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Osborn & Durbec "[No.] 14."

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03919.05 Author/Creator: Osborn & Durbec Place Written: [Fort] Sumter, [S.C.] Type: Photograph Date: [1861/04/17] Pagination: 8.3 cm. x 17.2 cm. Full stereo . Orange mount. Order a Copy

View of a group of Confederate dignitaries in front of the shot furnace on the parade ground at Fort Sumter. The group is gathered beside a large mounted cannon, and is purported to contain both Wade Hampton and Gov. Francis Pickens.

Osborn & Durbec

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