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Union attempt to storm Fort Sumter observed

Monday marks the 150th anniversary of the only Union attempt to storm the South Carolina fort where the Civil War began.

Sunday - 09/08/2013, 02:02pm EDT

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Shells preserved in wall where they hit Sumter

They are there just where they landed in Fort Sumter a century and a half ago _ three Union shells from rifled Parrot guns embedded in the masonry wall of the garrison where the first shots of the Civil War were fired.

Saturday - 12/22/2012, 03:25pm EST

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