“The Bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, the 12th and 13th of April, 1861”

E. G. Squier. From Frank Leslie's Pictorial History of the American Civil War, 1862.

Image of The Bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, the 12th and 13th of April, 1861

Leslie’s first published this illustration less than a week after Confederate forces attacked U.S. troops at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, on April 12, 1861, in the first military assault of the Civil War.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title The Bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, the 12th and 13th of April, 1861
Short Title Fort Sumter, 1862
Book Title Frank Leslie's Pictorial History of the American Civil War
Place of Publication New York
Publisher Frank Leslie
Creator E. G. Squier
Publication Date 1862
Pages p. 8
Call Number Dawes F 834 .496
Location General Collections 2nd floor