Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Sumter” in chapter 1 of Matthew Arnold, Civilization in the United States: First and Last Impressions of America.:

... travel as President-elect; he had to be smuggled into Washington. When he took on the 4th of March his oath of office to maintain the Union, eleven States had gone out of it. On the 11th of April, Fort Sumter in Charleston harbour was fired upon, and a few days after was captured. Then the President issued a call for 75,000 men. There was not a State in the North of a million inhabitants, says Grant, t...

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