Charleston, East Battery
Ruins of gun batteries on the peninsula, destroyed by Confederates prior to their evacuation in Feb. 1865. Location is adjacent to home of Louis de Saussure.
Charleston, SC. Photo taken by Union military photographer sometime after city's official surrender in 1865
Photo and text posted: 17 November 2010
Revised: 28 November 2010
Copyright references: Library of Congress, LOC; image is believed to be in public domain