General Robert Anderson (1805-1871)
Robert Anderson was an American general who was known as "The Hero of Fort Sumter." He served as colonel in the Black Hawk War and distinguished himself in the Mexican War. At the outbreak of the Civil War he was appointed to the defense of Charleston Harbor and held Fort Sumter for two days against the Confederates and was subsequently brevetted major general. He returned to the April 14, 1865 Fort Sumter ceremony to raise again the U.S. flag he had lowered four years earlier.
- 1862 circa 5 years
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