Today in Civil War Newspaper History
January 12, 1861
New York Illustrated News – NY
The Commander of Fort Sumter, South Carolina- Major Robert Anderson
This newspaper cover from the New York Illustrated News shows Major Robert Anderson who is the Commander of Fort Sumter, South Carolina. This newspaper article is from January 12, 1861.
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