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Image from page 110 of “The photographic history of the Civil War : in ten volumes” (1911)
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Title: The photographic history of the Civil War : in ten volumes
Year: 1911 (1910s)
Authors: Miller, Francis Trevelyan, 1877-1959 Lanier, Robert S. (Robert Sampson), 1880-
Subjects: War photography
Publisher: New York : Review of Reviews Co.
Contributing Library: Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection
Digitizing Sponsor: The Institute of Museum and Library Services through an Indiana State Library LSTA Grant
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GUARDING THE PRISONERS Copyright hij Ktview of Rttiie Inside Castle Pinckney, Charleston Harbor, August, 1861.—Inthese hitherto unpublished Confederate photographs we see one ofthe earliest volunteer military organizations of South Carolina andsome of the first Federal prisoners taken in the war. TheCharleston Zouave Cadets wereorganized in the summer of1860, and were recruited fromamong the patriotic young menof Charleston. We see in thepicture how very young theywere. The company first wentinto active service on MorrisIsland, January 1, 1861, andwas there on the 9th when theguns of the battery turnedback the Star of the Tlest ar-riving with reinforcements forSumter. The companj was alsostationed on Sullivans Islandduring the bombardment ofSumter, April 12-13, 1861. Af-ter the first fateful clash at BullRun, July 21, 1861, had taughtthe North that the war was onin earnest, a number of Federalprisoners were brought toCharleston and placed for safe-keeping in Castle Pinckney, then ga
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