Fort Sumter

Posted by pvass on Apr. 12, 2011

Fort Sumter is a coastal fortification in Charleston, South Carolina that is better known as the starting grounds of the American Civil War. The first shots of the war were fired here in 1861, igniting the Fort Sumter Battle that lasted from April 12 - 14. Fort Sumter is now a National Monument and April 12th, 2011 marks the 150th Anniversary of the start of the Civil War.

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