First shots of Civil War re-enacted

A mortar is fired at Fort Sumter to commemorate the moment the first shots of the Civil War were fired 150 years ago in Charleston, S.C.

William Farley (second from left) fires a mortar at Fort Johnson, near Fort Sumter, in Charleston, S.C., on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, to commemorate the moment the first shots of the Civil War were fired 150 years ago. (AP Photo/Alice Keeney)

William Farley (second from left) fires a mortar at Fort Johnson, near Fort Sumter, in Charleston, S.C., on Tuesday, April 12, 2011, to commemorate the moment the first shots of the Civil War were fired 150 years ago. (AP Photo/Alice Keeney)

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