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Position of the "Star of the West" when she was fired upon on January 9, 1861.
(09 Jan 2011)
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›Part of Charleston Harbor, embracing forts Moultrie, Sumter, Johnson, and Castle Pinckney, also Sullivan, James & Morris islands; and showing the position of the Star of the West, when fired into from Morris Island.
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