- Handwritten on reverse: 'Fort Sumter, Charleston, So. Ca.' Stereoview of Fort Sumter, showing 3 levels with no war damage. This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
- [Color image.] Caption at top: 'The harbor of Charleston, S.C.--From sketches by our special artist.--Fort Moultrie, on Sullivan's Island.' Caption at middle: 'Fort Pinckney, Charleston, S.C.' Caption at bottom: 'Fort Sumter, Charleston, S.C.' [full date Dec. 1, 1860.]
- Caption: 'Profile view of the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina, showing the city and forts.' Identified in the image: Fort Johnston (sic), Fort Sumter, Charleston, Fort Moultrie and Mount Pleasant. [full date December 29, 1860.]
- Caption: 'Fort Sumter, from Sullivan's Island, South Carolina.' [full date December 1, 1860.]