The Civil War began on April 12, 1861, when Confederate batteries shelled Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor. The Confederate commander at the scene was Pierre Gustave T. Beauregard, though his authority to fire on the for... More »

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The American Civil War was primarily fought over differences of opinion about the right of the federal government to determine whether slavery was legal in individual states; the hostile action that started the actual wa... More »

The Civil War of America started on April 12, 1861, and went on until April 9, 1865. It all started when the Confederate Army attacked Fort Sumter located in Charleston Bay in South Carolina. More »

The Civil War began on April 12, 1861, when Confederate forces attacked the Union-controlled Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, S.C. The war officially ended on April 9, 1865, when Confederate General Robert E. Lee surren... More »

The Civil War began on April 12, 1861 when the Confederates came after the Union soldiers in South Carolina at Fort Sumter. The last battle was fought in Texas on May 13, 1865. More »

The Civil War began on April 12, 1861, when the first shot was fired upon Fort Sumter in the harbor of Charleston, S.C. The state was the first to secede from the United States just a few months prior. More »

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The American Civil War was primarily fought over differences of opinion about the right of the federal government to determine whether slavery was legal in individual states; the hostile action that started the actual wa... More »