1. Creator/Author:
  2. Elliot & Ames (1)

Plan of Charleston Harbor and Its Fortifications

Creator:
Elliot & Ames, A. Williams & Co.
Location:
Massachusetts, Boston
Origin Date:
1861-1865
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 21 in x 27 1/4 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0649
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents

Description

Map titled "Plan of Charleston Harbor and Its Fortifications" depicts the convergence of the Cooper River and Ashley River with the South Channel and the Main Ship Channel. Charleston is laid out in the top left corner, Sullivan Island in the top right corner, and James Island in the bottom left corner. A tiny island is labeled "Fort Sumter" in the middle of the channel. "Compiled by Elliot & Ames from Government Surveys; A. Williams & Co. 100 Wash'n St., Boston, 1861" is printed below the title. The map is matted and framed. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum