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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

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Taken on February 1, 2008