This episode explores the events that led to the bombardment of Fort Sumter, the opening event of the Civil War. It also follows the movement of Major Robert Anderson and his garrison from Fort Moultrie to Fort Sumter under the cover of darkness. [We also learn about Mary, the daughter of one of the Union soldiers, who made that harrowing trip with her father.]
- 4.4.CX Contextualize South Carolina’s experience during the Civil War.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the continuities and changes experienced by Americans of various genders, positions, races, and social status during the Civil War.
- 8.3.CE Examine consequences of the major Civil War military strategies.