Decades of growing strife between North and South erupted in civil war on April 12, 1861, when Confederate artillery opened fire on this Federal fort in Charleston Harbor. Fort Sumter surrendered 34 hours later. Union forces would try for nearly four years to take it back.
Our last morning in Charleston was spent touring Fort Sumter
Look closely at this picture of P
Now…notice what is missing
Back to the boat
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