On-Line Resources: (these are all offsite)

  1. The Civil War @ Charleston web site (now defunct)
  2. New York Times Article on a new Civil War online project
  3. Professor Ayers' Civil War web site (discussed in the NYT article above)


  1. U.S. News and World Report, 28 June 1999, Page 54.
  2. South Carolina Highway Historical Marker Guide, pub. South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 1998.
  3. The History of Beaufort County, South Carolina, Volume 1, 1514-1861, by Rowland, Moore, and Rogers, University of South Carolina Press 1996.
  4. Charleston Blockade, The Journals of John B. Marchand, U.S. Navy 1861-1862, C.L. Symonds, 1976, Naval War College.
  5. Columbia and Richland County, A South Carolina Community, 1740-1990, J.H. Moore, University of South Carolina Press 1993.
  6. The Confederacy, C.P. Roland, University of Chicago Press, 1960.
  7. An Elementary History of Georgia by R. P. Brooks, Ph.D., U.Ga., Atkinson, Mentzer, & Co., Boston, ©1918.
  8. Jubilee (an interesting novel) John Brick, Doubleday 1956.
  9. Tragic Years 1860-1865 by P. M. Angle and E.S. Miers, Simon and Schuster, NY 1960 (two volumes).
  10. History of the United States by Matthew Page Andrews, J.B.  Lippincott, Co. 1914.
  11. Collapse of the Georgetown Rice Culture, by Christopher C. Boyle, http://www.the-strand.com/history/decline.htm
  12. Great Issues in American History, From the Revolution to the Civil War, 1765-1865, Richard Hofstadter, Ed., vintage, 1958.  Documentary selections.
  13. Sources of the American Republic, A Documentary History of Politics, Society, and Thought, Meyers, Kern and Cawelti, Eds., Scott Foresman 1960.
  14. Guide to Genealogical Records in the National Archives, M.B. Colket, Jr. & F.E. Bridges, U.S. Govt. Printing Office, 022-002-00016-3, 1964.  Despite our oft harsh words for our government, this booklet is provided without copyright, courtesy of our taxpayer dollars.  Errors in transcribing are my own.
  15. The South Carolina Archives, A Temporary Summary Guide, 1976, M.C. Chandler and E.W. Wade, ©1976 SCDAH
  16. Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1852 (the link is to full text on line)
  17. The American Nation, A History of the United States, 1966, John A. Garraty, Harper Row, New York.
  18. The Captain and the Submarine C.S.S. H. L. Hunley, Duncan, Ruth H., Memphis, TN; S.C. Toof & Co., 1965, 109 pages.  (available South Caroliniana Library, USC, Columbia)
  19. The CSS H.L. Hunley, Confederate Submarine, R. Thomas Campbell, Burd Street Press, 1999.
  20. Freedmen papers and Losses Due To The Enemy, South Carolina Department of Archives and History, and U.S. National Archives, Washington, DC.
  21. Angle & Miers. Tragic Years 1860-1865: Documentary History. Simon & Schuster, 1960., 1960. 1st ed. 2 vols. Maps. Boxed First Edition Hardcover.
  22. Crooks, Daniel J. Jr., Lee in the Lowcountry: Defending Charleston & Savannah 1861-1862 (Civil War Sesquicentennial) (Civil War Sesquicentennial Series) Paperback, (Author), History Press 2010
  23. Johnson, Clint (2001). In the footsteps of Robert E. Lee. John F. Blair. pp. 152–4. ISBN 0-89587-235-8.
  24. Stone, H. David (2008). Vital rails: the Charleston & Savannah Railroad and the Civil War in coastal South Carolina. University of South Carolina Press. ISBN 1-57003-716-7.
  25. Congressional Serial Set... Paperback – September 29, 2011, by United States. Government Printing Office

I have used Robert Preston Brooks An Elementary History of Georgia (see above #8) extensively, as it is excellent, and so old it is no longer covered by copyright.  As was the case for the revolutionary war, I will gradually replace the Georgia slant with conditions in South Carolina.

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