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The color lithograph depicts the siege of Fort Sumter, the battle that started the American Civil War. In the image, soldiers aim fire at Fort Sumter from Fort Moultrie. Two cannons blast fire in the foreground. The South Carolina state flag stands on the bank of the water to the left of the image. The American flag can be see flying above Fort Sumter in the image's background.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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9 3/4 X 13 3/4 inches
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ink on paper
Recto, below image: PUBLISHED BY CURRIER & IVES, FT. SUMTER. 152 NASSAU ST. NEW YORK. / CUMMINGS PT / BOMBARDMENT OF FORT SUMTER, CHARLESTON HARBOR. / FROM FORT MOULTRIE, 12TH & 13TH OF APRIL 1861.
Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)--Siege, 1861; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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