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Fort Sumter: The Lincoln Administration Vacillates

March 21, 1861 – Special Federal agent Gustavus V. Fox arrived at Charleston, South Carolina to assess the situation at Fort Sumter.

On March 20, the Confederate envoys seeking to negotiate a peaceful settlement of disputes over Federal property on Confederate soil (Martin J. 957 more words

Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln Visits McClellan

October 4, 1862 – President Abraham Lincoln returned to Washington after visiting Major General George B. McClellan and inspecting the Federal Army of the Potomac following the… 837 more words