Pictures of Morris Island in the Civil War

 

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Civil War Harper's Weekly, September 5, 1863

Harper's Weekly was the most read newspaper of the Civil War era. To help you develop a better understanding of the War, we have posted our complete collection of the paper to this WEB site. We are hopeful that you find this resource useful in your research and study.

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Mosby's Raiders

Mosby Raid

Copperhead Poem

Sioux War

Sioux Indian War

Morris Island

Pictures of Morris Island

Lawrence Atrocities

Quantrill's Atrocities in Lawrence Kansas

Mosby's Guerrillas

Mosby's Guerrillas

Draft Resumes in New York

Draft Resumes

Resumption of the Draft

William Quantrill's Raid of Lawrence Kansas

Cavalry Skirmish

Cavalry Skirmish

Attack on Fort Wagner

Attack on Fort Wagner

Draft Riot Cartoon

Draft Riot Cartoon

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER 5, 1863.]

HARPER'S WEEKLY.

565

MORRIS ISLAND SKETCHES.—[SEE PAGE 567.]

I.—THE MORTAR SCHOONERS AND WOODEN GUN-BOATS BOMBARDING FORT WAGNER AND BATTERY GREGG.

II.—RUINS OF LIGHT-HOUSE AT THE INLET, DESTROYED BY THE REBELS.

III.—EXAMINING PASSES ON THE BEACH, MORRIS ISLAND.

IV.—THE GRAND GUARD MARCHING TO, AND NEGRO FATIGUE-PARTY RETURNING FROM, THE TRENCHES IN FRONT OF WAGNER.

Fort Wagner Bombardment
Morris Island Lighthouse
Beach of Morris Island
Negro Soldiers at Fort Wagner

 

 

 

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