Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Major Anderson” in chapter 146 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
...he Constitution of the country.
On the 28th day of December what did she do?
She seized Fort Moultrie and Castle Pinckney, and caused your little band of sixty or seventy men under the command of Major Anderson to retire to a little pen in the ocean--Fort Sumter.
She commenced erecting batteries, arraying cannon, preparing for war; in effect, proclaiming herself at once our enemy.
Seceding from the Unio...
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