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A year on a monitor and the destruction of Fort Sumter

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Hunter, Alvah Folsom., Nahant (Ship), Sailors -- United States -- Biography., Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.), United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations., United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narrat

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Statementby Alvah Folsom Hunter ; edited and with an introduction by Craig L. Symonds.
SeriesClassics in maritime history
ContributionsSymonds, Craig L.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE595.N33 H86 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 184 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2391564M
ISBN 100872495310
LC Control Number87020971
OCLC/WorldCa16276453

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Fort Sumter is a sea fort in Charleston, South Carolina, notable for two battles, the first of which signified the start of the American Civil was one of a number of special forts planned after the War ofcombining high walls and heavy masonry, and classified as Third System, as a grade of structural started inbut was incomplete bywhen South Carolina Location: Charleston Harbor, Charleston, South Carolina.

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The Battle of Fort Sumter was the first official engagement of the Civil War. It lasted from Apto Ap On Ap General Beauregard demanded that the Union surrender Fort Sumter, but the Union refused. Two days later, the Confederate Army opened fire on the Fort. After Union troops refused to evacuate Fort Sumter, today a National Monument, Confederates opened fire.

On the afternoon of Apa small open boat flying a white flag pushed off from. Two monitors and Old Ironsides firing on Sumter. Summary. Photograph shows a view from the parapet being fired upon by Union gunboats on September 8,   The United States Army began building Fort Sumter on an artificial island at the entrance to Charleston Harbor in The fort was named for Thomas Sumter, a general who had won key victories against the British in the Carolinas during the American fort was still under construction during the last months of Pres.

James Buchanan’s term, when a succession of events. Was a union fort in the harbor of Charlestown South Carolina. Refuses to surrender to confederate forces. Confederate batteries led by PT Beaureard shelled the fort for 35 hours.

Fort surrenders on April 13th. After the attack of the fort Sumter Lincoln calls volunteers to stop the rebellion. Bibliography. Primary Sources Charleston after the Confederate attack on Ap This painting was completed the same year as the battle, by someone who witnessed the attack.

This book provides a lot of information regarding the decisions that were made which led up to the conflict at Fort Sumter. The book also gives. Common Knowledge Places Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, USA. Places: Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, USA.

Places by cover. 1–7 of 41 (next | show all) A Year on a Monitor and the Destruction of Fort Sumter by. Fort Sumter is an island fortification located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina most famous for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War ().

Originally constructed in as.1 photographic print on stereo card: albumen ; 8 x 18 cm. | Stereograph showing destroyed exterior brick wall of Fort Sumter. A man stands on top of the wall in the distance.