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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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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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Sunset at Fort Sumter offers great Charleston views, a fantastic behind the scenes narration of Fort Sumter & a Southern BBQ. Sunset Details ...

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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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Book your tickets online for Fort Sumter National Monument, Charleston: See 3557 reviews, articles, and 1597 photos of Fort Sumter National Monument, ranked ...

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