Battle of Fort Sumter
The Battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina, resulting in a single casualty, signaled the start of the Civil War, the bloodiest conflict in American history.
Illustration by Currier & Ives, courtesy Library of Congress
(1860-1865) American conflict between the Union (north) and Confederacy (south).
having to do with the Confederate States of America (south) during the Civil War.
quantity of a product that consumers are willing to buy at a particular price.
to leave or remove from a dangerous place.
military outpost, area, or set of buildings.
military post, or the soldiers who are stationed there.
elected or appointed leader of a state or area.
at once or quickly.
to completely overpower.
organized resistance to an authority.
to withdraw from part of a union or alliance.
to end, prohibit, or not allow certain activities.
to give up.