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Collection Reference Number GLC02095.11
From Archive Folder Collection relating to Charles Sumner 
Title Charles Sumner on the battle for Charleston
Date 12 April 1863
Author Sumner, Charles (1811-1874)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Mentions Mr. Woodman and a provostship. Writes "Charleston is to be taken on the field of battle - by beating their armies," a reference to the unsuccessful ironclad attack on Fort Sumter 7 April 1863 undertaken by Union admiral Samuel F. DuPont.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Education  Fort Sumter  Fortification  Navy  Union Forces  Confederate States of America  Ironclad  Union General  Battle  
People Sumner, Charles (1811-1874)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; Naval & Maritime; Education
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945