Attack on Fort Sumter (start of Civil War) (apr 12, 1861 – apr 14, 1861)
The attack on Fort Sumter was the first battle of the Civil War that began in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. The tension between the North and South had been on since the south seceded on December 20, 1860. The attack on the Fort was a battle about authority that ended with a Confederate (south) victory.
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