Castle Pinckney

18 12 2006

Tom over at Touch the Elbow has a writeup on Castle Pinckney, which sits in Charleston Harbor and was one of the places Union soldiers taken prisoner at First Bull Run were sent, including Orlando Willcox.  Here’s a photo I took of the remnants of the castle while in Charleston earlier this month: 


 And here is one of the interior of the Castle from 1865:


The next time I’m down there I’m going to have to see if my brother can arrange for me to get on the island.



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15 10 2007
A Few Charleston Civil War Sites « Bull Runnings

[…] water we worked in a sea tour of Castle Pinckney, where Bull Run prisoners were briefly held (see here and here).  Below are three views, including a close up of the overgrown interior.  Note the […]


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