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Fighting Continues Around Charleston

Fort Sumter

In late August 1863, Federal forces continued their bombardment of Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, and tightened their siege of Battery Wagner on nearby Morris Island.  William Averell led a Federal raid into West Virginia and Kit Carson conducted operations against the Navajo Indians.

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