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occupation of Fort Sumter and hoisting the old flag

Franklin Jordan

occupation of Fort Sumter and hoisting the old flag

a paper prepared and read before California commandery of the Military order of the loyal legion of the United States. October 7, 1896.

by Franklin Jordan

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Written in English

  • Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)
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    • Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Companion Franklin Jordan.
      SeriesWar paper no. 18. Commandery of the state of California, Military order of the loyal legion of the United States
      LC ClassificationsE464 .M52 no. 18
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p.
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6605921M
      LC Control Number18004504

      This skirmish at Charleston’s Fort Sumter, then one of only two forts in the Southern states that had seceded still under federal jurisdiction, was brief and ended on April 14 with the an evacuation of federal troops and rebel Confederate victory. The photograph below shows Fort Sumter on Ap , flying the Confederate flag.

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occupation of Fort Sumter and hoisting the old flag by Franklin Jordan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Fort Sumter Flag is a historic United States flag with a distinctive, diamond-shaped pattern of 33 the main flagpole was felled by a shot during the bombardment of Fort Sumter by Confederate forces, Second Lieutenant Norman Hall rushed to retrieve the flag and remount it on a makeshift pole.

The Battle of Fort Sumter (April 12–13, ) was the bombardment of Fort Sumter near Charleston, South Carolina by the South Carolina militia (the Confederate Army did not yet exist), and the return gunfire and subsequent surrender by the United States Army, that started the American Civil ing the declaration of secession by South Carolina on Decem Location: Charleston, South Carolina, 32°45′8″N.

Anderson who was hailed as a national hero retired from the Army in but he returned to Fort Sumter to re-raise the star flag on Apexactly four years after the surrender. The original Fort Sumter Flag is today on display at the Fort Sumter Museum.

This was a very informative book about the days leading up to the start of the Civil War at Fort Sumter. I was suprised at how much back-and-forth there was between the Confederates in South Carolina and the Union troops at Fort Sumter. There was almost 2 years of tension between these two groups about who would attack first/5.

History of the Fort Sumter Flag. On April 12th inwhen the Civil War began, this flag was flown over Fort Sumter in Charleston. We stock the Fort Sumter Flag in 3ft x 5ft sizes in nylon and polyester.

The polyester flags are made outside of the US and are excellent value. The book "ALLEGIANCE" by David Detzer tells the reader about just what the front cover says.

"FORT SUMTER, CHARLESTON, AND THE BEGINNING OF THE CIVIL WAR". The writing is great, it is written almost like a novel, could of used more maps by: 2. Title Fort Sumter, old flag staff, '61 (i.e. ) Summary Photograph shows a view of the interior of Fort Sumter with the damaged flag staff and officer's.

Fort Sumter is a island fortification in Charleston, South Carolina. The fort was where the American Civil War began. On ApConfederate artillery opened fire on the fort. The Union garrison, under the command of Major Robert Anderson, surrendered the fort 34 hours later.

Union forces attempted to take the fort back several times during the Civil on: Charleston Harbor, Charleston. Civil War Series Five Flags Over Fort Sumter: The guns of Fort Sumter remained silent for nearly two years.

The Union army established outposts on the Carolina coast throughout the rest ofand by the summer of their forces had begun to threaten Charleston from the south, but until the spring of the harbor lay unmolested.

The Fort Sumter Flag is a historic American flag, best known for its role in the American Civil War. It was involved in the start, middle, and end of the war, and it was recognized as a strong Union symbol throughout.

A version of the Stars and Stripes, the Fort Sumter Flag’s design is nonetheless distinct: its 33 white stars are arranged in a unique diamond pattern. We recently. Fort Sumter is an island fortification located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina most famous for being the site of the first shots of the.

Battle of Fort Sumter, (April 12–14, ), the opening engagement of the American Civil War, at the entrance to the harbour of Charleston, South Carolina. Although Fort Sumter held no strategic value to the North—it was unfinished and its guns faced the sea rather than Confederate shore batteries—it held enormous value as a symbol of the.

A highly-organized work, with excellent visuals; a thoroughly good mid-level read for the beginning Civil War enthusiast. Of note, Gallagher does a very clear job of explaining the economic philosophies of the north/south, and how these /5. Order to Raise Old Flag, April This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in - Mounted with three other photographs with general caption: Interior views of Fort Sumter on day of raising the old flag, Ap - Photograph is half of a stereograph pair.

After Union troops refused to evacuate Fort Sumter, today a National Monument, Confederates opened fire. On the afternoon of Apa small open boat flying a. Raising the original flag at Fort Sumter, Ap Contemporary artist's sketch.

From French and Cary, The Trip of the Steamer Oceanus to Fort Sumter. Major Anderson Returns. On ApRobert Anderson, now a retired brigadier general, returned to Fort Sumter to raise again the flag he had pulled down 4 years before.

Upon the Ownership of Fort Sumter. Thread starter the54thmass; Start the occupation of Fort Sumter by U.S. troops was technically an act of invasion and the Confederate forces in Charleston were wholly justified in firing upon them when it became evident that Lincoln intended to use military force against the State.

As he told his old. After Confederate forces opened fire on the federal garrison at Fort Sumter in South Carolina, on ApPresident Lincoln asked the Northern states militiamen to help quell Author: Franz Lidz. - Explore kenmagnuson's board "Civil War Fort Sumter, SC", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Fort sumter, War and American civil war pins. FORT SUMTER.; Restoration of the Stars and Stripes. Solemn and Impressive Ceremonies. Gen. Anderson Hoists the Old Sumter Flag Over the Ruins of the Fort.

