Morris Island, South Carolina. The Beacon House after the struggle for Fort Wagner, July 18, 1863.

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Morris Island, South Carolina. The Beacon House after the struggle for Fort Wagner, July 18, 1863. It was the headquarters of General W.H. Davis of the 104th Pennsylvania and had also been used by General Gillmore as a signal station. Date Created/Published: July or August 1863. Pics of the American Civil War provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 negative : glass, wet collodion.