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

Battery Rutledge–December 3, 1864.

December 3, 2014

Miscellaneous document sources,Paintings of Conrad Wise Chapman

Battery Rutledge December 3, 1864 by Conrad Wise Chapman

Painting by Conrad Wise Chapman

“This battery was on Sullivan’s Island, near Fort Moultrie which can be seen in the distance.  The gun shown, was considered to be a very good one. The day was cloudy when the scene was sketched.” – Conrad Wise Chapman, 1898

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