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Posted at 5:30 PM ET, 01/ 7/2011

Tweeting the Civil War: Gov. Pickens forbids reinforcements to Fort Sumter

By Mary Hadar

The Washington Post is tweeting the events leading to the secession of South Carolina 150 years ago, in the words of the people who lived it -- from journals, letters, official records and newspapers of the day, particularly The Washington Evening Star. Follow us.

Twitter recap from week one: Showdown in Charleston | Week two: S.C. teeters on the brink of secession | Week three: S.C. secedes | Week four: Anderson moves men to Ft. Sumter

By Mary Hadar  | January 7, 2011; 5:30 PM ET
Categories:  News, Tweeting the war  
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