Confederate defensive works around Atlanta

Made:
1866 in Fort Sumter National Monument
maker:
George N Barnard

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'Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbour' A photograph of the interior of Fort Sumter at Charleston in South Carolina, America
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A photograph of the interior of Fort Sumter at Charleston in South Carolina, America, taken by GN Barnard (1819-1902) in 1866. This photograph is from an album entitled 'Canada and the United States.1867' by John Downes Rochfort (1825-1885), who toured Canada and America in 1867.

A photograph of the interior of Fort Sumter at Charleston in South Carolina, America, taken by G N Barnard (1819-1902) in 1866. This photograph is from an album entitled 'Canada and the United States. 1867' by John Downes Rochfort (1825-1885), who toured Canada and America in 1867.

The first shots of the American Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbour on 12 April 1861. The Union garrison were forced to surrender the next day after a Confederate bombardment.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1995-5001/1/94
type:
photograph
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford

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