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Was Fort Sumter a Union fort?

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Answered 2010-05-26 03:53:51

Yes Fort Sumter was a Union fort. It was located in Charleston harbor, South Carolina.

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How many union troops was there in the fort Sumter?

In Fort Sumter there were 80 Union troops.

What wars was the fort union in?

Fort Sumter

Was it a close win for the union in the battle of fort Sumter?

No, Fort Sumter was a Union defeat, and not at all close.

Who was the leader of fort Sumter?

Major Robert Anderson was the Union commander of Fort Sumter.

Was Ft. Sumter confederate or union?

According to history, Fort Sumter originally belonged to the Union, since Union forces were located at Fort Sumter. However, after the firing upon the fort by the Confederates, Fort Sumnter was surrendered to the Confederates.

Who was victorious on the battle of fort Sumter?

The South won the battle of Fort Sumter. The Union forces surrendered and abandoned the fort.

About how many men were in the fort Sumter battle Union?

The combined garrisons of Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie was 86 men.

How many union troops were in the battle of fort Sumter?

The garrison of Fort Sumter was of 80 men.

Was Fort Sumter in the Union or the Confederacy?


Who gained control over fort Sumter?

After the bombardment of the fort and its evacuation by the Union garrison, the Confederacy take control of Fort Sumter.

Who owned fort Sumter?


What was the effect of confederate soldiers firing on union troops at fort Sumter?

confederate soldier fire on union troops in fort sumter.

How did the South win the battle of Fort Sumter?

The Union ran out of food, were outgunned, and Fort Sumter was on fire.

What was the name of the Union captain of Fort Sumter?

The commanding officer of Fort Sumter was Major Robert Anderson.

Who was the head of the union forces in fort Sumter?

Major John Anderson headed the fort for the union.

Did the Confederate or the Union fire the first shots on Fort Sumter?

The Confederates shot at Fort Sumter to dislodge Union forces that had been holding it.

Who led the union army on fort Sumter?

Major Robert Anderson was the commanding officer of the Union soldiers during the Battle of Fort Sumter.

Who was the Union commander that surrendered Fort Sumter to the Confederates?

The Union commander of Fort Sumter was Major Anderson. After a huge Rebel artillery bombardment, he surrendered the fort on April 13, 1861.

Who was the union leader at the battle of fort Sumter?

Major Anderson, commanding a small garrison on the island of Fort Sumter.

What Union fort was located in Charleston Habor South Carlina?

Fort Sumter.

Who was important in the battle of fort Sumter?

Jefferson Davis was important in the battle at Fort Sumter. He sent officers to the fort to ask the union army to surrender the fort in April 1861. He was born in Kentucky and was elected president of the Confederacy. Bombed Fort Sumter.

What do Fort Sumter and baseball have in common?

Abner Doubleday ( who invented baseball's rules ) was stationed in Fort Sumter as a Union officer.

Who surrenderd in the battle of fort Sumter?

The Union garrison on the island of Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbour. It was commanded by Major Anderson.

What happened during fort Sumter?

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.

What was the name of the Union Fort that was fired upon the start of the civil war?

Fort Sumter

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