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Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina historical imagesCreated by: PICRYLDated: 2016
Fort Sumter, December 9th 1863, Interior view of Three Gun Battery
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A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, the improved part from the surveys of Maurice Mathews & Mr. John Love : 2ly, the west part by Capt. Tho. Nairn : 3ly, a chart of the coast from Virginia to Cape Florida /

A compleat description of the province of Carolina in 3 parts : 1st, t...

Shows coastal area from North Carolina to Florida. Relief shown pictorially. Depth shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Charles Town. Mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

[The Investiture of Charleston, S.C. by the English army, in 1780. With the position of each corps.

[The Investiture of Charleston, S.C. by the English army, in 1780. Wit...

Scale ca. 1:17,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1559 ... more

Ichnography of Charleston, South-Carolina : at the request of Adam Tunno, Esq., for the use of the Phœnix Fire-Company of London, taken from actual survey, 2d August 1788 /

Ichnography of Charleston, South-Carolina : at the request of Adam Tun...

Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to 1 in. Oriented with north toward the lower right. "Published 1st Jan'y 1790 by E. Petrie, No. 13 America Square." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster im... more

[Portrait of seated man holding the Charleston Zeitung, possibly the owner of the newspaper company, Franz Melchers]

[Portrait of seated man holding the Charleston Zeitung, possibly the o...

Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; Dennis A. Waters; 2014; (DLC/PP-2014:147). Forms part of: Daguerreotype Collection (Library of Congress). Vender : Dennis A. Waters.

Great mass meeting to endorse the call of the legislature of South Carolina for a state conv. to discuss the question of secession from the Union, held at Institute Hall, Charleston, S.C. on Monday, Nov. 12, 1860

Great mass meeting to endorse the call of the legislature of South Car...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1860 Nov. 24, p. 8-9. Reference copy may be in LOT 4412A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Secession meeting in front of the Mills House, Meeting Street, Charleston, S.C. [with portraits of Hon. James Chesnut, Jr., seceding Senator from South Carolina; Hon.Robert Toombs, Senator from Georgia; and Hon. Alexander H. Stephens, Ex-Senator of Georgia]

Secession meeting in front of the Mills House, Meeting Street, Charles...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 11, no. 262 (1860 Dec. 1), p. 24. Reference copy may be in LOT 4421-A. Caption card tracings: US ... more

Interior of Secession Hall

Interior of Secession Hall

Photograph showing the interior of St. Andrew's Hall, or Secession Hall, in Charleston, South Carolina. Title from item. Photograph by George S. Cook. Information about date and photographer from: Portraits of ... more

Great mass meeting to endorse the call of the Legislature of South  Carolina for a state convention to discuss the question of secession from the Union, held at Institute Hall, Charleston, S.C., on Monday, Nov. 12, 1860

Great mass meeting to endorse the call of the Legislature of South Ca...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 11, no. 261 (1860 Nov. 24), pp. 8-9. Reference copy may be in LOT 4421-A. Caption card tracings: ... more

Palmetto-tree, and old custom-house, at Charleston, South Carolina

Palmetto-tree, and old custom-house, at Charleston, South Carolina

Groups of people gathered near a palmetto tree in front of the old customs house in Charleston, South Carolina. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 205 (1860 December 1), p. 753 (title page, bottom).

[South Carolina - Charleston - Democratic National Convention 1860. 4 scenes: St. Andrews Hal, exterior; Hibernian Hall, exterior; Yates Hall, interior, sleeping hall full of cots; Committee room of the Massachusetts delegation]

[South Carolina - Charleston - Democratic National Convention 1860. 4 ...

Four wood engravings in: Harper's Weekly, 1860. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[The Charleston convention]

[The Charleston convention]

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 9, no. 228 (1860 April 14), p. 303 (title page).

The Democratic convention at Charleston, South Carolina - Interior of the hall of the South Carolina Institute in Meeting Street the [...]

The Democratic convention at Charleston, South Carolina - Interior of ...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 9, no. 231 (1860 May 5), pp. 358-359.

Principal church, Charleston

Principal church, Charleston

Drawing shows men, women and children walking past St. Michael's Episcopal Church on Broad Street in Charleston, South Carolina on the eve of the Civil War.

General McGowan addressing the Abbeville Volunteers in front of the Charleston Hotel / from a sketch by our special artist now in Charleston.

General McGowan addressing the Abbeville Volunteers in front of the Ch...

