Fort Sumter, SC

The Bombardment of Fort Sumter, April 12-13, 1861

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12/31/1860 Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, “Fort Sumter,” December 31, 1860
01/03/1861 New York Times, “Honor to Major Anderson,” January 3, 1861
01/08/1861 Boston (MA) Herald, “The Crisis Approaching!,” January 8, 1861
01/15/1861 New York Herald, “Ex-Secretary Floyd on the Crisis,” January 15, 1861
01/17/1861 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “An Incident at Fort Sumter,” January 17, 1861
01/21/1861 Israel Washburn Jr. to Abraham Lincoln, January 21, 1861
01/22/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “A Prayer For Major Anderson,” January 22, 1861
02/09/1861 New York Times, “The Ultimatum Rejected,” February 9, 1861
03/01/1861 New York Times, “From Fort Sumter,” March 1, 1861
03/06/1861 New York Times, “A Bloody Programme,” March 6, 1861
03/09/1861 Abraham Lincoln to Winfield Scott, March 9, 1861
03/11/1861 Winfield Scott to Abraham Lincoln, March 11, 1861
03/12/1861 New York Times, “A Loyal Regiment,” March 12, 1861
03/13/1861 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “Proposed Evacuation of Fort Sumter,” March 13, 1861
03/14/1861 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Abolitionists and Secessionists,” March 14, 1861
03/15/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, "Fort Sumter," March 15, 1861
03/18/1861 New York Times, “About Fort Sumpter [Sumter],” March 18, 1861
03/22/1861 Charleston (SC) Mercury, “Fort Sumter,” March 22, 1861
04/01/1861 Abraham Lincoln to William Seward, April 1, 1861
04/09/1861 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “What Does It All Mean?,” April 9, 1861
04/13/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “War Inaugurated!,” April 13, 1861
04/14/1861 General P. G. T. Beauregard's General Order Number 20, April 14, 1861, Charleston, South Carolina
04/15/1861 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “The Dread Arbitrament of War,” April 15, 1861
04/15/1861 Entry by Josie Underwood, April 15, 1861
04/15/1861 Joseph Medill to Abraham Lincoln, April 15, 1861
04/15/1861 New Orleans (LA) Picayune, “Lincoln’s War Talk,” April 15, 1861
04/16/1861 Chillicothe (OH) Scioto Gazette, “The War News,” April 16, 1861
04/16/1861 James Henderson to Abraham Lincoln, April 16, 1861
04/17/1861 Charleston (SC) Mercury, “Abolition Anticipations,” April 17, 1861
04/19/1861 Charleston (SC) Mercury, “Henry Ward Beecher on War,” April 19, 1861
05/01/1861 Abraham Lincoln to Robert Anderson, May 1, 1861
05/01/1861 New York Times, “Arms for the Rebels,” May 1, 1861
05/06/1861 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “The Feeling in Alabama,” May 6, 1861
05/14/1861 Charleston (SC) Mercury, “Lying Dexterity,” May 14, 1861
05/24/1861 San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “Protection of New Orleans,” May 24, 1861
06/27/1861 Charleston (SC) Mercury, “Anniversaries of Independence,” June 27, 1861
07/04/1861 Abraham Lincoln, Message to the Congress in Special Session, July 4, 1861
07/19/1862 New York National Anti-Slavery Standard, "New Publications," July 19, 1862
12/11/1864 Entry by Samuel Elliot, December 11, 1864