This podcast tells history from the point of view of people who were there.
Saturday, 12 July 2008
Episode 053, Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie 1860-61, Part 7
The government in Washington sends reinforcements and supplies to Fort Sumter but choose to send a simple cargo carrier rather than a war ship. The rebels know it's coming and fire on it, the war has started!