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Fort Sumter


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 many special forts planned ...

Fort Sumter National Monument (U.S. National Park Service)


Fort Sumter is located on an island in Charleston Harbor and is only accessible by ... Make the parks your classroom and visit Fort Sumter or Fort Moultrie for an ...

The Battle of Fort Sumter Summary & Facts | Civilwar.org


The next morning, at 4:30 a.m., Confederate batteries opened fire on Fort Sumter and continued for 34 hours. The Civil War had begun! Anderson did not return ...

Fort Sumter: The Civil War Begins | History | Smithsonian


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

Fort Sumter [ushistory.org]


It all began at Fort Sumter. On December 20, 1860, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Five days later, 68 federal troops stationed in Charleston, South ...

Battle Of Fort Sumter | HistoryNet


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 ...

Crisis at Fort Sumter


Contains description by date of the events leading up to the firing on Fort Sumter.

Fort Sumter - The American Civil War


Robert Anderson, commander of the U.S. troops holding Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor. The message stated that there was less than a six week supply of ...

Civil War for Kids: Battle of Fort Sumter - Ducksters


Kids learn about the Battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina. A major event that started American Civil War.

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Aug 2, 2012 ... Confederate gunners fired on Ft. Sumter in Charleston, SC on April 12, 1861. Ft. Sumter fell 34 hours later. It was a bloodless opening to the ...
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┬áthis Federal fort in Charleston Harbor. Fort Sumter surrendered 34 hours later... More »
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Fort Sumter - American Civil War - HISTORY.com


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.

Official Fort Sumter Tours, Charleston, SC | Visit Ft Sumter


The offical Fort Sumter tour company, with the only boats that actually dock at Ft Sumter, site of the first shots fired in the American Civil War.

Fort Sumter, the First Shot of the Civil War, 1861 - EyeWitness to ...


An EyeWitness account of the surrender of Fort Sumter.