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Spiking the guns of Fort Moultrie by Major Anderson, before its evacuation, December 26th, 1860.

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Title
Spiking the guns of Fort Moultrie by Major Anderson, before its evacuation, December 26th, 1860.
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

American History -- 1860s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AME-186
Topics
Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871
United States -- 1860-1869
Fort Moultrie (S.C.) -- 1860-1869
Cannons -- South Carolina -- Fort Moultrie -- 1860-1869
Evacuations -- South Carolina -- Fort Moultrie -- 1860-1869
Military personnel -- South Carolina -- Fort Moultrie -- 1860-1869
Sabotage
Genres
Conjectural works
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "Toward the middle of December it became evident, from the magnitude of military operations going on, and other indications, coupled with significant threats in the South Carolina Convention and out of it, that an occupation of Castle Pinckney and Fort Sumter was meditated. Major Anderson decided to anticipate the South Carolinians in their contemplated manoeuvre. Accoringly, on the night of December 26th, at the very time the South Carolina Commissioners had arrived in Washington to demand the surrender of the forts, he evacuated Fort Moultrie, after spiking the guns and providing for the destruction of their carriages and other material by fire, and with the aid of three small vessels successfully transferred his little command to Fort Sumter."
Content: Reprinted from January 5, 1861 edition of Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper.
Source note: Scenes and portraits of the Civil War : the most important events of the conflict between the states graphically pictured. (New York : Mrs. Frank Leslie, 1894) Leslie, Frank (1821-1880), Author.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Restrike from an electrotype cast.
Extent: 1 print : b ; 25 x 25 cm. (9 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1677173
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17613364
Barcode: 33333159319108
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cece22d0-c531-012f-1aef-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Spiking the guns of Fort Moultrie by Major Anderson, before its evacuation, December 26th, 1860." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f854-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Spiking the guns of Fort Moultrie by Major Anderson, before its evacuation, December 26th, 1860." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f854-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1894). Spiking the guns of Fort Moultrie by Major Anderson, before its evacuation, December 26th, 1860. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f854-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spiking the guns of Fort Moultrie by Major Anderson, before its evacuation, December 26th, 1860.