The record of Fort Sumter, from its occupation by Major Anderson, to its reduction by South Carolina troops during the administration of Governor Pickens Flag this item for.

from its occupation by Major Anderson, to its reduction by South Carolina troops during the administration of Governor Pickens by Harris, W.

Publication date Pages: Anderson toured the North with the star garrison flag, and men young and old flocked to the colors, eager to fight for "Lincoln and liberty." The Ft.

Sumter flag was an extraordinarily popular and powerful symbol of the Union, and some historians trace the beginning of our country's long admiration - if not veneration - of the American flag. English: This flag flew over Fort Sumter in April,in the dates of It was lowered by Major Robert Anderson during the Civil War when the fort fell to Confederate forces.

The flag contains 33 stars arranged in a near-diamond shape. Negotiations Take Place at Fort Sumter. On the second day of the battle of Fort Sumter April 13th at pm the flag flying over Fort Sumter had been knocked down by the bombardment. Seeing no flag flying over the fort General Beauregard sent Colonel Chisolm to the Confederate commander on Morris island General James Simons.

Update. To help support the city’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID, New-York Historical is temporarily closed to the public until it is safe to reopen. National Parks Service guide Nate Johnson in talks to visitors under the First National Flag of the Confederacy over Fort Sumter.

The flag has Author: Prentiss Findlay. The Confederate soldiers who fired on Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina, on Aplaunched the American Civil War. Preview this book» What people are saying. Why was the attack on Fort Sumter different.

Wartime Politics, & Debates (Moderated) German American Allegiance Before Attack On Fort Sumter. Civil War History Discussion: Confederate Telegrams Leading To Fort Sumter Attack. Civil War History Discussion: 0:   Search Google for "Bruce Catton The Civil War" Then click the book.

That is the book im reading. I got questions also. They are. Describe the event of Ft Sumter. Include who first laid siege to the fort, why the fighting took place, what happened to the flag, and how many were killed. If your looking through the book, tell me which page it starts on.

When the multitude were assembled around the flag-staff, the songs of Victory at Last and Rally round the Flag were sung. Rev. Harris, who made the prayer at the raising of the flag over Fort Sumter, Dec. 27,now offered prayer and pronounced a blessing on the old flag.

Rev. Storrs read selections from the Psalms. The Battle of Fort Sumter was the first battle of the American Civil War and signaled the start of the war.

It took place over two days from April 12–13, Where is Fort Sumter. Fort Sumter is on an island in South Carolina not far from Charleston.

Its. Ferry Ride to Fort Sumter Fort Sumter - first shot in America's Civil War (or the War Between the States) - Inthe Fort was a Federal Fort - ApThe Battle at Fort Sumter - 34 hours of fighting Charleston known as the Most Haunted City in America Food: Charleston stone-ground cheese grits, hush puppies, oyster stew, steamed /5(3).

Zoom In Flag-Raising Ceremony at Fort Sumter. Civilians and soldiers, a few of whom, in the foreground, hold musical instruments, await the arrival of Union general Robert Anderson and guests on Apfor a victorious ceremony to raise the American flag on the parade ground at Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor.

The Storm Flag flown at Fort Sumter (Boondog’s World, ) The Storm Flag, still standing when Anderson surrendered, was taken to New York with the rest of Anderson’s men. Soon after the surrender, the flag went on a national tour to. The visitor stands at this point atop Battery Huger, almost in the center of old Fort Sumter.

On either side are the emplacements for the inch guns of Battery Huger. The grass-covered area stretching out to the right flank wall is earthen fill, the height of which averages 20 feet above the original parade ground.

The Battle of Fort Sumter marked the beginning of the Civil War. It lasted two days. Ap - Ap The Union army had around 85 soldiers while the Confederate Army had somewhere near soldiers.

The Confederacy had the advantage in this battle. They released non-stop fire at the Union Army who were inside of Fort Sumter. Fort Sumter. This is the fort located in the port of Charleston (South Carolina) that where the first shots of the United States Civil War were fired.

Jefferson Davis. This politician from Mississippi was once Secretary of War for President Franklin Pierce, thought he is more known for being the first and only President of the Confederate. Cover illustration with text on bombardment of Fort Sumter.

7 x 9. $25 "Bombardment of Fort Sumter By the Batteries of the Confederate States, Ap " Ap 13 1/2 x With stains and short tears in bottom margin. $60 "The Interior of Fort Sumter During the Bombardment." From Harper's Weekly.

New York: Ap 9 1/4. The citizens of the North were outraged by the attack on Fort Sumter. And Major Anderson, with the flag that had flown over the fort, appeared at a massive rally in New York City's Union Square on Ap The New York Times estimated the crowd at more thanpeople.

The fall of Fort Sumter on Ap is the first success of the Confederacy, and it has two effects. For the secessionists, it rouses the spirit of the people. The number of recruits increases, money and jewelry are handed over to the Confederate Treasury, and women set to work to make clothes for their husbands and sons in the army.Fort Sumter.

The same process was followed in the acquisition of the various harbor installations in and around Charleston: Forts Moultrie and Sumter, Castle Pinckney, and Charleston Arsenal. In the specific case of Fort Sumter, inSecretary of War John C.

Calhoun had approved the construction of a new fort in the harbor. Boom! A single cannon shell burst in a flash of light high above Fort Sumter. This was the signal for the Confederate attack on the U.S. fort to begin. It was also the moment our Civil War began.