CW 150: Battle of Fort Sumter

On this day the battle of Ft. Sumter took place. This would become the first battle of the war. Even though the battle resulted in only one casualty. This minor loss would encourage southern resolve for the next few months as the secession process would continue and the war would happen. The modern irony of this sesquicentennial is that… Continue reading CW 150: Battle of Fort Sumter

CW 150 Abraham Lincoln

Today, should be an awesome celebration of the American spirit. Abraham Lincoln took office on this day in 1861 and would become one of the most revered men in the history of the US. His election is the last catalyst to move southern leaadership to begin secession. South Carolina would be the first and Lincoln responded accordingly,… Continue reading CW 150 Abraham Lincoln