Monument to Jasper at Savannah, Georgia. Photo by Joshua Shelton.
An image of Sgt. Jasper raising the battle flag of the colonial forces over present-day Fort Moultrie on June 28, 1776 during the Battle of Sullivan’s Island.
Typewritten note on back of photo: “Statue of Sargeant Jasper, defender of Fort Moultrie June 28, 1776. Erected under the auspices of the Palmetto Guards, June 23, 1876. The statue stands on the Battery, Charleston, S.C. and the figure points toward Fort Moultrie.”