There’s an interesting article in the Post & Courier about Fort Johnson and the under-recognized role it played in the bombardment of Ft Sumter that triggered the Civil War. Subscribers can CLICK HERE to read it but others will encounter a paywall.
So…. we’ve compiled a list of links to help you learn more about this vital site in local history:
THE HISTORY OF FORT JACKSON….SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
Fort Johnson (1) – FortWiki Historic U.S. and Canadian Forts
Fort Johnson History…Marine Research Library…College of Charleston