Battle of Fort Sumter Online Exhibit

Battery at Charleston, SC During the Bombardment of Fort Sumter

Illustration showing the promenade along the harbor of Charleston.  In the foreground are tents and a cannon, with a pyramid of cannonballs behind it.

Caption: The Battery or Park Promenade at Charleston, South Carolina, During the Bombardment of Fort Sumter – Sketched by our Special Artist.

Source: Illustration from Harper's Weekly, May 18, 1861, page 310.

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Last Updated: April 17, 2012