Fort sumter

Civil War Project

Fort Sumter

Is located of the coast of South Carolina, On April 11th 1861 Confederate Brig. Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard. He wanted Anderson to surrender the fort but Anderson refused.

Battle Facts

Total Forces Engaged


Union = 80 Men

Confederate = 500 Men

Union Casualties

0 Killed

0 Wounded

0 Missing & Captured

Confederate Casualties

0 killed

0 Wounded

0 Missing & Captured

War Outcome

On Saturday, April 13, Anderson surrendered the fort. Incredibly, no soldiers were killed in battle. The generous terms of surrender, however, allowed Anderson to perform a 100-gun salute before he and his men evacuated the fort the next day. The salute began at 2:00 P.M. on April 14,


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