Columbia Civil War Landmarks by Tom Elmore

By Tom Elmore

established within the Confederacy's Atlantic states, Columbia used to be considered one of 3 untouched Southern capitals on the finish of 1864. Its factories produced uniforms, swords, belts, bullets, gunpowder and cannonballs, all very important to the struggle attempt, until eventually the fiery onslaught of Sherman's invasion lower a swath in the course of the urban. Tom Elmore, neighborhood Civil battle historian and travel advisor, offers over sixty major websites through the better Columbia zone that have been marked via moments of triumph and devastation throughout the conflict. Readers will locate the tales at the back of either recognized and notorious areas, together with the Horseshoe at the collage of South Carolina campus, the ugly 1864 prisoner of warfare camp, the ruins of 1 of the biggest cloth generators ever outfitted and the monument commemorating the spot the place the good urban was once surrendered.

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