistant U.S. Coast Survey. G. Farquhar Observer. Note Rodgers signature. Unfortunately, his hand-writing is nearly indecipherable as he spent fifty years on the West Coast and wrote many reports of his activities in a near pioneer environment.
California, Half Moon Bay 1863
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What seems to be a hand-drawn sketch or tracing of the Petersburg area. This would probably have been done in the 1864-1865 timeframe during the siege of Petersburg although the sheet has an 1861? in the lower right corner.
Virginia, Petersburg 1863
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Map showing siege operations against Sumter and Wagner. Morris Island, S.C. Between July 13th and September 7th 1863. J. B. Brooks Major A.D.C. and Assistant Engineer.
South Carolina coast, Morris Island 1863
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Map showing siege operations against Sumter and Wagner. Morris Island, S.C. Unclear if image cgs05232 or this map was the original.
South Carolina coast, Morris Island 1863
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Map of Morris Island, South Carolina, from U. S. Coast Survey 1823-24. Sand hills from a survey of 6 June 1862. Wm. A. Walker Draughtsman. U. S. Engr. Corps. 25 July 1863.
Mississippi, Vicksburg 1863
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Chart of Charleston Harbor entrance showing position of Union and Confederate batteries as of September 7th, 1863, the day Fort Wagner fell. The Union ironclads are shown in position for attack on Fort Wagner.
Mississippi, Walnut Bayou 1863
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Blowup of area surrounding attack on Fort Wagner on September 7th, 1863. Charleston Harbor and Its Approaches Showing the Position of the Rebel Batteries 1863.
Mississippi, Vicksburg 1863
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Map No.8 of Atchafalaya Basin Prepared by Order of Maj. Gen. N. P. Banks.
Louisiana, Atchafalaya Basin 1863
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Northeast portion of the map of Atchafalaya Basin Prepared by Order of Maj. Gen. N. P. Banks.
Louisiana, Atchafalaya Basin 1863
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Battlefield of Chattanooga with the operations of the National Forces under the command of Major General U.S. Grant during the battles of Nov. 23, 24, & 25, 1863. Please see cgs05254 for a brighter version.
Tennessee, Chattanooga 1863
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Manuscript map of Chattanooga made in 1863
Tennessee, Chattanooga 1863
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Map of the Battlefield of Chattanooga made to accompany Report of Major General U.S. Grant.
Tennessee, Chattanooga 1863
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Survey Map of Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel-Batteries. Also includes Union ironclads and range circles from downtown Charleston.
South Carolina, Charleston Harbor 1863
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Portion of target map of Charleston Harbor and its approaches. Includes Fort Sumter, Fort Wagner, Battery Gregg, Floating Iron Battery and Union ironclads. See image cgs05242 for full version.
South Carolina, Charleston Harbor 1863
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Portion of different version of Charleston Harbor and its approaches. Please see image cgs05245.
South Carolina, Charleston Harbor 1863
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Processed reconnaissance surveys in vicinity of Lewinville and Leesburg Pike. This appears to be a continuation of the reconnaissance surveys of 1861.
South Carolina, Charleston Harbor 1864
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Another black & white copy of Suvrey Map of Charleston Harbor and its approaches showing the positions of the Rebel-Batteries.
South Carolina, Charleston Harbor 1863
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Coast of South Carolina & Georgia from Charleston to Fernandina
South Carolina and Georgia coast 1863
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The Coast of Georgia, possibly original map but probably a tracing from British Admiral F. W. Des Barres publication the Atlantic Neptune.
Georgia coast 1780
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Field map of Chattanooga, Tenn. and its Vicinity, showing the fortification of the enemy. This map was produced using the Margedant photographic process.
Tennessee, Chattanooga 1863
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Map of Chattanooga & Vicinity, compiled from Surveys & Information under the direction of Captain P.C.F.West, U.S.C.S.
Tennessee, Chattanooga 1863

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