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Fort Sumter, Charleston: 18 reviews and 54 photos

  unexploded shell from the civil war
by doug48

pictured is an unexploded shell embedded in the north wall of fort sumter. over seven million pounds of artillery were shot at fort sumter during the civil war. remarkably only 52 solders were killed and only 267 were wounded during the four year seige.

Address: charleston harbor
Directions: tour boats go to fort sumter daily from patriot's point in mt. pleasant and from the city of charleston next to the south carolina aquarium.
othercontact: http://www.civilwartraveler.com/
Website: http://www.nps.gov/fosu/

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 15, 2011
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