Fort Sumter


Fort Sumter

On April 21, 1861 the opening shots of the War Between the States were fired on Fort Sumter by Confederate batteries in the Charleston harbor. In December of 1860, Federals held this post, commanded by Major Robert Anderson. When the bombardment began, the fort surrendered two

Fort Sumter


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