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Description: Exterior of Fort Sumter. A cannon has fallen on the steep shoreline and waves are hitting the rocks.
Description: View from Mission Ridge of the valley floor where fighting took place.
Description: A large fountain with statues. Two (Union?) soldiers are on the far side.
Description: The interior of Fort Sumter showing the battlements.
Description: Union soldiers stand by their tents in front of a trestle bridge on the railroad line that spans a valley. A mountain is in the background.
Description: The ruins of Charleston after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. A man, smoking a pipe, and a boy sit on the shoreline of...
Description: The ruins of Columbia after Sherman passed through, with damaged buildings, free-standing columns, and a pile of rubble.
Description: View down to valley of Union soldiers posing on the roof of a log building. A log bridge crosses a stream, and many trees are on the hillsides.
Description: View towards the Allatoona Pass from behind earthworks overlooking the Etawah River. A railroad bridge crosses the river on the right.
Description: A rocky ridge with bushes and scrub atop Mission Ridge is in the foreground. Orchard Knob is in the distance. The valley where the fighting took place is i...
Description: The ruins of a church in Columbia after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War.
Description: The ruins of a railroad depot after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War.
Description: A fence or battlement, with battered trees overlooking a valley. Kenesaw Mountain is in the distance.
Description: General Hood ordered a train full of gunpowder set on fire so that the Union Army couldn't use it, resulting in a series of explosions.
Description: Cliffs along Lu-la Lake. A waterfall is in the background.
Description: View from railroad tracks through the Allatoona Pass. One of the buildings on the left says "Grocery", and piles of lumber are stacked along the sides of t...
Description: Trees with Spanish moss line a path in the Bonaventure Cemetery.
Description: View from shoreline of tall trestle bridge on the railroad line crossing the river at Whiteside. Two men sit on logs in the river on the left. More men sit...
Description: Farmhouse with a large chimney and front porch. A group of people are sitting on the porch. The house was used as a hospital several times during the battl...
Description: View down capitol building steps, where cannons sit on a landing, and statues decorate two lampposts. The city spreads out far below.
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