A period inscription in the lower right corner reads Charleston. The heavy thud of a mortar broke the stillness. A single shell from Fort Johnson on James Island rose high into the still-starry sky, curved downward and burst directly over Fort Sumter. Confederate batteries on Morris Island opened up, then others from Sullivans Island, until Sumter was surrounded by a ring of fire. In the foreground are two cannons and artillery shells.
One of the gun carriages has been sabotaged. The albumen print measures 9.5" x 7.25" and is mounted on a 13.5" x 10.5" board.The mount shows some wear but the print is crisp with good contrast. The item "Mathew Brady FORT SUMTER Confederate Rebel Soldier Cannon Mortar Civil War Photo" is in sale since Saturday, February 24, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs".
The seller is "pvt-eye" and is located in Belmont, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Australia.