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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.'
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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.
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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.]
4.
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.]
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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.]
6.
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.]
7.
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]
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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.]
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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.]
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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.]
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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: 'Interior of the State Bank of South Carolina, Charleston, showing the effect of our shells.' [full date April 1, 1865.]
13.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's [Color image.] Caption: 'Feeding 8,000 people with rations of rice and salt at West Point Mills, on the Ashley River, Charleston S.C.-- From a sketch by our Special Artist, W.T. Crane.' [full date April 15, 1865.]
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Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'The Southern steamship Columbia. Captain Berry, on shore in Maffit's Bay, in the harbor of Charleston, S.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 23.--from a sketch by our Special Artist in Charleston.--see page 194.' [full date February 16, 1861.]
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Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'The Richland Rifles enjoying the "after-dinner hour," at their quarters on Sullivan's Island, Charleston Harbor, S.C. From a sketch taken on the spot by our Special Artist now in Charleston.' [full date March 2, 1861.]
16.
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.]
17.
Frank Leslie's
Frank Leslie's Caption: 'Remains of the new bridge over Ashley River, Charleston, S.C., partially destroyed by the Rebels on the evacuation of the city, Feb 18, 1865.--from a sketch by our Special Artist, W.T. Crane.' [full date June 10, 1865.]
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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 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.]