Where in we celebrate Citadel Cadets firing in the Federal steamer Star of the West while it was attempting to resupply the Federal garrison at Ft Sumter. The Star of the West was unhit in this action but chose to turn around. For this action the Citadel was awarded on nine battle streamers still carried on the Regimental Colors to this day. 1. Confederate States Army . 2. Star of the West, January 9, 1861. 3. Wappoo Cut, November 1861. 4. James Island, June 1862. 5. Charleston and Vicinity, July-October 1863. 6. James Island, June 1864. 7. Tulifinny, December 1864. 8. James Island, December 1864-February 1865. 9. Williamston, May 1865.