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Steel engraving: ""Fort Sumter In Ruins."" In the foreground, there is a depiction of the ocean with birds flying overhead. In the center of the image, Fort Sumner is depicted as heavily damaged. There is smoke coming off the stone structure. There is also a large sections that are depicted as having collapsed. There is also an American flag above the stone structure.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
7 1/2"" X 11""
Materials and Techniques Display
lithographic engraving (printing process)
recto, bottom: "FORT SUMTER IN RUINS."
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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