"The First Shot" by Robert Oswald Sams

Title

"The First Shot" by Robert Oswald Sams

Description

Robert Oswald Sams was in The Citadel's Class of 1861. He was assistant professor at The Arsenal Academy from April 1862 - May 1865. In this typescript dated December 1926, Sams describes the firing on the Star of the West, a ship that attempted to resupply Fort Sumter on January 9, 1861.

Source

AF Sams

Publisher

The Citadel Archives & Museum

Rights

Materials in The Citadel Archives & Museum Digital Collections are intended for educational and research use. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright. For more information contact The Citadel Archives & Museum, The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, 29409.

Relation

Robert Oswald Sams Civil War Reminiscences

Format

application/pdf

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

https://citadeldigitalarchives.omeka.net/items/show/405

Date Valid

Citation

Sams, Robert Oswald, 1841-1930, “"The First Shot" by Robert Oswald Sams,” The Citadel Archives Digital Collections, accessed December 2, 2022, https://citadeldigitalarchives.omeka.net/items/show/405.