THE BATTLE OF FORT SUMTER!
By:Diego and Dalton
THE BATTLE OF FORT SUMTER
The Fort Sumter is best known for being the site upon which the shots that started the American Civil War it was on April 12, 1861. It's the Third System masonry sea fort located in Charleston Harbor in South Carolina.
The general for the Union was Robert Anderson, and the general for the confederacy was P.G.T Beauregard. There were 80 Union soldiers and 500 confederate soldiers deployed for the battle of Fort Sumter. The outcome was a confederate win.
On April 12, 1861, General P.T.G. Beauregard, in command of the Confederate forces around Charleston Harbor, opened fire on the Union garrison holding Fort Sumter. At 2:30 pm on April 13 Major Robert Anderson, garrison commander, surrendered the fort and was evacuated the next day. When South Carolina seceded from the Union on December 20, 1860, United States Major Robert Anderson and his force of 85 soldiers were positioned at Fort Mountie near the mouth of Charleston Harbor.
Robert Anderson was a major general for the union army and was the general for Fort Sumter. The Battle of Fort Sumter was the first major battle in the civil war.
This is a map of where Fort Sumter is located in the U.S.
Battle song to set the mood. #this-means-war
See items below. Choose which one you want and buy.
There are smooth bore muskets, Springfield rifles, and a Lorenz rifle.
#Not a real weapon sale
The Battle of Fort Sumter from the inside. #Momma says to play nice.
Below is a short 2 minute video on the battle of Fort Sumter.
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