Good Bye to Fort Sumter

 

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Civil War Harper's Weekly, February 23, 1861

The February 23, 1861 edition of Harper's Weekly featured a number of interesting Civil War historical stories.  It includes the women and children being evacuated from Fort Sumter, illustrations of Fort Sumter and Fort Jefferson, and reports of a number of Abraham Lincoln Speeches.  Scroll down to see the complete page, or the Newspaper Thumbnails below will take you to a specific page of interest.

 

Statue of George Washington

George Washington Statue

Wives Leaving Ft. Sumter

Good-By to Fort Sumter

Reverand Murray

Rev. Murray

Abraham Lincoln Speeches

Fort Pickens and Fort Jefferson

Lieutenant Slemmer and Gilman

Jefferson Davis and Alexander Stephens

Fort Pickens

Fort Pickens

Fort Jefferson

Fort Jefferson

Map of the Confederate States

Map of the Confederacy

 
 

 

HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[FEBRUARY 23, 1861 .

116

OFFICERS' QUARTERS AT FORT SUMTER.—[FROM A SKETCH BY AN OFFICER OF MAJOR ANDERSON'S COMMAND.]

THE OFFICERS' QUARTERS AT
FORT SUMTER.

SUCH intense interest is felt in every thing which Concerns the garrison at Fort Sumter that we are

glad to present our readers with the accompanying picture of the Officers' Quarters at Fort Sumter, from a sketch kindly sent us by one of our military correspondents in that work. It shows that the gallant officers are comfortable.

GOOD-BY TO FORT SUMTER.

WE publish herewith a picture of the good-by waved to Fort Sumter by the wives and children of the soldiers quartered in that work, as they

steamed past in the Marion, on 3d inst., on their way to New York. The scene is thus described in a note from one of the passengers on board the Marion :

" On Sunday, the 3d inst., as the steamer Marion was pro-

(Continued on Next Page.)

GOOD-BY TO SUMTER—FEBRUARY 3, 1861.

Fort Sumter Officers Quarters
Wives leaving Ft. Sumter

 

 

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