Bicentennial reconstruction of Fort Moultrie, exterior from a distance with brick fort and spire of Stella Maris Catholic Church in the background. Page 45, Image 13 of collection. Original is 35 mm B/W negative.
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".
Main caption: 'The present appearance of Charleston, S.C., showing the effects of the Federal bombardment.--from recent sketches by our special artist.' Caption top left: 'Nos.165, 167 and 169 Meeting Street, Charleston, S.C.' Caption top right: 'East Bay Street, looking south.' Caption middle left: 'Kitchen attached to 53 Wentworth Street--effect of two shells.' Caption middle right: 'Gentleman's ordinary, Charleston Hotel.' Caption bottom: 'Vendue Range.' [full date March 25, 1865.]
Caption: 'Bombardment of Fort Sumter--The fleet engaging Batteries Wagner and Gregg.--[See Page 587]' Identified by captions are the Swamp Angel, Fort Johnson, Fort Sumter, Fort Gregg, Battery Wagner and iron-clads. [full date September 12, 1863.]