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- Johnson, Ludwell. "Fort Sumter and the Confederate Diplomacy." The Journal of Southern History 26, no 4 (1960): 441-477.
Johnson details Confederate and Union hostile maneuvers surrounding Fort Sumter in early 1861.
- Jones, James . "Charleston Harbor, 1860-1861: A Memoir from the Union Garrison." The South Carolina Historical Magazine 62, no 3 (1961): 148-150.
Jones introduces Union Lieutenant Jefferson C. Davis' (who served under Major Robert Anderson) brief account of events at Forts Sumter, Fort Moultrie, and Castle Pinckney in late 1860-early 1861.
- Current, Richard N., ed., Encyclopedia of the Confederacy. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. S.v. "Star of the West."
Details of the side-wheeler merchant vessel which was at the center of the War's early days and cadets' involvement.
- "The Fighting Around Savannah," The Charleston Mercury, (Charleston, SC) Dec. 9, 1864.
Brief article describing reports of fighting along the Savannah Railroad; six "gallant young Citadel Cadets" are named.
- Chepesiuk, Ron , and John Thompson. "Eye Witness to Fort Sumter: The Letters of Private John Thompson." The South Carolina Historical Magazine 85, no 4 (1984): 271-279.
Two of Union Private John Thompson's letters written to his father describing the period leading up to the 1861 bombardment of Fort Sumter and the conditions in the Fort during the heavy fire.
- Parker, F.L.. "The Battle of Fort Sumter as Seen from Morris Island." The South Carolina Historical Magazine 62, no 2 (1961): 65-71.
CSA Assistant Surgeon Francis LeJau Parker's detailed account of the bombardment of Fort Sumter on April 11, 12 and 13, 1861.
- Fort Sumter: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries