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Charleston Museum Illustrated Newspapers Collection

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1.
Confederate War Journal
Confederate War Journal Caption: 'Battle of Bull Run, July 21st, 1861--Grand "Skedaddle" of the Federal troops under General McDowell, and of the citizens of Washington who came down to witness the battle.'
2.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'The house-tops in Charleston during the bombardment of Sumter.' [full date May 4, 1861,]
3.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Scene on the Floating Battery in Charleston Harbor, S.C., during the bombardment of Fort Sumpter (sic).--from a sketch by an Officer.--see page 355.' [full date April 27, 1861.]
4.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'Fort Johnson, as seen from Fort Sumter.--[drawn by an Officer of Major Anderson's Command.]' [full date March 2, 1861.]
5.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly [Color image.] Caption: 'The house-tops in Charleston during the bombardment of Sumter.' [full date May 4, 1861.]
6.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'Firing on the "Star of the West" from the South Carolina battery on Morris Island, January 10, 1861.--[see page 54.]' [full date January 26, 1861]
7.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Scene on the arrival of Lieutenant Hall, U.S.A., with despatches (sic) from Major Anderson for Governor Pickens, at the Executive Mansion, Charleston, S.C., immediately after the firing on the Star of the West.--from a sketch by our Special Artist.--see page 151.' [full date January 26, 1861.]
8.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'The new batteries erected on Morris Island for the defence of Charleston Harbor and the reduction of Fort Sumpter (sic).--from a sketch by our Special Artist in Charleston, S.C.--see page 295.' Identified with additional captions are: 1.The Iron-clad Steven's Battery on Cumming's Point. 2. Encampment on Morris Island. 3.Star of the West Battery. 4.Columbia Battery. [full date March 30, 1861.]
9.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'Fort Moultrie, as seen from Fort Sumter.--[drawn by an Officer of Major Anderson's Command.]' [full date March 2, 1861.]
10.
Confederate War Journal
Confederate War Journal Caption: 'Bombardment of Fort Sumter, as sketched from Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, S.C.' Identified in image: Mortar Battery, Fort Johnson; James Island; City; Castle Pinckney; Fort Sumter; Mount Pleasant; Floating Battery; Mortar Battery; Fort Moultrie; Enfilading Battery; Iron Battery; Sand-bag cover for reserve; Traverse behind Trapier Battery and Magazine covered with sand bags.
11.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'The Battery or Park Promenade at Charleston, South Carolina, during the bombardment of Fort Sumter--Sketched by our Special Artist--[see next page].' [full date May 18, 1861.]
12.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'Morris Island, as seen from Fort Sumter.--[drawn by an Officer of Major Anderson's Command.]' Also identified with captions: 'Battery from which the "Star of the West" was fired upon. Cumming's Point. Sand Battery, connected by covered gallery with...iron-clad battery.' [full date March 2, 1861.]
13.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's 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.]
14.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'The night guard of boats on Charleston Bar during the first of the bombardment of Fort Sumpter (sic), to prevent reinforcements being sent to Major Anderson, April 12th, 1861.--from a sketch by our artist on Morris Island.'
15.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'The Battery or Park Promenade at Charleston, South Carolina, during the bombardment of Fort Sumter--Sketched by our Special Artist--[see next page].' [full date May 18, 1861.]
16.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'Major Anderson's Command at Fort Sumter.--from a photograph taken in the fort.--[see page 190.] Identified in image: Capt. T. Seymour, 1st Lieut. G.W. Snyder, 1st Lt. J.C. Davis, 2d Lt. R.K. Meade, 1st Lt. T. Talbot, Capt. A. Doubleday, Maj. R. Anderson, Asst. Surg. S.W. Crawford and Capt. J.G. Foster. [full date March 23, 1861.]
17.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'Firing on the "Star of the West" from the South Carolina battery on Morris Island, January 10, 1861.--[see page 54.]' [full date January 26, 1861]
18.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'The interior of Fort Sumter during the bombardment.--[see page 257.]' [full date April 27, 1861.]
19.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina.--[drawn by an Officer of Major Anderson's Command.]' [full date March 23, 1861.]
20.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'Map of Charleston Harbor, showing Fort Sumter and the Confederate batteries.--[see page 257.]' [full date April 27, 1861.]