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Charleston Museum Illustrated Newspapers Collection

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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.'
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Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'Roman Catholic Cathedral [Charleston, SC].' [full date December 28, 1861.]
3.
The Civil War in the United States
The Civil War in the United States Caption: 'George Crook.'
4.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'Birds-eye view of Fort Pickens during the bombardment.--[see page 827.]' [full date December 28, 1861.]
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Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'General Halleck's fleet of mortar-boats for service on the Mississippi.--sketched by Mr. Alexander Simplot.--[see page 827.]' [full date December 28, 1861.]
6.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'General McGowan addressing the Abbeville Volunteers in front of the Charleston Hotel--from a sketch by our Special Artist now in Charleston.' [full date February 23, 1861.]
7.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'Middle-ground Battery, Charleston, S.C.--sketched by A.P. Palmer, 21st South Carolina Volunteers.--[see page 70.]' [full date January 31, 1863.]
8.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'The Charleston iron-clad fleet.--sketched by A.P. Palmer, 21st South Carolina Volunteers.--[see page 79.]' [full date January 31, 1863.]
9.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'Folley's (sic) Battery, near the lighthouse, at Charleston, South Carolina.--from a sketch by A.P. Palmer, 21st South Carolina Volunteers.--[see page 79.]' [full date January 31, 1863.]
10.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'Hibernian Hall, Charleston, South Carolina.' [full date December 28, 1861.]
11.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'Our blockading fleet off North Channel, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina.--sketched by a Naval Officer.--[see page 79.] References--A. Fort Sumter.--B. Charleston City.--C. Fort Moultrie.--D. Rebel tug at work on the obstructions.--E. Obstructions.--F. Fort Johnson.--G. Mount Pleasant Batteries.' Also identified in image: South Carolina, Blunt, Daylight and Stars and Stripes (ships of the fleet). [full date January 31, 1863.]
12.
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.]
13.
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.]
14.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Main caption: 'The present appearance of Charleston, S.C., showing the effects of the Federal bombardment.--from recent sketches by our special artist.' Caption top left: 'Nos.165, 167 and 169 Meeting Street, Charleston, S.C.' Caption top right: 'East Bay Street, looking south.' Caption middle left: 'Kitchen attached to 53 Wentworth Street--effect of two shells.' Caption middle right: 'Gentleman's ordinary, Charleston Hotel.' Caption bottom: 'Vendue Range.' [full date March 25, 1865.]
15.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'The siege of Charleston--View from the sea-face of Fort Wagner.--sketched by Mr. Theodore R. Davis.--[See Page 621.]' [full date September 26, 1863.]
16.
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.'
17.
Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly Caption: 'The Siege of Charleston--the morning call to the Rebels.--sketched from the naval battery by Mr. Theodore R. Davis.--[see page 603.]' [full date September 19, 1863.]
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no title given Caption: 'The Old Flag again on Sumter--raised (on a temporary staff formed of an oar and boathook) by Captain H.M. Bragg, of General Gillmore's staff, February 18th, 1865.'
19.
no title given
no title given Caption: 'The siege of Petersburg--the Fifth Corps awaiting the order to advance, July 30th, 1864.'
20.
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.