Large crowd of people and soldiers gathered in front of the Charleston Hotel to hear General McGowan's remarks. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 11, no. 274 (1861 February 23), p. 221.

Hibernian Hall, Charleston, S.C.

Hibernian Hall, Charleston, S.C.

Photograph shows shell damaged buildings on Meeting Street with Hibernian Hall on the left. No. B599. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861, Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run. Casemate no. 2

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861, Federal...

No. 4375. Title from item. Mounted with one other photograph. Hand written on verso: "See Miller, vol. 7, p. 27". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The secession movement--Entrance hall to an hotel at Charleston, South Carolina

The secession movement--Entrance hall to an hotel at Charleston, South...

Title page with illustration showing people in lobby of hotel, Charleston, S.C. Illus. in: The Illustrated London news, 1861 Feb. 2, p. 87.

View of Charleston, South Carolina

View of Charleston, South Carolina

Photograph shows aerial view of Charleston including some ruined buildings. No. 4444. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Charleston, South Carolina: The orphan asylum, [facade]

Charleston, South Carolina: The orphan asylum, [facade]

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 3425.

[U.S. Quartermaster's office, Charleston, South Carolina]

[U.S. Quartermaster's office, Charleston, South Carolina]

Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 3435.

On deck of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, S.C.

On deck of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, S.C.

No. 4957. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs and one print. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Charleston, South Carolina: The orphan asylum, [facade]

Charleston, South Carolina: The orphan asylum, [facade]

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 3423.

Exterior view of the gorge of Fort Sumter on the 14th April 1861 after its evacuation by Maj. Robert Anderson 1st Arty. U.S.A. Commdg showing that portion towards Cummings' Point, Morris' [i.e. Morris] Island

Exterior view of the gorge of Fort Sumter on the 14th April 1861 after...

Copy photograph shows a photo of a group of men in front of the damaged walls of Fort Sumter near the gorge. Title from item. Mounted with two other photographs. Photograph is possibly half of a stereograph pai... more

Castle Pinckney

Castle Pinckney

Photograph shows a cannon and cannon balls stacked in piles. No. 4395. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. V, p. 181". Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Charleston Harb... more

On deck of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, S.C.

On deck of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, S.C.

No. 4956. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs and one print. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Fort Johnson and Battery Gregg

Fort Johnson and Battery Gregg

Photograph of drawing shows soldiers rowing a boat in front of Fort Johnson and Battery Simpkins with Charleston in the background. No. B680. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general ca... more

The steamship Marion, on her way to New York with the wives and children of the soldiers in Fort Sumter - manning the ramparts and cheering of the men as the steamer passes the fort the parting salute from Fort Sumpter / from a sketch by our special artist now in Charleston

The steamship Marion, on her way to New York with the wives and childr...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1861 Feb. 23, p. 212.

Interior view of Fort Sumter, S.C. showing effects of bombardment

Interior view of Fort Sumter, S.C. showing effects of bombardment

Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 3, p. 173". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Interior of Fort Sumter in April 1861 after its surrender by U.S. garrison

Interior of Fort Sumter in April 1861 after its surrender by U.S. garr...

No. 4798. Title from item. See also LOT 4166-C no. 219 for full stereo view. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

On deck of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, S.C.

On deck of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, S.C.

No. 4954. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs and one print. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Fort Sumter, showing the effects of the bombardment by the artillery of the Army & Navy of the United States; while occupied by the rebels from April, 1861 to Feb., 1865

Fort Sumter, showing the effects of the bombardment by the artillery o...

Copy photograph shows a photo of the damaged walls of Fort Sumter viewed by men on a nearby sandbar. The photo is mounted above a printed caption with Engineer Department noted on the left. Title from item. Mou... more

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861, Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run, Casemate no. 1

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861, Federal...

No. 4376. Title from item. Mounted with one other photograph. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. I, page 165". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Exterior view of the gorge of Fort Sumter on the 14th, April 1861 after its evacuation by Maj. Robert Anderson, 1st Arty. U.S.A. Comdg showing that portion towards Fort Johnson, James Island

Exterior view of the gorge of Fort Sumter on the 14th, April 1861 afte...

