s East coast, South Carolina are plainly legible.
A glance at the map to the right will reveal that coast, along which his guns were being pushed when this photograph was taken, in 1863.
It will also reveal the progress illustrated by the succession of photographs following — the gradual reduction of Battery Wagner, at the north end of Morris Island before Charleston, by a series of parallels.
On the facing page are scenes in Battery Reynolds on the first parallel and Battery Brown on the second.
Then come Batteries Rosecrans and Meade on the second parallel, shown on successive pages.
The Swamp Angel that threw shells five miles into the city of Charleston comes next, and then the sap-roller being pushed forward to the fifth and last parallel, with Battery Chatfield on Cumming's Point.
On the next page is Battery Wagner.
The remaining scenes are inside Charleston.
The last page shows the effect of the bombardment of Fort Sumter.
Thus a sequent story is told in actual photogra