Anniversary of Fort Sumter


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Civil War Harper's Weekly, April 19, 1862

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Fort Sumter Bombardment Anniversary







Anniversary of the Bombardment of Fort Sumter

This is an original leaf from an 1862 Harper's Weekly.  The illustration is captioned, "The Great Uprising of the North - An Anniversary Picture, April 12, 1862.  The illustration commemorates the first anniversary of the Bombardment of Fort Sumter.




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