Copy photograph showing a group of men in front of the damaged walls of Fort Sumter near the gorge. Title from item. Mounted with two other photographs. Photograph is possibly half of a stereograph pair. Letter... more

Fort Johnson, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Fort Sumter in distance

Fort Johnson, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Fort Sumter in distance

Photograph shows two mounted guns at the parapet inside Fort Johnson. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. III, p. 173". Similar view in LC-B811-3471. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Views of Fort Sumter from drawings

Views of Fort Sumter from drawings

Photograph of drawing showing ruins of Fort Sumter from Charleston Harbor with a Confederate flag waving on the left. No. B698. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Fort Su... more

Shell damage, Charleston, S.C.

Shell damage, Charleston, S.C.

Photograph shows shell damaged buildings on Meeting Street with Hibernian Hall on the left. Title from item. Brady-Handy Collection.

Confederate flag flying.  Ft. Sumter after the evacuation of Maj. Anderson - interior view

Confederate flag flying. Ft. Sumter after the evacuation of Maj. Ande...

Photograph shows the Confederate flag flying at Fort Sumter, on April 15, 1861, following the surrender of Major Anderson and his Union troops, documenting the beginning of the Civil War; troops prepare to load... more

Ruins of Central Church

Ruins of Central Church

Photograph shows a man seated amidst the ruins inside the Circular Church in Charleston, South Carolina. No. B980. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Charleston, South Ca... more

Interior of Fort Sumter in April 1861 after its surrender by U.S. garrison

Interior of Fort Sumter in April 1861 after its surrender by U.S. garr...

No. 4799. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 9, p. 41 (top)". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Central (i.e. Circular) Church, Charleston, S.C.

Central (i.e. Circular) Church, Charleston, S.C.

Photograph shows a man sitting, facing the ruins of the Circular Church. No. 4443. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C. August, 1861, interior view

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C. August, 1861, interio...

Photograph shows Federal prisoners from Bull Run in the yard and Confederate guards on the parapet. No. 5139. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Prisoners from Bull Run". Hand written on verso: "Miller, v... more

Views of Fort Sumter from drawings

Views of Fort Sumter from drawings

Photograph of drawing shows Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor with a boat sailing by. The Confederate flag waves above the fort. No. B701. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general capti... more

Central (i.e. Circular) Church, Charleston, S.C.

Central (i.e. Circular) Church, Charleston, S.C.

Photograph shows aerial view of the ruins of Circular Church and Secession Hall. No. 4419. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Roman Catholic Cathederal, Charleston, S.C.

Roman Catholic Cathederal, Charleston, S.C.

Photograph shows Roman Catholic Cathederal of St. John and St. Finbar next to Dr. Gadsden's house damaged during the bombardment of Charleston. No. 4423. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Grave of John C. Calhoun, Charleston, S.C.

Grave of John C. Calhoun, Charleston, S.C.

No. 4418. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Ruins of Central Church

Ruins of Central Church

Photograph shows ruins of Circular Church in Charleston, South Carolina. No. B971. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Charleston, South Carolina. Photograph is one half o... more

Meeting Street, Charleston, S.C.

Meeting Street, Charleston, S.C.

Photograph shows shell damaged buildings on Meeting Street with Hibernian Hall on the left. At far right is the St. John Hotel balcony. Title from item. Gift; George Holmes; July 26, 1941.

Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run, Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861

Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run, Castle Pinkney [i.e....

Photograph shows group from the 69th New York Infantry (Fighting 69th), some seated, others standing in the rear, facing front. A sign above the door, No. 7 Musical Hall, 444th Broadway. No. 4374. Title from i... more

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C. Garrison of South Carolina troops, August 1861

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C. Garrison of South Car...

No. 5141. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "See Miller, vol. 1, page 89". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Charleston, South Carolina: Grave of John C. Calhoun

Charleston, South Carolina: Grave of John C. Calhoun

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 3421.

Views of Fort Sumter from drawings

Views of Fort Sumter from drawings

Photograph of drawing showing the ruins of Fort Sumter with Confederate flag waving from Charleston Harbor.

[Civil War envelope showing American flag flying high over a burning Fort Sumter with message "Remember Fort Sumter!"]

[Civil War envelope showing American flag flying high over a burning F...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Ogden Griswold Esq., care Hastings & Griswold, Hartford, Conn.; postmarked; bears 3 cent stamp. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105). Forms part of: Liljen... more

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August, 1861, barracks

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August, 1861, barrac...

