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Battle of Fort Sumter: Topics in Chronicling America

Search Strategies & Selected Articles

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.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America