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Fort Sumter Battlefield

To visit Fort Sumter you can take a ferry from either the Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center at Liberty Square in downtown Charleston or from the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum.  Fort Sumter retains much of its history and mystique and is a must see for any Civil War buff.  Don't forget to tour nearby Fort Moultrie and the many Civil War sites in the beautiful and historic town of Charleston.

Fort Sumter Battlefield: What's Nearby

Charleston, SC
Rev War  |  Battlefield
Charleston
Charleston, SC
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Fort Wagner Battlefield
Charleston, SC
Civil War  |  Fort
Fort Moultrie
Sullivan's Island, SC
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Fort Sumter National Monument
Sullivan's Island, SC
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Secessionville Battlefield
Charleston, SC
Civil War  |  Museum
The H.L. Hunley Project and Submarine Tours
North Charleston, SC
Civil War  |  Fort
Battery 5, James Island New Lines
Charleston, SC
Civil War  |  Fort
Fort Lamar Historic Preserve
Charleston, SC
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Drayton Hall
Charleston, SC
Rev War  |  Battlefield
Parker's Ferry Battlefield
Parkers Ferry, SC

Preservation

The American Battlefield Trust and our members would like to save land at Fort Sumter Battlefield.

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Related Battles

Charleston, SC | April 12, 1861
Result: Confederate Victory