Battle of Fort Sumter Online Exhibit

Map of the Harbor of Charleston, South Carolina

Map of Charleston's harbor, showing Fort Sumter.

Caption: Map Showing the Forts [including Ft. Sumter], Islands, etc., of the Harbor of Charleston, South Carolina

Fort Sumter sits in the main ship channel, just nort of Morris Island and east of James Island.

Source of illustration: Harper's Weekly, January 19, 1861, page 37.

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Last Updated: April 2, 2012