Fort Sumter, Interior, Sunrise, Dec. 9, 1864

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Fort Sumter, Interior, Sunrise, Dec. 9, 1864

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"A scene at sunrise; it was cool in the early morning, and the negroes before starting to work would warm themselves at the fires; there was continual work to be done, getting ready sand-bags for breaks in the fortifications."

Conrad Wise Chapman, 1898

  • Categories: Paintings 11-20

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