What stared the beginning of the civil war?

Just after the election of Lincoln the southern states began to talk about leaving the Union. In April of 1861 South Carolina left the Union and Confederate forces attacked Ft. Sumter in Charleston's harbor. This began the civil war.
Just after the election of Lincoln the southern states began to talk about leaving the Union. In April of 1861 South Carolina left the Union and Confederate forces attacked Ft. Sumter in Charleston's harbor. This began the civil war.