Image ID
ICHi-022041
Headline
Bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor
Title (of Artwork/Object)
Bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, 1861
Date Created
1861
Creator
Currier & Ives
Creator Role
publisher
Artwork/Object Depicted
lithographs
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-022041
Inventory Number
x.2459.2004
Storage Location
Broadsides?
Acquisition Source
Gift of Charles B. Pike
Max Pixels - Height
4066
Max Pixels - Width
5500
KEYWORDS
LN0335
x.2459.2004
AHD-178
United States. Civil War, 1861-1865
color
Confederate States of America
Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)
Lincoln at 200
i22041_e1.tif
bombardment of fort sumter charleston harbor

Lithograph titled Bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor. Depicts the bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina, April 1861, that opened the American Civil War. A Confederate artillery battery fires across Charleston Harbor towards the Union-held fort in the background.

Lithograph titled Bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor. Depicts the bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina, April 1861, that opened the American Civil War. A Confederate artillery battery fires across Charleston Harbor towards the Union-held fort in the background.