The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of the "Battle of Fort Sumter" using the following search strategies:
Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase: Anderson, battle, Civil War, Confederacy, Fort Sumter, Union
It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event. Use the Advanced Search tab to search the month of April 1861.
Use the Advanced Search to find the words Fort and Sumter in proximity to each other.
An alternative spelling of Fort Sumter is Fort Sumpter.