Election 1860

election 1860

 

Secession

secession

 

Sumter

The Situation and the Players

Jefferson Davis

davis in congress 1860

President-elect Abraham Lincoln

lincoln 1860

Edmund Ruffin: Fireater

ruffin

PGT Beauregard: Confederate Brevet Major

beauregard

Major Robert Anderson, U.S. Army

anderson

 

Sumter

sumter map

 

sumter painting

sumter cannon

sumter harpers drawing

sumter map2

 

Resupply

January 1861: The Star of the West

April 1861: Gustavus Fox and the Harriet Lane

sumter harriet lane

 

Bombing

April 12, 1861

sumter harpers charleston

sumter in flames

 

Surrender

April 13, 1861

sumter ruins

sumter ruins2

Sumter Today

sumter today

 

Ramifications

NY 7th