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Ichnography of Charleston, South-Carolina : at the request of Adam Tunno, Esq., for the use of the Phœnix Fire-Company of London, taken from actual survey, 2d August 1788 /

Sunset view of Fort Sumter before the bombardment [1861]

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps looking southwest, showing ships, sailboats, and five men in a rowboat]

[View of the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with a large home and smaller houses, outbuildings, and perhaps a slave cabin]

[Perspective view of Broad Street in Charleston, South Carolina, with St. Michaels Church at right center]

[Preliminary sketch for neoclassic building with "MDCCXIX" on pediment, Charleston, S.C.]

[Detail view of cupola, pediment, and frieze of a large public building in Charleston, South Carolina]

[Preliminary sketch of a large public building in Charleston, South Carolina, with small pediment and cupola]

[View of the city of Charleston, S.C., with a mansion, the Nathaniel Rusell House on Meeting Street at center, surrounded by smaller residences and First Scots Presbyterian Church at right]

[Preliminary sketch for neoclassic building with "MDCCXIX" on pediment, Charleston, S.C.]

[View of Charleston, South Carolina, perhaps coming down the Cooper River, showing ships, rowboats, and canoes on the water]

[View of the city of Charleston, South Carolina, with homes and outbuildings at left and right, and a long row of brick building, perhaps barracks, at center]

St. Michaels Church, Charleston, S.C.

[Charleston, S. C. Hibernian Society membership certificate] / G. Thresher delt. & script. ; A. Anderson.

New method of assorting the mail, as practised by Southern slave-holders, or attack on the Post Office, Charleston, S.C.

The loss of the Pennsylvania New York packet ship; the Lockwoods emigrant ship; the Saint Andrew packet ship; and the Victoria from Charleston, near Liverpool, during the hurricane [...] Jany. 7th & 8th, 1839 / painted by Samuel Walters ; drawn on stone by T. Fairland.

[Portrait of seated man holding the Charleston Zeitung, possibly the owner of the newspaper company, Franz Melchers]

Slave sale, Charleston, S.C.

John Brown ascending the scaffold preparatory to being hanged / from a sketch by our special artist.

The execution of John Brown, in a stubble field, near Charleston, [W.] Va. [men on horseback in foregrd.]

Meeting of the Southern seceeders from the Democratic Convention at St. Adnrew's Hall, Charleston, S.C. April 30, 1860

Secession meeting in front of the Mills House, Meeting Street, Charleston, S.C. [with portraits of Hon. James Chesnut, Jr., seceding Senator from South Carolina; Hon.Robert Toombs, Senator from Georgia; and Hon. Alexander H. Stephens, Ex-Senator of Georgia]

Prominent candidates for the Democratic nomination at Charleston, S.C. [Composite of bust portraits of Stephens, Orr, Davis, Guthrie, Slidell, Pierce, J. Lane, Hunter, Breckenridge, Douglas, and Houston]

Great mass meeting to endorse the call of the Legislature of South Carolina for a state convention to discuss the question of secession from the Union, held at Institute Hall, Charleston, S.C., on Monday, Nov. 12, 1860

Great mass meeting to endorse the call of the legislature of South Carolina for a state conv. to discuss the question of secession from the Union, held at Institute Hall, Charleston, S.C. on Monday, Nov. 12, 1860

Haldeman, Hon., Richard J., of PA. Delegate to Democratic National Convention at Charleston, S.C. and Baltimore, 1860

Lt. Wm Gurney, 7th NYSM, Command of Charleston, S.C. after capture - 1865. Became Brig Gen.

Lt. Wm Gurney, 7th NYSM, Command of Charleston, S.C. after capture - 1865. Became Brig Gen.

Palmetto-tree, and old custom-house, at Charleston, South Carolina

Interior of Secession Hall

Scenes in Charleston, S.C. [composite of 4 wood engravings]: Tomb of John C. Calhoun, in St. Philip's Churchyard; the old powder magazine, Cumberland Street; the Palmetto Flag; the Palmetto Cockade

The Coles County Court House in Charleston, Ills., in which Lincoln often practiced law and before which he made a short speech in the evening after his fourth joint debate with Douglas, Sept. 18, 1858

Swamp Angel, Charleston, S.C.

Fort Sumter: Charleston Harbor, S.C.

Brig. Gen. Truman Seymour, Capt. At Fort Sumter, 1861

Lt. Wm Gurney, 7th NYSM, Command of Charleston, S.C. after capture - 1865. Became Brig Gen.

[The Charleston convention]

[South Carolina - Charleston - Democratic National Convention 1860. 4 scenes: St. Andrews Hal, exterior; Hibernian Hall, exterior; Yates Hall, interior, sleeping hall full of cots; Committee room of the Massachusetts delegation]

Fort Sumter, South Carolina at the time of its capture February 18th, 1865. Showing the effects of the bombardment from Morris Island

The Democratic convention at Charleston, South Carolina - Interior of the hall of the South Carolina Institute in Meeting Street the [...]

