Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Sumter” in chapter 2 of Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States.:
...1827, by Polk, who was still a cadet, remains.
It is that of one intimate friend to another, on topics personal or pertaining to the Academy.
Robert Anderson, afterward famous for his defense of Fort Sumter , was another close friend at West Point.
Some of their correspondence yet remains.
Among his friends at the Military Academy were William Bickley, his townsman, Daniel S. Donelson, of Tennesse...
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