Union Officer Recalls Lowering U.S. Flag at Ft. Sumter
April 13, 1910: The Times marks the [Update: 49th -- I think a 100-year-old correction is some sort of record] 50th anniversary of the firing on Ft. Sumter by interviewing an officer who was there, Lt. Col. W.H. Hamner, a Virginian. The Times found Hamner playing billiards at the Ingraham Hotel and gave the following account, posted after the jump.