July 25, 1864: Foster assesses the bombardment of Fort Sumter

On July 25, 1864, Major-General John Foster provided an assessment of operations in the Department of the South, through mid-July, for Major-General Henry Halleck in Washington. He began with an brief description of operations around Charleston:  I have nothing important to communicate since my last report. The bombardment of Fort Sumter and the city isContinue reading “July 25, 1864: Foster assesses the bombardment of Fort Sumter”