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Bartelle, Charles V. (fl. 1864) Sketch showing defences and channels of Charleston Harbor.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05919 Author/Creator: Bartelle, Charles V. (fl. 1864) Place Written: Charleston, South Carolina Type: Map signed Date: June 1864 Pagination: 1 map: oilcloth : col. ; 37.6 x 56.6 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05919 Author/Creator: Bartelle, Charles V. (fl. 1864) Place Written: Charleston, South Carolina Type: Map signed Date: June 1864 Pagination: 1 map: oilcloth : col. ; 37.6 x 56.6 cm.

Summary of Content: This document is a map of Charleston Harbor depicting the major waterways and various forts in the area, among these is Fort Sumter. On the map it states that the map has been, "Copied by direction of Rear Admiral J. A. Dahlgren." The water on the map has been hand-colored in light blue ink. Signed "[Charles V. Bartelle], Asst. U.S. Comm. Survey." A note, "from the best information," is handwritten underneath the title (apparently not in Bartelle's hand).

People: Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryBattle of Charleston HarborBattleConfederate States of AmericaUnion ForcesUnion GeneralNavySurveying

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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