Civil War Begins

On this date 150 years ago, Confederate forces began bombarding Union-held Fort Sumter, which is near Charleston, S.C. Those shots officially started the Civil War, a long and bloody series of battles that lasted until 1865.

To mark the occasion, The Washington Post is live tweeting the Sumter battle as if it were happening today. Click here to check it out.

Do you follow Boys’ Life on Twitter? If not, you should. Click here to get our tweets.

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.