Caption in German: 'Szene auf der schwimmenden Batterie im hafen von Charleston, wahrend des Bombardments des Forts Sumter.' [Scene from the Floating Battery in Charleston Harbor, during the bombardment of Fort Sumter.]
Caption: '"The Grand Skedaddle" of the inhabitants from Charleston, S.C., when threatened by an attack from the Union troops.--from a sketch by Lieut. G.P. Kirby, 47th N.Y.V., when a prisoner in Charleston.--see page 270.' [full date January 17, 1863.]
Caption: '1. Assembling on the Citadel Parade. 2. Watching the Procession. 3. The Boy Drum Corps. 4. The Thirteen States. 5. The Union League. 6. Reading the Emancipation Proclamation on the Battery. South Carolina--the celebration of Emancipation Day, January 8th. in Charleston--scenes and incidents of the parade--see page 375.' [full date February 10,1877]
Caption: 'A detachment of the First South Carolina (Colored) Federal Volunteers, Colonel Beard, repelling an attack of the Confederate troops in the vicinity of Doboy River, Ga. From a sketch by Colonel Brewerton.'
Caption: 'After The Earthquake At Charleston.--drawn by W.A. Rogers and W.P. Snyder from sketches by Frederic Remington and A.J. Gustin.--[see page 610.]' Individual captions: (top left): 'Open air preaching.' (top right): Subsistence committee.' (bottom left): 'Negro prayer-meeting.' (bottom right): 'Relief committee.' [full date September 18, 1886.]