Battle of Fort Sumter Online Exhibit

Major Anderson's Command at Fort Sumter

Illustration of nine officers in Major Anderson's command.

Caption: Major Anderson's Command at Fort Sumter – From a photograph taken in the fort.

Back row: Capt. T Seymour, 1st Lieut. G.W. Snyder, 1st Lt. J.C. Davis, 2nd Lt. R.K. Meade, 1st Lt. T. Talbot
Front row: Capt. A. Doubleday, Maj. R. Anderson, Asst. Surg. S.W. Crawford, Capt. J.G. Foster

A version of this illustration also appeared as "The Heroes of Fort Sumter" in Harper's on May 4, 1861.

Source: Illustration from Harper's Weekly, March 23, 1861, page [177].

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Last Updated: April 11, 2012