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What was Fort Sumter?

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Answered 2011-11-14 01:49:18

Ft. Sumter was the first battle of the Civil War. The Confederate troops began firing on the fort in Charleston harbor on April 12, 1861 and by noon of the 13th the fort was in Confederate hands. An interesting side note to this is that the man who commanded the firing on the fort was the military instructor of the man who commanded the union fort. There are many connections like this through out the civil war.

That is somewhat helpful, but not enough for my SC History class homework. Sorry, but I need stuff like what year it was built, what happened to it exaclty, etc. If anyone could PLEASEtry to improve this with that info PLZ and thx so much!!

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