Battery Marshall, Sullivan's Island, Dec. 4, 1863

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Battery Marshall, Sullivan's Island, Dec. 4, 1863

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"Here are the barracks of the soldiers. This being an extreme point, there was always a force ready in case of attack. Negroes are at work putting up breastworks, under the supervision of an over-seer. Another object to be seen is the lookout sentinel."

Conrad Wise Chapman, 1898

  • Categories: Paintings 21-31

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