The Start of the Civil War | Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie - Episode 2


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.]

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A Visit to Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park