"Major Anderson removing his forces from Fort Moultrie to Fort Sumter, December 26, 1861."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Anderson's forces

"Major Anderson removing his forces from Fort Moultrie to Fort Sumter, December 26, 1861."—E.…

The headquarters of Major Robert Anderson at Fort Sumter, South Carolina during the American Civil War.

Major Anderson's Headquarters

The headquarters of Major Robert Anderson at Fort Sumter, South Carolina during the American Civil War.

Robert Anderson was an American military leader. He served as a Union Army officer in the American Civil War, known for his command of Fort Sumter.

Robert Anderson

Robert Anderson was an American military leader. He served as a Union Army officer in the American Civil…

An illustration of the South Carolina coast near Fort Sumter.

Beach

An illustration of the South Carolina coast near Fort Sumter.

Abner Doubleday (June 26, 1819 – January 26, 1893) was a career United States Army officer and Union general in the American Civil War.

Abner Doubleday

Abner Doubleday (June 26, 1819 – January 26, 1893) was a career United States Army officer and…

Attack on Fort Sumter

Fort Sumter

Attack on Fort Sumter

Fort Sumter after its bombardment.

Fort Sumter

Fort Sumter after its bombardment.

Fort Sumter before the Civil War.

Fort Sumter

Fort Sumter before the Civil War.

"Interior of Fort Sumter after the bombardment in 1863." -Gordy, 1916

Fort Sumter

"Interior of Fort Sumter after the bombardment in 1863." -Gordy, 1916

Confederate forces bombarding Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861

Bombardment of Fort Sumter, April 12, 1861

Confederate forces bombarding Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861

The gold box presented to Major Robert Anderson for his command of Fort Sumter during the American Civil War.

Gold Box Presented to Anderson

The gold box presented to Major Robert Anderson for his command of Fort Sumter during the American Civil…

Sergeant Hart nailing the colors to the flagstaff of Fort Sumter.

Sergeant Hart at Fort Sumter

Sergeant Hart nailing the colors to the flagstaff of Fort Sumter.

The United States seal of South Carolina with the ruins of Fort Sumter in the background.

South Carolina

The United States seal of South Carolina with the ruins of Fort Sumter in the background.

The <em>Star of the West</em> was a civilian ship hired by the United States government to transport military supplies and reinforcements to the garrison of Fort Sumter before the American Civil War.

The Star of the West

The Star of the West was a civilian ship hired by the United States government to transport…