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Did the Confederate side retreat or advance in the Battle of Fort Sumter?


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In the April 1861 the battle of Fort Sumter led to the Union's surrender of the fort to Confederate forces.

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The Battle of Fort Sumter marked the beginning of the Civil War, it was the first "official" battle. Fort Sumter was a Union Fort. But, Confederate troops wanted to seize it, as they had with other Union forts. They asked commanders at Fort Sumter to surrender, but they wouldn't. As a result, Confederate troops opened fire in an effort to seize Fort Sumter from the North. Southern troops fired first, followed by Americans. The bombardment lasted for about 3 days. Fort Sumter surrendered in the end.


Sumter was a tiny Union enclave in the harbour of a Confederate city within a Confederate state.



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