Tara Ross - This Day in History: The Civil War

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Tara Ross - This Day in History: The Civil War https://www.taraross.com/post/tdih-ft-sumter-pt-two #Confederacy #Union #SouthCarolina #FortSumter #AbrahamLincoln #Lincoln #Beauregard #RobertAnderson #GeorgeSJames #CivilWar #History
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This Day in History: The Civil War
On this day in 1861, the first shot of the Civil War is fired. You may remember from yesterday’s story that Confederate and Union forces had been at a stalemate in South Carolina. The federal government needed to resupply Fort Sumter, but it could not do so without treading into Confederate territory. The Confederacy viewed such federal movements as a sign of aggression and as a challenge to its sovereignty. Matters came to a head when Lincoln decided to send an unarmed resupply convoy to the st
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