No. 5140. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Fort Johnson, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Fort Sumter in the distance

Fort Johnson, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Fort Sumter in the distance

Photograph shows mounted guns with view of Fort Sumter in the background. No. B1194. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The Citadel cadets, of Charleston, South Carolina

The Citadel cadets, of Charleston, South Carolina

Three cadets, posed nearly full-length portraits, wearing uniforms, facing front.

View taken in 1861

View taken in 1861

Photograph shows group of men at the entrance of Fort Sumter. No. 4394. Title from item. Hand written on verso: Miller, vol. 9, p. 41. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Fort Sumter, Char... more

On deck of U.S.S. Vermont off Charleston, S.C.

On deck of U.S.S. Vermont off Charleston, S.C.

No. 4960. Title from item. Mounted with three other photographs and two prints. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

On deck of U.S.S. Vermont off Charleston, S.C.

On deck of U.S.S. Vermont off Charleston, S.C.

No. 4959. Title from item. Mounted with three other photographs and two prints. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Confederate artillery near Charleston, S.C., 1861

Confederate artillery near Charleston, S.C., 1861

Photograph showing Confederate soldiers around a cannon. No. 4389. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. 9, p. 49 (top)". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The ordnance armory, Charleston, S.C. - the volunteer troops trying the arms / from a sketch by our special artist now in Charleston, S.C.

The ordnance armory, Charleston, S.C. - the volunteer troops trying th...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1861 Feb. 16, p. 205.

Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run, Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861

Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run, Castle Pinkney [i.e....

Photograph shows Confederate soldiers above watching Union prisoners below in the yard. No. 4375. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "See Miller vol. 7, p. 4". Mounted with one other photograph. Gift; Col.... more

A Confederate picket post near Charleston, S.C., 1861

A Confederate picket post near Charleston, S.C., 1861

Photograph showing Confederate soldiers in front of two tents. No. 4390. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Robert Smalls, captain of the gun-boat "Planter" The gun-boat "Planter," run out of Charleston, S.C., by Robert Smalls, May 1862.

Robert Smalls, captain of the gun-boat "Planter" The gun-boat "Planter...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 6, 1862 June 14, p. 372.

Vendue Range, Charleston, S.C.--The building on the left is where the first shell struck the city

Vendue Range, Charleston, S.C.--The building on the left is where the ...

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 3070. Original neg. for this print: LC-B811-3070. Brady-Handy Collection.

Home in Charleston, S.C.

Home in Charleston, S.C.

Ruins of home in Charleston, South Carolina and another house in background. Photograph by Haas and Peale. No. 46.

Interior view of Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. taken by a Confederate photographer in 1864 [i.e. 1863]

Interior view of Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. taken by a Confederate ...

Photograph showing debris inside the fort. No. 4382. Title from item. Date and photographer's name from 99 Historic Images of Civil War Charleston, ed. by Garry Adelman, John Richter, and Bob Zeller, Center for... more

Ruins of Circular Church and Secession Hall, Charleston, S.C., St. Philips Church in distance

Ruins of Circular Church and Secession Hall, Charleston, S.C., St. Phi...

Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). No. 6077. Brady Handy Studio.

Interior view of Fort Sumter in 1864 [i.e. 1863] taken by a Confederate photographer

Interior view of Fort Sumter in 1864 [i.e. 1863] taken by a Confederat...

Photo shows two soldiers standing on the ruins of a chimney after the bombardment of Fort Sumter in 1863. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. I, p. 99". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Interior views of Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. taken by a Confederate photographer in 1864 [i.e. 1863]

Interior views of Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. taken by a Confederate...

Photograph showing casemates and other debris inside the fort. No. 4381. Title from item. Date and photographer's name from 99 Historic Images of Civil War Charleston, ed. by Garry Adelman, John Richter, and Bo... more

Interior views of Fort Sumter, S.C. taken by a Confederate photographer in 1864 [i.e. 1863]

Interior views of Fort Sumter, S.C. taken by a Confederate photographe...

Photograph showing the Confederate garrison and troops amidst the ruins of the interior of the fort. No. 4379. Title from item. Date and photographer's name from 99 Historic Images of Civil War Charleston, ed. ... more

Christ Church Parish, So. Ca. : [Charleston District] /

Christ Church Parish, So. Ca. : [Charleston District] /

Title, scale, and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. Description derived from published bibliography. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) S133. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raste... more

Interior views of Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. taken by a Confederate photographer in 1864 [i.e. 1863]

Interior views of Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. taken by a Confederate...

