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Civilian ship used by James Buchanan to send supplies and reinforcements to Fort Sumpter before the Civil War.


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Star of the West - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (568 words)
The Star of the West was a civilian ship used by James Buchanan to send supplies and reinforcements to Fort Sumter before the U.S. Civil War.
The first shots of the Civil War occurred when the Star of the West was fired upon by Cadets of the Military College of South Carolina The Citadel (from Battery Greg on Morris Island) on January 9, 1861.
This prevented the Star of the West from resupplying Major Robert Anderson's garrison at Fort Sumter.
Sifter - Star of the West (891 words)
Star of the West holds a unique position in Bahá'í literature and nearly half of its pages have never - ever - been reprinted until now.
"The Star of the West is, as you will realize, historically unique, not only because of its position in the early history of the Cause in the West, but, most important, because of its close association with the Master.
Earlier this year I obtained Star of the West on CD at the Milwaukee Conference.
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