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Fort Sumter

1829 –

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  • Title Fort Sumter
  • Coverage 1829 –
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  • Keywords Confederate forces opened fire on the U.S. garrison, bombardment lasted thirty-four hours, South Carolina Revolutionary War general Thomas Sumter, War of 1812, “Ironclad Attack,”, Morris Island, Admiral John A. Dahlgren, William T. Sherman, constructed Battery Isaac Huger, U.S Coast Artillery Corps, Fort Sumter National Monument
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date July 13, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update July 26, 2022
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