Saturday, 5 July 2008

Episode 052, Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie 1860-61, Part 6

The effects of the move to fort Sumter continue. The Charleston Governor starts to act like a dictator, even arresting ship crews who refuse to recognise him as the leader of an independant state.

The work of duties and improvements to the defences of Sumter continue.

The President throws out the state representatives as they demand the fort be handed over.

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