Battle of Fort Sumter Online Exhibit

Major Anderson Raising the U.S. Flag on Fort Sumter

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Caption: Major Anderson Raising the United States Flag on Fort Sumter, after the Evacuation of Fort Moultrie.

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, January 26, 1861, page 184.

Note: Another illustration of this event appeared in Harper's Weekly on the same date.

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