Battle of Fort Sumter Online Exhibit

Main Battery at Fort Sumter

Illustration of an interior section of Fort Sumter, where a large cannon is aimed toward the channel.

Caption: Main Battery at Fort Sumter, Bearing on Fort Moultrie and the Channel – From a sketch by an officer of Major Anderson's command.

Source: Illustration from Harper's Weekly, January 26, 1861, page 57.

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Last Updated: April 2, 2012