Fort Sumter


Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter [sum′tər]
n.
[after Gen T. Sumter, 1734-1832]
fort in Charleston harbor, S.C., where Confederate troops fired the first shots of the Civil War (April 12, 1861)

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  • Fort Sumter — military installation in South Carolina, U.S., begun in 1827, named for U.S. Revolutionary War officer and Congressman Thomas Sumter (1734 1832), “The Carolina Gamecock.” The family name is attested from 1206, from O.Fr. sometier driver of a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Fort Sumter — era una de las guarniciones de la bahía de Charleston (Carolina del Sur). El 10 de abril de 1861, el General de Brigada Beauregard, en nombre de las fuerzas confederadas de Charleston solicitó la rendición de la guarnición unionista del fuerte.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Fort Sumter — Monument national du Fort Sumter Présentation Propriétaire National Park Service Protection Monument national (1948) National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fort Sumter — Monumento nacional (Fort Sumter National Monument) Categoría UICN V (Paisajes terrestres/marinos protegidos) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Fort Sumter — a fort in SE South Carolina, in the harbor of Charleston: its bombardment by the Confederates opened the Civil War on April 12, 1861. * * * Fort Sumter [Fort Sumter] the US ↑fort on a small island in the harbour of ↑Charleston, ↑South Carolina,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fort Sumter — Fort Sum′ter n. amh. geg a fort in SE South Carolina, in the harbor of Charleston: its bombardment by the Confederates opened the Civil War on April 12, 1861 …   From formal English to slang

  • Fort Sumter — a fort in SE South Carolina, in the harbor of Charleston: its bombardment by the Confederates opened the Civil War on April 12, 1861. * * * …   Universalium


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