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Collection Reference Number GLC08878.0083
From Archive Folder Portraits of historical figures: engravings, lithographs, photographs 
Title Defense of Fort Moultrie S.C.
Date 1858
Author Oertel, Johannes (1823-1909)  
Additional authors Martin Johnson & Co
Document Type Artwork
Content Description Depicts William Moultrie, after whom the fort was named, flying a flag of his own design. This flag was authorized by the government and later became known as the Moultrie or Liberty flag.
Subjects Military History  Revolutionary War  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  
People Moultrie, William (1730-1805)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Arts & Literature; The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859