FORT SUMTER - THREE DAYS IN APRIL

FORT SUMTER - THREE DAYS IN APRIL

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by Bob Underdown
     
 
Three Days in April changed the United States of America forever – Specifically, April 11th, 12th and 13h, 1861. In December 1860, a little more than a month after Abraham Lincoln was elected as the 16th President of the United States, South Carolina voted to secede from the Union. Six more States of the Deep South followed suit, A new Capitol for a new Nation

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Three Days in April changed the United States of America forever – Specifically, April 11th, 12th and 13h, 1861. In December 1860, a little more than a month after Abraham Lincoln was elected as the 16th President of the United States, South Carolina voted to secede from the Union. Six more States of the Deep South followed suit, A new Capitol for a new Nation was chosen at Montgomery, Alabama. A new President was selected for what would become the Confederate States of America. Forts and Arsenals across the South changed hands, There were a few exceptions. On February 5, 1861, word came from the Buchanan Administration that Fort Sumter will not be surrendered. Sumter stood alone in the middle of Charleston Harbor overlooking all commercial shipping in and out... FORT SUMTER - THREE DAYS IN APRIL includes, stories, letters and dispatches as well as an Appendix that includes a listing of all members of the Fort Sumter Garrison.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012215796
Publisher:
Cherry Lane Ebooks
Publication date:
03/11/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Bob Underdown studied History at the University of Arkansas, was past Program Director for the Civil War Roundtable of NW Arkansas and a Civil War Reenactor for 10 years.

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FORT SUMTER - THREE DAYS IN APRIL 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Superior_Shores More than 1 year ago
I hesitate to call this a book since there appears to be little "author" research, and mainly a collection of letters that quite frankly told me a lot of what I didn't want to know. There is so much more to this story that was left untold.