Fort Sumter timeline

  • First Battle of Fort Sumter

    On April 11, Beauregard sent three aides, Colonel James Chesnut, Jr., Captain Stephen D. Lee, and Lieutenant A. R. Chisolm to demand the surrender... Read more

  • Second Battle of Charleston Harbor

    Description: During the night of September 6-7, Confederate forces evacuated Fort Wagner and Battery Gregg pressured by advancing Federal... Read more