Photograph showing Confederate garrison cooking dinner amidst the ruins of the interior of the fort. No. 4380. Title from item. Date and photographer's name from 99 Historic Images of Civil War Charleston, ed. ... more

Interior Views of Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. taken by a Confederate photographer in 1864 [i.e. 1863]

Interior Views of Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C. taken by a Confederate...

Photograph showing ruins inside Fort Sumter. No. 4377. Title from item. Date and photographer's name from 99 Historic Images of Civil War Charleston, ed. by Garry Adelman, John Richter, and Bob Zeller, Center f... more

Interior view of Fort Sumter, S.C. showing the effects of bombardment

Interior view of Fort Sumter, S.C. showing the effects of bombardment

Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. I, p. 101". Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Stone blockade off Charleston

Stone blockade off Charleston

Ships loaded with stones and sunk to block entrance of harbor, Charleston, South Carolina. Drawn and published by Adalbert Volck. Illus. in: V. Blada's war sketches. London [i.e. Baltimore], 1864, pl. 10.

[Pencil sketch of the Atlantic Coast from Charleston, South Carolina, to Savannah, Georgia].

[Pencil sketch of the Atlantic Coast from Charleston, South Carolina, ...

Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War Maps, 1989. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S128 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

Interior views of Fort Sumter, in April, 1865

Interior views of Fort Sumter, in April, 1865

Photograph shows a pile of cannon balls inside the battery at Fort Sumter. No. B665. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Photograph is half of a stereograph pair. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Dalgren [i.e. Dahlgren], Admiral and his staff on U.S.S. Pawnee

Dalgren [i.e. Dahlgren], Admiral and his staff on U.S.S. Pawnee

Title from item. Alternate title, photographer, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center for Civil War Photogr... more

Interior views of Fort Moultrie, Charleston, S.C., April, 1865

Interior views of Fort Moultrie, Charleston, S.C., April, 1865

Photograph shows a mounted cannon with two men at the parapet. No. 4387. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "Miller, vol. V, p. 118". Mounted with four other photographs. Photograph is half of a stereograp... more

Interior views of Fort Sumter, in April, 1865

Interior views of Fort Sumter, in April, 1865

Photograph shows the parapet and interior of Fort Sumter with gabions used as reinforcements in construction of a bombproof structure. No. 4384. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs. Photograph ... more

[Club house race course, where Federal officers were confined, Charleston, S.C., April 1865]

[Club house race course, where Federal officers were confined, Charles...

"Copyright." Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 6083.

Ruins of Catholic Cathedral, Charleston, S.C., April, 1865

Ruins of Catholic Cathedral, Charleston, S.C., April, 1865

Photograph shows side view of the ruins of the Cathedral of St. John and St. Finbar. No. 3075. Title from item. Photograph is half of a stereograph pair. Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (D... more

Interior views of Fort Moultrie, Charleston, S.C., April, 1865

Interior views of Fort Moultrie, Charleston, S.C., April, 1865

Photograph shows two mortars at the parapet. No. 4392. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Photograph is half of a stereograph pair. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Exterior views in April, 1865

Exterior views in April, 1865

Photograph shows war damaged brick walls and timber reinforcements on exterior of Fort Sumter.

[View of boats and ships at wharf, Charleston, South Carolina]

[View of boats and ships at wharf, Charleston, South Carolina]

Civil War Photograph Collection. No. 3093.

Fort Sumter in April, 1865

Fort Sumter in April, 1865

Photograph shows ruins of Fort Sumter with a group of men rowing a boat nearby. No. B554. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Charleston, S.C. April 14, 1865. Flag-raising ceremony, with Brevet Maj. Gen. Robert Anderson and Henry Ward Beecher present

Charleston, S.C. April 14, 1865. Flag-raising ceremony, with Brevet Ma...

Photograph shows crowd at ceremony inside Fort Sumter watching the flag being raised. Title from item.

Interior views of Fort Moultrie, Charleston, S.C., April, 1865

Interior views of Fort Moultrie, Charleston, S.C., April, 1865

Photograph shows a stack of cannon balls by a brick wall. No. 4393. Title from item. Mounted with four other photographs. Photograph is half of a stereograph pair. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[View of set up for raising the old flag at Fort Sumter, April 14, 1865

[View of set up for raising the old flag at Fort Sumter, April 14, 186...

Photograph shows men setting up the platform for the flag raising ceremony. Gabions line the interior walls and men stand on the parapet. No. 4386. Title devised by Library staff. Mounted with three other phot... more