Explore South Carolina, Guns and more!

The Floating Battery in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina 1861. It was armed with two 42 lb and two 32 lb naval guns.

The Floating Battery in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina It was armed with two 42 lb and two 32 lb naval guns.

FortSumter1865 - Fort Sumter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Fort Sumter after the Civil War. Several significant bombardments reduced it to rubble multiple times. Always the South dug out, remounted the guns, and held on. It never fell to enemy fire but was abandoned when Sherman overran South Carolina.

USS Essex  A March, 1863 photo of the USS Essex. The 1000-ton ironclad river gunboat, originally a steam-powered ferry, was acquired during the American Civil War by the US Army in 1861 for the Western Gunboat Flotilla

USS Essex A March, 1863 photo of the USS Essex. The ironclad river gunboat, originally a steam-powered ferry, was acquired during the American War of Southern Independence by the US Army in 1861 for the Western Gunboat Flotilla

ACW Photo: USS Carondelet (1862-1865), a 512-ton Cairo class ironclad river…

Civil War Navy Ship the USS Carondelet a Cairo class ironclad river gunboat was built at Saint Louis Missouri for the U.

Stone bridge over Antietam creek.  Photograph by Alexander Gardner

Burnside's Bridge, Antietam Creek in Autumn Site of the 'afternoon battle' of the Sept. 1862 Battle of Antietam. Photo by Alexander Gardner.

Maj. Gen. George Pickett (1825-1875). He served alongside Longstreet in the 8th U.S. Infantry Regiment in Mexico; taking the flag from him after he was wounded at Chapultepec. During the civil war he would become a brigade commander and then, with very mixed results, a division commander under Longstreet.

George Pickett - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Boots On The Ground" - Civil War Fact: At Cold Harbor, Va., Americans fell in 20 minutes.

Pinterest
Search