Battle of Fort Sumter Online Exhibit

Major Anderson on the Ramparts of Fort Sumter, Looking Out for the Squadron of Relief Previous to the Attack

Illustration showing cannon and soldiers on the ramparts of Fort Sumter. Three men, one with a telescope, are looking out to sea.

Caption: Major Anderson on the Ramparts of Fort Sumter

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, April 27, 1861, page 388.

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Last Updated: April 17, 2012