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December 26, 1860 Major Robert Anderson transfers his command from Fort Moultrie to Fort Sumter on his own initiative. He felt it was impossible to hold Fort Moultrie against South Carolina militia. South Carolina
  Fort Sumter
  Robert Anderson
December 26, 1861 U. S. Secretary of State William Seward apologizes to Great Britain for the actions of the San Jacinto in the Bahama Channel.
  Trent Affair
December 26, 1862 Sherman's expedition lands near Steele's Bayou on the Yazoo River Mississippi
  First Vicksburg Campaign
  William Tecumseh Sherman

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