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Charleston Museum Illustrated Newspapers Collection

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Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'The Floating Battery, now erecting in the harbor of Charleston by the authorities of South Carolina. Designed to capture Fort Sumter.--from a sketch by our Special Artist now in Charleston. See page 194.' [full date February 16, 1861.]
2.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption (in German): 'Die im Ban [Bau] begriffene schwimmende Batterie in Charleston, S.C.' [The nascent Floating Battery in Charleston, S.C.] [full date February 16, 1861.]
3.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'The Floating Battery at Charleston, S.C., intended to assist in the capture of Fort Sumpter (sic), with Dr. De Vega's hospital attached.--from a sketch by our Special Artist in Charleston.--see page 289.' [full date March 30, 1861.]
4.
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.]
5.
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.
6.
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.]
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Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption (in German): 'Das Innere des Hospitals der schwimmenden Batterie im hafen von Charleston.' {Interior of the hospital of the Floating Battery in Charleston Harbor}