Fort Sumter, 1865, elevation of northern front

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0099: Cabell-Wayne Historical Society Collection

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Marshall University Archives and Special Collections

Date

1-1-1865

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Ms26,Bx 14, Fd11, item23: Fort Sumter, 1865, elevation of northern front, 18.5x12.5cm Fort Sumter as it was during the War, showing the effects of the bombardment by Maj. John Johnson, Engineer at Fort Sumter Publisher: Walker, Evans & Cogswell Co.,Charleston, S.C. Compliments of J. F. Weruer, Sullivans Island, S.C. Sergent Charles E. Walker, Battery M. 1 artillery, Sullevans Island, South Carlina This elevation, taken soon after the evacuation, shows the exterior of the "left face" of the Fort, toward Mount Pleasant. The jagged crest of its ruined brick wall has been filled in with gabions, and made to present some lines of restored order. Two of the embrasures of the lower tier have been destroyed, and all the casemates of the upper tier.

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1975.0099.14.11.23

Fort Sumter, 1865, elevation of northern front

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