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Transcript
By: Lauren Carter
Alyssa Martin
Emily Meinzer
Laressa Harris
Fort Sumter
 Dates:
Started on April 12th 1861
Ended on April 13th 1861
 People:
General P.G.T Beauregaurd
Major Robert Anderson - Union Commander inside Fort Sumpter
Abner Doubleday – Union Captain
 Effect:
Opening battle of the Civil War
 Interesting fact:
Abner Doubleday is said to have created the sport of Baseball.
Fort Sumpter
 P.G.T. commander of the confederate forces around
Charleston harbor, open fire on the Union Garrison
holding fort Sumpter.
 At 2:30 pm on April 13, Major Robert Anderson,
Garrison commander, surrendered the fort and was
evacuated the next day.
 The signal to fire the first shot was given by a suvillon
Edmond Rufand, a Virginia farmer and editor who had
preached succession for 20 years.
 Only casualty was a confederate horse.