Hand-tinted photograph measuring 9" X 7 1/4" that depicts the bombardment of Fort Sumter, April 12th, 1861. Shown in the image: Floating Battery, Fort Moultrie, Fort Sumter, Fort Johnson, Gunboat Lady Dora and William Seabrook.
Caption: 'Bombardment of Fort Sumter, as sketched from Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, S.C.' Identified in image: Mortar Battery, Fort Johnson; James Island; City; Castle Pinckney; Fort Sumter; Mount Pleasant; Floating Battery; Mortar Battery; Fort Moultrie; Enfilading Battery; Iron Battery; Sand-bag cover for reserve; Traverse behind Trapier Battery and Magazine covered with sand bags.
Photograph, measuring 3 3/4" X 4 3/4", of uniformed men carrying flags (one of which is the American flag) passing in review. Another group [officers] stands at attention in the distance. Multi-storied building with wrap-around porches visible in the background. Also vintage cars can be seen. Handwritten on reverse: 'Ft. Moultrie.'
Caption: 'No.42. Beach view of Sullivan's Island from Fort Moultrie, Charleston, S.C. This picture gives a good view of the Beach of Sullivan's Island, as seen from the Eastern part of Fort Moultrie. The Beach on this portion of Sullivan's Island is hard and perfectly level for several miles, affording as fine a promenade and drive as can be found anywhere in the country...' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
Handwritten at bottom, front: 'Northwestern angle of Fort Moultrie, interior of [ramparts]--back of western barracks--western side of citadel--brick traverse for protection of magazine--sandbags covering magazine. Fort Moultrie, SC. April 16, 1861.' Mounted image that measures 7 1/2" X 9 3/4".