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Steel engraving: ""Fort Moultrie, Charleston, with Fort Sumter in the Distance."" In the foreground, there is a small stone structure surrounded by bushes and shrubbery. There is also a partially obscured stream or river. Two soldiers stand outside of the small structure. There is also an elevated stone walkway. There are two cannons setting atop the stone walkway. The cannons are positioned to face outward. Behind the stone walkway, there is a flag waving. In the background of the image, there are two round stone structures. There is also a large structure, likely Fort Sumter, in the background.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
7 1/2"" X 11""
Materials and Techniques Display
lithographic engraving (printing process)
recto, bottom center: "FORT MOULTRIE, CHARLESTON, WITH FORT SUMTER IN THE DISTANCE"
South Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)--Siege, 1861; South Carolina--Politics and government--1861-1865
lithographic engravings (prints)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Removed from Cassellï¿½s History of the United States, volume 3.
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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