Manuscript Collection

The Record of Fort Sumter - Accession 1033 - M460 (511)

Title

The Record of Fort Sumter - Accession 1033 - M460 (511)

Authors

Civil War

Files

Identifier

Accession 1033 - M460 (511)

Inclusive Dates

1862

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

29 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of The Record Of Fort Sumter From Its Occupation By Major Anderson To Its Reduction By South Carolina Troops During The Administration Of Governor Pickens compiled by W. A. Harris and published in 1862. The Record consists of correspondence, orders, instructions, reports, notes, speeches and other communications pertaining to the discussions about the incidents that took place at and around Fort Sumter between December 17, 1860 and August 3, 1861, just before and just after the start of the American Civil War. Participants in these incidents and discussions include South Carolina Governor F.W. Pickens, United States President James Buchanan, South Carolina Militia General James Simons, United States Army Major Robert Anderson, Isaac W. Hayne, United States President Abraham Lincoln and others.

Provenance

Unknown

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

The Record of Fort Sumter - Accession 1033 - M460 (511)

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