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Fort Sumter

Battle Name : Fort Sumter

Date(s) : 12 April 1861

Part of : American Civil War ,

Outcome : A victory for American Confederate Forces over American Union Forces

Type of battle : Land


The first shots fired which started the American Civil War.


Charleston bay, South Carolina (USA)

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This engagement made caused Lincoln to issue his calling up of 75,000 men to subdue the "rebellion."