TITLE

The man who surrendered Fort Sumter

AUTHOR(S)
Ward, John K.
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
Military History;Feb98, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features Robert Anderson, a U.S. Army major linked to Fort Sumter, site of the first shot fired in the American Civil War. Background on his education and family; His experiences in the Mexican War; Anderson's link to Fort Sumter.
ACCESSION #
50404

 

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