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Fort Sumter National Monument
Location: Charleston Harbor, SC
Decades of growing strife between North and South erupted in civil war on April 12, 1861, when Confederate artillery opened fire on this Federal fort in Charleston Harbor. Fort Sumter surrendered 34 hours later... More »

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Fort Sumter is a sea fort in Charleston, South Carolina, notable for two battles of the American Civil War. It was one of a number of special forts planned after the ...

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The Battle of Fort Sumter (April 12–13, 1861) was the bombardment of Fort Sumter near Charleston, South Carolina by the Confederate States Army, and the  ...

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Decades of growing strife between North and South erupted in civil war on April 12, 1861, when Confederate artillery opened fire on this Federal fort in ...

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Explore the Grounds of Fort Sumter. You'll get to see where the 1st shots of the Civil War were fired and learn about Fort Sumter's role. A Trip Around the Harbor.

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Find out more about the history of Fort Sumter, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

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On April 12, 1861, General P.G.T. Beauregard, in command of the Confederate forces around Charleston Harbor, opened fire on the Union garrison holding Fort  ...

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Nearly a century of discord between North and South finally exploded in April 1861 with the bombardment of Fort Sumter.

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Book your tickets online for Fort Sumter National Monument, Charleston: See 3309 reviews, articles, and 1522 photos of Fort Sumter National Monument, ranked ...

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Battle Of Fort Sumter Summary: The Battle of Fort Sumter was the first battle of the American Civil War. The intense Confederate artillery bombardment of Major ...