By M. Patrick Hendrix

In 1829, building started on a fortress atop a rock formation within the mouth of Charleston Harbor. a long time later, fortress Sumter used to be close to crowning glory on December 26, 1860, whilst significant Robert Anderson occupied it according to the turning out to be hostilities among the North and South. As an emblem of sedition for the North and holy floor for the South, ownership of castle Sumter was once deemed necessary to either side while the Civil battle started. through 1864, the castle, seriously bombarded via Union artillery, was once a shapeless mass of ruins, as a rule bermed rubble and sand with a garrison of accomplice squaddies conserving its flooring. sign up for writer M. Patrick Hendrix as he follows the tumultuous lives of the boys who fought to manage what later turned the most respected monuments to the war.

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