In November of 1860 Anderson was assigned to command of U. Forces in and around Charleston, South Carolina.
When South Carolina seceded from the Union Anderson remained loyal to the Union, despite being a native of Kentucky. General Anderson moved his small garrison to Fort Sumter in the middle of Charleston Harbor. On April 12, 1861, under the orders of Confederate president Jefferson Davis to capture the fort, a artillery attack began under the command of General P.
General Anderson was badly outnumbered and outgunned and was forced to surrender his command on April 14, 1861. The autograph is signed''Respectfully your obt.
Servt Robert Anderson Maj Gen. The page measure 3.25 x 2.00 inches, it has trivial toning otherwise it is in fine condition and will be accompanied with a quality engraving which is perfect for display with the autograph. The autograph is authentic, rare to. And this is a desirable example of this historically noted United States Army commander and will be a desirable addition to any Civil War collection.
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