Download PDF by M. Patrick Hendrix: A History of Fort Sumter: Building a Civil War Landmark

By M. Patrick Hendrix

In 1829, development started on a citadel atop a rock formation within the mouth of Charleston Harbor. many years later, citadel Sumter used to be close to crowning glory on December 26, 1860, whilst significant Robert Anderson occupied it based on the becoming hostilities among the North and South. As a logo of sedition for the North and holy flooring for the South, ownership of fortress Sumter used to be deemed necessary to each side while the Civil struggle all started. via 1864, the fortress, seriously bombarded by means of Union artillery, used to be a shapeless mass of ruins, commonly bermed rubble and sand with a garrison of accomplice squaddies maintaining its flooring. subscribe to writer M. Patrick Hendrix as he follows the tumultuous lives of the lads who fought to regulate what later turned essentially the most respected monuments to the war.

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