The Civil War in South Carolina


To this end it came!
The Shot First Fired.
The South Carolina Coast (Robert E. Lee was here!)
The Confederate Submarine Hunley (We were the best!)
The Begining of the End (new map of Georgia)
Sherman's Destruction in South Carolina (see River's Bridge directly below)
Reconstruction (further destruction!)
The House That Got Away! (I bet this was one you did not know about!)

Property Seizures and Losses
Civil War Queries
Battle of Rivers Bridge
7 November 2015.
Rivers Bridge State Historic Site
Invites you to learn about the Civil War in the S.C. low country
Please join us at Rivers Bridge State Historic Site for a special afternoon with Living Historians Tom and Sherry Key. They will demonstrate the art of Civil War cooking and discuss memories of the life both on the battlefield and on the home front from the perspectives of a Civil War veteran and his wife recalling their experiences long after the war.

When: November 7, 2015.
Program starts at 1:00pm

Where: Community Building at Rivers Bridge State Historic Site

Cost: Adults $5.00
Children (16 & under) FREE
Rivers Bridge State Historic Site
325 State Park RD
Ehrhardt, SC 29081
Phone: 803-267-3657
Office Hours: 11a.m. noon
Help us remember the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Rivers Bridge.

Charge(?) of Weaver's Brigade Across the Salkehatchie  (from Wikipedia) (looks more like a slog!)

Where to get records of Civil War Service:
U.S. National Archives CSA records CSS Hunley Crew Members
The SC Information Highway   South Carolina Department of Archives & History CSA Records
CSA Veterans

Swell the chest.

Beat the drum.  

Sorrows come. (Haiku)

Sources and on-line resources (Including full text of Uncle Tom's Cabin in HTML).

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Please send digitized, referenced, lists of Civil War battle participants (or other relevant records) for inclusion on this South Carolina resource web page.

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What is a (horrors!) "Yhankee" doing running a South Carolina Civil War web site?

Last update:  13 Oct. 2015 (I always forget to update this!)

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