Union Troops Move to Fort Sumter

Wednesday, December 26, 1860

In Charleston, Major Robert Anderson moves Union forces from Fort Moultrie to Fort Sumter, which was still under construction but more defensible than Moultrie. The guns at Fort Moultrie were spiked and their carriages set on fired. Secessionists in Charleston were enraged when they discovered what Anderson had done.

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