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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), First gun at Sumter. (search)
tled to the distinction of firing it. What Edmund Ruffin, who is Accorded the honor by many, wrote for the facts in regard to the claim that Edmund Ruffin shot the first gun, I hope you will publisteries in harbor were firing on Sumter. Mr. Edmund Ruffin (who was much beloved and respected) wassire to give the facts as to the part that Edmund Ruffin, of Virginia, took in the firing on Fort S the fact that the first shot was fired by Edmund Ruffin, and it will be observed that the signal sat the one from the iron battery, fired by Edmund Ruffin, was actually the first gun on Fort Sumternnatus was not more patriotic than that of Edmund Ruffin, and side by side in the niche of fame wilt the first gun on Fort Sumter was shot by Edmund Ruffin, and that such should be recorded as an hito the notice of any of the descendants of Edmund Ruffin. To all who knew Edmund Ruffin it would hEdmund Ruffin it would have been useless to say more than that throughout his manuscript he speaks of it as a fact. To tho[1 more...]