STAR OF THE WEST
\stˈɑːɹ ɒvðə wˈɛst], \stˈɑːɹ ɒvðə wˈɛst], \s_t_ˈɑː_ɹ ɒ_v_ð_ə w_ˈɛ_s_t]\
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a steamer sent by the Federal Government from New York, January 5, 1861, laden with reinforcements and supplies for Fort Sumter. She appeared off the Charleston bar January 9, but was promptly fired upon by the batteries of Fort Moultrie and Morris Island, and being struck by a shell put back to New York. She was afterward, April 20, 1861, seized by the confederates in the harbor of Indianola.
By John Franklin Jameson