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Charleston Museum Illustrated Newspapers Collection

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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.
Pictorial History of the War of 1861
Pictorial History of the War of 1861 Caption: 'No.673--Battle between the "Bohemian Brigade" of correspondents and special artists, and the mosquitoes and gallinippers of the Southwest.'
3.
Pictorial History of the War of 1861
Pictorial History of the War of 1861 Caption: 'No.676.--Recruiting for the Contraband Brigade, near Beaufort, by order of Major-General Hunter.'
4.
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.
5.
The Civil War in the United States
The Civil War in the United States Caption: 'George Crook.'
6.
The Soldier in Our Civil War
The Soldier in Our Civil War [Color image.] Caption: 'The citizens of Charleston, S.C., deserting their homes, on the threatened attack of the city by the Federal Forces. From a Sketch by Lieutenant G.P. Kirby.'
7.
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.]
8.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Moonlight scene on Sullivan's Island, Charleston Harbor--the sentry challenging Frank Leslie's Special Artist and Correspondent, who were guests of the Richland Rifles.--from a sketch by our Special Artist now in Charleston.' [full date March 2, 1861.]
9.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly [Color image.] Caption: 'The house-tops in Charleston during the bombardment of Sumter.' [full date May 4, 1861.]
10.
The Illustrated London News
The Illustrated London News Caption: 'The Civil War in America: Confederates sinking torpedoes by moonlight in the harbour channel, Charleston.--from a sketch by our Special Artist.' [full date May 16, 1863.]
11.
The Illustrated London News
The Illustrated London News Caption: 'The Civil War in America: the Federal ironclad Keokuk as she appeared on the morning after the fight.--from a sketch by our Special Artist.--see page 542.' [full date May 16. 1863.]
12.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's [Color image.] Caption: 'Lewis P. Clover, one of the survivors of the Dartmoor Prison.' [full date April 13, 1861.]
13.
Pictorial History of the War of 1861
Pictorial History of the War of 1861 Caption: '677--Families escaping from their dwellings near Fort Pillow, Mississippi River.'
14.
The Civil War in the United States
The Civil War in the United States 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.'
15.
The Civil War in the United States
The Civil War in the United States Caption: 'John A. Dahlgren.'
16.
The Civil War in the United States
The Civil War in the United States Caption: 'Captain Frazer, of the Twenty-First Massachusetts Regiment, turning upon and capturing his guard while being conveyed to the Confederate camp.'
17.
The Civil War in the United States
The Civil War in the United States Caption: 'A flag of truce.'
18.
L'Illustration, Journal Universal
L'Illustration, Journal Universal [Color image.] Caption (in French): 'Les troupes federales evacuant le fort Moultrie, apres avoir detruit le materiel de guerre.--D'apres les croquis de M.W.S. (Voir la Revuie de la semaine.)' [Federal troops evacuate Fort Moultrie, after destroying war materials.--from the sketch by M.W.S. (see the Review of the Week)].
19.
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.]
20.
Pictorial History of the War of 1861
Pictorial History of the War of 1861 Caption: 'No.670.--A portion of the First South Carolina Contraband Brigade leaving Beaufort for Hilton Head, on board the steamer Mattano.'