Confederate Army re-enactors stand on the ramparts of Fort Moultrie in Charleston, S.C., as the sun rises on the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. The first shot was fired in Charleston harbor.
Confederate Army re-enactors stand on the ramparts of Fort Moultrie in Charleston, S.C., as the sun rises on the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. The first shot was fired in Charleston harbor. Richard Ellis Getty Images
Confederate Army re-enactors stand on the ramparts of Fort Moultrie in Charleston, S.C., as the sun rises on the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. The first shot was fired in Charleston harbor. Richard Ellis Getty Images

Why are Southern U.S. Army forts named after Confederate generals?

August 17, 2017 8:58 AM