Saturday, 24 May 2008

Episode 047, Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie, Part 1

In this episode we start a new book , the reminiscences of Abner Doubleday ( Brevet Major-General ) about the opening of the American Civil War.

In this opening episode Abner tells us about the growing secessionist feelings in the towns around the forts and how nervous the soldiers were feeling with their own lack of preparedness and the lack of support from Washington.

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