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scarce! Civil War vintage Ė Hero of Fort Sumter / Peter Hart CDV

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Remembered primarily for his April 12,1862 gallantly when, under fire, he replaced the American Flag that had been shot away from the Fort Sumter flag pole, the interesting back story of how the New York City policeman turned civilian aid to the besieged garrison is to lengthy to recount here but well worth a google search. In short Peter Hart, had served with Major Anderson as Sgt. Peter Hart and personal orderly in the Mexican War. The two men had developed a special rapport in that time and while Hart had left the military to serve as a New York City Policeman, the Majorís wife Eliza was committed to reuniting the pair as a means of bolstering her husbandís spirits as the Major struggled with what surely must have seemed a no win circumstance in the days culminating in bombardment of his command and the beginning of Civil War. No small feat as Eliza had to locate and convince Peter Hart to rejoin her husband, then tackle the political bureaucracy of a time and place headed for all-out war. This required a trip to South Carolina where Mrs. Anderson would personally take on Governor Pickens of that state. In the heat of the crises the Governor had restricted any access to the Fort that could be seen as upgrading the strength of the garrison. Again in short Mjr. Andersonís feisty wife was successful in her effort such that by the time of the attack on Fort Sumter, Peter Hart was present as aid to the beleaguered commander and well accounted for as the first shots of war rained on Sumter. Peter Hart earned a place in history as when hot shot fired into the fort caused parts of Sumter to catch fire, he repeatedly led a detail of soldiers through suffocating smoke to extinguish flames threatening the fortís powder supply. In consideration of this and other action to include replacement of the fortís fallen flag, Peter Hartís bravery during the bombardment of Fort Sumter was acknowledged by all members of the garrison when Anderson and later presented him with a gold watch from Tiffanyís. Hart resumed working as a New York City policeman and died in1892. A rarely seen remnant of Hartís notoriety in the opening days of the Civil War, this E. Anthony / Brady blackmarked CDV remains in excellent condition with strong contrast. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!



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