Brig. Gen. Truman Seymour, Capt. At Fort Sumter, 1861

Brig. Gen. Truman Seymour, Capt. At Fort Sumter, 1861

Colonel Bully

View of Charleston Harbor and its Defences

The government arsenal in Charleston, S.C., guarded by detachments of the Washington Light Infantry / from a sketch by our special artist.

Major [Robert] Anderson's command at Fort Sumter

Exterior view of the gorge of Fort Sumter on the 14th April 1861 after its evacuation by Maj. Robert Anderson 1st Arty. U.S.A. Commdg showing that portion towards Cummings' Point, Morris' [i.e. Morris] Island

Battery on Morris Island, gun that fired over 1200 shots into Fort Sumter

General McGowan addressing the Abbeville Volunteers in front of the Charleston Hotel / from a sketch by our special artist now in Charleston.

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861, Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run. Casemate no. 2

Principal church, Charleston

Fort Johnson and Battery Gregg

Castle Pinckney

Hibernian Hall, Charleston, S.C.

View of Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina: The orphan asylum, [facade]

The secession movement--Entrance hall to an hotel at Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina: The orphan asylum, [facade]

On deck of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, S.C.

On deck of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, S.C.

[U.S. Quartermaster's office, Charleston, South Carolina]

Confederate flag flying. Ft. Sumter after the evacuation of Maj. Anderson - interior view

Shell damage, Charleston, S.C.

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August 1861, Federal prisoners captured at battle of Bull Run, Casemate no. 1

Interior view of Fort Sumter, S.C. showing effects of bombardment

Interior of Fort Sumter in April 1861 after its surrender by U.S. garrison

[Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Interior view of Fort Sumter during ceremony of raising flag]

The steamship Marion, on her way to New York with the wives and children of the soldiers in Fort Sumter - manning the ramparts and cheering of the men as the steamer passes the fort the parting salute from Fort Sumpter / from a sketch by our special artist now in Charleston

South-Western angle and face of Fort Moultrie, Charleston Harbor, S.C., April 16th, 1861

Fort Johnson, Charleston Harbor, S.C. Fort Sumter in distance

Views of Fort Sumter from drawings

[Two views: Group of guns and gun carriages dismantled by Major Anderson at Fort Moultire; Battery at Fort Moultrie, bearing on Fort Sumter]

The Southern Confederacy a fact!!! Acknowledged by a might prince and faithful ally

Fort Sumter, showing the effects of the bombardment by the artillery of the Army & Navy of the United States; while occupied by the rebels from April, 1861 to Feb., 1865

On deck of U.S.S. New Hampshire off Charleston, S.C.

The housetops in Charleston during the bombardment of Sumter

Scene on the floating battery in Charleston Harbor, S.C., during the bombardment of Fort Sumpter [sic] - from a sketch by an officer

Exterior view of the gorge of Fort Sumter on the 14th, April 1861 after its evacuation by Maj. Robert Anderson, 1st Arty. U.S.A. Comdg showing that portion towards Fort Johnson, James Island

Roman Catholic Cathederal, Charleston, S.C.

Views of Fort Sumter from drawings

The flag of Fort Sumter

The Union volunteer

Interior of Fort Sumter in April 1861 after its surrender by U.S. garrison

The Floating battery at Charleston, S.C., intended to assist in the capture of Fort Sumpter [sic], with Dr. De Vega's hospital attached - from a sketch by our special artist now in Charleston

Ruins of Central Church

Central (i.e. Circular) Church, Charleston, S.C.

Central (i.e. Circular) Church, Charleston, S.C.

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C. August, 1861, interior view

The Ordnance armory, Charleston, S.C. - the volunteer troops trying the arms - from a sketch by our special artist now in Charleston, S.C.

Cutting down the U.S. flagstaff, under the direction of Major Anderson, at Fort Moultrie, Charleston Harbor, S.C., on Christmas night, 1860

The blockade of Charleston

Major Robert Anderson, U.S.A., in command of Fort Sumpter, Charleston Harbor, S.C. / photographed by Webster & Bros.

Ruins of Central Church

Grave of John C. Calhoun, Charleston, S.C.

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C., August, 1861, barracks

Castle Pinkney [i.e. Pinckney], Charleston, S.C. Garrison of South Carolina troops, August 1861

Meeting Street, Charleston, S.C.

Charleston, South Carolina: Grave of John C. Calhoun

Jeff Davis on the right platform, or the last "act of secession"

Major Anderson, U.S.A. commanding Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor / lith. P.S. Duval & Son, Phila.