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1865. "Charleston Orphan Asylum, 160 Calhoun Street, used as a hospital for wounded Federal soldiers." From photographs of the Federal Navy and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, 1863-1865

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1865. "Charleston, South Carolina. View from roof of Orphan Asylum. The Citadel in middle distance." From photographs of the Federal Navy and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, 1863-1865.

1865. "Charleston, South Carolina. Breach patched with gabions on the north wall of Fort Sumter." From photographs of the Federal Navy, and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, 1863-1865.

St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1865 following bombardment of the city during the Civil War. From photographs of the Federal Navy and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, 1863-1865.

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1865. Charleston, South Carolina. Archibald McLeish's Vulcan Iron Works on Cumberland Street. Left half of glass-plate stereograph, from photographs of the Federal Navy and seaborne expeditions against the Atlantic Coast of the Confederacy, 1863-1865. Note the unusually elaborate sign, as well as what seem to be the giant wheels of an artillery carriage. |

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April 1865. Charleston, South Carolina, after bombardment by the Federal Navy. View from roof of the Mills House, looking up Meeting Street at ruins of the Circular Church, damaged in an 1861 fire.

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Prosthetic Hand and Forearm of Colonel Peter Charles Gaillard (Charleston, SC) who lost his hand during the Federal siege of Morris Island in 1863. Gaillard later served at the Battles of Cold Harbor and Petersburg and was elected Mayor of Charleston in November 1865. Charleston Museum.

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Uniform worn by Private Edward D. Robinson (Charleston, SC) of Captain G.H. Walter’s Company (Washington Artillery), South Carolina Artillery. The unit surrendered to Federal forces at Greensboro, NC on May 1, 1865. Charleston Museum.

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Uniform worn by Private Edward D. Robinson (Charleston, SC) of Captain G.H. Walter’s Company (Washington Artillery), South Carolina Artillery. The unit surrendered to Federal forces at Greensboro, NC on May 1, 1865. Charleston Museum.

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J.B. Shadle Co C 87 PA Wounded at Petersburg, April 2, 1865 Gun shot wound, right thumb, amputation. Hand/arm has erysipelas. Discharged June 1, 1865.

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April 1865. "Washington Navy Yard, David. E. Herold, Lincoln assassination conspirator." This 22-year-old accomplice of John Wilkes Booth was executed by hanging on July 7, 1865. Glass negative by Alexander Gardner

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April 1865. "Petersburg, Virginia. Federal soldiers removing artillery from Confederate fortifications." [Detail] Wet plate glass negative.

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