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FROM-- SET THREE, CIVIL WAR STUDIES

(Topic Sixty-seven:  The Battle of Fort Sumter #1 Picture Puzzle and Readings        Also click here:  Ft. Sumter Narrative)

PART ONE OF 16TH PRESIDENT- BATTLEFIELD LEADERSHIP

PRESIDENT LINCOLN:  DECISIONS TO CONDUCT WAR STARTING WITH THE BATTLE OF FORT SUMTER

RETURN TO LINCOLN BATTLEFIELD LEADERSHIP FOR PARTS TWO THROUGH 4 OF THE ACTIVITY


YOUR ORDERS

#1 CLICK THE OBJECTS IN THE PICTURE PUZZLE DISPLAY FOR SPECIAL INFORMATION HOTLINKS.

#2 Compile an information sheet of facts for each area you clicked from the puzzle.  Find four facts for each site and list them.

3. Use the facts gathered from the Picture Puzzle Hunt, and make a presentation with computer software such as Prezy or Power Point, or make a traditional poster display.

4. Present your final product.

Click the special areas of the pictures below to find out information about Fort Sumter and the start of the great war:

Click the Fort Sumter Puzzle Objects:

Old Glory Blue Field        Old Glory Stripes    

Fort --Middle Section--3rd window from left

Sail Boat--main mast      Clouds       Fort--Right Section--4th window from left

Small shed on right     General Sheridan's Saddle       Telegraph Key       Life Mask

Lincoln's top hat  

 

Go Here for Information about Fort Sumter

http://www.learningabe.info/fortsumter.jpg

Picture from the Legends of America Timeline

Fort Sumter, in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina.  This fort would be bombarded by the new Southern Confederate forces from the shores.  The fort would be lost and a Confederate flag would replace Old Glory.  The Civil War would now start.

READ ABOUT THE BATTLGreat Civil War Battles- First Battle-Fort Sumter HERE

FORT SUMTER "ORDERS PAGE" HERE

 

Mechanical Telegraph Key, as used during the Civil War

 

 

Bombardment of Fort Sumter

 

Fort Sumter Cannons

Bronze life mask of  Abraham Lincoln (1860) by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1886

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General Phil Sheridan's horse, Winchester, ridden during the Civil War

 

 


                                                         

Lincoln top hat worn at Ford Theater the night of his assassination, April 13, 1865

 

KEY FOR FORT SUMTER PICTURE HOTLINKS AND TOPICS FOR EACH

1.  Left ship- front sail Fort Sumter description and history
2.  Cloudy sky South Carolina secedes
3.  Right Fort wall Two new American presidents:  Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis
4.  Left fort wall Confederates open fire on Fort Sumter
5.  Water Bombed remnants of Fort Sumter with Confederate flag
6. Small fort out-building on right side Message about surrender of Fort Sumter
7.  American flag Fort Sumter ruins and a description of Confederate flags
8. General Sheridan’s horse Major Anderson take men from Fort Moultrie to Fort Sumter before the bambardment
9.  Telegraph Key Telegraph message to Major Robert Anderson, Commander of Fort Sumter
10. Abraham Lincoln’s Life Mask Order to evacuate Ft. Sumter
11. Right big ship sail Message of appreciation and gratitude from President Lincoln to Major Anderson
12.  Fort Sumter Cannon

 

Fort Sumter Architecture and Armaments
13.  Bombardment of Fort Sumter Fort Sumter Battle Casualties and Evacuation

 

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