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Sumter Surrenders – Worden Captured

Again – from our wonderful friend Fran DuCoin: Of course, on this afternoon, Ft. Sumter surrenders and hostilities have begun starting the War. Gustavus Vasa Fox was not able to resupply the fort and is witness to the bombardment, which affects his opinion of Charleston for the rest of the war Also on this day, […]

150 Years Ago Today….

This was written by our friend Fran DuCoin – who has agreed to be a guest blogger! Look for his posts – coming soon! April 7, 1861, a Sunday. Lieut. John Lorimer Worden, who had turned 43 years old just over three weeks before, caught a very early train south on a secret mission for […]