Charleston Civil War Photographs

Apr 10, 2011


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C-SPAN | American History TV Charleston, SC | Office of Cultural Affairs

In 1865 when the Civil War was ending, the U.S. Government Department of the South sent photographers to document a flag raising ceremony at Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina. The photographers documented numerous .. Read More
In 1865 when the Civil War was ending, the U.S. Government Department of the South sent photographers to document a flag raising ceremony at Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina. The photographers documented numerous scenes of the war ravaged city. Charleston native and commercial photographer Rick Rhodes has worked to restore and enhance digital copies of the images acquired at the Library of Congress website. Mr. Rhodes described his project and showed the photographs being exhibited at the City Gallery at Waterfront Park in observance of the Civil War Sesquicentennial.

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