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The Old Flag Again, Waves Over Sumter

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Date made: 1865
Maker: Kimmel and Forster; Fuchs, Feodor
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 17 1/4 x 12 in.; 43.815 x 30.48 cm
ID number: DL*60.3323
Negative number: 2003-24514


Color print of a battle scene. A uniformed Union soldier is planting a pole with an American flag in ground that is suppose to be the remains of Fort Sumter. The stars are configured in the shape of a large five pointed star on a blue background. Behind the soldier are two other soldiers, one holding a bayonet, and the other carrying a sword. At their feet is a damaged cannon, shells, part of a cannon ball, a chain and other debris. In the background in the harbor, a lighthouse, and the city of Charleston on fire.