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Many friends and organizations contribute to the success for Fort Sumter National Monument. Volunteers-In-Parks, Partners and Cooperatives use their commitment, expertise, time and resources to help preserve and share this American treasure.
To learn more about how you can help support this park, please visit our Donate page.
Did You Know?
The first human death of the Civil War occurred on April 14, 1861, the day after the battle of Fort Sumter ended. Private Daniel Hough died when the cannon he was loading (for the Union's 100-gun salute to the U.S. flag) discharged prematurely. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC