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General Isaac Stevens' Headquarters in South Carolina

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.0763 Author/Creator: Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Photograph Date: Pagination: 1 photograph 8.3 x 10.2 cm

Summary of Content: Inscription on verso: "Headquarters Gen. I.I.Stevens S.C." A view of the house in South Carolina where Union General Isaac Ingalls Stevens maintained his headquarters during the South Carolina expedition of 1861-62. Numeric notation on verso: "34."


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesArchitectureUnion GeneralConfederate States of America

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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