Two illustrations about the Civil War with an accompanying article. The top illustration is captioned 'The war in America: Charleston, from Fort Johnson.' The bottom illustration is captioned 'The war in America: The defences of Charleston, looking seaward.' The article details the difficulties of reporting from the South because of Union blockades.
Caption: 'Moonlight scene on Sullivan's Island, Charleston Harbor--the sentry challenging Frank Leslie's Special Artist and Correspondent, who were guests of the Richland Rifles.--from a sketch by our Special Artist now in Charleston.' [full date March 2, 1861.]