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A N.W.b.N. view of Charles Town from on board the Bristol ... taken in Five Fathom Hole the day after the attack upon Fort Sulivan by the Commodore & his squadron, which action continued 9 hours & 40 minutes / engrav'd ... by Wm. Faden.

A N.W.b.N. view of Charles Town from on board the Bristol ... taken in Five Fathom Hole the day after the attack upon Fort Sulivan by the Commodore & his squadron, which action continued 9 hours & 40 minutes / engrav'd ... by Wm. Faden.

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Summary

Print shows Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, with the British fleet in the foreground, at the time of the assault on Fort Sullivan, with the city of Charleston visible in the background; prominent features identified by letter with legend printed below image.

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Date

01/01/1845
person

Contributors

Faden, William, 1749-1836, engraver
place

Location

Sullivans Island32.76323, -79.83675
Google Map of 32.76323, -79.83675
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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on publication.

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