Battle of Fort Sumter Online Exhibit

Fort Sumter Flag and Staff – Sketched on the Baltic.

Illustration of the American flag from Fort Sumter, with holes and ragged edges after the Battle of Fort Sumter.

Caption: Fort Sumter Flag and Staff – Sketched on the Baltic.

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, May 4, 1861, page 405.

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Last Updated: April 17, 2012