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Charleston Museum Civil War Photographs

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21.
Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Caption: 'War Views. No.207. The celebration at Fort Sumter, April 14, 1865. Arrival of the guests, Charleston Harbor.' Official re-raising of the American flag at Fort Sumter. This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
22.
Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Interior of Fort Sumter during the War, showing the destruction after the bombardment including the broken flag pole. To the left, in the background, men are removing rubble in wheelbarrows. This image is similar to a cabinet card but slightly larger, measuring 5 1/2"" X 8 1/2"".
23.
Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Caption: 'No.606--Fort Sumpter (sic). The interior.' Handwritten on reverse: 'A.A. Campbell, Charleston, S.C. March 5. 1868.' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
24.
Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Image of the wall at Fort Sumter showing cannons, two men in uniform and another in a top hat. Taken April 15, 1861 [directly after the Federal surrender of the Fort to Confederate forces]. This is a mounted image that measures 7 1/2" X 91/2" overall.
25.
Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Caption: 'No.29. South angle of Fort Sumter after the War, Charleston, S.C. This picture represents the South Angle of Fort Sumter, after it had been subjected to a terrific bombardment, lasting through many weary months, from the Federal Batteries on Morris' Island...' Handwritten on reverse: Mch 26 1875. Geo & John hunting for a bum shell around the corner. O.J. Stough' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
26.
James Island
James Island Caption attached to reverse: 'One of the Confederate forts in the middle of James Island.' This is 5" X 7" image.
27.
Meeting Street
Meeting Street Caption: 'No.610--Ruins of Circular Church and Secession Hall.' Handwritten on reverse: 'A.A. Campbell, Charleston, S.C. March 5.1868.' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
28.
Meeting Street
Meeting Street Caption: 'No.5. South Carolina Institute Hall--Charleston, S.C. This spacious and elegant Hall was situated on the east side of Meeting Street, between Queen and Cumberland Streets. It was begun in March, 1853, and finished in December, 1854. This Hall obtained great celebrity, especially in a national point of view. Being the most commodious Hall in the city, accommodating some twenty-five hundred persons on the main floor and gallery, it was selected as the place of meeting of the Democratic National Convention, which assembled in Charleston on Tuesday, the 24th of April, 1860...' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
29.
the Battery
the Battery Caption: 'War Views. No.176. Cheeves' Point Battery, Charleston.' This appears to be a view of the Battery at White Point Gardens. The label which identifies this as Cheeves' (sic) Point Battery is in error. Cheves Battery was located on James Island near what is now Ft. Johnson Estates. This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
30.
unknown
unknown Image shows partially demolished buildings. Rubble piled on the ground to the side and at the front. Assumed to be Charleston but location is unknown. This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
31.
Virginia
Virginia Handwritten on reverse: 'Camp [Hamilton] near Fortress Monroe, Va.' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
32.
Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. Caption: 'Washington, D.C.' View of tents, very likely a military camp, as soldiers can be standing in front of one. Assumed to have been taken sometime during the Civil War. This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
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