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  • Discussion on the Civil War Siege of Charleston South Carolina
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    Siege of Charleston

    Stephen Wise talks about how Union forces repeatedly targeted the port of Charleston, South Carolina, using a variety of tactics including the new naval technology of ironclad warships. He…

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  • Charlestons Carolina Day Celebration
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    Charleston's Carolina Day Celebration

    Douglas Bostick spoke about South Carolina’s role in the American Revolution. His address was in White Point Gardens in Battery Park, the terminus of the Carolina Day parade from Washington Park.…

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  • South Carolina Secession Part 1
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    South Carolina Secession, Part 1

    A panel was held on the secession of South Carolina from the Union on December 20, 1860. South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union, shortly after the 1860 election of Abraham Lincoln. Ten more states would secede in 1861. After…

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  • South Carolina Secession Part 2
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    South Carolina Secession, Part 2

    A panel was held on the secession of South Carolina from the Union on December 20, 1860. South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union, shortly after the 1860 election of Abraham Lincoln. Ten more states would secede in 1861.…

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  • emWriting the Civil Warem
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    Writing the Civil War

    The co-editors McPherson and Cooper moderated a panel discussion of their book, Writing the Civil War: The Quest to Understand, published by University of South Carolina Press. The other…

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