Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

Battery on Long Island, December 4, 1863.

December 4, 2013

Miscellaneous document sources,Paintings of Conrad Wise Chapman

Battery on Long Island, December 4, 1863 by Conrad Wise Chapman

Painting by Conrad Wise Chapman.

“This is the extreme end of Sullivan’s Island, toward the enemy on Morris Island, and shows the views the Yankees had of the battery.  The two men shown are Lieutenant Martin, of Charleston, and one of his friends.” – Conrad Wise Chapman, 1898

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