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NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
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Section of Hydrographic Survey H-599, showing the deep sea soundings and temperatures southeast of Mississippi Passes and south of the Florida Panhandle.
Gulf of Mexico 1858
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York River Virginia 1857 from Entrance to King's Creek. Issued August 1877.
Virginia, York River 1877
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Chart of Mare Island Straits, California. From a Trigonometrical Survey
California, Mare Island Straits 1859
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York River Virginia 1857 from King's Creek to West Point. Issued August 1877.
Virginia, York River 1877
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Map of a Part of the Island of Santa Cruz, Santa Barbara Channel. Surveyed by W. M. Johnson in 1859. Topographic sheet T-876.
California, Santa Barbara Channel 1859
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Comparative Sketch of Maffitt's Channel, showing the Hydrographic Surveys of Lieut. J.N. Maffitt U.S.N. in 1855, Capt. G.W. Cullmn U.S.E in 1859 & Lieut. J.P. Bankhead U.S.N. in1860.
South Carolina, Maffitt's Channel 1860
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Preliminary Chart of Ossabaw Sound, Vernon and Ogeechee Rivers, Georgia. From a Trigonometrical Survey.
Georgia, Ossabaw Sound 1860
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Title Block to "Comparative Map of Boston Harbor Massachusetts."
Massachusetts, Boston Harbor 1860
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Comparative Map of Boston Harbor Massachusetts. From Survey made by Lieut. A.S. Wadsworth U.S.N. in 1817 and Coast Survey in 1846-53.
Massachusetts, Boston Harbor 1860
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Western(Left) Portion of Comparative Map of Boston Harbor Massachusetts.
Massachusetts, Boston Harbor 1860
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Survey sketch showing the positions of the "Beacons on the Florida Reefs."
Florida, Florida Keys 1861
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Reconnaissance of Entrance & Part of Coquille River, Oregon
Oregon, Coquille River 1861
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Blowup view of Minot's Ledge Light, from Massachusettes Bay survey map. Fixed Height of Focal plane above mean high water, 84ft 7m.
Massachusetts, Boston Harbor 1861
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Survey Map of Massachusettes Bay. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1859 by E. & G.W. Blunt in the Clerks office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York.
Massachusetts, Boston Harbor 1861
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Title block to survey map of Massachusettes Bay.
Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bay 1861
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Draft diagram of Approaches to New Orleans, by the Bay of Atchafalaya and New Orleans and Opelousas Railroad, T-30.
Louisiana, Atchafalaya River 1861
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Map of Portions of seacoast of South Carolina & Georgia, in possession of the United States, Dec. 12, 1861
South Carolina, Georgia 1861
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Map showing the distribution of the Slave Population of the Southern States of the United States, compiled from the census of 1860. Series No. 3033.
United States 1861
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First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation by the artist Francis Bicknell Carpenter. The map in the lower right hand corner is Edwin Hergesheimer's Map Showing the Distribution of the Slave Population while the map on the table is Map of the State of Virginia compiled at the Coast Survey Office. These two maps illustrate an influential political role for the Coast Survey in the Civil War.
Washington, D.C. 1862
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Rebel fortifications Sewall Point, Virginia. The only entrance to the Elizabeth River which was the approach to Norfolk. Surveyed by A.M. Harrison.
Louisiana, Mississippi River 1862 June
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Plans and Views of Rebel Defences coast of South Carolina. Drawn by E.Willenbuch er. Views include Fort Walker, Hilton Head Island; Fort on Botany Bay Island; Fort on Sams Point, Coosaw River; Fort on Bay Point, South Edison River; Fort Beauregard - Bay Point; Fort on Otter Island Point - St. Helena Sound and Fort on Fenwick's Island. See cgs05212 for a smoother duplication copy.
South Carolina, coastal areas 1862
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View of Fort Walker - Hilton Head Island from cgs05197 "Plans and Views of Rebel Defences coast of South Carolina."
South Carolina, Hilton Head 1862
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Published view of Fort Walker - Hilton Head Island, S.C. from cgs05212.
South Carolina, Hilton Head 1862
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Plan and view of Fort Beauregard - Bay Point, S.C. from cgs05197.
South Carolina coast 1862
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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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