The American Civil War Erupts: The Attack on Fort Sumter
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Confederates bombard Fort Sumter



Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper that depicts the scene on the floating battery in Charleston Harbor, during the Confederate bombardment of Fort Sumter in April 1861.

[Moat, Louis Shepheard, ed. Frank Leslie's Illustrated Famous Leaders and Battle Scenes of the Civil War. New York: Mrs. Frank Leslie, 1896.]

 

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