Finding aid for the Haas and Peale Photographs


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Haas and Peale
Title: Haas and Peale Photographs
Dates: 1861-1865
Extent: 0.80 linear feet (3 containers)
Abstract: The collection consists of views of activities of the Union Army in South Carolina during the American Civil War. Included are views of Folly Island, Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, Lighthouse Inlet, and Morris Island. The bulk of the material depicts scenes from the siege of Charleston, particularly of Folly and Morris Islands. Included are views of various artillery batteries used and army buildings. The photographs were thought to have been taken by Lt. Philip Haas and Mr. Washington Peale, whose personal histories are unknown. The collection was acquired in 1912 by William P. Palmer for the Western Reserve Historical Society.
PG Number PG 442
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English