Fort Sumter National Monument

Fort Sumter National Monument Charleston South Carolina


Stock #: 125493
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Charleston
State: South Carolina (SC)
County: Berkeley,Charleston
Publisher: Charleston Post Card Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Fort Sumter was the scene of the opening battle of the Civil War. After a 36 hour siege the fort, commanded by Major Robert Anderson and his Union troops, surrendered. The Fort was then occupied by the Confederates and remained in their hands until shortly before the end of the war.