Historical Images of Philadelphia
Bombardment of Fort Sumter
- Sartain, Samuel - Engraver
- Schell, F.B. - Artist
HMI Civil War 1
Image shows Confederate batteries opening fire on Fort Sumter. A large flag is flying on the battlements. In the foreground, soldiers are loading and firing the large guns. Cannon balls are stacked against the wall. In the distance lies Fort Sumter shrouded in smoke.
Published in Samuel Mosheim Schmucker's "A History of the Civil War.." 1863
Print and Picture Collection