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2:04 am on Sunday April 24, 2011

Retelling the long and sad final days of Confederate Charleston

A view of the Post Office on East Bay Street and what was rumored to be the only palmetto tree left in the city by 1865.There's been a lot written as of late on the Civil War as the sesquicentennial is marked. So it's perhaps with good timing that...
5:10 am on Sunday December 26, 2010

The history of the Civil War siege of Charleston

Image by U.S.For 567 days Charleston withstood siege by Union forces. And in a timely publication the History Press has published James Island native Douglas Bostick's 160-page book "Charleston Under Siege: The Impregnable City." The Post and...