Drawing shows in lower left the figure of a man walking along the shoreline and a larger preliminary sketch of the man, also to the right of the man is a preliminary sketch of a woman walking to the right carry... more
A portrayal of the nocturnal raid on the Charleston post office by a mob of citizens and the burning of abolitionist mails found there in July 1835. Mail sacks are handed through a forced window of the ransack... more
Copy photograph shows a photo of the damaged walls of Fort Sumter viewed by men on a nearby sandbar. The photo is mounted above a printed caption with Engineer Department noted on the left.
Photograph shows the Confederate flag flying at Fort Sumter, on April 15, 1861, following the surrender of Major Anderson and his Union troops, documenting the beginning of the Civil War; troops prepare to load cannon.
Outlines the harbor of Charleston, S.C., beginning with the convergence of the Ashley and Cooper rivers and continuing to the Atlantic Ocean. Sneden traveled through the harbor on a Confederate steamer on Dece... more
Stereograph showing broken girders among piles of rocks next to the palmetto reinforcement on the exterior wall of Fort Sumter.
Stereograph showing two men sitting on the parapet in Fort Sumter on the occasion of the anniversary of Major General Anderson's surrender four years earlier. Four cannons on the parapet in the distance.