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Charleston, S.C. Breach patched with gabions on the north wall of Fort Sumter.

*FORT SUMTER ~ Charleston, S. Breach patched with gabions on the north wall of Fort Sumter, one of the 5 brick walls of Fort Sumter.

he submarine, which fought for the confederacy in the US civil war, was sunk near North Charleston, South Carolina, in 1864 by its own torpedo, killing all eight men on board

Human remains are found inside H.L. Hunley

Hunley Civil War submarine unveiled for first time, 12 January Charleston, SC. The Confederacy lost 21 crewmen in three sinkings of the Hunley during her short career. It was the first submarine to sink another ship.

Charleston, South Carolina. Ruins.  And this girl LOVES Charleston....at heart I am Southern, despite being stuck in Ohio.

Finbar, one of Charleston's finest Catholic Churches, Post-Civil War Charleston, South Carolina. Now Saint John the Baptist.

Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Interior view of Fort Sumter. It was created in 1865 by Brady, Mathew B., 1823 (ca.)-1896.

Interior view of Fort Sumter. It was created in 1865 by Brady, Mathew B., 1823 The photograph presents United States.

Charleston Civil War- The Mills House.. I think it's now a hotel, that's haunted!!! At least that's what they say on the carriage tours :)

The Mills House, with adjacent ruins in Charleston, SC, circa 1865 ~ Civil War Photos

Civil War Photo - Houses on the Battery - Charleston, SC 1865

Civil War Photo - Houses on the Battery - Charleston, SC 1865 My great grandpa Stafford was a civil war vet.

Charleston, South Carolina (vicinity). Interior of Confederate Fort Moultrie showing ruins of sally-port and walls

Interior of Fort Moultrie showing ruins of sally-port and walls - Charleston, SC (vicinity)

The O'Connor House in Charleston, SC at the end of the Civil War. The realities of war sometimes get lost in the black-and-whiteness of these pictures.

Another view of the O'Connor House at 180 Broad Street in downtown Charleston, SC ~ This picture, along with all the other 1865 pictures on this board, was taken at the close of the Civil War in 1865

Charlestown 1865 immediately after Civil war bombardment

I love Charleston, hope to make it my home sometime in the future Charleston, South Carolina. Vendue Range looking east from near the corner of East Bay Street." Aftermath of the Great Fire of 1861 and bombardment by the Federal Navy.

(1865) Graveyard of the ruined Circular Church - Charleston, SC

Charleston, S. Graveyard of the ruined Circular Church. It was taken in The church was rebuilt/restored and is still an active church.

Fort Sumter is a coastal fortification in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. It is made in a Third System masonry, which was a very ambitious sea coast defensive system built after the War of 1812.

Fort Sumter was named after General Thomas Sumter. It is best known to be the site of the Battle of Fort Sumter, which took place in 1861 and marked the beginning of the Civil War. Granted this, the site is also where the first shots during the said war were fired.

Fort Sumter is a masonry sea fort located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. The fort is best known as the site upon which the shots initiating the American Civil War were fired, at the Battle of Fort Sumter on April

Roper Hospital, Civil War Photos: Charleston, SC Siege > 1865 Charleston, South Carolina

Roper Hospital, Civil War Photos: Charleston, SC Siege > 1865 Charleston…Roper Hospital continues in operation to this day.