Battle of Fort Sumter Online Exhibit

Bombardment of Fort Sumter by the Batteries of the Confederate States, April 13, 1861

Illustration of Confederate soldiers firing cannons at Fort Sumter.

Caption: Bombardment of Fort Sumter by the Batteries of the Confederate States, April 13, 1861.

Source: Illustration from Harper's Weekly, [April 27, 1861], page 264-265.

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Last Updated: April 11, 2012