Fort Sumpter Brick - Inventory Number: REL 049 / SOLD
Historic “Slave-Made” brick from the first engagement of the American Civil War.
Fort Sumter’s construction began in 1829, and the brick Fort was unfinished when it was fired upon April 12, 1861 – starting the American Civil War. The Fort, reduced in size after years of war, retains many of its original bricks, made in the Low Country by enslaved African Americans.
Inventory Number: REL 049 / SOLD