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        Civil War Battles: Charleston and South Carolina | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        Explore images taken Charleston, South Carolina during the Civil War. The first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, on April 12, 1861. Many battles took place in South Carolina during the war, but Charleston suffered particularly, when the Union Army, under commander General William T. Sherman, passed through on its March to the Sea.

        View From the Roof of the Mills House | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        View Charleston, South Carolina from the roof of the Mills House, looking up Meeting Street, ruins of the Circular Church in center, April 1865. Photo credit: James Gibson (1828-?). Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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        View of Ruined Buildings, Charleston, SC | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        View of ruined buildings through the porch of the Circular Church 150 Meeting Street), Charleston, South Carolina, April 1865. Photo credit: George N. Barnard (1819-1902). Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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        Ruins of the North Eastern Railroad Depot | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        Ruins of the North Eastern Railroad Depot, Charleston, South Carolina, April 1865. Photo credit: George N. Barnard (1819-1902). Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

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        Sam A. Cooley, Photographer of the Tenth Army Corps | Ken Burns: The Civil War

        This photo shows a group of men standing next to wagons labeled "Sam A. Cooley U.S. Photographer Department of the South," with a camera on the left, and two African American men employed as drivers. Cooley accompanied Union troops in South Carolina. Source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photo. Div.

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