Civil War  |  Primary Source

Grand Review Document Based Questions

The Battle of Fort Moultrie by John Blake White, 1826


1. What do you notice first about this picture? What stands out?

2. Where do you think this photograph was taken? How can you tell?

3. Do you think this was early in the war or closer to the end? Why do
you think that?

4. Why do you think men on horses are going down the street?

5. Why do you think people are out on the street watching this?

6. Do you think this is a sad or happy occasion? Explain your answer.

7. List one or two things that this picture tells you about the war.

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