Fort Sumter

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Fort Sumter

(ˈsʌmtə)
n
(Placename) a fort in SE South Carolina, guarding Charleston Harbour. Its capture by Confederate forces (1861) was the first action of the Civil War

Fort` Sum′ter


n.
a fort in SE South Carolina, in the harbor of Charleston: its bombardment by the Confederates opened the Civil War on April 12, 1861.
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