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Charleston Museum Civil War Photographs

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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Caption: 'No.606--Fort Sumpter (sic). The interior.' Handwritten on reverse: 'A.A. Campbell, Charleston, S.C. March 5. 1868.' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Terreplain of the Gorge--showing the guns in barbette. Fort Sumter, April 15th, 1861.' Photograph shows men in uniform sitting and standing around cannons. Two men in dark suits with top hats stand to the far left. Soldier to the left holds a tattered flag. Solder to the right stands on a cannon and holds a rifle in his hand. Evidence of bombardment, note the brick and rubble underfoot. This is a mounted image that measures 9" X 7 1/4" overall.
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Seven men sit among rubble and cannon. Most of the men appear to be in a military uniform - likely Confederate. Fort is, at least, two-stories with regular arched openings. [Appears to be Fort Sumter after the Federal surrender in April 1861.] This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
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East Bay Street
East Bay Street Caption: 'War Views. No.179. Ruins of the Northeastern Railway Depot, Charleston.' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7". Date assumed to be 1865.
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Image of the wall at Fort Sumter showing cannons, two men in uniform and another in a top hat. Taken April 15, 1861 [directly after the Federal surrender of the Fort to Confederate forces]. This is a mounted image that measures 7 1/2" X 91/2" overall.
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Handwritten at bottom, front: 'North-western angle and western face of salient angle as seen from the terre-plain. Fort Sumter, S.C., April 15th, 1861.' Interior of Fort Sumter following the Union surrender to Confederate forces. This mounted image measures 9 1/4" X 7 1/4" overall.
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Interior of Fort Sumter during the War, showing the destruction after the bombardment including the broken flag pole. To the left, in the background, men are removing rubble in wheelbarrows. This image is similar to a cabinet card but slightly larger, measuring 5 1/2"" X 8 1/2"".
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Caption: 'No.29. South angle of Fort Sumter after the War, Charleston, S.C. This picture represents the South Angle of Fort Sumter, after it had been subjected to a terrific bombardment, lasting through many weary months, from the Federal Batteries on Morris' Island...' Handwritten on reverse: Mch 26 1875. Geo & John hunting for a bum shell around the corner. O.J. Stough' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Handwritten on reverse: '[South] east angle, Fort Sumter, 1865.' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Handwritten on reverse: 'East [slope] of Ft Sumter. [War Views #] 602.' Date assumed to be 1865. This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
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East Bay Street
East Bay Street Handwritten on reverse: 'Northeastern R.R. station, Charleston, S.C. after explosion of 1865.' This is a carte-de-visite that measures 2 1/2" X 4".
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Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter Caption: 'War Views. No.212. East face of Fort Sumter from top of Palmetto Fortification, Charleston Harbor.' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
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unknown Image shows partially demolished buildings. Rubble piled on the ground to the side and at the front. Assumed to be Charleston but location is unknown. This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".