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Fort Sumter Union Reenactors

Fort Sumter, South Carolina
Monday, January 2, 2012

To mark the 150th anniversary of the attack on Fort Sumter, Union Civil War re-enactors commemorate the events that took place on April 12, 1861. Park historian Richard Hatcher discusses the history of Fort Sumter and how the attack on the fort ignited the Civil War.

Updated: Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at 12:12pm (ET)

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