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Charleston Museum Illustrated Newspapers Collection

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Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Siege of Charleston--The "Swamp Angel" opening on Charleston.--from a sketch by our Special Artist, W.T. Crane.' [full date Sept. 19, 1863]
2.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's 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.]
3.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Main caption: 'Siege of Charleston--views of Sullivan's Island, as seen from Morris Island.--from sketches by our Special Artist, W.T. Crane.' Caption top left: 'Remains of blockade runners.' Caption top right: 'Rebel camp on Sullivans Island.' Caption middle left and right: 'Rebel battery on Sullivans Island.' Caption middle: 'Examining passes on the beach.' Caption bottom: ' Fort Moultrie as seen from Morris Island.' [full date October 10, 1863.]
4.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption in German: 'Belagerung von Charleston.--Gen. Gillmore's hauptquartier auf Morris Island.' [Siege of Charleston.--Gen. Gillmore's headquarters on Morris Island.]
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Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Siege of Charleston--Engineers' Depot, Morris Island.--from a sketch by our Special Artist.' [full date September 12, 1863.]
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Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Siege of Charleston--Ordnance Depot, Morris Island.--from a sketch by our Special Artist.' [full date September 12, 1863.]
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Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Siege of Charleston--the magazine of Fort Moultrie exploded by a shell from the grounded monitor Weehawken, Sept. 8.--from a sketch by our own Special Artist, W.T. Crane.' [full date October 3, 1863.]
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Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'The bombardment of Fort Sumter, as seen through the "look out" in the pilot-house of one of the monitors, April 7.--from a sketch by our Special Artist.' [full date May 9, 1863]
9.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption (in German): 'Belagerung von Charleston, S.C.--Bauen von bombenfesten Gewoelben auf Morris Island.' {Siege of Charleston, S.C.--Building of bombproof bunkers on Morris Island.}
10.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'The advance upon Charleston--entrance to the Stono River, S.C.--from a sketch by Lieut. Coleman, 100th N.Y.S. Vol.' Also identified with captions: 'Kiawah Island and River. John's Island. Stono River. Cole's Island. Old Rebel Fort.' [full date April 25, 1863.]
11.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'The advance upon Charleston--pioneer movement--landing of the 100th N.Y. Vols. upon Cole's Island, March 28.--from a sketch by our Special Artist.--see page 6.' Also identified with labels: Camp of 100th N.Y. Vols., Pawnee, Com. McDonough, Expounder and Belvidere. [full date April 25, 1863.]
12.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Siege of Charleston--the magazine of Fort Moultrie exploded by a shell from the grounded monitor Weehawken, Sept. 8.--from a sketch by our own Special Artist, W.T. Crane.' [full date October 3, 1863.]
13.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'The bombardment of Fort Sumter, April 7, 1863.--from a sketch by an eye-witness.--[see page 279.]' [full date May 2, 1863.]
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Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Night after the fight--the iron clads at anchor off Fort Sumter.--sketched by our Special Artist, Mr. W.T. Crane.--see page 81.' [full date May 2, 1863.]
15.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Panoramic view of Charleston Harbor--advance of iron-clads to the attack, April 7. Union--A. Keokuk. B. Nahunt. C. Nantucket. D. Catskill. E. Ironsides. F. Patapsco. G. Montauk. H. Passaie. K. Weehawken. Rebel--1. Morris Island sand battery. 2. Fort Wagner. 3. Battery Bee, on Cummings Point. 4. [Fort] Johnson. 5. Fort Ripley. 6. Sumter. 7. Charleston City. 8. Castle Pinckney. 9. Fort Redan. 10. Fort Moultrie. 11. Moultrie House. 12. Fort Beauregard. 13. Harbor obstructions. 14. Cooper River. 15. Ashley River.' [full date May 2, 1863.]
16.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Siege of Charleston--views of the Northern and Southern ends of Morris Island, as seen from Fort Craig.--from sketches by our Special Artist, W.T. Crane.' Caption at top: 'North end of Morris Island.' Caption at bottom: 'South end of Morris Island.' [full date August 29, 1863.]
17.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'The War in South Carolina--the Rebel rams from Charleston Harbor attacking the Federal blockading squadron, January 31.--from a sketch by a Naval Officer.--see page 365.' Also identified in the image: Keystone State, Rebel Ram, Housatonic, Mercedita and Rebel Ram. [full date February 28, 1863.]
18.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'The Anglo-Confederate prize steamer Princess Royal captured off Charleston, January 29.--from a sketch by our Special Artist.--see page 366.' [full date February 28, 1863.]
19.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Siege of Charleston--1.Bombardment of Fort Moultrie and the Batteries Bee and Beauregard, by the monitors and ironsides, Sept. 7th and 8th.--2. Interior of Battery Gregg, looking towards Wagner. From sketches by our Special Artist, W.T. Crane.' [full date October 3, 1863.]
20.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Terrified effects of a shell from a Rebel ram, bursting on board the U.S. gunboat Keystone State, January 31.--from a sketch by an Officer.--see page 365.' [full date February 28, 1863.]