Bombardment Of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, 12th & 13th Of April, 1861

Date:
1861
Creator:
Currier and Ives
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0069
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
credits:
Courtesy, Chicago Historical Society
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Secession Chair

Date:
ca. 1859-1860
Publisher/Studio:
The Charleston Museum

One of a set of six, these chairs were used by delegates to South Carolina's "Secession Convention" at St. Andrew's Hall, on Broad Street, December 20, 1860. The assembly later marched to South Carolina Institute Hall for the ceremonial signing of the Ordinance of Secession that evening. The remaining chairs, the accompanying table and the Secession President's chair are on permanent exhibition in the Charleston Museum's Civil War gallery.

Institution:
Fort Sumter National Monument

Confederate Frame Torpedo

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0070
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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Charleston Mercury Extra Newspaper Extra, 'Union Is Dissolved!' An ordinance to state the disolution of the Union South Carolina. 1:15 o'clock P.M. December 20th 1860

Date:
December 20, 1860
Creator:
Charleston Mercury Newspaper
Publisher/Studio:
Charleston Mercury Newspaper
Description (physical):

Printed letters on paper; 30.48cm x 60.96cm

Location:
201 West Monument Street,Maryland,Baltimore,21201
Identifier:
None [Broadside 1860]
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society

Charleston At War

Date:
2000
Creator:
Thomson, Jack
Publisher/Studio:
Gettysburg, PA: Thomas Publications
Description (physical):

Hardcover, 8.5" x 11", 222 p.

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier