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Fort Sumter and First Shots of the Civil War

Located in Charleston harbor, Fort Sumter was still held by Union forces in April 1861, despite South Carolina’s secession in 1860. National Park Service historian… read more

Located in Charleston harbor, Fort Sumter was still held by Union forces in April 1861, despite South Carolina’s secession in 1860. National Park Service historian Mark Maloy described the events of April 12, 1861, when Confederate guns around the harbor opened fire on Fort Sumter. This talk was part of a symposium on “The War in the East” hosted by the “Emerging Civil War” blog. close

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Fort Sumter and First Shots of the Civil War

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Program ID:
474620-8
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 03, 2020 | 6:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 16, 2021 | 11:15am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 03, 2020 | 6:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 04, 2020 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 11, 2020 | 2:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 05, 2020 | 8:45pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 06, 2020 | 1:17am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 06, 2020 | 5:48am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 06, 2020 | 10:19am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 06, 2020 | 2:48pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 06, 2020 | 7:16pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 10, 2021 | 7:15pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 10, 2021 | 11:15pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 11, 2021 | 5:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 16, 2021 | 11:15am EST | C-SPAN 3