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Buried Silver Service From Parnassus Plantation
Fort Sumter National Monument, Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
This unmarked, electroplated coffee and tea service originally belonged to Dr. William Tennent, owner of Parnassus Plantation in Goose Creek, which...
Candlestick Holder Made From Bayonets
Fort Sumter National Monument, Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
This candlestick holder was made from three rifle bayonets twisted into a new shape.
Cutaway View Of Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter National Monument, Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
This cutaway version of Fort Sumter shows what it would have looked like on the eve of the Civil War. The fort was built to hold three tiers of guns...
Garrison Flag
Fort Sumter National Monument, Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
Major Robert Anderson raised this large garrison flag over the unfinished Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor on December 26, 1860. It was flying on...
Lefaucheux M1858 Revolver
Fort Sumter National Monument, Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
The Lefaucheux revolver was made in Belgium based on a designed by Casimir Lefaucheux. First fielded in 1858, it was the first revolver with a metal...
Palmetto Flag
Fort Sumter National Monument, Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
On April 14th 1861, men of the 18th South Carolina regiment raised this Palmetto flag over the captured Fort Sumter. The Palmetto flag confirmed the...
Pee Dee Rifle Guard Flag
Fort Sumter National Monument, Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
Flag carried by the Company A of the Pee Dee Rifle Guard.
Secession Chair
Fort Sumter National Monument, Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
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...
Storm Flag
Fort Sumter National Monument, Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
After the garrison flag (see previous flag) that was flying over Fort Sumter had ripped, soldiers raised this smaller storm flag in its place.
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