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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 ...


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  ...


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 ...


View Battery Park, the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge and Fort Moultrie. ... Commemorate your visit to Charleston and your Fort Sumter experience with a souvenir.


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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  ...


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


Jun 30, 2017 ... Fort Sumter National Monument: Historic site preserving Fort Sumter, location of the first engagement of the American Civil War (April 12, 1861).


Book your tickets online for Fort Sumter National Monument, Charleston: See 3707 reviews, articles, and 1722 photos of Fort Sumter National Monument, ranked ...